Members of the OI Foundation Board of Directors serve three-year terms. New positions are filled July 1 through mail ballots each Spring. Nominations will be accepted until March 15.
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.
President Mark D. Birdwhistell, Richmond, KY University of Kentucky Healthcare
Immediate Past President Sharon Trahan, Shoreview, MN Fusion Living
First Vice President Gil R. Cabacungan, III, Oak Park, IL Abbott Laboratories
Second Vice President Robin Wright, G.G., New York, NY Sotheby's
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
Members 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. Jody W. Cheek, M.Ed., Johnson City, TN Alcides Ortiz, Esq., Potomac, MD Department of Defense Cameron Penn, Manhattan Beach, CA Hey Guy Media Ian Sacks, New York, NY TowerBrook Capital Partners, LP Carolyn R. Tipton,Los Angeles, CA