Board of Directors

We understand that the landscape of healthcare is always evolving and we’re dedicated to remaining at the forefront of its transformation. Our corporate and supplier board of directors are made up of leaders and executives who share our passion for promoting diversity within the life science, academia and healthcare industries.

Corporate Board Of Directors

ANNA HAKOBYAN
President

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DEE KNOPP
Executive Director

KRISTIN BENTSEN
 

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Robyn Best

ROBYN BEST
 

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ELLEN JAMESON

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SHIRLEY TANG-AUDRITSH

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HEATHER VONO

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Brian Ziske

BRIAN ZISKIE

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Supplier Board of Directors

FRANCESCO PRANDONI

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RINA YASUDA

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JOIN OUR BOARD

Board seats are dependent on vacancies and needed skill sets on an annual basis. To be considered for nomination individuals must be a Member in good standing for a minimum of one year. Your company must have held an active membership for one year prior to be eligible for a nomination. Applicant must have been engaged as a committee volunteer for at least 6 months and attended a recent East and/or West coast event. Additional requirements apply. 

Our Nomination Committee accepts applications between February 1st – March 1st each year. Interviews take place in May and are a required step of the nomination process. If  selected to join the Board, seat terms begin on October 1st .

If you are interested in learning more about joining the Board, contact us and we will provide you with further information.

If you are a new member to our organization, we strongly encourage individuals to first get involved on a committee, become acclimated with us, then if you feel this would be a good fit and time for you to apply for board seat consideration, let us know. New Members are ineligible to apply.