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FGCU Institute for Responsible Corporate Governance Announces Season Schedule for Corporate Directors Series

FORT MYERS, FL - Institute for Responsible Corporate Governance at Florida Gulf Coast University announces its 2009-2010 Directors Series season schedule and invites current and former corporate directors, senior executives and governance professionals to attend.

Speakers include:
November 19, 2009 Kayla Gillian - Senior advisor to the Chairman of the Security & Exchange Commission

January 14, 2010 David Hirschmann - Senior vice president of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and executive vice president for National Chamber Foundation

February 23, 2010 Jim Johnson - Vice chairman of Perseus and former vice chair and CEO of Fannie Mae, director of United Health Corp, Target Corporation

March 4, 2010 E. Norman Veasy - Retired Chief Justice of Delaware

April 8, 2010 Timothy R. Baer - Executive vice president, corporate secretary and general counsel of Target Corporation
Philip Garon Faegre & Benson Law Firm
James Melican - Chairman Proxy Governance Corporation

Programs will be held from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Sugden Welcome Center on the FGCU campus. Registration begins at 2:30 p.m. with a reception to follow from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Participants may obtain education credits from the National Association of Corporate Directors.

Seating is limited. Register on-line at or contact Kay Wingert at (239) 590-7381 or email

Cost is $25 in advance and $35 at the door.

For general information about the Institute for Responsible Corporate Governance (IRCG) contact executive director Darlene Andert at (239) 590-7322 or

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