New Regents Appointed
NLM recently welcomed two new members to its governing body, the Board of Regents. They attended their first meeting on September 21-22. The Board meets three times a year at the NLM. In addition to 10 members appointed by the HHS Secretary to 4-year terms, there are 9 ex officio members.
Richard Chabrán Richard Chabrán has worked in the area of Latino librarianship for over 25 years. He chairs the California Community Technology Policy Group, a coalition of community-based and statewide organizations that works to ensure that underserved communities reap the benefits offered by computers, the Internet and digital innovations.
Former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Newt Gingrich is CEO of The Gingrich Group, a management consulting firm dedicated to expanding the capabilities and reach of forward-looking corporations and organizations in the health and health care industry. Dr. Gingrich recently founded The Center for Health Transformation, a collaboration of public and private entities engaged in moving the United States towards a fair, knowledge-intense and innovation-rich system of health care.