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Governance & Nominating Committee

The Governance Committee’s role is to act as a resource to the Board by developing and overseeing the Society’s chosen governance principles and structure. Recommendations requiring by-law changes are submitted to the full membership for a vote during the Society’s Annual Business Meeting.  The Nominating Committee’s role is to recommend individuals for consideration by the Society membership for Board of Director and Executive Committee positions. The Committee aims to nominate qualified and committed individuals. The Committee is mindful of the value of diversity of job functions, industry sectors, and other differences in potential leaders’ perspectives. The recommendations are presented to the full membership for a vote during the Society’s Annual Business Meeting.  The Nominating Committee also recommends individuals for consideration by CFA Institute for their Board of Governors and other Committee positions.

The Governance and Nominating Committee is comprised of 5 members, at least two of whom shall not be members of the Board of Directors. The Immediate Past Chairman of the Society serves as the Chair.  The current Chairman, Vice Chair and Secretary Treasurer also serve on the Committee in an ex-officio role.  The CEO will serve as the permanent staff liaison.

Committee Members:

Marie Winters, CFA – Chair, Immediate Past Chair
Michelle McCarthy Beck
Terrence Mullen, CFA
Levoyd Robinson, CFA
Justin Sheperd, CFA
Tom Digenan, CFA (Chair) (ex-officio)
Daniel Kastholm, CFA (Vice Chair) (ex-officio)
Kristan Rowland, CFA – (Secretary/Treasurer) (ex-officio)

If you would like to submit a name for consideration for an officer or director, please send an email to info@cfachicago.org.