William Hybl

United States |  Chair & CEO, El Pomar Foundation

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William Hybl is the chair, and was previously the CEO, of El Pomar Foundation. Active in public service, Hybl has chaired the US Commission on Public Diplomacy since 2008 and served as US representative to the 56th General Assembly of the United Nations in 2001. From 1972 to 1973, Hybl represented Colorado in the state House of Representatives and was appointed special counsel to the White House by President Ronald Reagan in 1981.

Having led US Olympic delegations to the 1992 Winter Games in France, the 1992 Summer Games in Spain, the 1998 Winter Games in Japan, and the 2000 Summer Games in Australia, Hybl is president emeritus of the United States Olympic Committee. He served as a member of the International Olympic Committee from 2000 to 2002.

Hybl is vice chair of Broadmoor Hotel, Inc., chair of the Air Force Academy Foundation and The Hundred Club of Colorado Springs, international vice chair of the Fund for America Studies, and a life trustee of Colorado College. He also serves on the boards of the Garden City Company and FirstBank Holding Company of Colorado. From 2003 to 2009, Hybl was chair of the International Foundation for Electoral Systems.

Hybl is a graduate of Colorado College and earned his JD at the University of Colorado School of Law in Boulder.


Hybl joined the Dialogue as a Member in 2003.