Michael Powell, the former Federal Communications Commission (FCC) chair who oversaw the rapid transformation of communications markets into the digital age, was elected chair of the Mayo Clinic Board of Trustees at its meeting on Friday, Feb. 19. He will serve a four-year term.
Douglas M. Baker, Jr., chairman of the board and CEO of Ecolab Inc., was elected by the Mayo Clinic Board of Trustees as a public trustee at its quarterly meeting on Aug. 14, 2020.
Robin Roberts, award-winning anchor of ABC’s “Good Morning America,” was elected by the Mayo Clinic Board of Trustees as a public trustee at its quarterly meeting on Feb. 21. Roberts, who has been honored with the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism, has been a leader in raising awareness of health issues since publicly announcing her own battles with breast cancer and myelodysplastic syndrome.