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STLCC-Florissant Valley President to Serve As MOBIO Treasurer

January 20, 2011

Marcia Pfeiffer  
Marcia Pfeiffer

Marcia Pfeiffer, Ph.D., president of the Florissant Valley campus of St. Louis Community College, has been installed as treasurer of the Missouri Biotechnology Association (MOBIO). She has previously served as the organization’s secretary and has served on the MOBIO Executive Committee since 2008.


Other officers chosen were Daniel P. Getman, Ph.D., president of the Kansas City Area Life Sciences Institute, who was selected as chair, and Patrick C. Woolley of Polsinelli Shughart PC, who will serve as general counsel. Outgoing chair Dale Ludwig, executive director of the Missouri Soybean Association, will become MOBIO’s chair emeritus. In addition, Pam Lokken of Washington University and Derek Rapp of Divergence Inc. were selected to serve on the MOBIO Executive Committee.


New members of the MOBIO Board of Directors are: Joe Bannister, JGB Advisors; John Benske, Amgen; Mike Brooks, REDI Columbia; David Chassin, HOK; Mark Gorski, president of BRDG Park; Dr. Alice Greife, University of Central Missouri; Tomas Hode, ImmunoPhotonics; Felicia Malter , Rubin Brown; Pat McCown, McCown Gordon Construction; Frank Plescia, Bryan Cave; John Sagartz, Seventh Wave Laboratories; Joe Schlafly , Stifel Nicolaus; Kirk Warden, Clayco; David Carl Wilson, Webster University; and Pat Woolley, Polsinelli Schughart.  


The Missouri Biotechnology Association is a nonprofit trade association that serves all Missouri organizations interested in the life sciences. MOBIO is composed of a broad cross-section of companies, higher education institutions, research organizations and related firms involved in research, development and commercialization of the life sciences. MOBIO members promote economic development in Missouri by supporting life science research and practical applications that benefit the general population. In addition, MOBIO enhances the scholastic environment in Missouri classrooms through public/private partnerships with local and statewide school boards.


St. Louis Community College is a founding member of MOBIO.