Special Committee Authorship

The Conference Board Committee on Corporate Political Spending

The Conference Board convened the Committee on Corporate Political Spending in April 2011 to educate and engage the corporate community on the complex issue of corporate political spending. The committee is co-chaired by Charles Grezlak, vice president, State Government Affairs & Policy, Merck & Co., and Dan Bross, senior director, Corporate Citizenship, Microsoft Corporation.

This report reflects a compilation, but not a consensus, of the committee members’ views and does not necessarily reflect the views of the companies with which members are affiliated. For more information on The Conference Board Committee on Corporate Political Spending and to access additional resources, please visit www.conferenceboard.org/politicalspending

Committee Members:

Wesley Bizzell
Assistant General Counsel
Altria Client Services

Dan Bross (co-chair)
Senior Director, Corporate Citizenship
Microsoft Corporation

Margaret Foran
Chief Governance Officer and Corporate Secretary
Prudential Financial Inc.

Charles Grezlak (co-chair)
Vice President, State Government Affairs & Policy
Merck & Co., Inc.

Kelly Johnston
Vice President, Government Affairs
Campbell Soup Company

Matthew Lepore
Corporate Secretary and Chief Governance Counsel
Pfizer Inc.

Mark Preisinger
Director of Corporate Governance
The Coca-Cola Company

Bruce Wilson
Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel
Exelon Corporation

E.J. Wunsch
Associate General Counsel
The Procter & Gamble Company

Lori Zyskowski
Executive Corporate, Securities & Finance Counsel
General Electric Company

Publications by Special Committee Authorship

Research Report