American Austrian Foundation

The American Austrian Foundation (AAF), Inc. is a US non-profit, non-governmental organization established in 1984 to enhance the relationship between the United States and Austria through exchanges in medicine, culture and the arts. The AAF has grown from a bilateral initiative to a multilateral, international institution partnering with non-governmental organizations, governments and individuals. The organization’s budget is drawn from public and private sources. The AAF’s board of directors consists of committed individuals from business, law, medicine and public service.


Thomas McGrath ¹



Robert Wessely ¹


Stephen Harnik, Esq.


Karl-Heinz Faber ¹

Executive Director

Katharine Eltz-Aulitzky

Medical Director

Wolfgang Aulitzky ¹

Medical Co-Directors

Michael Stewart
Nancy Wolf
Stephen Ludwig


Wolfgang Aulitzky
Madeline Bell
Mathias Bostrom
Margaret Crotty
Amb. William C. Eacho III
Thomas Fahey, Jr.
Antonio Gotto, Jr.
Hugh Hemmings Jr.
Michael Koch
Pablo Legorreta ¹
Gregor Medinger ¹
Alexander von Perfall
Zev Rosenwaks
Peter Schlegel
Cynthia Sculco
Gerhard Seebacher
Daisy Soros
Michael Stewart

Honorary Trustees

Hon. William van den Heuvel (Chairman Emeritus)
Hon. Ronald Lauder
Hon. W. L. Lyons Brown, Jr.
Hon. Susan R. McCaw
Hon. Kathryn Walt-Hall

¹ Executive Committee Member