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Board of Directors Executive Committee

The Executive Committee, chaired by the President, continues the work of the Board of Directors without the necessity of convening the entire Board. The Executive Committee considers issues that require action between meetings of the Board of Directors. These actions include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Emergency or clarifying policy actions
  • OPTN Budget items
  • Approval of committee proposals for public comment distribution
  • Approval of committee project portfolio
  • Urgent member actions (approvals, imminent threat reviews)
  • Approval of official OPTN comment on federal issues

Current Projects

Chair
  • Dr. David C Mulligan
  • Yale New Haven Hospital
Vice Chair
  • Dr. Matthew Cooper
  • Medstar Georgetown Transplant Institute
Liaison
Members Organization Position End Term Date
Dr. Denise Y Alveranga Tampa General Hospital At Large 6/30/2021  
Dr. Medhat Z Askar Transplant Immunology Laboratory at Baylor University Medical Center At Large 6/30/2021  
Dr. Matthew Cooper Medstar Georgetown Transplant Institute 6/30/2021  
Ms. Mindy M Dison Mayo Clinic Florida At Large 6/30/2022  
Ms. Shannon M Dunne Division of Transplantation, HHS Ex Officio (non voting) 6/30/2021  
Mr. Robert S Goodman GPM Robert Goodman At Large 6/30/2021  
Frank L Holloman Division of Transplantation, HHS Ex Officio (non voting) 6/30/2021  
Dr. Maryl R Johnson University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics At Large 6/30/2021  
Valinda L Jones General Public Region 3 At Large 6/30/2021  
Mr. Christopher J McLaughlin Division of Transplantation, HHS Ex Officio (non voting) 6/30/2021  
Dr. David C Mulligan Yale New Haven Hospital 6/30/2021  
Mr. Jeffrey P Orlowski LifeShare Transplant Donor Services of Oklahoma At Large 6/30/2021  
Mr. Brian M Shepard UNOS Employees Ex Officio (non voting) 6/30/2022  
Mr. Timothy J Snyder Gift of Life Donor Program At Large 6/30/2021  
Ms. Lisa M Stocks Lifesharing - A Donate Life Organization At Large 6/30/2022  
Ms. Shannon B Taitt Division of Transplantation, HHS Ex Officio (non voting) 6/30/2021  
Dr. Atsushi Yoshida Henry Ford Hospital At Large 6/30/2021  

MEETING SUMMARIES