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Board of Directors

DRI International Board of Directors consists of business leaders and authorities in Business Continuity Management.

The Board is the governing body of the Institute. DRI International's Board is responsible for the business direction, policy making, public awareness and fiscal management of the organization. Committees of the Board focus on specific issues such as bylaws, strategic partnerships, legislative issues, etc.

  • Promote a base of common knowledge for the business continuity planning/disaster recovery industry through education, assistance, and publication of the standard resource base
  • Certify qualified individuals in the discipline
  • Promote the credibility and professionalism of certified individuals

Michele L. Turner
Chair

Mike Janko
Vice Chairman

Jerome Ryan
Secretary

Al Berman
Treasurer

Chloe Demrovsky
President and Board Member

Michael Morganti
Vice President and Board Member

Michelle Cross
Board Member

Diane Doering
Board Member

Louis Drapeau
Board Member

John W. Franchy
Board Member

Gary Liu
Board Member

Kanryu Nagase
Board Member

Raymond Seid
Board Member

AnneMarie Staley
Board Member

Michele L. Turner
Chair

Biography

Michele L. Turner, MBCP, FBCI, CISA, CRISC, CCRP, is an Amazon #1- bestselling author and resiliency leader with over 30 years’ experience in the areas of governance, risk, and compliance. She is the 2022 DRI International Lifetime Achievement award winner as well as Vice President of Risk Management for Marriott International. This global role includes: business continuity, emergency response, risk mitigation, and product management. Prior roles include Head of Global Business Resiliency for Amazon Corporate, as well as governance, risk, compliance and business continuity roles within Microsoft.

Michele has a Master of Science degree in Business Continuity from Norwich University and is an international speaker on the topics of business continuity, cybersecurity, risk management, governance, and related areas. In addition, she is a DRI International Instructor and Chair of the DRI International Board of Directors.

Lessons Learned: Short Stories of Continuity and Resilience- https://amzn.to/3uDhshF