Board Committees

Audit Committee

Robert M. Zak

Chair

Robert M. Zak became a Director of Rand in 2005. Since 1995, Mr. Zak has been President and Chief Executive Officer of Merchants Mutual Insurance Company, which operates under the trade name Merchants Insurance Group. He joined Merchants in 1985. Prior thereto, Mr. Zak’s career was in public accounting.

Erland E. Kailbourne

Member

Erland E. Kailbourne became a Director of Rand in 1999. Mr. Kailbourne was named Chairman of the Board of Albany International, Inc. (NYSE: AIN) in January 2020.  He has been a Director of Albany International, since 1999 and also served as its Chairman of the Board from May 2008 until February 2019. From January 2006 until May 2010, he served as Chairman of Financial Institutions, Inc. (Nasdaq: FISI) and its subsidiary, Five Star Bank. In 1998, he retired as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (New York Region) of Fleet National Bank, a banking subsidiary of Fleet Financial Group, Inc., a position he held since 1993.

Benjamin E. Godley

Member

Ben Godley founded CDP and became its CEO in 2018. CDP is a public benefit corporation focused on improving the operational efficiency and revenue generation capacity of the public media system. This company provides outsourced marketing, data analytics, fundraising and technology services to more than 230 NPR and PBS stations nationwide. Prior to that, Mr. Godley was the Chief Operating Officer of WGBH, a public media organization and Boston’s local NPR station, and President of WGBH Business Services, where he was responsible for business strategy, financial, and day-to-day operational management of the $240 million, 950 employee educational non-profit. Prior to joining WGBH, he was Senior Advisor/Deputy National Finance Director on Mitt Romney’s 2008 presidential campaign, and a member of the Governor’s senior staff as Director of Governmental Affairs for the Commonwealth. Earlier in his career, Mr. Godley co-founded and was President and CEO of CGN Marketing & Creative Services and also held marketing and management roles at Hill & Knowlton and IBM.

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Governance & Nominating Committee

Benjamin E. Godley

Chair

Ben Godley founded CDP and became its CEO in 2018. CDP is a public benefit corporation focused on improving the operational efficiency and revenue generation capacity of the public media system. This company provides outsourced marketing, data analytics, fundraising and technology services to more than 230 NPR and PBS stations nationwide. Prior to that, Mr. Godley was the Chief Operating Officer of WGBH, a public media organization and Boston’s local NPR station, and President of WGBH Business Services, where he was responsible for business strategy, financial, and day-to-day operational management of the $240 million, 950 employee educational non-profit. Prior to joining WGBH, he was Senior Advisor/Deputy National Finance Director on Mitt Romney’s 2008 presidential campaign, and a member of the Governor’s senior staff as Director of Governmental Affairs for the Commonwealth. Earlier in his career, Mr. Godley co-founded and was President and CEO of CGN Marketing & Creative Services and also held marketing and management roles at Hill & Knowlton and IBM.

Erland E. Kailbourne

Member

Erland E. Kailbourne became a Director of Rand in 1999. Mr. Kailbourne was named Chairman of the Board of Albany International, Inc. (NYSE: AIN) in January 2020.  He has been a Director of Albany International, since 1999 and also served as its Chairman of the Board from May 2008 until February 2019. From January 2006 until May 2010, he served as Chairman of Financial Institutions, Inc. (Nasdaq: FISI) and its subsidiary, Five Star Bank. In 1998, he retired as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (New York Region) of Fleet National Bank, a banking subsidiary of Fleet Financial Group, Inc., a position he held since 1993.

Robert M. Zak

Member

Robert M. Zak became a Director of Rand in 2005. Since 1995, Mr. Zak has been President and Chief Executive Officer of Merchants Mutual Insurance Company, which operates under the trade name Merchants Insurance Group. He joined Merchants in 1985. Prior thereto, Mr. Zak’s career was in public accounting.

Governance & Nominating Committee Charter

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