Current Board Members

Officers 2016-2017

Colleen WoodellChair
Arthur MillerVice Chair

Public Representatives

J. Anthony Beard
Chief Financial Officer, City of Atlanta
Atlanta, Georgia

Robert Clarke Brown
Treasurer, Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, Ohio

Julia H. Cooper
Director of Finance, City of San Jose
San Jose, California

Ronald Dieckman
Former Senior Vice President, J.J.B. Hilliard, W.L. Lyons
Holly Springs, North Carolina

Richard K. Ellis
Senior Director of Compliance and Communications, Utah Educational Savings Plan
Salt Lake City, Utah

Dall Forsythe
Visiting Scholar, New York University Wagner School of Public Service
New York, New York

Richard Froehlich
Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel, New York City Housing Development Corporation
New York, New York

Lakshmi Kommi
Director of Debt Management, City of San Diego
San Diego, California

Christopher M. Ryon
Managing Director, Thornburg Investment Management
Santa Fe, New Mexico

Rita Sallis 
Former Principal, The Yucaipa Companies
West Orange, New Jersey

Colleen Woodell, Chair
Former Chief Credit Officer of Global Corporate and Government Ratings, Standard & Poor's
Baldwin, New York

Securities Firm Representatives

Gary Hall
Senior Managing Director, National Head of Investment Banking and Equity Partner, Siebert Cisneros Shank & Co., LLC
Oakland, California

Lucy Hooper 
Executive Vice President, Davenport & Company LLC
Richmond, Virginia

Arthur MillerVice Chair
Managing Director, Goldman Sachs & Co.
New York, New York

Patrick Sweeney
Senior Vice President and Manager of the Municipal Securities Department, Fidelity Capital Markets
Boston, Massachusetts 

Municipal Advisor Representatives

Steve Apfelbacher   
President, Ehlers and Associates
Roseville, Minnesota

Renee Boicourt
Managing Director and Partner, Lamont Financial Services Corporation
Fairfield, New Jersey

Jerry W. Ford
President, Ford & Associates, Inc.
Tampa, Florida

Bank Representatives

Kemp J. Lewis
Senior Managing Director, Raymond James & Associates, Inc.
New York, New York

Edward J. Sisk
Managing Director, Head of Public Finance, Bank of America Merrill Lynch
New York, New York

Dale Turnipseed
Executive Director, J.P. Morgan
New York, New York


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