Municipal Forum Committees (2016-2017)

NOMINATING COMMITTEE

Nominating Committee. At all times, the membership of the Nominating Committee shall consist of five (5) members of the Corporation, not more than two of which shall be Governors, including the chairperson of the Nominating Committee. At least sixty (60) days before the date of each annual meeting of the members, the Nominating Committee shall be appointed by the President. At least thirty (30) days before each annual meeting of the members, the Nominating Committee shall notify the Secretary of its nominees for Governors and (i) for elected officer positions to the Corporation, and (ii) for election whenever a vacancy arises in a Governor or an elected officer position. The Secretary shall include the names of members of the Nominating Committee and the nominees in the notice of the annual meeting. In presenting any nominees, whether to fill a vacancy or for a full term, the Nominating Committee shall follow a process as set forth by the Nominating Committee and approved by the Board of Governors. The Nominating Committee shall have and may exercise such additional authority and powers as are delegated to it by the Board of Governors.

Such public officials may be seated at tables at Forum events designated for public officials or randomly assigned to tables of members of the Forum who consent to such assignment. The costs for a public official invited to a Forum event is paid for exclusively by the Forum. In observing the ethics rules, a member of the Forum may invite a public official as its guest to a Forum event. Each public official, member of the Forum who invites a public official to a Forum event, and corporate table purchaser or corporate sponsor, is assumed by the Forum to be familiar with the ethics rules and to substantially comply with its restrictions. Please note that a public official may not solicit an invitation to a Forum event.

CHAIRPERSON
Alan Anders
The City of New York
(212) 788-5872
andersa@omb.nyc.gov

Robin Prunty
Standard & Poor's
(212) 438-2081
robin.prunty@spglobal.com

Stan Kramer
Hawkins Delafield & Wood
(212) 820-9470
skramer@hawkins

Sonia Toledo
Wells Fargo Securities
(212) 214-6783
sonia.m.toledo@wellsfargo.com

Daniel Tomson
Citigroup Global Markets, Inc.
(212) 723-5707 daniel.tomson@citigroup.com

MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE

Membership Committee. At all times, the membership of the Membership Committee shall consist of three (3) Governors, including the chairperson of the Membership Committee. The Membership Committee shall take appropriate action to encourage to filing of applications for membership in the Corporation. The Membership Committee shall be responsible for producing the annual membership guide of the Corporation.

CHAIRPERSON
Kristina Eng
Wells Fargo Securities
(212) 214-5513
Kristina.Eng@wellsfargo.com

Mary Francoeur
Public Financial Management
(646) 561-0711
FRANCOEURM@pfm.com

Michael Britchkow
J.P. Morgan
(212) 272-6015
michael.britchkow@jpmorgan.com

PROGRAM COMMITTEE

Program Committee. The Program Committee shall consist of not less than three (3) Governors, including the chairperson of the Program Committee. The Vice President shall be chairperson of the Program Committee. The Program Committee shall have general charge of all luncheon meetings and similar functions of the Corporation and all arrangements for such meetings, including the obtaining of speakers, after the approval of the Board of Governors has been obtained, and all matters pertaining to press notices and to such other publicity as the Board of Governors may consider desirable, and shall encourage attendance at meetings.

CHAIRPERSON
Marian Zucker
NYS Homes
(212) 872-0314
mzucker@nyshcr.org

Michael Britchkow
J.P. Morgan
(212) 272-6015
michael.britchkow@jpmorgan.com

Portia Lee
DASNY
(518) 257-3362
plee@dasny.org

Kim Amone
Jeffries LLC
(212) 336-7303
Karnone@Jefferies.com

Frank Oh
Loop Capital
(212) 701-8723
frank.oh@loopcapital.com

FINANCE COMMITTEE

Finance Committee. The Program Committee shall consist of not less than three (3) Governors, including the chairperson of the Program Committee. The Vice President shall be chairperson of the Program Committee. The Program Committee shall have general charge of all luncheon meetings and similar functions of the Corporation and all arrangements for such meetings, including the obtaining of speakers, after the approval of the Board of Governors has been obtained, and all matters pertaining to press notices and to such other publicity as the Board of Governors may consider desirable, and shall encourage attendance at meetings.

CHAIRPERSON
Faye J. Boatright
(917) 596-9734

Steve Peyser
Public Resources Advisory Group
(212) 380-5281
speyser@pragny.com

Frances A. Walton
(212) 477-9316
Michael Britchkow
J.P. Morgan
(212) 272-6015
michael.britchkow@jpmorgan.com

AUDIT COMMITTEE

Audit Committee. The Audit Committee shall consist of not less than three (3) members who are not Governors. The Audit Committee shall audit the accounts of the Treasurer each year and report on the condition of such accounts at the annual meeting of the members.

CHAIRPERSON
Jonathan Ballan
Dentons
230 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10169
212-905-8304
jonathan.ballen@dentons.com

Joseph A. Branca
Long Island Power Authority

Ned Flynn
Jefferies & Company, Inc.
(518) 447-7983
nflynn@jefferies.com

INVESTMENT COMMITTEE
CHAIRPERSON
Steve Peyser
Public Resources Advisory Group
(212) 380-5281
speyser@pragny.com

Faye J. Boatright
(917) 596-9734

Michael Britchkow
J.P. Morgan
(212) 272-6015
michael.britchkow@jpmorgan.com

Frances A. Walton
(212) 477-9316

YOUTH ED COMMITTEE

Youth Ed Committee. The Youth Education Committee coordinates all activities of the Urban Leadership Fellows (ULF) Program, including paid summer internship programs for New York City high school graduating seniors with member organizations, summer training workshops and setting parameters for the award of scholarships to ULF alumni. 556 interns have participated in the ULF program since inception in 1992, receiving $510,000 in scholarships from the Youth Education Fund.

CO-CHAIRPERSONS
Caroline Cruise
Loews Corporation
(212) 521-2886
ccruise@loews.com

Timothy Martin
The City of New York
(212) 669-3968
tmartin@comptroller.nyc.gov

Faye J. Boatright
(917) 596-9734

Arthur M. Cohen, Esq.
Hawkins Delafield & Wood LLP
(212) 820-9359
ACohen@hawkins.com

Ned Flynn
Jefferies & Company, Inc.
(518) 447-7983
nflynn@jefferies.com

Marjorie E. Henning
Citigroup Global Markets, Inc.
(212) 723-5131
marjorie.henning@citi.com

John Puig
RBC Capital Markets
(212) 618-5588
John.puig@rbccm.com

Virginia Wong
Nixon Peabody LLP
(212) 940-3028
vwong@nixonpeabody.com

Geoff Proulx
Morgan Stanley
(212) 761-9056
geoff.proulx@morganstanley.com

AWARDS COMMITTEE

Awards Committee. The Awards Committee shall consist of the president of the Corporation, who shall be chairperson of the Awards Committee, the chair of the Committee on The Municipal Forum Youth Education Fund, and not less than three (3) members of the Corporation, at least one of which, as may exist, is a prior award winner. The Awards Committee shall (i) actively solicit nominees for awards beginning in January of any year, (ii) review qualifications of nominees, and (iii) recommend award recipients by the end of march of an year to the Board of Governors for its approval. The Awards Committee shall review the qualifications of nominees using the following criteria: (a) leadership in establishing or strengthening an institution or company which is or has been a significant participant in the municipal securities industry; (b) leadership in developing innovative financing structures, credit perspectives, or new or evolving perspectives significant to the municipal securities industry; (c) leadership in bringing to market significant municipal securities offerings; (d) leadership in the municipal securities industry over many years; and leadership and significant involvement in municipal securities associations and events.

CHAIRPERSON
Robin Prunty
S&P Global Ratings
(212) 438-2081
robin.prunty@spglobal.com

Alan Anders
The City of New York
(212) 788-5872
andersa@omb.nyc.gov

Michael Britchkow
J.P. Morgan
(212) 272-6015
michael.britchkow@jpmorgan.com

Caroline Cruise
Loews Corporation
(212) 521-2886
ccruise@loews.com

Portia Lee
DASNY
(518) 257-3362
plee@dasny.org

Timothy Martin
The City of New York
(212) 669-3968
tmartin@comptroller.nyc.gov

Frances A. Walton
(212) 477-9316

ANNUAL DINNER COMMITTEE

Annual Dinner Committee. The Annual Dinner Committee shall consist of not less than three (3) members, including the chairperson of the Annual Dinner Committee. The Annual Dinner Committee shall make all arrangements for, conduct fund raising for, and address all ethics issues relating to persons attending the annual dinner of the Corporation and its affiliates.

CO CHAIRPERSONs
Mary Francouer
Public Financial Management
(646) 561-0711
FRANCOEURM@pfm.com

Geoff Proulx
Morgan Stanley
(212) 761-9056
Geoff.proulx@morganstanley.com

Kristina Eng
Public Finance Capital Strategies
Wells Fargo
(212) 214-5513
kristina.eng@wellsfargo.com

Steve Peyser
Public Resources Advisory Group
(212) 380-5281
speyser@pragny.com

Robin Prunty
S&P Global Ratings
(212) 438-2081
robin.prunty@spglobal.com

Dan Tomson
Citigroup Global Markets, Inc.
(212) 723-5707
daniel.tomson@citigroup.com

Virginia Wong
Nixon Peabody LLP
(212) 940-3028
vwong@nixonpeabody.com

WEBSITE/COMMUNICATIONS COMMITTEE

Website/Communications Committee. The Website/Communications Committee shall consist of not less than three (3) members, including the Secretary and the Treasurer who shall be co-chairpersons of the committee. The Website/Communications Committee shall oversea the maintenance and development of the Corporation’s website and directory and review all communications of the Corporation of any kind to the public at large.

CO-CHAIRPERSON
Robin Prunty
S&P Global Ratings
(212) 438-2081
robin.prunty@spglobal.com

Timothy Martin
The City of New York
(212) 669-3968
tmartin@comptroller.nyc.gov

Faye J. Boatright
(917) 596-9734

Virginia Wong
Nixon Peabody LLP
(212) 940-3028
vwong@nixonpeabody.com

Marjorie E. Henning
Citigroup Global Markets, Inc.
(212) 723-5131
marjorie.henning@citi.com