Board of Governors

The Board of Governors for Argonne National Laboratory was established by UChicago Argonne, LLC. The Board’s role is to provide guidance, oversight, direction, and advice to Laboratory management with respect to scientific and technical issues, long-range objectives, budget and facility plans, cooperative research and development, outreach, and technology transfer, as well as personnel and staffing matters, and the relationship with the U. S. Department of Energy under the prime contract.


Allen Adler
Vice President, Enterprise Technology Strategy, The Boeing Company

Andrew M. Alper
Chairman, Alper Investments, Inc.

Doyle N. Beneby
President and CEO, CPS Energy

James L. Connaughton
Executive Vice President, C3 Energy

AnnaMaria DeSalva
Vice President, Corporate Communications, DuPont

Byron L. Dorgan
Former U.S. Senator for North Dakota

Robert C. Dynes
Former President, University of California

Robert Easter
President, University of Illinois

Eric D. Isaacs
Provost, The University of Chicago

Alexander "Andy" Karsner
Director, Applied Materials, Inc.

Edward "Rocky" Kolb
Dean, Division of the Physical Sciences, University of Chicago

Donald Levy
Vice President for Research and for National Laboratories, The University of Chicago

Peter B. Littlewood
Director, Argonne National Laboratory

Walter E. Massey
President, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

John W. McCarter, Jr.
Former President and Chief Executive Officer, The Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago

Pedro Pizarro
President, Southern California Edison

Michael Polsky
President and CEO, Invenergy

Thomas Rosenbaum
President, California Institute of Technology

John Sampson
Vice President, Manufacturing & Engineering, The Dow Chemical Company

Morton Owen Schapiro
President, Northwestern University

Michael H. Schill
Dean, Law School, University of Chicago

Lawrence Schook
Vice President for Research, University of Illinois

Joseph "Jay" Walsh
Vice President for Research, Northwestern University

Noel Watson
Chairman, Jacobs Engineering Inc.

MaryAnn Wright
Vice President, Global Engineering and Product Development

Robert J. Zimmer
President, The University of Chicago

UChicago-appointed board members include business leaders and senior administrators of local universities. (From left) Harry L. Davis, Chicago Booth professor; Beth Harris, VP and General Counsel, UChicago; Byron L. Dorgan, former U.S. Senator for North Dakota; and Robert J. Zimmer, President of the University of Chicago.