Annual Conference: November 7-9, 2022

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

Mark Coldren

Vice Chair

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

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

Diana Dutton

Secretary

Vice-Principal, Human Resources, McGill University

Amanda Bailey

Board Member

Vice President for Human Resources, Boston University

Lorraine Goffe

Board Member

Vice President for Human Resources and Chief Human Resources Officer, Northwestern University

Carolyn Gregory

Board Member

Vice President for Human Resources, Case Western Reserve University

Jeff Herring

Board Member

Chief Human Resources Officer, University of Utah

Michelle Piekutowski

Board Member and 2022 Conference Planning Co-Chair

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

Cheryl Reardon

Board Member

Chief Human Resources Officer and Associate Vice President, University of Iowa

Eugene Whitlock

Board Member

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