Board of Trustees

The Buck Institute receives support and guidance from a non-compensated Board of Trustees. Recognized leaders from the business, science and non-profit communities set policy, approve financial plans, and help shape the strategic direction of the Institute.

Members of the 2015 Board of Trustees

Larry E. Rosenberger


Larry E. Rosenberger
Chair of the Board of Trustees

Richard “Dick” Bodman
Chairman and CEO of PurThread Technologies, Inc.;
Chairman, TDF Ventures;
Managing General Partner of VMS Group;
General Manager of Bodman Oil & Gas, LLC;
Served as Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior and Assistant Director of the Office of Management and Budget

James Edgar
Management consultant;
Founding member of Edgar, Dunn and Company, an international consulting firm;
Former Trustee of Rosenberg Foundation and San Francisco Library Foundation

laryRoy Eisenhardt
Bay area civic and business leader;
Former President of the Oakland A’s baseball team;
Former Executive Director of the California Academy of Sciences;
Currently serves as a Trustee of the California Pacific Medical Center Foundation;
Frequent interviewer at City Arts & Lectures;
Lecturer in law at UC Berkeley

Shahab Fatheazam
Vice Chairman and Managing Director, Global Healthcare Group, Lincoln International; 
Formerly with GCA Savvian and Vector Securities International;
MA from Cambridge University;
MBA from Columbia University

Darla Flanagan
General Partner of MKD Investments, managing a portfolio of real estate assets for the family investment company; she founded FowlerFlanagan Partners, a commercial real estate investment company. She is on the Board of Directors of Catellus Development Company, Adopt a Family of Marin, The Branson School, and San Francisco Architectural Heritage, among others.

M. Arthur Gensler Jr.,
FAIA Founder Gensler, a global architecture, design, planning and strategic consulting firm
Executive Committee, SFMOMA
Executive Committee California College of the Arts 

Jim Gerber
Co-founder of Western Athletic Clubs, Inc.,  the owner and operator of luxury athletic and health facilities throughout the West Coast

Stephen Hauser, MD
Chair, Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco;
Chair, Buck Institute Scientific Advisory Board

Brian Kennedy, PhD
President and CEO
Buck Institute for Research on Aging

Edward O. Lanphier III
Founder, Board Member and CEO of Sangamo BioSciences, Inc.;
Board Member of Biotechnology Institute

Charles La Follette
President of La Follette Capital;
Former Board Member of Pacific Stock Exchange and Marin Community Investment Committee

John W. Larson
Retired San Francisco lawyer with over 40 years of practice devoted to high-tech and life science companies;
Former Chair of the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce and President of the Branson School;
Current Chairman of WageWorks, a NYSE company

Fouad Makhzoumi
Executive CEO of Future Group, including Future Pipe Industries Group of Dubai, which has over 3500 employees in 23 countries;
Former member of the International Board of the Council on Foreign Relations: US/Middle East Project;
Founder of the Makhzoumi Foundation which helps increase the standard of living for underprivileged Lebanese

E. Lewis Reid
Former Chair of Buck BOT;
Former President and CEO, The California Endowment

Larry E. Rosenberger
Former President and CEO and current Research Fellow of Fair Isaac;
Co-author of The Deciding Factor: The Power of Analytics to Make Every Decision a Winner;
MS in Physics, and Masters in Engineering from University of California, Berkeley

Rubar Sandi
Chair of The Sandi Group (TSG), a global, multi-disciplined private company providing turnkey, design, real estate development, fully managed construction services, security, aviation, logistics and life support. TSG works with many U. S. and foreign government agencies, multi-national and regional corporations, NGO's and media organizations. TSG plans, finances, operates and manages large-scale projects around the world.

Charles M. Stockholm
Retired business executive
Served as Chairman of Citibank International, Senior Executive Vice President of Crocker National Bank;and Managing Director of Trust Company of the West
Former Chairman of Alexander & Baldwin, Inc. and Matson Navigation, Inc. 
Current Director, AsiaVest Ltd., Taipei, Taiwan


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