TEI's 2019-2020 Nominating Committee Seeks Your Input

On August 6, 2019, TEI’s Board of Directors appointed the Institute’s 2019-2020 Nominating Committee, whose role is to nominate the three senior officers (Senior Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer) and eleven regional vice presidents for 2020-2021. (The Senior Vice President becomes President by operation of the By-Laws.)

The Nominating Committee will meet during the Annual Conference in New Orleans in October, and in anticipation of its meeting, the committee is seeking recommendations of potential candidates for consideration. If you would like to recommend someone, please feel free to contact a member of the committee, whose names and email addresses are listed below. (Note: Two names are listed for each region; the first name is that of the region’s member, and the second is that of the region’s alternate.) Suggestions may also be sent to the Institute’s Executive Director at [email protected].


  James P. Silvestri PCS Wireless New Jersey (201) 937-1124 [email protected]
  Katrina H. Welch Texas Instruments Dallas (214) 479-1022 [email protected]
  James A. Kennedy OppenheimerFunds, Inc. Denver (303) 768-2931 [email protected] ;
1 Kurtis Bond ConocoPhillips Calgary (403) 532-3405 [email protected]
1 Paul T. Magrath Huawei Canada Toronto (905) 944-5000 (7264) [email protected]
2 Paula Sheehy American Standard Brands New Jersey (732) 980-3444 [email protected]
2 Jason Pack Columbus McKinnon Buffalo-Niagara (716) 689-5436 [email protected]
3 Catherine R. Gallagher Connell Limited Partnership New England (617)391-5599 [email protected]
3 Katie Crear EMD Millipore New England (978) 715-1417 [email protected]
4 Michael P. O'Day RCN, Grande Communications & Wave Broadband Baltimore-Washington (703) 581-7925 [email protected]
4 Allen D. Ezard Zausner Foods Corp. Harrisburg (717) 355-8525 [email protected]
5 Daniel R. Larsen Western & Southern Fin Group Cincinnati-Columbus (513) 400-6156 [email protected]
5 Kathleen S. Rodes The Andersons, Inc. Detroit (231) 631-6313 [email protected]
6 David D. Gillman Telephone & Data Systems, Inc. Wisconsin (608) 664-8333 [email protected]
6 Rita M. Makaris Skidmore, Owings & Merrill Chicago (312) 360-4475 [email protected]
7 Angela Wallace Sonic Corp. Oklahoma City (405) 225-5524 [email protected]
7 Wayne Hamilton Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Tulsa (479) 277-5265 [email protected];
8 Gail Ridgeway New Market Virginia (804) 788-5394 [email protected]
8 Dina Armstrong Swedish Match NA Inc. Virginia (804) 787-5133 [email protected]
9 Jonnell Quarrie MOD Pizza Seattle (206) 849-5217 [email protected]
9 Kristen B. Proschold Intuitive Surgical, Inc. Silicon Valley (408) 523-5046 [email protected]
10 Kevin Manes Kingston Technology Co., Inc. Orange County (714) 445-2839 [email protected]
10 Tim H. Jensen AgReserves, Inc. Salt Lake City (801) 715-9106 [email protected]
11 Steve Bosmans Avnet, Inc. EMEA (322) 227-2030  [email protected]
11 PENDING