Jaan Whitehead (she/her) is an emeritus trustee and past board chair of SITI Company, an ensemble company founded by Anne Bogart. She has served on the boards of the Acting Company, Arena Stage, Living Stage, the Whole Theatre, Theatre Communications Group, and the National Cultural Alliance. She has also served as executive director of Theatre for a New Audience and as development director of Center Stage. Prior to entering the theatre world, she taught political philosophy at Georgetown University. She has published essays in American Theatre and HowlRound and is the co-editor of The Art of Governance: Boards in the Performing Arts.