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The Laboratory Schools Board

David Kistenbroker, Chair
Office Managing Partner
Dechert LLP

Stephen Cruise, MBA’92
Managing Director
Greenhill & Co.

Erica Davidovic, ’85
Senior Director, Commercial Operations
Merck & Co., Inc.

Juan de Pablo
Vice President for National Laboratories
Liew Family Professor in Molecular Engineering
Senior Scientist at Argonne National Laboratory
The University of Chicago

Derek Douglas
Vice President for Civic Engagement and External Affairs
The University of Chicago

Austan Goolsbee
Robert P. Gwinn Professor of Economics
The University of Chicago Booth School of Business

Douglas C. Grissom
Managing Director
Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC

Melina Hale
Vice Provost
William Rainey Harper Professor in the College and the Department of Organismal Biology and Anatomy; Committees on Neurobiology and Computational Neuroscience
The University of Chicago

John Hass
President, Chief Executive Officer, and Chairman of the Board
Rosetta Stone

Francis Idehen
Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer
GCM Grosvenor

Lena Jessen, MBA’04

Alexander Lurye
Chief Risk Officer
Balyasny Asset Management

Sundeep V. Mullangi
Senior Managing Director
PPM America

Margo Wolf O'Donnell
Co-Chair, Labor & Employment Practice Group

Elizabeth A. Parker, AM’86

Chaka Patterson
Vice President and Deputy General Counsel
Adtalem Global Education

Neil Shubin
Robert R. Bensley Distinguished Service Professor of Anatomy
The University of Chicago

Jason J. Tyler, ’89
Chief Financial Officer for the Corportation
Northern Trust

Lisa Walker
Managing Partner, Global Industrial Practice
DHR International

Andrea Wishom
Skywalker Holdings LLC

Amanda Woodward
Dean of the Division of Social Sciences; William S. Gray Distinguished Service Professor of Psychology and the College
The University of Chicago

Ex Officio

Daniel Abebe
Vice Provost
Harold J. and Marion F. Green Professor of Law, Walter Mander Teaching Scholar, Associate Member of the Department of Political Science, Faculty Affiliate of the Center for the Study of Race, Politics, and Culture
The University of Chicago

Ka Yee C. Lee
Professor, Department of Chemistry, the James Frank Institute, the Institute for Biophysical Dynamics, and the College
The University of Chicago

Charles H. Abelmann
The University of Chicago Laboratory Schools

Staff to the Board

Kiel Gray, AB'03
Executive Assistant to the Director
The University of Chicago Laboratory Schools

Geertrui M. Spaepen, AM'03, AM'10
Associate Secretary of the University
The University of Chicago