Adrienne Mars is a trustee and director of the Mars Foundation, vice chairman of the Wheaton College Board of Trustees, and a member of the national board of the National Air and Space Museum.
She is a former member of the national board of the Smithsonian Institution and a former trustee of Chatham Hall School.
She served on the WWF Board of Directors for 13 years, three as Secretary, between 1988 and 2002.
She has been a member of the 1001 Nature Trust since 1979. Mrs. Mars is an alumna of Wheaton College, from which she received an honorary degree in 1993.