Obama Foundation Expands Board Members

The fundraising operation behind the future Obama presidential library named new board members on Thursday.
The Barack Obama Foundation announced that political fundraiser Julianna Smoot, venture capitalist John Doerr and museum director Thelma Golden are joining its board of directors
Smoot and Doerr have a history with the president, as Smooth helped Obama fund raise for his campaigns and also served on the White House staff while Doerr served on a presidential council for jobs and competitiveness.
Golden is director and chief curator at the Studio Museum in Harlem, which is known for showing works by artists with African backgrounds.
Obama's library is being prepared and will be constructed in the South Side of the Chicago.