DAVID E. EDWARDS is the Director, Benefits, of Eastman Kodak Company. Mr. Edwards was formerly manager of Employee Benefits for Eastman Chemicals Division. A native of the State of Washington, Mr. Edwards graduated from East Tennessee State University where he earned a bachelor's degree in business administration. Mr. Edwards serves on the Board of Directors of the ERISA Industry Committee, the Hospital Reimbursement Task Force and the Health Committee of New York State Business Council, the Industrial Management Council Health Care Vision Strategy Committee, and the Technical Advisory Committee of the State of New York Insurance Department.
ALLEN FEEZOR has served as Chief Deputy Commissioner of the North Carolina Department of Insurance since 1985. From 1985 to 1987 he also served as executive administrator for the Teachers' and State Employees' Comprehensive Major Medical Plan, a 430,000 member health benefit plan. Mr. Feezor's health care benefits background includes positions with Blue Cross and Blue Shield including the position of senior Washington representative with the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. He is a faculty member of the National Academy for State Health Policy; president and board member of the Utilization Review Accreditation Commission; chairman of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners Small Group Market Reform Task Force; and co-founder, past president, and board member of the Washington Area State Relations Group. Mr. Feezor lectures on politics and health policy at Duke University, University of North Carolina School of Public Health, and the Medical College of Virginia. He has testified before congressional panels, numerous national groups and in many state capitols on a variety of health payment issues. He received his bachelor's and master's degrees from Duke University.
W.H. KROME GEORGE was the Chairman of the Executive Committee of Aluminum Company of America (ALCOA) from 1977 to 1986. He had held various positions with ALCOA beginning in 1942, including chairman of the board and chief executive officer from 1975 to 1983, vice-president for finance from 1965 to 1967, and vice-president for economic analysis and planning from 1964 to 1965. Mr. George holds directorships with the International Primary Aluminum Institute of Norfolk Southern Corporation, with TRW, Inc., and with Todd Shipyards Corporation. He was formerly Metro Chair of the National Alliance of Businessmen and is a member of the World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh, a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, a member of the Management Executive Society, and a member of the Allegheny Health Education and Research Corporation. Mr. George was educated at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.