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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. Maryl R Johnson
  • University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics
Vice Chair
  • Dr. David C Mulligan
  • Yale New Haven Hospital
Liaison
Members Organization Position End Term Date
Dr. Denise Y Alveranga Tampa General Hospital At Large 6/30/2021  
Dr. Sharon M Bartosh University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics At Large 6/30/2020  
Ms. Theresa M Daly Tampa General Hospital At Large 6/30/2020  
Ms. Sue Dunn Donor Alliance At Large 6/30/2020  
Ms. Shannon M Dunne Division of Transplantation, HHS Ex Officio (non voting) 6/30/2021  
Dr. Luis A Fernandez University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics At Large 6/30/2020  
Ms. Mary L Francois General Public Region 7 At Large 6/30/2020  
Mr. Robert S Goodman GPM Robert Goodman At Large 6/30/2021  
Mr. Walter (Walt) F Herczyk Gift of Life Michigan - Histocompatibility Laboratory At Large 6/30/2020  
Mr. Joseph P Hillenburg GPM Joseph Hillenburg At Large 6/30/2020  
Dr. Maryl R Johnson University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics 6/30/2020  
Mr. Christopher J McLaughlin Division of Transplantation, HHS Ex Officio (non voting) 6/30/2021  
Dr. David C Mulligan Yale New Haven Hospital 6/30/2020  
Deanna L Santana General Public Region 5 At Large 6/30/2020  
Mr. Brian M Shepard UNOS Employees Ex Officio (non voting) 6/30/2022  
Ms. Shannon B Taitt Division of Transplantation, HHS Ex Officio (non voting) 6/30/2021  
Mr. Robert W Walsh Division of Transplantation, HHS Ex Officio (non voting) 6/30/2021  

MEETING SUMMARIES