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“The Annapolis Center is a national, non-profit, educational organization that supports and promotes responsible energy, environmental, health, and safety decision-making.” (; accessed 4/22/05)

Stanley T. Crooke, M.D., Ph.D., founder, chairman and chief executive officer of Isis Pharmaceuticals, was elected to the board of directors. (U.S. Newswire, 4/1/05) The Annapolis Center is funded primarily by the National Association of Manufacturers. The Center's founder and COO, Richard Seibert, was a former National Association of Manufacturers vice president. (; accessed 4/21/05)

Other board of directors’ members with industry ties include:

  • George K. Anderson, M.D., M.P.H. Partner, New World Healthcare Solutions, a medical consulting and executive search firm.
  • Richard E. Hug Director and Chairman Emeritus, Koppers Company, Inc.
  • John Parker, M.D. Vice President for Corporate Development, Science Applications International Corporation
  • Charles Harmon Pierce, M.Sc., M.D., Ph.D. Vice President of Medical Affairs, North America for Harrison Clinical Research
  • Ford Rowan Co-founder of Rowan & Blewitt Inc. Principal author, “Crisis Prevention, Management and Communication,” published by the National Association of Manufacturers, 1991
  • Jack W. Snyder, M.D., J.D., Ph.D. Lecturer, advisor, and consultant to corporate, academic, legal, and governmental organizations
  • George T. Wolff, Ph.D. Principal Scientist, General Motors’ Public Policy Center.
  • (; accessed 4/22/05)

    ExxonMobil donations:

    2002: $70,000 for general support Source: ExxonMobil 2002 Annual Report (; accessed 4/21/05)


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