VIRGINIA BIOTECHNOLOGY RESEARCH PARTNERSHIP
"The Authority shall be governed by a board of directors consisting of not less than nine nor more than 15 members, three of whom shall be the President of Virginia Commonwealth University, the Mayor of the City of Richmond, and the Secretary of Commerce and Trade for the Commonwealth, who shall serve as directors during their terms of office. Any of the aforesaid ex officio members of the board may, from time to time and by written notice to the chairman of the board of the Authority, appoint a designee, under such terms as the designator may provide, to act on behalf of such designator. Such designee, for the term of the designation, shall be treated in all respects as a director and shall have all powers of a director, including, without limitation, the powers to (i) attend and be heard at meetings of the board, thereby counting toward the number of the directors present for the purpose of determining whether a quorum exits; (ii) vote as a member of the board; and (iii) function as the holder of any office held by the designator or as a member of any committee of which the designator is a member. Six members of the board shall be appointed by the Governor from a list of nominations submitted by the board of directors of the Virginia Biotechnology Research Park, a notfor-profit non-stock Virginia corporation. Two of the directors appointed by the Governor shall be appointed for terms of one year, two for terms of two years, and two for terms of three years, from the effective date of their appointment; and thereafter, the members of the board shall be appointed for terms of three years."
Michael Rao, Ph.D. (Chairman) - President, Virginia Commonwealth University
Mary Doswell (Vice Chairman) - Retired Executive, Dominion Resources Services, Inc.
Ken Ampy - Chief Executive Officer, Astyra
Carrie Chenery - Executive Director, Shenandoah Valley Partnership
Eric Edwards, M.D., Ph.D. - Vice President for Product Strategy, kaléo
The Honorable Todd Haymore - Secretary of Commerce and Trade, Commonwealth of Virginia
The Honorable Dwight Jones - Mayor, City of Richmond
Gail Letts - Virginia Market Executive, First Tennessee Bank
Bob Mooney - Director, NRV