Thursday, June 23, 2011

Roll Call on Election of New CIRM Chair

Here is the roll call on the 14-11 vote last night electing Jonathan Thomas as the new chair of the California stem cell agency. All members who were available voted. There were no abstentions.

Voting for Thomas were Floyd Bloom, Jacob Levin (alternate for Sue Bryant), Michael Friedman, Michael Goldberg, Philip Pizzo, Stephen Juelsgaard, Robert Klein, Sherry Lansing, Robert Quint, David Serrano Sewell, Jeff Sheehy, Jon Shestack, Oswald Stewart, Art Torres.

Voting for Frank Litvack: Robert Price (alternate for Robert Birgeneau), David Brenner, Ted Love, Bert Lubin, Sholmo Melmed, Claire Pomeroy, Francisco Prieto, Carmen Puliafito, Duane Roth, Joan Samuelson, Kristina Vuori

Absent were Leeza Gibbons, Eugene Washington, Marcy Feit and Sam Hawgood. Feit attended the meeting this morning and said she would have voted for Thomas. She said had planned to be available to vote from a teleconference location, but could not reach it because of a transportation hang-up.

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