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 Sharon Trahan, Shoreview, MN Fusion Living
First Vice President Mark Birdwhistell, Lawrenceburg, KY University of Kentucky Healthcare
Second Vice President Gil R. Cabacungan, III, Oak Park, IL Abbott Laboratories
Treasurer Anthony Benish, Downer's Grove, IL Cook Illinois Corp.
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 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 Anna C. Curry Gualano, Birmingham, AL Littler Mendelson, P.C. Kenneth W. Gudek, Sr.,Salem, NH Technical Needs Alcides Ortiz, Esq., Potomac, MD Department of Defense Ian Sacks, New York, NY TowerBrook Capital Partners, LP Carolyn R. Tipton,Los Angeles, CA Robin Wright, G.G., New York, NY Sotheby's