Board of Trustees Committee Charters

Mayo Clinic Board of Governors

The Mayo Clinic Board of Governors functions as the executive committee of the Board of Trustees and has all of the powers of the Board of Trustees which may arise between meetings of the trustees.

  • Gianrico Farrugia, M.D., Chair
  • Daniel J. Berry, M.D.
  • Jeffrey W. Bolton, Secretary
  • Steven J. Buskirk, M.D.
  • Bobbie S. Gostout, M.D.
  • Richard J. Gray, M.D.
  • Eddie L. Greene, M.D.
  • Charles (Michel) M. Harper, M.D.
  • Lois E. Krahn, M.D.
  • Claudia F. Lucchinetti, M.D.
  • Paula E. Menkosky
  • Kent R. Thielen, M.D.
  • Amy W. Williams, M.D.
  • Christina K. Zorn
  • Tina E. Holmes, Assistant Secretary*

*Nonmember, ex officio or staff

Governance and Management Structure (PDF)

Audit and Compliance Committee

The Audit and Compliance Committee ensures the adequacy of Mayo's accounting and financial controls and retains and oversees the independent accounting firm that audits Mayo's financial statements. The Committee oversees Mayo's internal audit function, reviews and approves the annual plan of the Integrity & Compliance Office, reviews pending or threatened legal matters that could have a material financial impact, and reviews the status of the enterprise risk management program.

  • Charles B. Tomm, Chair
  • Jay Alix
  • Linda G. Alvarado
  • Samuel A. Di Piazza Jr.
  • Kenneth L. Salazar
  • Jeffrey W. Bolton*
  • Dennis E. Dahlen*
  • Carrie L. Graunke, Secretary*
  • Lois E. Krahn, M.D.*
  • Roger A. Lindahl, CPA*
  • Joshua B. Murphy, J.D.*
  • Kimberly K. Otte*
  • Todd E. Sherrill*

*Nonmember, ex officio or staff

Audit and Compliance Committee charter (PDF)

Business Development and Marketing Committee

The Business Development and Marketing Committee provides oversight and guidance for business initiatives and partnerships that extend Mayo's medical and scientific knowledge and capabilities beyond the traditional delivery models for patient care, research and education. The Committee is also responsible for review and endorsement of business initiatives that require significant institutional investment or involve new or particularly high-profile use of Mayo's brand.

  • Michael K. Powell, Chair
  • Anne M. Sweeney, Vice Chair
  • Jay Alix
  • George W. Bilicic
  • Jeffrey W. Bolton
  • Ursula M. Burns
  • Richard K. Davis
  • Gianrico Farrugia, M.D.
  • Bobbie S. Gostout, M.D.
  • Richard J. Gray, M.D.
  • Eddie L. Greene, M.D.
  • George C. Halvorson
  • Charles (Michel) M. Harper, M.D.
  • Paula E. Menkosky
  • Alan R. Mulally
  • Nancy B. Peretsman
  • Cokie B. Roberts
  • Randolph C. Steer, M.D., Ph.D.
  • Kent R. Thielen, M.D.
  • Charles B. Tomm
  • James A. Rogers, III, Secretary*
  • Dennis E. Dahlen*
  • Sherri W. Gilligan*
  • Gregory J. Gores, M.D.*
  • Tina Holmes*
  • Joshua B. Murphy, J.D.*
  • Clark C. Otley, M.D.*
  • Amy W. Williams, M.D.*

*Nonmember, ex officio or staff

Marketing Subcommittee

The Marketing Subcommittee reviews and makes recommendations regarding execution of the brand vision and positioning for Mayo Clinic, ensuring that brand and marketing strategies are aligned with business and strategic goals.

  • Anne M. Sweeney, Chair
  • Paula E. Menkosky
  • Alan R. Mulally
  • Cokie B. Roberts
  • Amy W. Williams, M.D.
  • Jeffrey W. Bolton*
  • Gianrico Farrugia, M.D.*
  • Chris W. Gade
  • Sherri W. Gilligan, Secretary*
  • Michael K. Powell*
  • James A. Rogers, III*
  • John T. Wald, M.D.*

*Nonmember, ex officio or staff

Business Development and Marketing Committee charter (PDF)

Development Committee and Leadership Council Executive Committee

The Development Committee and Leadership Council Executive Committee reviews and makes recommendations to the Board of Trustees regarding development policies, strategies and practices of Mayo Clinic.

  • Mary Sue Coleman, Ph.D., Chair
  • Jay Alix
  • Richard K. Davis
  • Samuel A. Di Piazza, Jr.
  • Bobbie S. Gostout, M.D.
  • Eddie L. Greene, M.D.
  • Charles (Michel) M. Harper, M.D.
  • Paula E. Menkosky
  • Cokie B. Roberts
  • Amy W. Williams, M.D.
  • Cheryl J. Hadaway, Secretary*
  • Danny R. and Eunice C. Carmichael*
  • A. Dano Davis*
  • Evanthia Galanis, M.D.
  • Louis L. Gonda*
  • Gregory J. Gores, M.D.*
  • Tina E. Holmes*
  • George M. Lund*
  • Fredric B. Meyer, M.D.*
  • Marilyn Carlson Nelson*
  • J.W. Marriott Jr.*
  • Carla Paonessa*
  • Gary and Terie Roubos
  • Anne M. Tatlock*

*Nonmember, ex officio or staff

Development Committee and Leadership Council Executive Committee charter (PDF)

Finance and Investment Committee

The Finance and Investment Committee reviews and makes recommendations regarding Mayo Clinic's financial performance and financial planning and management practices. The Committee reviews and endorses Mayo's capital and operating plans, investment policies, key business strategies, and major capital projects.

  • Richard K. Davis, Chair
  • George W. Bilicic, Vice Chair
  • Jay Alix
  • Linda G. Alvarado
  • Daniel J. Berry, M.D.
  • Jeffrey W. Bolton
  • Ursula M. Burns
  • Steven J. Buskirk, M.D.
  • Mary Sue Coleman, Ph.D.
  • Samuel A. Di Piazza Jr.
  • Gianrico Farrugia, M.D.
  • Bobbie S. Gostout, M.D.
  • Richard J. Gray, M.D.
  • Charles (Michel) M. Harper, M.D.
  • Claudia F. Lucchinetti, M.D.
  • Alan R. Mulally
  • Nancy B. Peretsman
  • Kenneth L. Salazar
  • Randolph C. Steer, M.D., Ph.D.
  • Kent R. Thielen, M.D.
  • Charles B. Tomm
  • Christina K. Zorn
  • Dennis E. Dahlen, Secretary*
  • Paul A. Gorman*
  • Harry N. Hoffman*
  • Tina E. Holmes
  • George C. Halvorson*
  • Michael K. Powell*
  • Todd E. Sherrill*
  • Mary Jo Williamson*

*Nonmember, ex officio or staff

Investment Subcommittee

The Investment Subcommittee reviews and approves Mayo's investment policies and guidelines and serves as the primary oversight of the investment management process.

  • George W. Bilicic, Vice Chair
  • Jay Alix
  • Richard K. Davis
  • Gianrico Farrugia, M.D.
  • Richard J. Gray, M.D.
  • Bobbie S. Gostout, M.D.
  • Randolph C. Steer, M.D., Ph.D.
  • Kent R. Thielen, M.D.
  • Charles B. Tomm
  • Jeffrey W. Bolton*
  • Dennis E. Dahlen*
  • Paul A. Gorman*
  • Harry N. Hoffman, Secretary

*Nonmember, ex officio or staff

Finance and Investment Committee charter (PDF)

Governance and Nominating Committee

The Governance and Nominating Committee ensures that Mayo follows optimal nonprofit governance practices, including management of conflicts of interest and approval of compensation policies. The Committee oversees the performance evaluation of the President and CEO and the overall leadership succession program. In addition, the Committee recommends nominees to fill current or anticipated vacancies of any Public Trustee position.

  • Samuel A. Di Piazza Jr., Chair
  • Randolph C. Steer, M.D., Ph.D., Vice Chair
  • George W. Bilicic
  • Mary Sue Coleman, Ph.D.
  • Richard K. Davis
  • George C. Halvorson
  • Michael K. Powell
  • Anne M. Sweeney
  • Charles B. Tomm
  • Joshua B. Murphy, J.D., Secretary*
  • Jeffrey W. Bolton*
  • Gianrico Farrugia, M.D.*
  • Chris W. Gade*

*Nonmember, ex officio or staff

Governance and Nominating Committee charter (PDF)

Information Management and Technology Governance Committee

The Information Management and Technology Governance Committee provides advice and oversight for Mayo's strategies and initiatives regarding informatics, information technology, and information security. The Committee also provides insight on national trends and policies related to health information technology.

  • George C. Halvorson, Chair
  • Linda G. Alvarado
  • Daniel J. Berry, M.D.
  • Jeffrey W. Bolton
  • Ursula M. Burns
  • Steven J. Buskirk, M.D.
  • Gianrico Farrugia, M.D.
  • Lois E. Krahn, M.D.
  • Claudia F. Lucchinetti, M.D.
  • Michael K. Powell
  • Kenneth L. Salazar
  • Eric E. Schmidt, Ph.D.
  • Randolph C. Steer, M.D., Ph.D.
  • Kent R. Thielen, M.D.
  • Christina K. Zorn
  • Christopher J. Ross, Secretary*
  • Tina E. Holmes*

*Nonmember, ex officio or staff

Information Management and Technology Governance Committee charter (PDF)