The Board Development Committee searches for nominees with a personal connection to osteogenesis imperfecta and experience in one or more of the following areas: accounting, finance, fund raising, organizational management, public relations, strategic planning, business or law. Board members must commit to two onsite board meetings per year (8-12 hours each), one teleconference board meeting per year (3 hours) and 8-10 hours per month of committee or task force assignments.
Members of the OI Foundation Board of Directors serve three-year terms.
New positions are filled July 1 through mail ballots each Spring.
President Mark D. Birdwhistell, Richmond, KY University of Kentucky Healthcare
First Vice President Robin Wright, G.G., New York, NY Sotheby's
Second Vice President Alcides Ortiz, Esq. Potomac, MD Department of Defense
Treasurer Kenneth W. Gudek, Sr.,Salem, NH Technical Needs
Secretary Michelle M. Duprey, Esq., New Haven, CT Department of Services for Persons with Disabilities
Medical Adisory Council Chair Francis Glorieux, OC, MD, PhD,Montreal, Quebec Shriners Hospital-Montreal
Kara Ayers, Ph.D.Mason, OH Cincinnati Children's Hospital Kristen D. Antolini, Esq. Morgantown, WV Hawkins Parnell Thackston and Young LLP Amanda G. Bergman Potomac, MD Rolyn Companies, Inc. Michele Burka, MBA Tamarac, FL Jody W. Cheek, M.Ed. Johnson City, TN Eric Gould Miami Beach, FL Thurman Gould Joe Hall Columbia, SC Cameron Penn Manhattan Beach, CA Hey Guy Media Ian Sacks New York, NY TowerBrook Capital Partners, LP Carolyn R. TiptonLos Angeles, CA Laura Tosi, MD Washington, DC Children's National Medical Center