Committee composition

  Audit Compensation Nominating and Corporate Governance Clinical Quality Corporate Development Regulatory Affairs and Public Policy
Monica F. Azare   Committee Chair for Compensation Committee   Member of Clinical Quality Committee    
Monica Azare Director

Monica F. Azare was appointed as a director in November 2007. Ms. Azare currently serves as Senior Vice President of Corporate Communications for Verizon Communications. Prior to this position, Ms. Azare served as Senior Vice President-Public Policy and Government Affairs for Verizon Communications and before that she served as Executive Director and Senior Counsel of Federal Affairs for Verizon Wireless. Ms. Azare's distinguished career also includes service as Vice President, Federal Affairs for Insight Communication in New York and Chief Counsel to House Energy and Commerce Chairman Billy Tauzin. Ms. Azare is a member of the Federal Communications Bar Association, Louisiana State Bar Association and the Corporate Counsel of Women of Color, and she was selected as a 2006-2007 David Rockefeller Fellow. She currently serves on several boards of directors, including the New York City Partnership Foundation and the Louisiana State University College Advisory Board. Ms. Azare is also a member of the Executive Leadership Council. A Louisiana native, Ms. Azare received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Louisiana State University and a Juris Doctorate from the Southern University Law Center.


Senator John B. Breaux         Member of Corporate Development Committee Committee Chair for Regulatory Affairs and Public Policy Committee
John L. Indest       Committee Chair for Clinical Quality Committee Member of Corporate Development Committee  
George A. Lewis Committee Chair for Audit Committee          
Keith G. Myers           Member of Regulatory Affairs and Public Policy Committee
Ronald T. Nixon Member of Audit Committee   Member of Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee   Committee Chair for Corporate Development Committee  
Christopher S. Shackelton Member of Audit Committee       Member of Corporate Development Committee  
W. J. "Billy" Tauzin     Member of Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee     Committee Chair for Regulatory Affairs and Public Policy Committee
Kenneth E. Thorpe, PhD       Member of Clinical Quality Committee   Member of Regulatory Affairs and Public Policy Committee
Brent Turner Committee Chair for Audit Committee Member of Compensation Committee     Member of Corporate Development Committee  
Dan S. Wilford   Member of Compensation Committee Committee Chair for Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee Member of Clinical Quality Committee    
Committee Chair = Chair Committee Member = Member