Board of Directors

NFA's Board of Directors is its principal governing and policy development body. The Board consists of both Member Directors and Public Directors. NFA's Board is structured to ensure representation of each membership category. Member Directors are selected by the Members they represent through an election process.

See Article VII: Board of Directors for more information regarding the Board's composition and election process. The Board meets quarterly in February, May, August and November.

BOARD UPDATE VIDEOS

Following each Board meeting, NFA distributes a Board Update video, highlighting regulatory updates and other notable information.

 

Chair

Maureen C. Downs*
Phillip Capital, Inc.
Chicago, Ill.
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Vice-Chair

Don Thompson*
JPMorgan Chase & Co.
New York, N.Y.
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Futures Commission Merchants

Scott Andersen
SG Americas Securities LLC
Chicago, Ill.
Term ends February 2024
Maria Chiodi
Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC
New York, N.Y.
Term ends February 2023
Gerald F. Corcoran
R.J. O’Brien & Associates LLC
Chicago, Ill.
Term ends February 2024
Maureen C. Downs*
Phillip Capital, Inc.
Chicago, Ill.
Term ends February 2024
Thomas R. Kadlec*
ADM Investor Services, Inc.
Chicago, Ill.
Term ends February 2023

Swap Dealers and Major Swap Participants

Seth P. Bender*
HSBC Bank, USA NA
New York, N.Y.
Term ends February 2023
Mark L. Maurer
StoneX Markets LLC
Chicago, Ill.
Term ends February 2024
William F. McCoy
Morgan Stanley
New York, N.Y.
Term ends February 2024
Charlotte B. McLaughlin
PNC Capital Markets LLC
Pittsburgh, Pa.
Term ends February 2023
Don Thompson*
JPMorgan Chase & Co.
New York, N.Y.
Term ends February 2024

Commodity Pool Operators and Commodity Trading Advisors

Douglas L. Bry*
Augur Trading Company
Morrison, Colo.
Term ends February 2024
Ernest L. Jaffarian*
Efficient Capital Management LLC
Warrenville, Ill.
Term ends February 2023
Martin Lueck
Aspect Capital Limited
London, U.K.
Term ends February 2023
Constance R. Wick
Crabel Capital Management
Milwaukee, Wis.
Term ends February 2024

Introducing Brokers

Michael T. Burke*
HighGround Trading LLC
Chicago, Ill.
Term ends February 2023
Scott W. Stewart
Stewart-Peterson Group, Inc.
West Bend, Wis.
Term ends February 2024

Contract Markets

Mark G. Bagan*
Minneapolis Grain Exchange
Minneapolis, Minn.
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Trabue Bland
Intercontinental Exchange, Inc.
New York, N.Y.
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Julie Holzrichter*
CME Group
Chicago, Ill.
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Public Representatives

Ana Beskin
Amazon People Experience and Tech
Seattle, Wash.
Term ends February 2024
Michael C. Dawley*
BlueFin Partners LLC
New York, N.Y.
Term ends February 2023
Ronald H. Filler
New York Law School
Naples, Fla.
Term ends February 2024
Arthur W. Hahn*
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Chicago, Ill.
Term ends February 2024
Douglas E. Harris
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New York, N.Y.
Term ends February 2023
Mary M. McDonnell*
McDonnell & Associates
Lake Geneva, Wis.
Term ends February 2024
Michael H. Moskow*
The Chicago Council on Global Affairs
Chicago, Ill.
Term ends February 2024
Ronald S. Oppenheimer
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Boca Raton, Fla.
Term ends February 2023
Todd E. Petzel*
Offit Capital Advisors LLC
New York, N.Y.
Term ends February 2023
Michael R. Schaefer
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New York, N.Y.
Term ends February 2023

Permanent Special Advisor to the Executive Committee and Board of Directors

Leo Melamed
CME Group, Inc.
Chicago, Ill.
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Melamed & Associates
Chicago, Ill.
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*Executive Committee Member