Adjunct Professor, College of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University
Dr. Briggs is the Chair of the Board of Directors for the Global Alliance for Rabies Control, and former (and founding) Executive Director of GARC. Dr Briggs has contributed to the World Health Organization expert consultations on rabies and rabies vaccines. Her interests focus on veterinary and human diagnostics, laboratory quality assurance, educational awareness, and emerging infectious diseases.
Mr. Daniel S Hoffman
Accountant, Pottberg, Gassman & Hoffman Chartered
Dan Hoffman is a Certified Public Accountant and an owner of the firm Pottberg, Gassman & Hoffman Chartered. He specializes in corporate, individual and trust taxes, also providing services related to accounting software and business management. He is a graduate of Kansas State University and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Kansas Society of Certified Public Accountants, as well as being involved in the community and volunteer activities in Manhattan.
Mr. Andrew Huszar
Senior Fellow, Rutgers University Business School
Mr Andrew Huszar is a senior fellow at Rutgers University Business School. Until June 2012, he was a Managing Director and U.S. Head of OTC Derivatives Client Clearing for Morgan Stanley. Previously, Andrew managed the $1.25 Trillion Agency MBS Purchase Program for the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, and was a senior vice president at RBS Greenwich Capital and co-head of the Transaction Advisory Group.
Prof. Louis Nel
Executive Director, Global Alliance for Rabies Control
Professor Nel has established a world-renowned research program at the University of Pretoria, focused on a better understanding of the rabies virus and other lyssaviruses, towards improved treatment and control of rabies. He has published more than 150 papers in scientific journals and books. Professor Nel is a permanent member of the World Health Organization (WHO) expert advisory panel on rabies and served as Chair for a recent WHO Expert Consultation on Rabies. He was also on the steering committee of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation/ WHO rabies control programs (2009-date), and rabies committees of the OIE (World Organisation for Animal Health).