Annual Conference: November 8-10, 2021

Leadership

Laurita Thomas

President

Laurita was elected president of the ARU-HR Institute in 2019.

Laurita is the former associate vice president and chief human resources officer of the University of Michigan and a founding member of the ARU-HR Institute.

Felicia Washington

Chair

Senior Vice President for Human Resources, University of Southern California

Legail Chandler

Immediate Past Chair

Vice Chancellor for Human Resources, Washington University in St. Louis

John Whelan

Treasurer

Vice President for Human Resources, Yale University

Julia McCallin

Julia McCallin

Secretary

Associate Vice President of Human Resources, California Institute of Technology

Amanda Bailey

Board Member and 2021 Conference Planning Committee Co-Chair

Vice President for Human Resources, Boston University

Mark Coldren

Board Member

Associate Vice President, Human Resources, University at Buffalo, State University of New York

Diane Dutton

Board Member

Vice-Principal, Human Resources, McGill University

Lorraine Goffe

Board Member

Vice President for Human Resources and Chief Human Resources Officer, The Pennsylvania State University

Carolyn Gregory

Board Member

Vice President for Human Resources, Case Western Reserve University

Michelle Piekutowski

Board Member and 2021 Conference Planning Co-Chair

Associate Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, Carnegie Mellon University

Eugene Whitlock

Board Member

Assistant Vice Chancellor-HR/Chief Human Resources; University of California-Berkeley