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Board of Directors Nominating Committee

The Nominating Committee is an operating committee of the OPTN chaired by the Vice President/President-Elect. It meets to review and recommend candidates for election to the Board of Directors as Officers and Directors. The Board of Directors will consider the recommendations of the Nominating Committee and may make changes before attaching its final list of nominees to the notice of the annual meeting, or any special meeting called to elect Officers and Directors.

Chair
  • Dr. Jerry McCauley
  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Members Organization Position End Term Date
Ms. Laurel Avery General Public Region 11 At Large 6/30/2022  
Dr. Matthew Cooper Medstar Georgetown Transplant Institute At Large 6/30/2024  
Dr. Amishi Desai Loyola University Medical Center At Large 6/30/2022  
Ms. Mindy M Dison Mayo Clinic Florida At Large 6/30/2022  
Mr. Joseph M Ferreira Nevada Donor Network At Large 6/30/2022  
Dr. Patrick J Healey Seattle Children's Hospital At Large 6/30/2022  
Dr. Annette M Jackson Clinical Transplantation Immunology Laboratory at Duke University Med. Ctr. At Large 6/30/2022  
Dr. Maryl R Johnson University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics Ex Officio (non voting) 6/30/2022  
Mr. Christopher J McLaughlin Division of Transplantation, HHS Ex Officio (non voting) 6/30/2022  
Ms. Melissa L McQueen Transplant Families At Large 6/30/2022  
Dr. David C Mulligan Yale New Haven Hospital At Large 6/30/2023  
Mr. Brian M Shepard UNOS Employees Ex Officio (non voting) 4/2/2029  
Ms. Gail Stendahl Children's Hospital of Wisconsin At Large 6/30/2022  
Ms. Shannon B Taitt Division of Transplantation, HHS Ex Officio (non voting) 6/30/2022  

Meeting summaries