About the Foundation

2014 Board of Directors

Name Affiliation   Title
G. Michael Morris Apollo Optical Systems Chair
Alexander Sawchuk University of Southern California Vice Chair
George Bayz Synopsys Treasurer
Philip H. Bucksbaum Stanford University OSA President
Alan Willner University of Southern California OSA Vice President
Elizabeth Rogan OSA OSA Chief Executive Officer
John Bruning Retired Director
Stephen Fantone Optikos Corp. Director
Janet Fender US Air Force Director
Peter Moulton Q-Peak, Inc. Director
Yasaman Soudagar University of Toronto Director
James Wyant University of Arizona Director

Board of Directors Alumni

Name Affiliation   Title  Term
Charles Munnerlyn Retired Director 1/1/09 – 12/31/11
Yehiam Prior Weizmann Institute of Science Director 1/1/09 – 12/31/11
Gary Bjorklund Bjorklund Enterprises Chair 1/1/02 – 12/31/09
David Hardwick   Director 1/1/04 – 12/31/09
Anthony Siegman* Stanford University Director 1/1/03 – 12/31/08
Sir Peter Knight Kavli Royal Society International Circle Director 1/1/10 - 12/31/12
Pierre Chavel Institute d'Optique Lab Fabry Director 1/1/10 - 12/31/12
Joseph Goodman Stanford University Director 1/1/07 - 12/31/12
Paul Crosby Coherent Inc. Director 1/1/08 - 12/31/13

Founding Donors

Donald R. and Carol Scifres
Joseph W. and Hon Mai Goodman
The Sawchuk Family Foundation
Gary C. and Carolyn M. Bjorklund
The Welch Family Fund
* Deceased