Board of Trustees

The UCAR Board of Trustees are elected by the Members at the UCAR Annual Members Meeting each October. The Trustees determine the overall direction of the corporation. They discharge their fiduciary responsibilities at their regularly scheduled meetings, and through a set of committees that recommend actions regarding UCAR scientific appointment, financial management, and audit matters.

Upcoming UCAR Board of Trustees Meeting:  February 14-15, 2017  check back for the Meeting agenda

Board of Trustees Calendar

 Officers of the Corporation updated 10/18/2016

Chair Eric Betterton
Vice Chair Everette Joseph
Secretary Charlette Geffen
Treasurer Kelly Fox
Assistant Secretaries Aneka Finley - Governance Liaison
Meg McClellan - Chief Legal Officer
Assistant Treasurer Patricia Leslie - Director of Treasury and Finance
Melissa Miller - UCAR Vice President, Finance and Administration



Antonio Busalacchi - UCAR President
Jim Hurrell - Director, NCAR
Melissa Miller - UCAR Vice President, Finance and Administration
Meg McClellan - Chief Legal Officer

Executive Committee

The Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees shall have and may exercise all the powers vested in the Board of Trustees during intervals between meetings of the Board unless the full Board of Trustees determines otherwise.

Chair Eric Betterton
Members Rafael Bras
  Chris Bretherton
  Antonio Busalacchi
  Kelly Fox
  Charlette Geffen
  Everette Joseph

Petra Klein


Scott Sternberg

Audit & Finance Committee

The Audit and Finance Committee is responsible for overseeing corporate financial management functions. The committee is also responsible for making recommendations to the Board regarding changes in financial management policies. The committee nominates a public accounting firm to carry out the annual audit of UCAR's financial positions and oversees UCAR's internal auditor.

Chair Kelly Fox
Members Rafael Bras
  Charlette Geffen
  Romy Olaisen
  Kathleen Ritzman

Board of Trustees Nominating Committee

The Board's Nominating Committee is appointed from among the current Trustees. Committee members are charged with appointing Trustees to standing Board committees and nominating officers of the corporation. The committee also appoints members of special committees of the Board as needed.

Chair Eric Barron
Members Romy Olaisen
  Don DeHayes

Gudrun Magnusdottir

NCAR Budget & Programs Committee

The NCAR Budget and Programs Committee provides guidance and oversight to NCAR and UCAR management for the development of the NCAR strategic plan and annual program plans.
Members Chris Bretherton
  Eric Betterton
  Michael Morgan
  Donald DeHayes
  Kelly Fox
  Petra Klein

Personnel Committee

The Personnel Committee is responsible for reviewing and recommending personnel policies. The committee monitors the development of effective affirmative action and safety programs. It is also responsible for reviewing each year the procedures followed during UCAR's annual salary review.

Chair Rafael Bras
Members Gudrun Magnusdottir
  Kristie Boering
  Romy Olaisen
  Scott Sternberg

Michael Morgan


PACUR Kristie Boering
Members Nominating Everette Joseph

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