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Clark County CFO could be named next county manager
Yolanda King could be named Clark County’s next chief executive officer this month.
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Ursinus board chair steps down over controversial tweets
Under fire for controversial online posts, the chair of Ursinus College's board of trustees has stepped down, college President Brock Blomberg announced in an email to faculty and students Thursday evening.
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Douglas County School Board launches formal process to find a seventh member
The Douglas County School Board voted to accept the resignation of member Doug Benevento on Thursday, putting into motion a nearly six-week process to appoint his successor.
18 points by The Denver Post | Management Board of directors Chairman Candidate Corporate governance Accept
Cleveland Beer Week director accused of stealing $40,000 in scholarship money
Christine Montague, 48, is accused of stealing more than $40,000 from Cleveland Beer Week's scholarship funds. Christine MontagueBedford City Jail  CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The program director of Cleveland Beer Week is accused of stealing $40,000 in charitable donations that the organization uses to fund scholarships. Christine Montague, 48, is charged with grand theft and forgery. She is scheduled for arraignment Sept. 21 in Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court. Montague stole $44,849 from Cleveland Beer Week during a two-year span from January 2014 to the end of 2015, according to court records. Montague, who served as the program's director since 2009, siphoned funds donated to the organization for the Malone Foundation scholarship program, according to court records. She earned a $10,000 yearly salary to serve as the program's director and the public face of the event giving interviews to media outlets promoting the event. But instead of sending the payments to the scholarship fund, she paid herself, according to a Bedford Heights police investigation. Montague was arrested Aug. 8 and is free on a $25,000 surety bond. She did not immediately return a call seeking comment. John Lane, of the Winking Lizard, who is one of four operating board members for Cleveland Beer Week, said he couldn't elaborate on the charges or how the organization found out about the missing money. Bedford Heights police did not provide a copy of the police report on Thursday. "We absolutely can't do as much for the charity," Lane said. "We're trying to keep our momentum going forward and just move on." Another board member, Ed Thompkins of Heinen's, said the theft has not impacted this year's Beer Week, set for Oct. 14 through Oct. 22. "Basically, we're still going full steam ahead," Thompkins said. To comment on this story, please visit our crime and courts comments section.
394 points by The Plain Dealer | Cuyahoga County Ohio Scholarship Corporate governance Crime Fiduciary Board of directors Scholarships Bedford Ohio
Judge: Elliott can participate in pension board meetings
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - A judge has ruled ousted Kentucky Retirement Systems board member Thomas Elliott can still participate in meetings, but he won't have a vote. Republican Gov. Matt Bevin is trying to remove Elliott from the board. Elliott sued Bevin, one of several pending lawsuits testing the limits ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Kentucky Management Board of directors Lawsuit The Washington Times Question Lawsuits Corporate governance
Tronc executives go on road show to boost stock
Two Tronc executives will meet with potential investors next week as part of a road show to boost the company’s stock, The Post has learned. The move is a strong indication that talks between Tronc (formerly known as Tribune Publishing) and Gannett (publisher of USA Today) over a roughly $18.50-a-share bid for the Chicago-based Tronc...
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Ursinus College controversy erupts over board chairman's tweets
Tweets by the chairman of Ursinus College's board of trustees have drawn ire from some students and at least one fellow board member, who called them "elitist, racist, sexist, body-shaming," and "generally intolerant," and resigned over them Sunday.
1091 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Board of directors Fiduciary Trustee Corporate governance Chairman Management Stock Twitter
Seen: Fete des Fleurs benefits Denver Botanic Gardens
Three years ago, when Tim and Marianne Sulser moved here from Texas, one of the first things she did was visit Denver Botanic Gardens.
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Joseph F. Abely Jr., 87, ?of Osterville, a veteran, corporate executive
Joseph F. Abely Jr. of Sea Land, Ga., and Osterville, died May 31. He was 87.Mr. Abely was born in Arlington and raised in Belmont.He was a 1950 graduate of Boston College.He received a master’s degree from Harvard Business School and a juris doctor degree from Harvard Law School.Mr. Abely served in the Air Force.He worked in senior executive positions at W.R. Grace, General Foods and RJR Industries.
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Alaska regulators delay decision to allow pot use in stores
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The board regulating Alaska's fledgling legal marijuana industry started a two-day meeting Wednesday during which it was expected to approve licenses for the state's first retail marijuana outlets.
-1 points by Arizona Daily Star | Management Retailing Regulation Alaska Corporate governance Board of directors
Head of Anne Arundel Economic Development Corp. resigns in wake of criminal charges
The head of Anne Arundel County's Economic Development Corp. has resigned, six days after he was arrested for allegedly breaking into a neighbor's home and going through her underwear drawer. Bob Hannon, the corporation's CEO, was charged Friday with first- and fourth-degree burglary, fourth-degree...
-1 points by Baltimore Sun | Anne Arundel County Maryland Chief administrative officer Corporate governance Economic development Anne Arundell Baltimore County Maryland Riva Maryland Chest of drawers
Morningstar founder Mansueto to step down as CEO
Morningstar Inc., the investment research and mutual fund data firm, has promoted Kunal Kapoor to chief executive officer effective Jan. 1.
-1 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Corporate governance Board of directors Management occupations Corporate title Chairman Managing director Executive director Management
Appeals board rejects plan for Hindu temple in Howard County
Howard County's appeals board Thursday rejected a proposal for a 2,000-square-foot Hindu temple in Woodbine, providing relief to a vocal group of area residents who argued the temple would disturb the rural calm of Millers Mill Road. The county's hearing examiner had denied the proposal last year...
-1 points by Baltimore Sun | Board of directors Proposal Management Corporate governance Proposals Rural
Baltimore County school board votes to remove heat closure policy
The Baltimore County Board of Education voted Tuesday to abolish a controversial policy that forced the superintendent to close schools without air conditioning on excessively hot days. The policy — which was put in place last summer — directed Superintendent Dallas Dance to close non-air conditioned...
-2 points by Baltimore Sun | Board of directors Corporate governance Management High school
Baltimore County school board members: Inequality persists but progress has been made
Members of the Baltimore County school board acknowledged that racial inequality persists in their schools and reaffirmed their ongoing work to make their schools diverse. "This county is still segregated, but we have done a very good, diligent job of addressing race and saying words like 'inequality,'"...
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Baltimore lawmakers endorse bill to give mayor sole power over school board
Baltimore lawmakers in the House of Delegates endorsed a bill Friday that would give the mayor sole control over appointments to the city's school board — a measure Mayor Catherine Pugh has called her top priority for the legislative session. Under the current system, the Baltimore mayor and the...
-2 points by Baltimore Sun | Legislatures Legislature Corporate governance Executive director Independent city Legislation Board of directors Management occupations
Pittsburgh controller: PWSA audit finds problems 'at every turn'
A performance audit of the troubled Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority has turned up problems “at every turn,” city Controller Michael Lamb said today.
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Is Fox in the doghouse with the feds over secret payments made by former Fox News CEO Roger Ailes?
Whether Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox lands in hot water with federal prosecutors over payments made to resolve sexual harassment claims at Fox News could boil down to a few key issues: Were Murdoch and other high-level corporate officers aware of the payments, and did they conspire to shield...
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Russia’s fmr nuclear chief donates bonus to fighting children's cancer
The deputy head of Russia's Presidential Administration and former Rosatom chief Sergey Kirienko has transferred his retirement package to a foundation fighting kids’ cancer. Read Full Article at RT.com
30 points by Russia Today | Board of directors Russia Cancer Yelena Isinbayeva Oncology Medicine Corporate governance Leukemia
Board okays Remi’s Block balconies, which differ from approved plan
Concord’s planning board adapted its previous approval for the balconies on the Remi’s Block apartments Wednesday to accept the design and color as built, which don’t look how they were supposed to.The six balconies installed on North Main Street and six on Loudon Road use a vertical balustrade syst...
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Wheat Ridge High School’s Gifted and Talented Center will receive district funding for one more year
Students of the program alongside their parents made up about 170 of the attendees at the Feb. 9 board meeting where they pleaded for district dollars to keep the program funded.
423 points by The Denver Post | Board of directors High school Corporate governance
Law firm Eckert Seamans names first woman to CEO post
Pittsburgh-based Eckert Seamans law firm announced today that Dorothy A. Davis will be the first woman to assume the role of chief executive officer at the firm as part of a leadership transition that will re-position longtime members of the firm's management team into more strategic roles.
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Board of Cleveland's Head Start agency adding to messy legacy: Mark Naymik
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The board governing the anti-poverty agency that runs Ohio's largest Head Start preschool program is a mess and deserves immediate scrutiny from community leaders, public officials and government funders who value the agency's programs. The agency is the Council for Economic Opportunities of Greater Cleveland, and the agency's CEO of less than two years has filed... CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The board governing the anti-poverty agency that runs Ohio's largest Head Start preschool program is a mess and deserves immediate scrutiny from community leaders, public officials and government funders who value the agency's programs. The agency is the Council for Economic Opportunities of Greater Cleveland, and the agency's CEO of less than two years has filed a lawsuit against some board members that includes allegations of attempted patronage hiring, misuse of an agency van, improper voting by board members and retaliation. What makes these allegations particularly troubling is that this same agency was embroiled in a scandal that culminated in 2014 with its longtime executive director, Jacqueline Middleton, pleading guilty to bribery, fraud and conspiracy charges. Now rid of Middleton, the current board should not be squandering the opportunity to break from the very past it claimed in May 2015 that it wanted to leave behind by hiring Jacklyn Chisholm as its new CEO to right the agency and improve its reputation.  Chisolm's challenge was formidable. The agency, which has a $40 million taxpayer-funded budget and provides numerous services to the poor, had been mired in a decade of controversy related to the abuse of salaries and expenses, patronage, an inattentive board of directors and the ineffectiveness of some of its programs. And at times in the past, politicians and community leaders, including former Cleveland city council members Fannie Lewis and George Forbes, have tried to influence the agency's operations. Chisholm, who has three degrees from Case Western Reserve University and is a former vice president of planning and external affairs at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, took the mission of reform to heart and began to review all aspects of the agency, according to agency documents. She examined agency contracts. She met one-on-one with employees. She hired new people in key positions and brought in several consultants, including one to review the agency's finances. And Chisholm started scrutinizing the board, which includes several members who served during the agency's troubled past. She reviewed meeting minutes and the board's past actions and practices. In November 2015, she flagged several issues she felt violated the board's own bylaws, which I'll detail in a moment. That's when the board's leadership - notably The Rev. Charles Lucas, the board chairman - began trying to limit Chisholm's authority, including her ability to hire top staff and consultants, according to the lawsuit and agency documents. Then, in October 2016, the board's executive committee, which includes Lucas and board treasurer, Amos Z. Mahsua, voted to fire her. Chisholm refused to leave the agency and began fighting back, backed by an opinion from the board's own attorney that the meeting was not properly called and that only the full board, not the executive committee, could fire her. A week after her firing, Chisholm filed a whistleblower complaint with the agency's human resource department and later sued Lucas and several of his allies on the board. The lawsuit, filed December 8, 2016, in Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court charges, among other things,  accuses the board's leadership of violating its fiduciary responsibility, improperly firing her and defaming her. (The case was moved to federal court after attorneys for the board argued the allegations raised involve matters of federal law.) Brian Wright, a hired spokesman for the board called me  at 10:30 a.m. today to say that the board would be making a major announcement shortly, but he would not detail the nature of announcement. I will update this post when we get the actual announcement. But Wright offered a response to some questions raised in the lawsuit and his responses are detailed below. Turning the mirror on board Here are some of the allegations that Chisholm makes in the lawsuit. *The board term of Mahsua has expired, yet he continues to sit on the executive committee and casts votes. (Terms run eight years.) * Lucas, who uses a wheelchair, had been using the agency's handicapped-accessible van for agency meetings and personal business. Chisholm documented 60 hours of time the van's driver -- who is paid with federal Head Start funds -- spent chauffeuring Lucas, the lawsuit states. The agency then repaid the federal government $2,000 for the driver's time. *Lucas pressed Chisholm to hire a member of Lucas' church board as the agency's chief of staff.   *After voting to fire Chisholm, Lucas began telling people inside and outside the agency that Chisholm was no longer in charge and should be ignored. Yet Chisholm continues to serve as executive director and work in an agency office at 1801 Superior Ave. I reached out to Lucas. He did not respond to questions. The board's attorney, Inajo Davis Chappell of the law firm Ulmer & Berne, said she cannot comment because of Chisholm's lawsuit. Chappell referred me to Gregory Guice of the law firm Reminger Co., which is defending the board against Chisholm's suit. Guice did not respond to a request for comment. His legal brief in the suit denies all the allegations in Chisholm's lawsuit and asserts that a "quorum amount of board members" voted to terminate the CEO. Chisholm referred questions to her attorney, Thomas Colaluca, who directed me to the lawsuit and related documents. Battling over bylaws One of the lawsuit's most striking allegations is that the board fails to follow its own bylaws. Here are a few examples, according the lawsuit and to agency records.  *Lucas has stated that in 2010 the board reset the tenure of board members, though no documents exist to support such a move by the full board. *After Lucas and the executive committee moved to fire Chisholm, she requested that the matter be resolved at its upcoming annual meeting. Lucas, according to the lawsuit, delayed the meeting five times while he tried to line up enough votes to fire Chisholm. *After Chisholm told Lucas she did not intend to hire the member of his church (who ultimately withdrew his name from consideration), the executive moved to temporarily prohibit Chisholm from hiring additional staff and consultants, the lawsuit states. *Lucas directed Chisholm to prepare a resolution giving him a special title of  "Chair Emeritus." Chisholm said she couldn't comply because before such a designation would require a change to the board's bylaws, according to agency records. *Lucas directed Chisholm to write resolutions honoring him, the lawsuit states. One would name the reception area of the agency's offices in his honor. Another one would require that the agency hold a public event dedicating a reception area to Lucas. (These resolutions were never formally approved by the board, but the agency still named the reception in Lucas' honor. A plaque hangs in the reception area.) Wright, a spokesman for the board, said that the board's October firing of Chisholm is valid and stands and that all board members' terms were active. He said that Lucas never used the van for anything other than agency meetings. Wright also said that the agency's former treasurer reported to the board that Chisholm "overspent" $278,000 of agency money. Finally, he said that the board resisted Chisholm's efforts to hire outside consultants to review books because people were already in place to handle the matter internally.   Remember the children Late last month, Lucas finally convened an annual board meeting during which several new people were added to the board and new officers were elected. But the board did not take a vote on Chisholm. It's unclear why. Lucas and Mahsua are still on the board, along with Robert Black, Cecelia Williams, Arlene Anderson and Monique Olowu, all of whom are named in Chisholm's suit. If Lucas and Mahsua and the others really care about the neediest people of our region, they need to step aside or start following their bylaws and clean up their acts.
16 points by The Plain Dealer | Board of directors Executive director Non-executive director Fiduciary Management Managing director Corporate governance Ostensible authority
Greater Meredith Program 2016 Volunteer of the Year
The Greater Meredith Program held its annual meeting at Church Landing in Meredith on Feb. 2 to celebrate its accomplishments in 2016, to thank all who volunteered in support of the program’s mission, and to honor those who had made special contributions. Fred Huntress (right) was presented with the...
-2 points by Concord Monitor | Chairman Management Board of directors Member of Parliament Bob Marley Corporate governance
Hooters opens 'Hoots' concept without skimpy outfits
NEW YORK (AP) — Hooters is hoping people really do like it for its food.
-2 points by Arizona Daily Star | Fast food Buffalo wings Chicken Menu Business Corporate governance United States Hooters
Alabama Senate approves 3 Auburn University trustees
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - The Alabama Senate has approved three members of the Auburn University board of trustees. New at-large member Quentin Riggins is a former Auburn football player who is now a senior vice president at Alabama Power. He also worked as a sideline reporter for Auburn football radio ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Corporate governance Management occupations Alabama Board of directors United States Auburn Alabama Executive officer Chief executive officer
Rio Tinto hires from oil and gas talent pool
Daniel J. GraeberFeb. 10 (UPI) -- Rio Tinto, one of the world's largest metals and mining companies, said it was bringing in top former oil executives to join its front office staff.
2 points by UPI | Corporate governance Board of directors United Press International Corporation FTSE 100 Index Centrica Executive director Rio Tinto Group
Harford Community College trustees roll back next year's tuition increase to 2 percent
Board acts in anticipation of supplemental funding proposed by governor
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A group of investors is trying to oust Mark Zuckerberg as Facebook's chairman
Mark Zuckerberg should give up some of his control over Facebook by relinquishing his position as chairman of the board, according to a new proposal by a consumer watchdog group and a few shareholders. The proposal, led by SumOfUs, claims that Facebook's future success requires "a balance of power...
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Mesirow Financial taps insider Dominick Mondi for president
Mesirow Financial has named executive Dominick Mondi as its president, filling a spot vacant since 2011 and tipping its hat as to a possible successor to Chief Executive Richard Price. Price, 69, has held the CEO job at the Chicago-based investment, risk management and advisory services firm since...
7 points by Chicago Tribune | Corporate governance Chief executive officer Management occupations Corporate title Board of directors Management Administration Executive director
Arconic turns up the heat on Paul Singer’s hedge fund
The war of words between Arconic and an activist hedge fund intensified on Monday. The independent members of the board of the aluminum-products manufacturer turned up the heat on Paul Singer’s Elliott Management, saying they fully supported Chief Executive Klaus Kleinfeld. “We are confident that we have the right strategy and the right team, and...
-2 points by New York Post | Corporate governance Stock Corporate title Stock market Klaus Kleinfeld Alcoa Hedge fund Mutual fund
Activist investor turns up heat on Buffalo Wild Wings board
An activist investor is looking to spice up the Buffalo Wild Wings board. Marcato Capital — which has griped that the sports-bar chain’s service is too slow and its menu is overly complicated — on Monday nominated four directors to the restaurant chain’s nine-member board. The hedge fund didn’t look too far when talent scouting:...
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Petition 'fire Superintendent Renee Foose' garners more than 720 signatures
An online petition supporting the firing of Howard County Public Schools Superintendent Renee Foose has collected more than 720 signatures since it began following a rift Thursday between the Board of Education and Foose during the first public work session on the fiscal 2018 operating budget. ...
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Top business women: It's time to uplift more female leaders
Local business owners Barb Brown and Margie Flynn set out to commemorate the 20th anniversary of their Cleveland-based corporate sustainability and governance consulting firm with a book. CLEVELAND, Ohio -- By the end of the first quarter of 2017, there will be 27 women leading Fortune 500 companies, according to Fortune magazine. It's a small number, but better than the previous year - or ever. The previous record for most female CEOs on the list was set in 2014, when 24 women made the list. That number stayed unchanged the following two years (as of December 2016), which means that the percentage of women at the top of  Fortune 500 companies has been holding steady at 4.8 percent. For the first time ever, more than 5 percent of CEOs on the list will be women, despite a few chiefs stepping down this year. Two of the women are running corporations in Northeast Ohio; Keybank Corp.'s CEO Beth Mooney and Progressive Corp.'s CEO Tricia Griffith. National statistics like that are part of the reason local business owners Barb Brown and Margie Flynn set out to commemorate the 20th anniversary of their Cleveland-based corporate sustainability and governance consulting firm with a book. They wanted to give a voice to women leaders. Instead they focused on the lack of women at the top of major corporations - and not just Fortune 500 companies. Fourteen of the women featured in "Uplifting Leaders* Who Happen To Be Women," run major businesses in Northeast Ohio. "The truth is, that while women in the workforce have evolved and gained ground over the years, national statistics indicate that there still exists a large gender-based gap at the top," said Brown, co-founder and principal of the Cleveland-based corporate sustainability and governance consulting firm. Flynn said when they first got the idea to work on the book project three years ago, they presented the idea to Mooney at Key. Not only did she endorse the idea to get insight from successful, influential and accomplished women, she ended up writing the book's foreword. "We wanted to spend time with them and learn about their journeys, not just how they were uplifted but how they uplift others," Brown said. Tricia Griffith was appointed as President and Chief Executive Officer of Progressive Corp in July, joining a small number of women running Fortune 500 companies nationwide. Since joining the company in 1988 as a claims representative in Indianapolis, she served in many roles throughout the company, including branch manager, regional claims manager, and chief human resource officer. Progressive Corp.  Griffith at Progressive is not included in the book, because she was appointed Progressive's president and CEO of Progressive in July, after the book was completed. Before then, she had served as personal lines chief operating officer since April, 2015 overseeing the company's personal lines, claims and customer relationship management groups. She joined Progressive as a claims representative in 1988 and served in many key leadership positions during her tenure. When Mooney stepped into the role of KeyCorp's chairman and CEO in 2011, she became the first female chief of a top 20 U.S. bank. She started her career as a bank secretary before finally finding a bank that agreed to put her in a management training program. Before coming to Key several years ago, she moved nine times in 16 years - working in many banking roles - from commercial and real estate lending to chief financial officer. When Beth Mooney stepped into the role of KeyCorp's chairman and CEO in 2011, she became the first female chief of a top 20 U.S. bank. With the bank's recent $4 billion acquisition of First Niagara, the bank is now the 13th-largest in the nation. KeyCorp  These days, she continues to get a lot of recognition for performance. Forbes Magazine named her one of "The World's 100 Most Powerful Women," and Fortune Magazine named her one of the Top 50 "Most Powerful Women in Business" several times. In 2015, she was named the No. 1 Most Powerful Woman in Banking for the third year in a row by American Banker.Key's $4 billion purchase of First Niagara that closed in July, boosted the bank's size by 40 percent and catapulted it to the 13th-largest bank in the nation. But Brown and Flynn said even though the book is not just for women, the main reason they wrote the book is to encourage women leaders at various levels to uplift others. They wanted to capture insights and advice on how they empower others seeking to progress in their lives and careers. And since the the authors say the heart of the book is a call to action -- to "pay it forward," - they're donating 100 percent of the book's net proceeds to support the education of young women transitioning out of foster care. Sales from the book will support the YWCA Greater Cleveland's Nurturing Independence and Aspirations (NIA) Program. "We are honored that YWCA Greater Cleveland was selected to benefit from their generosity, and that this book written by and about incredible women will change the lives of young women in our community," Margaret Mitchell, president & CEO, YWCA Greater Cleveland, said in a statement. The diverse group of leaders in the book include newly instated Nasdaq president and CEO Adena Friedman; the Campbell Soup Company president and CEO Denise Morrison; and Northeast Ohio business leaders like Virginia Albanese who runs FedEx Custom Critical, Jodi Berg at Vita-Mix Corp. and Susan Fuehrer, medical center director at Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center. Brown and Flynn said the leaders included in the book offered personal and professional insights on a variety of topics, including:Lessons from Family; Learning by Listening, Mentorship, Trailblazing,Team Collaboration and Leaving a Legacy. "Our goal is to inspire rising leaders," Flynn said. Read the tips 14 local top business women offer.
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Former PPA director handed out big raises to authority execs

-2 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Board of directors 2016 2015 Executive director Corporate governance Non-executive director Deputy Director of the Central Intelligence Agency Leap year starting on Friday
SNAP’s Barbara Blaine steps down
After nearly three decades of leadership, the president and founder of the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests,  Barbara Blaine, has stepped down, officials said. Her resignation was effective as of Friday. Blaine, who describes herself as a survivor, expressed gratitude for her supporters...
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Micron Technology Inc. CEO Mark Durcan to retire
BOISE, Idaho (AP) - The top executive of Micron Technology Inc. is planning to step down. CEO Mike Durcan announced Thursday that he plans to retire. He will continue as CEO while the company's board of directors looks for a replacement. A special board committee is searching for candidates. Durcan, ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Board of directors Management Chairman Micron Technology Corporate governance Idaho Corporate title Boise Idaho
HomeAid and Lennar/Village Builders gather for ceremony at Boys and Girls Country campus
On hand for the groundbreaking from Boys and Girls Country were Lou Palma, executive director; Tom Brown, Hamill Foundation; Mike Gatewood, chairman of Boys and Girls Country Endowment Board; Elaine Petranek, director of planned giving; Quintes Stark, director of operations; guest speakers, Robert and Deven, two Boys and Girls Country students and the Hamill Cottage family of 9 that included children and their teaching parents, as well as dozens of staff and students. HomeAid was started in 2003 and the first shelter was dedicated in 2005. [...] 42 projects have been completed, adding more than 437 beds and $12.6 million in real estate construction and improvements to Houston's homeless community.
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Fate of school board president unclear
Pending lawsuit, proposed legislation will determine who seats on the school board
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Top executives of Legg Mason's largest shareholder named to board of directors
Two top executives of Legg Mason's largest shareholder, Shanda Group, have been appointed to the Baltimore money manager's board of directors. Tianqiao Chen, the CEO of the Singapore-based investment firm, and Robert Chiu, the company's president, will join Legg Mason's board effective Feb. 1. ...
-2 points by Baltimore Sun | Board of directors Corporate governance Management Corporation Chairman Investment Corporate title Management occupations
Parent company in bankruptcy, Stone's Cove Kitbar in Bel Air stays open
Despite its parent company filing for bankruptcy, Stone's Cove Kitbar, in the Bel Air Town Center at Route 24 and Belair Road remains open. The limited liability corporation with the same name filed Chapter 7 bankruptcy in federal district court on Jan. 7. The day before, the company sold all of...
-2 points by Baltimore Sun | Board of directors Corporation Fiduciary Chairman Types of business entity Corporate governance Management Bel Air Harford County Maryland
DraftKings and FanDuel announce merger
Daily fantasy sports rivals DraftKings and FanDuel have agreed to merge after months of speculation and increasing regulatory scrutiny. The two companies made the announcement Friday, saying the combined organization would be able to reduce costs as they work to become profitable and battle with regulators across the country to remain legal. The companies have...
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Draft Kings and FanDuel announce merger
Following months of speculation and increasing regulatory scrutiny, the DFS rivals announced the plan Friday.
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11 Plum residents petition court to appoint school director
Eleven Plum residents, including the borough’s tax collector, have filed a petition in court asking a judge to appoint a school director to fill the seat vacated by Michelle Stepnick.
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Daily fantasy sports sites DraftKings and FanDuel to merge
Daily fantasy sports rivals DraftKings and FanDuel have agreed to merge after months of speculation and increasing regulatory scrutiny.
9 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Board of directors Corporate governance Corporate title Chairman Corporation Mergers and acquisitions Competition Non-executive director
State higher ed official is finalist for Hawaii university chancellor position
With a little more than seven months left on his yearlong contract, John White, acting chancellor for the Nevada System of Higher Education, is one of two finalists for the chancellor position at the University of Hawai’i at Manoa.
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Golden Entertainment selects new executive officer and CFO
Las Vegas-based Golden Entertainment Inc. on Thursday announced that Charles Protell will be named executive vice president, chief strategy officer and chief financial officer of the company.
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Seen: Beacon Celebration for the Sewall Child Development Center
Without the early intervention that she received at Sewall Child Development Center, Megan Bomgaars might never have had the success that she enjoys today.
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For journalism institute, new members - and big challenges
The Philadelphia institute charged with finding ways forward in a fractured media landscape has brought on new board members who are digital-age leaders and inventors.
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Papal honors for 46 involved in Pope Francis' visit to Philly last year

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