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Notice I-19-04

February 25, 2019

NFA's Board of Directors re-elects Michael Dawley to serve as Chairman

At its February meeting, NFA's Board of Directors re-elected Michael C. Dawley, Goldman Sachs & Co., to serve a one-year term as Chairman. The Board also re-elected Maureen C. Downs, Phillip Capital, Inc., to serve as Vice-Chairman.

In addition, the Board elected the following individuals to serve as public directors for two-year terms:

  • Douglas E. Harris, Promontory Financial Group LLC;
  • Charles P. Nastro;
  • Ronald S. Oppenheimer, Vitol, Inc.;
  • Todd E. Petzel, Offit Capital Advisors LLC; and
  • Michael R. Schaefer.

The Board also elected the following individuals to serve one-year terms on NFA's Executive Committee:

  • Douglas L. Bry, Welton Investment Partners LLC;
  • Maureen C. Downs, Phillip Capital, Inc.;
  • Ronald H. Filler, New York Law School;
  • David S. Goone, Intercontinental Exchange, Inc.;
  • Douglas E. Harris, Promontory Financial Group LLC;
  • Ernest L. Jaffarian, Efficient Capital Management LLC;
  • Thomas R. Kadlec, ADM Investor Services, Inc.;
  • William F. McCoy, Morgan Stanley;
  • Michael H. Moskow, The Chicago Council on Global Affairs;
  • Ronald S. Oppenheimer, Vitol, Inc.;
  • Todd E. Petzel, Offit Capital Advisors LLC;
  • John F. Sandner, CME Group, Inc.; and
  • Don Thompson, JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Mr. Dawley, NFA Permanent Special Advisor Leo Melamed, and NFA's President also serve on the Executive Committee.

During its meeting on January 17, 2019, NFA's Executive Committee, pursuant to Article VII, Section (3)(c) and Article X, Section 3 of NFA's Articles of Incorporation, elected the following nominees to the Board and Nominating Committee:

Board of Directors

FCM Category:

Maria Chiodi
Managing Director and Counsel
Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC

Thomas R. Kadlec
President
ADM Investor Services, Inc.

IB Category:

Michael T. Burke
CEO
HighGround Trading LLC

CPO/CTA Category:

Martin Lueck
Research Director
Aspect Capital Limited

Ernest L. Jaffarian
CEO/CIO
Efficient Capital Management LLC

SD/MSP/RFED Category:

Charlotte B. McLaughlin
President and CEO
PNC Capital Markets LLC

Seth P. Bender
Senior Vice President and Associate General Counsel
HSBC Bank USA

2019 NFA Nominating Committee

FCM Category:

Robert F. Klein
Managing Director and General Counsel
Citigroup Global Markets, Inc.

IB Category:

Kathleen M. Tervin
Chief Financial Officer and Compliance Officer
Zaner Financial Services LLC

CPO/CTA Category:

Evan J. Gordon
Managing Director and Deputy Chief Compliance Officer
AQR Capital Management LLC

SD/MSP/RFED Category:

Emilio Jiménez
Managing Director and Associate General Counsel
J.P. Morgan

The terms of NFA's Board of Directors and Nominating Committee members began on February 21, 2019. Board members representing contract markets serve one-year terms. All other Board members serve two-year terms. Nominating Committee members serve three-year terms.

A complete list of NFA's Board of Directors, Executive Committee and Nominating Committee can be found on NFA's website.

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