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2019 FLC National and Regional Officer Candidates Announced

The FLC Nominating Committee is pleased to announce this year’s national and regional candidates for FLC officer positions! The FLC is run by dedicated technology transfer (T2) professionals who are elected and volunteer their time to serve the T2 community. Each year, the FLC membership selects elected officials at national and regional levels.

This year, the FLC will elect five national positions—Chair, Vice-Chair, and three Members-at-Large; as well as Regional and Deputy Regional Coordinators for the Northeast, Southeast, and Mid-Continent regions.


John Dement, NSWC Crane Division


Jackie Kerby Moore, Sandia National Laboratories


John Kaplan, Department of Veterans Affairs

Ami Gadhia, NIH, National Center for Advanced Translational Sciences (NCATS)

Pallaoor Venkatesh (PV) Sundareshwar, U.S. Agency for International Development, Global Development Lab


Regional Co-Coordinator

Laurie Bagley, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL)

David Lee, U.S. Army CCDC Armaments Center 

Deputy Regional Coordinator

David Pronchick, MIT Lincoln Laboratory


Regional Coordinator

Paige George, NSWC Panama Division

Deputy Regional Coordinator

Juliana Cyril, CDC

Benjamin Henry, Department of Veterans Affairs 


Regional Coordinator

John Eisemann, USDA-ARS, National Wildlife Research Center

Deputy Regional Coordinator

Linda Ham, NASA Johnson Space Center

David Kistin, Sandia National Laboratories

Jeff Walenta, USDA-ARS, Plains Area

How to Vote

Onsite ballots will be distributed at this year’s FLC national meeting in Orlando, Florida, and voting will take place from 8:00 a.m. Tuesday, April 23, 2019, through 5:00 p.m. EDT Wednesday, April 24, 2019. Winners will be announced during lunch on Thursday, April 25, 2019.

If you’re unable to attend the meeting, absentee ballots will be sent out via email and are available on the national meeting website on Friday, March 22. All absentee ballots must be received by Tuesday, April 16, 2019, to be valid.

Who May Vote

Consortium Representatives whose memberships are registered with the Consortium Recording Secretary are eligible to vote. If you are unsure whether you are a registered voting member, contact Jenna Mancuso at jmancuso@utrs.com to find out.

For more information about each candidate and the elections process, please visit meeting.federallabs.org/elections.

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