New York, New York
Drury Class of 1946
Year of Election as Trustee: 1972
Mary Jane Pool is an author and lecturer. In 1981, she retired from The Conde Nast Publications, Inc. after 35 years on the staffs of Vogue and House & Garden magazines. She was editor-in-chief of House & Garden from 1970 through 1980. A consultant to The Baker Furniture Company and Aves Incorporated from 1981 through 1994, she also served as a director of the Aves Company. She is currently on the boards of The Isabel O'Neil Foundation, The Decorative Arts Trust, and The American Friends of Bleramcourt, The Franco-American Museum near Paris. Her books include The Angel Tree, published by Knopf, The Gardens of Venice and The Gardens of Florence, published by Rizzoli, The Angel Tree - A Christmas Celebration and Gardens in the City - New York in Bloom, published by Abrams. Mary Jane is a member of the buildings and grounds committee of Drury's Board of Trustees.