Gannon and Grannan Elected to CAS Top Posts
ARLINGTON, Va.—Alice H. Gannon will officially succeed Steven G. Lehmann as CAS president at the close of the 1999 CAS Annual Meeting in San Francisco, California, this month. CAS Fellows voted to elect Patrick J. Grannan CAS president-elect in October.
Grannan is a principal with Milliman & Robertson, Inc. in Radnor, Pennsylvania and has been a CAS Fellow since 1978. CAS vice president-programs and communications from 1995-1998, Grannan also served on the CAS Board of Directors from 1993-1995 and chaired the Long Range Planning Committee during 1994-1995. Grannan has served as chair and vice chair for the Joint Committee for the CLRS and chaired the Financial Analysis Committee. Other committee memberships include the Examination, Dynamic Financial Analysis Advisory, and Financial Analysis Committees.
Four new directors were also elected to the CAS Board of Directors: Amy S. Bouska, Stephen P. D'Arcy, Frederick O. Kist, and Susan E. Witcraft. The new directors will serve three-year terms. They succeed Sholom Feldblum, Russell S. Fisher, David N. Hafling, and Richard J. Roth Jr. As the most recent past president, Lehmann will serve as chairperson for the CAS Board of Directors during 2000.
The number of Fellows voting this year was 881, or 45.7 percent of the total number of Fellows. Ballots cast last year totaled 843 or 47 percent of the total number of Fellows eligible to vote. Members of the CAS Nominating Committee for the 1999 CAS elections were chairperson Albert J. Beer, Robert A. Anker, Irene K. Bass, Allan M. Kaufman, and Mavis A. Walters.