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Committee Updates

  • November 2016

    • External Relations & Development Committee (ERD)

      The ERD Committee (Kira Sheinerman, Chair; April Burke, Lourdes Casanova; Greg Galvin; Nancy Rawson; David Stern; John Townsend)  will meet Wednesday, November 2 at 2:00 PM to receive updates from Tech Transfer, Communications, Development and Education.

  • October 2016

    • Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee (NCGC)

      The NCGC (April Burke, Chair; Machi Dilworth; Jacqueline Heard; Laura Philips (ex officio); David Stern; John Townsend) met on Tuesday, October 4 to revisit recruitment metrics and discuss the Board’s approach to member recruitment.

    • Executive Committee

      The Executive Committee (Laura Philips, Chair; Greg Galvin, April Burke; Lourdes Casanova; Peter Cornelius; Mary Lou Guerinot; Roy Park; Kira Sheinerman; David Stern; John Townsend) met on October 6, 2016 to approve the President’s 457(b) distribution, approve the November Board of Directors Meeting agenda and discuss the present BTI budgeting environment.

  • August 2016

    • Investment & Finance Committee

      The Investment and Finance Committee (John Townsend, Chair; Peter Cornelius; Greg Galvin; Laura Philips; Kira Sheinerman; David Stern) met on August 3 to discuss budgetary projections, review progress of the pension termination, and monitor endowment performance.  In an effort to ensure the Board was in receipt of timely information, the committee agreed to circulate minutes to the full Board after each quarterly meeting.

    • Compensation Committee

      The Compensation Committee (Lourdes Casanova, Chair; Paul Chomet; Mary Lou Guerinot; Roy Park; Laura Philips (ex officio); Nancy Rawson) met on Monday, August 1, 2016, 2:00 PM to conduct the President’s Annual Review and recommend the 457(b) distribution.

  • July 2016

    • Benefits Plan Committee (BPC)

      The BPC (Meredith Dessoye, Chair; Sophia Darling; Paul Debbie; Vanessa Greenlee; Jeff Brockway; Eric Bush; Gary Blissard; Bob Kohut; Erika Hughes) most recently met July 13 with the Institute’s actuaries, Harper Danesh, to receive an update regarding the Pension Plan termination.

  • Board Committees

    • Audit Committee

      Peter Cornelius, Chair
      Paula Mueller
      Laura A. Philips (ex officio)
      Kira Sheinerman

    • Compensation Committee

      Gregory J. Galvin, Chair
      Paul Chomet
      Mary Lou Guerinot
      Roy H. Park, Jr.
      Laura A. Philips (ex officio)
      Nancy Rawson

    • Executive Committee

      Laura Philips, Chair
      Gregory J. Galvin, Vice Chair
      April Burke
      Peter Cornelius
      Mary Lou Guerinot
      Roy H. Park, Jr.
      Kira Sheinerman
      David B. Stern
      John Townsend

    • External Relations and Development Committee

      Kira Sheinerman, Chair
      April Burke
      Lourdes Casanova
      Gregory Galvin
      Nancy Rawson
      David B. Stern
      John Townsend

    • Investment and Finance Committee

      John Townsend, Chair
      Peter Cornelius
      Gregory J. Galvin
      Laura A. Philips (ex officio)
      Kira Sheinerman
      David Stern

    • Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee

      April Burke, Chair
      Lourdes Casanova
      Jacqueline Heard
      Paula Mueller
      Laura A. Philips (ex officio)
      David B. Stern