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SCHOOL BOARD DEVELOPMENT

 

Building a Board that Works

 

Overseas Schools Advisory Council

Department of State

Washington, DC 20520

1998

 

 Table of Contents

 
 

DEPARTMENT OF STATE

OVERSEAS SCHOOLS ADVISORY COUNCIL

PUBLIC MEMBERS

 

CHAIRMAN

Robert W. Norton

Senior Vice President

Pfizer Pharmaceuticals Group 
 

John R. Gibbs

Manager, Global Human Resources

Mobil Corporation

 

VICE CHAIRMEN

John P. Doherty

Director, Global Compensation

Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company

 

Mark N. Grigsby

Manager, International Services

Bank of America

Richard A. Johnson

Finance Director, Europe

Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company

Marie C. Howard

Senior Manager

Expatriate Policy and Relocation

Proctor and Gamble Company

 

MEMBERS

M. Asif Beg

Vice President, Human Resources

Exxon Company, International

 

James A. Huber

Manager, Training Institute

Caterpillar, Inc.

 

Dolores E. Cross

President, GE Fund

General Electric Company

 

Hoyle C. Jones

Vice President

Citibank, N.A.

 

Patricia Drozdowski

Vice President

Corporate Human Resources

The Chase Manhattan Bank

 

Christopher Last

Director of International Service

Ford Motor Company

 

Paul M. Elmer

Corporate Director

International Human Resources

Motorola, Inc.

 

Stanley S. Litow

Vice President, Corporate Community Relations

President, IBM International Foundation

IBM Corporation

 

Vincent L. Ferrandino

Executive Director and CEO

New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc.

 

Joseph F. Pembroke

Director, International Policy Development

General Motors Corporation

Flavio Sa Carvalho

Vice President, Human Resources

Aetna International, Inc.

 

Janet C. Taylor

Director, Corporate Community Relations

Raytheon Company

Anthony Straquadine, Jr.

Director, Human Resources Development

Halliburton Company

William M. Yadlosky

Director, Employee and Industrial Relations

The Coca-Cola Company

 

 

HONORARY MEMBERS

Eugene R. Lopez

George McCullough

 

 

EX-OFFICIO MEMBERS

 

Patrick F. Kennedy

Assistant Secretary for Administration

Department of State

 

Richard W. Riley

Secretary of Education

Department of Education

 

Linda N. Lion

Deputy Assistant Administrator for Human Resources

Agency for International Development

 

John P. Loiello

Associate Director for Education and Cultural Affairs

U.S. Information Agency

 

Rudy de Leon

Under Secretary of Defense

Personnel and Readiness

Department of Defense
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

 

This project, School Board Development:  Building a Board that Works, was developed and produced with funding from the Overseas Schools Advisory Council (OSC).  All grant activities were conducted by the Mediterranean Association of International Schools (MAIS) under the guidance and direction of the U.S. Department of State, Office of Overseas Schools.  We wish to thank the contributors and members of OSAC listed below.

 

*Aetna International  Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
 Booz Allen & Hamilton  *Halliburton Company
*BankAmerica Foundation  Harza Engineering Company
*Caterpillar  *IBM Corporation
*The Chase Manhattan Bank  Johnson & Johnson
Chevron  Kellogg
*Citibank  McCann-Erickson Worldwide
*The Coca-Cola Company  *Mobil Oil Corporation
Colgate-Palmolive  Phelps Dodge
Department of State  Price Waterhouse
*DuPont Company  *Pfizer International
*Exxon Inc.  *Raytheon Company
*Ford Motor Company  Texas Iron Works
*General Electric Company  
*General Motors Corporation  
   
*OSAC member  
 

We are indebted to the following people for their assistance, advice, and wisdom in compiling these materials. Their generous contribution of time and experience was invaluable, and we thank them.

 

Robert Sills, Project Director

Gilbert C. Brown 

 

Linda Dawson, The Aspen Group International, Inc. 

 

Lewis A. Grell, Executive Director, AAIE 

 

Mary Anne Haas, International Schools Services 

 

Les Landers, International Schools Services

 

John M. Nicklas, International Schools Services 

 

Randy Quinn. The Aspen Group International, Inc. 

 

Daryle Russell, President, AAIE 

 

Judy Seltz, International Schools Services


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