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.

2007 Honoree

Victoria A. Morrison is Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Edison Properties, LLC. Prior to that, she was head of the Real Estate Group at the Morristown, New Jersey, based law firm, Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti LLP. Her work includes the acquisition, development, leasing…

2007 Honoree

Aulana L. Peters is a retired partner at the law firm of Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP. Ms. Peters has served on the board of the Mayo Clinic Board of Trustees, as well as the Boards of Directors of Deere & Company, Northrop Grumman Corporation, Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc., and 3M Company….

2007 Honoree

Laura Stein currently serves on the Board of Directors of Franklin Resources, Inc. She also serves as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of The Clorox Company, with responsibility for global legal, compliance, ethics, internal audit, corporate communications, risk,…

2007 Honoree

Sheli Z. Rosenberg serves on the Boards of Directors of Avis Budget Group, Inc., CVS Corporation, Equity Residential, Equity Lifestyle Properties Inc. and Ventas Inc. Her previous board service is extensive and varied. She has served on the Boards of Directors of Equity Office Properties Trust,…

2007 Honoree

Andrea S. Christensen currently serves on the Board of Directors of Keyspan Corporation. Ms. Christensen is Special Counsel in the litigation department at Kaye Scholer LLP, the firm where she was a partner from 1976 to 2005. Her practice focused on class actions, employment and labor, equal rights…

2007 Honoree

Barbara Barrett’s career has focused on aviation, trade, and technology. In April 2012, she became interim president of the Thunderbird School of Global Management. She also owns Triple Creek Guest Ranch, a Montana hotel.  Barrett is a member of the boards of the RAND and Aerospace…

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Mary J. Dent

Mary is an experienced executive and public company Board member who has spent more than 30 years in the financial services and technology sectors, working with companies ranging in size

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Marguerite Woung-Chapman

Marguerite Woung-Chapman is an Independent Board Member and Chair of the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee for Summit Midstream Partners, LP, a NYSE-listed master limited partnership focused on developing, owning

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Lisa M. Palumbo

Lisa M. Palumbo has served public and private companies as a C-suite executive and board member in the engineering & construction, defense, natural resources and technology sectors. She currently serves

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