Conflict of Interest Committee

Staff Liaison: Rachel Paulin

Chair:  Rowena Delos Santos
Co-Chair:  Andrew Courtwright 
Past Chair:  Mark Lerman
Board Liaison:  Deepali Kumar

Deborah Adey

Jonathan Hand

Eliyahu Khankin

Babak Orandi

Velma Scantlebury

Jan Tan

Wayne Tsuang


2020-2021 Initiatives

  • Review COI policy language and recommend updates as needed
  • Review 2020-2021 volunteer disclosures
  • Ensure compliance with AST's COI policy and provide conflict resolution as needed
  • Monitor regulatory and legislative changes related to conflict of interest
  • Address violations of the COI policy and recommend corrective action
  • Ensure that board members are appropriately oriented and understand the legal implications of their service to the AST as a board member