CASRO Leadership
The CASRO Board, representing the diversity of research specializations, company sizes and geographic locations, meets quarterly to set agenda, review association initiatives, review and vote on membership applications, provide fiduciary oversight and approve association budget. Elected by the membership, directors also serve on various committees, including Membership, Standards, Government Affairs, etc. For specific details on the terms and responsibilities of the Board, please see the CASRO Bylaws.

2016 Board of Directors
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OFFICERS:

Chair:
DAVID A. ROTHSTEIN
CEO
RTi Research


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Secretary:

GEORGE TERHANIAN
Group President, Chief Research & Analytics Officer
The NPD Group


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President:
DIANE BOWERS
President
CASRO


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Treasurer:
JEFFREY MILLER
President & CEO
Burke, Inc.


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DIRECTORS:

SIMON CHADWICK
Managing Partner
Cambiar L.L.C.



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JUDE OLINGER
CEO
The Olinger Group, Inc.



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DAN COATES
President
YPulse, Inc.



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CRAIG OVERPECK
COO
M3 Global Research


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LYNNETTE COOKE
Global CEO
Kantar Health



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KEITH PRICE
Co-CEO
Critical Mix



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PIERRE Le MANH
CEO,North America Ipsos &
Global CEO,
Ipsos Marketing

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MERRILL SHUGOLL
President
Shugoll Research

 

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TYLER McMULLEN
President
MarketVision Research




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MAGGIE TAYLOR
CEO
Added Value, North America



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FINBARR J. O'NEILL
President
J.D. Power



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2016 Committees

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ANNUAL CONFERENCE

Committee Chairs:
TBA

Staff Liaisons: Diane Bowers, Art Flanagan, Nicole Symelidis

Mission Statement: To plan, organize and conduct the Annual Conference as mandated by the CASRO Bylaws, so as to offer the membership the opportunity to discuss the business of the association, to learn from their peers and from invited speakers, and to meet each other in a relaxed and non-competitive environment.

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EDUCATION

Committee:
Frank Kelly, Lightspeed GMI
George Terhanian
, The NPD Group

Committee Members: Jamie Baker-Prewitt, Burke, Inc. & John Bremer, The NPD Group (2016 Digital Research Conference Co-Chairs); TBA (2016 Technology & Innovation Event Chairs).

Staff Liaisons: Diane Bowers, Art Flanagan and Nicole Symelidis

Mission Statement: To develop event and webinar programs and enlist and oversee conference committees for all CASRO educational programs. Program topics may be of educational, business, or technological interest.

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FINANCIAL SURVEYS

Committee Chairs:
Peter Booth, InfoSurv
Scott Hierbaum
, C+R Research

Committee Members: Anne Bailey Berman, Chadwick Martin Bailey; Tyler McMullen, MarketVision Research; David Rothstein, RTi Research; Chuck Haffey, Morpace

Staff Liaison: Nicole Symelidis, Diane Bowers, Art Flanagan

Consultant: Ian Santo-Domingo, Veris Consulting

Mission Statement: To coordinate the annual financial and compensation surveys of CASRO member companies with the outside independent firm who collects and reports the data. To review and update the survey questionnaires and reports in response to changing membership needs. To utilize emerging technology to reduce costs and improve survey usability and increase member participation wherever possible. To analyze the data from the survey and to report the results in written/electronic form to CASRO members who participate in the survey and to present a summary of results to the membership.

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GLOBAL DEVELOPMENT

Committee Chair:

Committee Members:
Pierre LeManh, Ipsos; Jeff Resnick, Stakeholder Advisory Services L.L.C.; Kevin Menk, Strategic Resource Partners

Staff Liaison: Diane Bowers

Mission Statement: To develop an understanding of and communications with the various international associations or groups that represent marketing and public opinion research, particularly AMAI, ESOMAR, MRIA and MRS. To explore opportunities for cooperative efforts and to promote awareness of CASRO and CASRO member firms globally.

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GOVERNMENT AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS

Committee Co-Chairs:
Finnbar O’Neill
, J.D. Power
Duane Berlin, Lev & Berlin, P.C. (CASRO General Counsel)

Committee Members: Justin Bennett, Toluna; Anne Bailey Berman, Chadwick Martin Bailey; James Dayton, ICF International; Laura Folkes, Adelphi Group; Bob Graff, MarketVision Research; Dirk Hobgood, Research Now; Bill McInturff, Public Opinion Strategies ;Larry Ponemon, Ponemon Institute; Bob Torongo, GfK

Staff Liaison: Abby Devine

Consultants: Duane Berlin, Lev & Berlin, P.C. (CASRO General Counsel)

Mission Statement: To ensure that there is adequate and appropriate monitoring, lobbying and oversight on federal and state legislation and issues that could affect marketing and public opinion research. Separately, to make recommendations to the Board of Directors regarding any government activities that could affect the conduct of survey research business from an economic standpoint. To encourage the development and enhancement of the CASRO Privacy Protection Program in order to meet the compliance and implementation needs of all CASRO member segments.

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MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS

Committee Co-Chairs:
Keith Price,
Critical Mix
Lisa Viselli, Market Strategies International

Staff Liaison: Art Flanagan

Mission Statement: To advance and promote the goals and initiatives of CASRO as defined by the Board via the communication vehicles deemed most appropriate and effective. Key areas of communication to new and prospective members include: member benefits, events, industry expertise, GPA efforts, standards and guidelines, CASRO benchmarking surveys, and ISO certification services.

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MEMBERSHIP SERVICES

Committee Co-Chairs:
Merrill Shugoll, Shugoll Research
Brad Marsh, Consensus Point

Committee Members: Jude Olinger, The Olinger Group

Staff Liaisons: Jennifer Ward and Nicole Symelidis

Mission Statement: As mandated by CASRO's Bylaws, to actively recruit new members to CASRO, to review and approve applications, and to make recommendations to the Board of Directors concerning new member applications. To encourage member participation in CASRO committees and activities. To determine if membership needs are being met and to recommend measures or services that will better meet the changing needs of members.

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NOMINATING

Committee Chair:
Jude Olinger, The Olinger Group

Staff Liaison: Diane Bowers

Mission Statement: To establish nominees for the Board of Directors; committee's report and list of nominees for the Board of Directors shall be sent to all CASRO members at least sixty days prior to the Annual Conference. Additional nominations for the Board of Directors may be made by petition. Each petition must be signed by at least five (5) CASRO members in good standing and must be submitted to the CASRO office thirty (30) days prior to the Annual Conference.

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PAST CHAIRS COUNCIL

Committee Co-Chairs:
Jude Olinger, The Olinger Group
Simon Chadwick, Cambiar L.L.C.

Staff Liaisons: Diane Bowers and Nicole Symelidis

Mission Statement: To provide direction and guidance on the long-term objectives of the association; to review the long-range plan for CASRO on an annual basis; and to make recommendations to the Board of Directors about CASRO's relationship with its various constituents and about its role in the industry.

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RESEARCH CAREER DEVELOPMENT

Committee Co-Chairs:

Committee Members: George Wilkerson (Market Strategies Inc.); Michael Brereton (MSU)

Mission Statement: Formed in an effort to help attract sharp, young minds to the research industry, the Committee strives to increase awareness and interest in research career paths among students, faculty, and academic leaders across the US through outreach, career days, exhibits, and a Job Board.

 

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STANDARDS

Committee Members: Lynnette Cooke (Kantar Health); Dave Rothstein (RTi Research); Diane Bowers

Mission Statement:As mandated by the Bylaws, to make recommendations to the Board of Directors regarding any member against whom a complaint is made for failing to comply with the requirements of these Bylaws, including the CASRO Code of Standards and Ethics. If so directed by the Board of Directors, the committee will also recommend any possible amendment to the CASRO Code of Standards.

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GUIDELINES, BEST PRACTICES CREDENTIALS

Committee Co-Chairs: Dave Moore (Eli Lilly);

Committee Members:

Mission Statement:To develop, review, and revise guidelines that address different aspects and kinds of research, as well as best practices, quality processes, and the uses of technology in research.

 

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