The foundation’s board of directors voted to name her as the organization’s new president, subject to the conclusion of contract negotiations, according to two board members.
If they can agree on terms, Ms. Slaughter would replace Steve Coll, whose five-year tenure at the foundation is soon ending. Last month Mr. Coll was named the new dean of the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.
Ms. Slaughter, who is also a board member, declined comment, writing in an email that nothing has yet been decided. Mr. Coll also declined to comment on the selection process because of the confidential nature of the search.Here is a previous Think Tank Watch post on Steve Coll stepping down from NAF.
Ms. Slaughter rejoined NAF's Board of Directors in 2011 after at stint as Director of Policy Planning at the US State Department.
How much will she make in her new role? According to the latest publicly available tax records, Steve Coll received a base salary of $320,815 in 2011.
More details coming soon...