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About RRF Board and Staff

The Retirement Research Foundation is governed by a Board of Trustees which is committed to the Foundation’s values and to supporting efforts that improve and enhance the quality of life for older people in America.

Board of Trustees

  • Ruth Ann Watkins, Chair
  • Downey R. Varey, Treasurer
  • Michael J. Starshak, Secretary
  • Kathleen Kolodgy
  • Thomas D. Kuczmarski
  • Adrienne D. Mims, M.D.
  • Anthony J. Perry, M.D.
  • Thomas R. Prohaska, Ph.D.

Trustee Emeriti

  • Nathaniel McParland, M.D. , Chairman Emeritus
  • Marilyn Hennessy, Trustee Emerita
  • Marvin Meyerson, Trustee Emeritus
  • John F. Santos, Ph.D., Trustee Emeritus
  • Sr. Stella Louise Slomka, C.S.F.N., Trustee Emerita

Professional Staff

  • Irene Frye, President
  • Mary B. O’Donnell, Vice President
  • Julie E. Kaufman, Ph.D., Senior Program Officer
  • Nancy R. Zweibel, Ph.D., Senior Program Officer
  • Naomi M. Stanhaus, Program Consultant

Administrative Staff

  • Michael Kennedy, Grants and Technology Manager
  • Marcia Kunstler, Office Administrator
  • Marilyn Dahlgren, Administrative Assistant