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Joseph Hezir is a Managing Partner of the EOP Group, Inc. and was a co-founder of the Group. He was associated with Office of Management and Budget for 18 years, ending there as Deputy Associate Director for Energy and Science. He specializes in regulatory strategy development and problem solving, and identifying newly created government business opportunities formed from mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures and new markets.

Josh Steven Meyer is the managing principal of GPR Planners Collaborative, Inc. and a Registered Architect in the State of New York. Mr. Meyer has participated in the programming and planning of sixty major research projects and over forty animal facilities for academic, institutional and corporate clients. His assignments include existing facilities analysis, facilities master planning, and macro- and micro-level development of laboratory, pilot plant, animal and toxicology facilities.

Robert B. Price is Executive Vice President for Administration and Business Affairs of the University of Texas Health Center. He has an extensive background in higher education, having held various positions at Texas Tech University, The University of Texas at Arlington, and the Health Science Center at San Antonio. He also was a member of the Board of Directors of the Council on Government Relations 1979-1986 and is currently Chairman of the Board.

James R. Swearengen is Director of the Veterinary Medicine Division of the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases. He has extensive experience in directing multi-species animal care and use programs, supporting medical and surgical research and interfacing with scientific investigators. He has been involved in designing and providing oversight for the construction of animal care and research facilities.

Gary Talesnik is a Management Consultant for KPMG Peat Marwick. He was Director of the Office of Grants Management at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and worked extensively with the Office of Management and Budget on the development of cost principles for universities, State and local governments, and nonprofit organizations. He has consulted with numerous institutions on cost accounting and other areas related to the financial management of grant and contract programs.

John Vandenbergh is a Professor, Department of Zoology, North Carolina State University. His research areas are environmental control of reproduction, the endocrine basis of behavior, and rodent and primate behavior. He was a member of the committee to revise the Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals and has been on review panels for NSF and NIH. He is a member of American Society of Zoologists, American Behavior Society (President 1982-83), and Society for the Study of Reproduction.



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