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Board of Directors

Vicky Bailey

Vicky Bailey, HR, Compensation and Governance Committee Member

Affiliations:
  • President, Anderson Stratton International, LLC 
  • Former Assistant Secretary, Policy & International Affairs, U.S. Department of Energy
  • Former President, PSI Energy, Inc.
  • Former Commissioner, U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
  • Member and Chair, USEA Board of Directors; Cheniere Energy; EQT Corporation; CLECO Corporation; National Petroleum Council; and Resources for the Future; and Girl Scouts Nation's Capital
  • Former Member of Blue Ribbon Commission on America’s Nuclear Future and Board of Trustees of North America Electric Reliability Corporation 
Kirkland Donald

Kirkland Donald, HR, Compensation and Governance Committee Member

Affiliations:

  • Former President and CEO, Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc.
  • Former Director, Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program
  • Four-star Admiral and former Commander of the Navy’s submarine force
  • Member of the Board Entergy Corp
  • Member, Executive Advisory Board Moelis Capital Partners
  • Board Member, Naval Submarine League
  • Honorary Member, Society of Cincinnati
Dr. Frank L. Douglas

Dr. Frank L. Douglas, ​S&T and Community Benefit Committee Member

Affiliations:
  • CEO, the Vax Genetics Vaccine Co.
  • President Emeritus and Vice Chairman of the Board, Austen BioInnovation Institute in Akron
  • Former President & CEO, Austen BioInnovation Institute in Akron
  • University Professor in the College of Polymer Science and Engineering at the University of Akron; Professor of Integrated Medical Sciences at Northeast Ohio Medical University; and Former Professor at MIT Sloan School of Management
  • Senior Partner Emeritus of Pure Tech Ventures
  • Former Member of the Board of Directors of the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and Former Trustee of BioOhio and Lehigh University
  • Former Member, Advisory Council for National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS); and Ohio Medical Corridor Committee
Michael J. Gasser

Michael J. Gasser, Chair of the HR, Compensation and Governance Committee

Affiliations:
  • Chairman of the Board, Greif, Inc. 
  • Former CEO, Grief, Inc.
  • Member of The Ohio State University Board of Trustees
  • Former Member of Board of Directors of Bob Evans Farms
  • Former Member of the Trustees for Ohio Northern University; and The James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute Foundation
Lester L. Lyles

Lester L. Lyles, Chair of the S&T and Community Benefit Committee

Affiliations:
  • General, USAF (Ret.)
  • Former CEO/Commander, Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson AFB
  • Former COO/Vice Chief of Staff of U.S. Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.
  • Member of Board of Directors of General Dynamics Corporation; United Services Automobile Association; KBR Corporation; Precision Castparts; Aeronautics & Space Engineering Board of National Academy of Engineering; Defense Science Board; and International Security Advisory Council (U.S. State Department)
  • Ex-Officio of NASA Advisory Council
Michael G. Morris

Michael G. Morris, Audit Committee Member

Affiliations:
  • Former Chairman, American Electric Power 
  • Former President & CEO, American Electric Power; Former Chairman, President & CEO of Northeast Utilities System; President & CEO of Consumers Energy
  • Retired Chairman/ Director of Edison Electric Institute; the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations; Nuclear Electric Insurance Limited; and the Ohio Business Roundtable
  • Member and Chair of the Board of Columbus Downtown Development Corporation; and Capital South Community Redevelopment Corporation; The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc.; Alcoa, Inc.; L Brands and Spectra Energy
Sean C. O'Keefe

Sean C. O'Keefe, Chair of the Audit Committee

Affiliations:

  • Howard G. and Louise S. Phanstiel Chair in Strategic Management and Leadership, Syracuse University Maxwell School of Citizenship & Public Affairs 
  • Retired Chairman & CEO, Airbus Group, Inc.; Retired Chairman & CEO, EADS North America; and Chancellor Emeritus, Louisiana State University
  • Director of Loyola University of New Orleans; National Defense Industrial Association; Partnership for Public Service; Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts and Computer Science Corporation and Global Foundries - GF US
  • Advisory Board of Syracuse University National Securities Studies
  • Former Advisory Board Chair of Syracuse University Maxwell School
  • Former Vice President, Washington Operations, General Electric Company
  • Former Chancellor of Louisiana State University and A&M College; Former Presidential appointee – 10th Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration; Deputy Assistant to President George W. Bush and Deputy Director of the Office of Management and Budget; Secretary of the Navy; Comptroller and Chief Financial Officer of the Department of Defense
Dr. Subra Suresh

Dr. Subra Suresh, ​S&T and Community Benefit Committee

Affiliations:
  • President & Ex-Officio Trustee of Carnegie Mellon University
  • Former Director of the National Science Foundation
  • Former Dean of the School of Engineering and the Vannevar Bush Professor of Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
  • Member of Board of Trustees, Dietrich Foundation Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh Cultural Trust and Hewlett-Packard, Inc.; and Ex-Officio Trustee of Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
  • Member of Siemens' Innovation & Technology Council Advisory Board
Suzanne M. “Zan” Vautrinot

Suzanne M. “Zan” Vautrinot, ​Audit Committee Member

Affiliations:
  • President, Kilovolt Consulting, Inc.
  • Major General, U.S. Air Force (Ret)
  • Former Commander of the 24th Air Force and Air Forces Cyber
  • National Security Fellow, John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University 
John K. Welch

John K. Welch, Chairman, Battelle Board of Directors & Ex officio member of all Board committees

Affiliations:

  • Former President & CEO, Centrus Energy Corporation (formerly USEC, Inc.)
  • Former Executive Vice President, General Dynamics Corporation
  • Member of Board of Directors of Precision Custom Components, LLC and Huntington Ingalls Industries
  • Former Director, Nuclear Energy Institute