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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.

Current Projects

Chair
  • Dr. David C Mulligan
  • Yale New Haven Hospital
Members Organization Position End Term Date
Dr. Medhat Z Askar Transplant Immunology Laboratory at Baylor University Medical Center At Large 6/30/2020  
Dr. Yolanda T Becker University of Chicago Medical Center Ex Officio (non voting) 6/30/2020  
Ms. Sue Dunn Donor Alliance Immediate Past President 6/30/2020  
Ms. Shannon M Dunne Division of Transplantation, HHS Ex Officio (non voting) 6/30/2021  
Dr. Macey L Henderson Johns Hopkins Hospital At Large 6/30/2021  
Dr. Simon P Horslen Seattle Children's Hospital At Large 6/30/2020  
Dr. Maryl R Johnson University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics At Large 6/30/2020  
Mr. Christopher J McLaughlin Division of Transplantation, HHS Ex Officio (non voting) 6/30/2021  
Deanna L Santana General Public Region 5 Vice President for Patient/Donor Affairs 6/30/2020  
Dr. Marc G Schecter Children's Hospital Medical Center At Large 6/30/2021  
Mr. Brian M Shepard UNOS Employees Ex Officio (non voting) 4/2/2029  
Mr. Timothy J Snyder Gift of Life Donor Program At Large 6/30/2020  
Mr. Timothy J Stevens Oregon Health and Science University At Large 6/30/2020  
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  
Dr. Cameron R Wolfe Duke University Hospital At Large 6/30/2020  

Meeting summaries