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USA Bobsled and Skeleton parting with CEO Darrin Steele

Aug. 13, 2019 10:51 PM EDT

USA Bobsled and Skeleton has decided to terminate the contract of CEO Darrin Steele, who oversaw teams that won nine Olympic medals and 12 world championship medals. Steele will remain in place for about another month. The federation's board of directors did not cite a specific reason for the change. Athletes...

Arizona pension fund fires leader after harassment probe

Jul. 17, 2019 6:44 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The board overseeing a $10 billion pension fund for retired Arizona police and firefighters fired its top executive Wednesday after state human resources officials said he admitted to sexual harassment and other issues. The Public Safety Personnel Retirement System board voted 8-0 to fire...

Former Idaho governor seeks investigation of mining company

Jul. 15, 2019 4:28 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Former Idaho Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter has asked the Trump administration to investigate possible Chinese involvement in a mining company that could compete in Idaho with a Canadian-based company that tapped Otter to serve on its board of directors. The Idaho Statesman reports in a story...

SC public utility gets new CEO at double the previous salary

Jul. 9, 2019 1:34 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — As lawmakers debate if South Carolina's publicly owned utility should continue to exist, the board that runs the company voted Tuesday to hire a new leader and pay him double the salary of its last permanent director. Mark Bonsall started as Santee Cooper's CEO immediately after the...

Maryland Senate president appoints Baker to UMMS board

Jul. 8, 2019 5:38 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Former Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker has been appointed to the board of directors for the University of Maryland Medical System. Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller announced the selection in a letter Monday to James DiPaula, the board's chairman. New appointments...

Breeders' Cup to add to safety measures at Santa Anita

Jul. 8, 2019 4:43 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Breeders' Cup will increase the number of veterinarians on site during its world championships this fall at Santa Anita, where 30 horses died during the racing meet that recently concluded. That's according to Craig Fravel, president and chief executive of the Breeders' Cup, who said...

Bethany College's president to take job with Kentucky school

Jul. 1, 2019 1:34 PM EDT

LINDSBORG, Kan. (AP) — The president of Bethany College in Kansas has resigned to take a job leading Georgetown College in Kentucky. The Salina Journal reports that William Jones will be introduced Wednesday as the new president of the small liberal arts Baptist college in Kentucky. Jones arrived at...

Massachusetts health care system names new chief executive

Jun. 26, 2019 11:56 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The largest health care network in Massachusetts has appointed a new chief executive. The Partners HealthCare board of directors on Tuesday named Dr. Anne Klibanski president and chief executive officer. The board says she is the first woman to lead the organization. Klibanski had been...

New York comptroller urges changes at Facebook

Jun. 26, 2019 4:11 AM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli has written to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg demanding big changes in corporate governance. DiNapoli, writing in his capacity as trustee of the state retirement fund, said he will vote against the nominees for Facebook's board of directors at...