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Steering Committee

The Steering Committee sets policy for the Group on Institutional Planning and manages GIP affairs. GIP members may use the membership directory to contact the Steering Committee.

Specific responsibilities of the Steering Committee include:

  • Setting the agenda for the upcoming year
  • Selecting the topic for the biennial Symposium
  • Participating on Subcommittees
  • Reaching out to new members to welcome them to the GIP
  • Managing the GIP Distinguished Service award process
  • Being mindful of diversity of its membership and programs
  • Contributing to the GIP newsletter – articles of interest
  • Engaging with the Organization of Student Representative and Council of Deans liaisons

Katy Stevenson, MPP
Program Administrator, Strategy, Planning and Development
Office of the CEO and Dean
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

Immediate Past Chair
William Orosz, MPA
Administrative Director of Space Planning
The Ohio State University College of Medicine

Chair Elect
Denise Johnson
Director of Planning and Operations
Saint Louis University School of Medicine

Deans Liaison
Toni Ganzel, MD, MBA, FACS
University of Louisville School of Medicine

Member-at-Large (2019-2021)
Hannah Lawrence, MA
Assistant Dean, Faculty Advancement & Diversity
The University of Chicago

Member-at-Large (2018–2020)
Rob Cook, MBA
Executive Director, Facilities and Operations
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Member-at-Large (2018–2020)
Janice Renfro, MBA
Director of Data Governance
Washington University School of Medicine

Member-at-Large (2018–2020)
Brian Smith, JD, MBA
Associate Vice Chancellor, Research Infrastructure & Operations
University of California, San Francisco

Member-at-Large (2018–2020)
Niki Smith, MMHC
Director, Space Management
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Member-at-Large (2019–2021)
David Hefner, Ed.D.
Vice President, Strategy and Institutional Effectiveness
Morehouse School of Medicine

Organization of Student Representatives (OSR) Liaison
Mark Mullen, MD Candidate, Class of 2020
Saint Louis University School of Medicine

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