2014-2015 Board of Trustees

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President
Pamela Demain
Merck & Co., Inc.
pamela_demain(at)merck.com

President-Elect
Jeffrey S. Whittle
Bracewell & Giuliani LLP
jeffrey.whittle(at)bgllp.com

Russell Levine

Past President
Russell E. Levine
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
russell.levine(at)kirkland.com

Thomas Filarski
Counsel

Thomas Filarski
Steptoe & Johnson, LLP

Secretary
Paul A. Roberts
Inventergy
paul(at)inventergy.com

Kevin Arst

Treasurer
Kevin Arst
284 Partners, LLC
karst(at)284partners.com

Public Policy/Regional Vice President, USA
Brian O'Shaughnessy
RatnerPrestia
boshaughnessy(at) ratnerprestia.com

Panagiota Koutsogiannis

Regional Vice President, Canada
Panagiota Koutsogiannis
Robic, LLP
pbk(at)robic.com

William Elkington

Vice President, Communication & Member Engagement
William Elkington
Rockwell Collins, Inc.
wcelking(at)rockwellcollins.com

Bob Held

Vice President, Education
Robert Held
TeleCommunication Systems, Inc.
bheld(at)telecomsys.com

Art Rose

Vice President, International
Arthur Rose
Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP
art.rose(at)knobbe.com

Vice President, Strategic & Long-Range Planning
Caroline H. Rockafellow
Syngenta Biotechnology, Inc.
caroline.rockafellow(at)
syngenta.com

Stasia L Ogden

Vice President, Meeting Programming & Design
Stasia L. Ogden
Baxter Healthcare Corporation
stasia_ogden(at)baxter.com

Hilton Sue

Vice President, Local Chapters
Hilton Sue
Oyen Wiggs Green & Mutala LLP
hsue(at)patentable.com

Ned Barlas

Associate Vice President, International
Ned Barlas
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
nbarlas(at)akingump.com

Trustees

Susan Stoddard

Trustee, Education: On-site
Susan Stoddard
Mayo Clinic Ventures
sstoddard(at)mayo.edu

Gary Fedorochko

Trustee, Education: Webinars
Gary Fedorochko
Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.
gfedorochko(at)bannerwitcoff.com

Trustee, Member Engagement
Don Drinkwater
BOSE Corporation
don_drinkwater(at)Bose.com

Jack Tupman

Trustee, Membership
John (Jack) Tupman
Eli Lilly and Company
tupman_jack_r(at)lilly.com

Lesley Stolz
Trustee, Meeting Content

Lesley Stolz, Ph.D.
Johnson & Johnson Innovations

Trustee at Large
Richard A. Baker
New England Intellectual Property, LLC
rbaker(at)newenglandip.com

Cheryl Cejka

Trustee at Large
Cheryl Cejka
Battelle / Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
cheryl.cejka(at)pnnl.gov

Linda Chao
Trustee at Large

Linda Chao
Stanford  University

Rachel Kreppel

Trustee at Large
Rachel Kreppel
Purdue Pharma, L.P.

Simmone Misra

Trustee at Large
Simmone Misra
Microsoft
smisra(at)microsoft.com

Ida Shum

Trustee at Large
Ida Shum
Samsung
ida.shum(at)samsung.com