James N. Gamble, 1922-2004
Born in Cincinnati in 1922, James Gamble was the youngest child of Cecil and Louise Gamble and the great-grandson of James Gamble, the founder of Procter and Gamble. In 1998, he founded the Ayrshire Foundation with his two daughters and their husbands in order to broaden the scope of their established family giving. More...
Peter Boyer, Secretary
Peter owned and operated a design/built firm from 1977-1988. He currently serves on the board of trustees at Rocky Mountain Institute, and is a member of the National Advisory Board of The Union of Concerned Scientists. His other work on environmental issues includes volunteer speaking engagements before civic groups and schools. He lives in San Francisco where he has worked as an artist for nearly twenty years, exhibiting his work nationally and internationally.
Terry Gamble Boyer
Terry has served on the board of trustees of The Magic Theatre in San Francisco, Project Open Hand, The Little Traverse Conservancy, The University of Michigan English Advisory Board, and the San Francisco School where she chaired the board for three years. She is currently chairing the Board of Trustees of The Urban School of San Francisco. In her twelve years as the principle of her design firm, she served as a Director-at-Large of the San Francisco chapter of A.S.I.D. She is the author of two novels.
Tracy Gamble Hirrel
Tracy serves as a member of the Board of Overseers of The Gamble House and a member of the Board of Trustees for Hollenbeck Palms, a senior living facility in Los Angeles. She has served as a board member of Kidspace Childrens Museum in Pasadena where she chaired the Exhibits and Education committee, and has served on the Scholarship Committee of Five Acres. She was a member of The Junior League of Pasadena for 10 years, was on the board of trustees of the San Marino Schools Foundation, the PTA, the Sacred Heart Mothers' Guild, and the Westridge Alumni Association. “Being a board member of the Ayrshire Foundation is so gratifying, because it enables me to participate in the communities I live in and am passionate about. It is, also, a great way for the family to get together and learn about each others' interests and informed giving.”
Richard J. Hirrel
Richard is a lawyer by profession, practicing in the Pasadena area from 1980 to 1998. He now acts as a private mediator/arbitrator. He has previously served on the boards of the Pasadena Senior Center, the Los Angeles County Arboretum, Hillsides Home for Children, and presently the Northern Michigan Hospital Foundation, and other private organizations.
Frances K. Sherwood, Assistant Secretary
Employed by the Gamble family for twenty years, Fran Sherwood was originally hired as Mr. James Gamble's Personal Assistant, where she was responsible for all administrative support for his investment counsel and family accounts, as well as the management of PARAID—a Donor Directed Foundation.