Sandra Day O’Connor Board Excellence Award Honorees

The Sandra Day O’Connor Board Excellence Award is presented to women lawyers who have served with distinction as independent directors of public companies and exemplify the manner in which Sandra Day O’Connor leads her life, paving new paths for the women who come after her.

Catherine A. Rein

Catherine A. Rein serves on the board of directors of The Bank of New York Mellon, First Energy Corp., and is director emeritus of Corning, Inc. Ms. Rein also chairs the MetLife Foundation. She has retired as Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer of MetLife, Inc. As Chief

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Toni Rembe

Toni Rembe serves on the boards of AT&T Inc. and AEGON N.V. (an international insurance company headquartered in the Netherlands). She formerly served on the boards of Potlatch Corporation, Transamerica Corporation, Pacific Telesis, Safeco Corporation and APL Ltd. Ms. Rembe is President of the van Loben Sels/Rembe Rock Foundation, a

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Karen Hastie Williams

Deceased Karen Hastie Williams was a graduate of Bates College and the Catholic University School of Law. She was a law clerk to Mr. Justice Thurgood Marshall and Judge Spottswood W. Robinson III of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. She also served as

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Beverly C. Chell

Beverly C. Chell is Co-Founder of Primedia Inc. and served as its Consultant. Over the years, Ms. Chell has held several key positions at Primedia, including Vice Chairman, interim Chief Financial Officer, General Counsel and Secretary. She retired in June 2006. She also served as a Director of Primedia Inc.

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Maryellen C. Herringer

Maryellen C. Herringer is an attorney and serves on the boards of a number of corporate and community organizations. Ms. Herringer is presently a member of the Boards of Directors of Wachovia Corporation, a NYSE bank holding company; PG&E Corporation, a NYSE energy-based holding company; its subsidiary, Pacific Gas and

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Lisa A. Hook

Lisa A. Hook has served as Chief Executive Officer of Neustar, Inc. since October 2010, as a member of the Board since November 2010, and as President since January 2008. Previously, Ms. Hook served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Sunrocket, Inc., a voice over IP service provider, and

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Juliette Pryor

Juliette Pryor is a skilled public and private company c-suite executive with 25+ years of business experience. She has deep experience in the board room of multiple corporations, providing key

Kellye L. Walker

Kellye Walker, Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer of Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE: EMN), is a seasoned senior executive with over 25 years of experience helping publicly traded companies

Sarah C. Dodds-Brown

Sarah Dodds-Brown is a strategic business partner and enterprise thinker who effectively anticipates challenges and thoughtfully influences change and evolution.   Over the course of her career at American Express, Sarah