Board of Governors

Bringing leadership experience and best practices to support innovation and discovery

The Board of Governors for Argonne National Laboratory was established by UChicago Argonne, LLC to provide guidance, oversight, direction, and advice to Laboratory management. 

The Board engages 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. They also play a consultative role in stakeholder engagement and the relationship with the U. S. Department of Energy under the prime contract.

Member Listing
Carol Cala

Carol Cala

Vice President, Corporate Energy, Environment, Safety and Health, Lockheed Martin Corp.
Jane L. Delgado President and CEO, National Alliance for Hispanic Health

Jane Delgado

President and CEO, National Alliance for Hispanic Health
Byron Dorgan

Byron L. Dorgan

Senior Policy Advisor and Co-Chair of Government Relations, Arent Fox
Former U.S. Senator for North Dakota
Nancy Dorn

Nancy P. Dorn

Retired Vice President of Government Relations at General Electric
Polly Gault

Polly Gault

Retired Executive Vice President, Government Affairs, Edison International
Ray Johnson

Ray O. Johnson

Operating Partner, Bessemer Venture Partners;
SVP and CTO, Lockheed Martin Corporation (Retired)
Milan Mrksich

Milan Mrksich

Vice President for Research, Northwestern University
Angela Olinto

Angela Olinto

Dean, Division of Physical Sciences, University of Chicago
Juan de Pablo

Juan de Pablo

Vice President for National Laboratories, Science Strategy, Innovation, and Global Initiatives
Liew Family Professor in Molecular Engineering, University of Chicago;
Senior Scientist, Argonne National Laboratory
Jay Walsh

Joseph "Jay" Walsh

Interim Vice President for Economic Development and Innovation, University of Illinois
President Zimmer

Robert J. Zimmer

Chairman, UChicago Argonne, LLC Board of Governors for Argonne National Laboratory;
President, University of Chicago