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

JOYCE EGGERS
President

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KRISTIN BENTSEN
 

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Robyn Best

ROBYN BEST
 

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ELLEN JAMESON
 

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ANNA HOKOBYAN
 

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WILLIAM HOLMES
 

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SHIRLEY TANG-AUDRITSH

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KELLY BLACKWELL

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Heather Vono

HEATHER VONO

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Supplier Board of Directors

Durga Mikkilneni

DURGA MIKKILINENI

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Hana Laurenzo

HANA LAURENZO

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FRANCESCO PRANDONI

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ROBERT WILLIAMS

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Executive Director

DEE KNOPP

PAST PRESIDENTS

KATHY APRIL RUSH
2019-2021

JINUS MOGHBELI
2016-2019

TOM THATTACHERRY
2014-2016

Sylvester Wilkins

SYLVESTER WILKINS
2010-2014

JACKIE LA JOIE
2008-2010

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 March 1st – 15th each year. Virtual Interviews take place in May and are 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.