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Society For Biomaterials. 2007 Annual Business Meeting. April 20, 2007 ● Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers. Agenda. Welcome & President's Report C. Mauli Agrawal Election of 2007-08 AC&N Committee Vote Required Election of 2007-08 Membership Committee Vote Required

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society for biomaterials

Society For Biomaterials

2007 Annual Business Meeting

April 20, 2007 ● Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers


Welcome & President's Report C. Mauli Agrawal

Election of 2007-08 AC&N Committee Vote Required

Election of 2007-08 Membership Committee Vote Required

Election of 2007-08 Member-at-Large Stuart Goodman

Bylaws Amendment Tim Topoleski

Member-at-Large Report David Kohn

Financial Report Lynne Jones

Incoming President's Comments Martine LaBerge

New Business C. Mauli Agrawal


president s report
President’s Report

C. Mauli Agrawal, PhD, PE

The University of Texas at San Antonio

awards ceremonies and nominations committee
Awards, Ceremonies and Nominations Committee

Incoming Chair: Jim Burns, PhD, Genzyme Corporation

Four Committee members to be elected from at least six nominations needed from the floor.

membership committee
Membership Committee

Incoming Chair: Nicholas Ziats, PhD

Case Western Reserve University

Four Committee members to be elected from at least six nominations needed from the floor.

2007 election results
2007 Election Results

2007-2008 President-Elect

Jeffrey Hubbell, PhD

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

2007-2009 Secretary / Treasurer - Elect

Antonios Mikos, PhD

Rice University

election of 2007 2008 member at large
Election of 2007-2008Member-at-Large

Stuart Goodman, MD, PhD

Stanford University Medical Center

Chair, Awards, Ceremonies & Nominations Committee


  • Julia Babensee, PhDGeorgia Institute of Technology
  • Tim Topoleski, PhDUniversity of Maryland, Baltimore County
bylaws amendment
Bylaws Amendment

Tim Topoleski, PhDUniversity of Maryland, Baltimore County

Chair, Bylaws Committee


Section 5. QuorumThe presence of not less than ten percent of the total active membershipfifty (50) active members of the Society shall be necessary to constitute a quorum for the transaction of business. If a quorum is not present at any meeting of members, a majority of the members present may adjourn the meeting from time to time without further notice.

bylaws amendment1
Bylaws Amendment


member at large report
Member-at-Large Report

David Kohn, PhD

University of Michigan

Department of Biology & Material Science

financial report
Financial Report

Lynne Jones, PhD

Johns Hopkins University

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

fy 2006 statement of activities income p l statement
FY 2006 Statement of Activities(Income /P&L Statement)


General $85,644

Annual Meeting $496,324

Investment Income $27,697

Publications $423,265

Other revenue $22,678

Assets released from restriction* $2,500

Total Income $1,058,108

Non Operating Revenue

Textbook Royalty $23,203

C.W. Hall Scholarship Fund $1,055

Textbook royalty released* ($2,500)

Total Non-Operating Revenue $21,758


General $306,773

Annual Meeting $370,474

Publications $205,687

Total Expenses $882,934


Net Assets Beginning of Year $779,046

Net Assets End of year $975,978

* $2,500 Released from Temporarily Restricted Net assets from Textbook Royalty in support of the Student Travel Achievement Recognition Program (STARs)

2007 budget1
2007 Budget
  • Please note that specific new programs have been introduced into the 2007 budget.
    • CME credit for one of the workshops (Spine).
    • Re-introduction of the Bash.
    • Re-introduction of the SIG mixer.
    • $15,000 for significant redesign of the SFB Website.
    • Support for meetings with the Exhibitors and Sponsors.
    • Marketing Plan (coordinated with the Membership Committee and Branding Task Force).
  • We have also continued to support the efforts of the Membership Committee, the Education & Professional Development Committee (video library), and the SIGs.
  • In addition, an investment management company has been engaged to ensure the stability and safety of the Society’s financial reserves.
incoming president
Incoming President

Martine LaBerge, PhD

Clemson University

Department of Bioengineering

new business
New Business

C. Mauli Agrawal, PhD, PE

SFB President

2008 World Biomaterials Congress May 28 - June 1

2008 SFB SIG Meeting on Translational Research September 10-14

2009 SFB Annual Meeting – San Antonio, Texas! April 22-25


Thank you!