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New Thought Leaders Join Kinsey Board

The Kinsey Institute is pleased to welcome four new members to the Board of Trustees of the institute. 

Susan Benton
President & CEO, Urban Libraries Council

Susan Benton is President and CEO of the Urban Libraries Council (ULC), a membership organization of leading public libraries in North America. She comes to ULC from her position as Research, Development and Strategic Partners Executive at the International City/County Management Association (ICMA), the professional association of over 9,000 city and county managers around the world.

Ms. Benton's professional career is dedicated to assisting public sector executives align resources to meet the opportunities and needs of the knowledge era and bring their organizations into the 21st century. She has also consulted with a wide variety of public and private corporations, helping them create and implement strategic new programs and processes. Ms. Benton holds a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Masters in Business Administration.

Eileen A. Kamerick
Managing Director & CFO, Houlihan Lokey

Ms. Kamerick has been with Houlihan Lokey, an international investment bank, since May 2010. From August 2008 to May 2010, she served as Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Legal Officer of Tecta America Corporation, the largest commercial roofing company in the United States, with particular expertise in solar installations and greenroofs.

Ms. Kamerick serves on the board of multiple public and private companies, and she is a frequent law school lecturer on corporate governance. She has formal training in law, finance and accounting.

Deb Levine
Founder & Executive Director, ISIS, Inc.

Deb Levine is the Executive Director of Internet Sexuality Information Services - ISIS, Inc. - dedicated to developing Internet technologies to enhance the sexual well-being of individuals and communities. She has been working professionally on the Internet for more than 12 years. She was a sex educator at Columbia University where she designed an award-winning online sexual health question-and-answer service, Go Ask Alice!; she wrote an online sex advice column, Ask Delilah, for AOL and Time-Warner; and she authored the Sexuality blog on Yahoo! Health in 2005-6.

Ms. Levine currently teaches a course at San Francisco State University -- "Sexuality and the Internet," and is the author of "The Joy of Cybersex: A Guide for Creative Lovers" (Ballantine 1998), as well as numerous academic papers. She is often asked to speak at national and international conferences about the role the Internet plays in sexual health promotion and disease prevention.

Michael Rudder
Chairman & CEO, Thermaltech Development, Inc. (TDI)

Mr. Rudder’s education includes studies in science (genetics), business marketing and applied economics. He is Chairman of DSN Group, Inc., a newly formed, sports nutrition franchise; Chairman / CEO of Circle King Networks, Inc., a 25-year media firm serving non-traditional sports; and Chairman / CEO of Hot Choice Systems, Inc., a former subsidiary of Kaiser Aerospace & Electronics.

He also serves as Board Chair for the Not-for Profit, Survivorship A-to-Z, dedicated to optimizing life after life altering diagnoses. He joined the Survivorship A-to-Z board in 1991.  

Mr. Rudder has served as Chairman / CEO of Thermaltech Development, Inc (TDI), which focuses on both emerging and mature companies at an impasse that require comprehensive strategic and tactical direction at the governance level.

Read about the remarkable Trustees who give their time and expertise to advancing The Kinsey Institute.


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