The New York Racing
Association, Inc. (NYRA) Board of Directors appointed an interim
management team for the organization at its meeting on Monday. Glen
Kozak (Vice President of Facilities and Racing Surfaces),
David O’Rourke (Vice President of Corporate Development), and Susanne
Stover (Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer) shall serve
as the interim management team until the new NYRA Chief Executive
Officer is installed.
Meeting in Manhattan, the Board heard an update on the CEO search from Chair David Skorton revealing that the Executive Search Committee and search
firm RSR Partners continue the screening process and soon will begin interviewing candidates.
“We’re making progress
and we expect that soon we’ll be able to bring finalists before the
Nominations and Governance Committee, followed by the full Board,”
Skorton said. “Until that decision is made, I look
forward to working with the interim management team and members of the
full Board to ensure progress and appropriate stewardship.”
The Board also heard a
report from the Nominations and Governance Committee and voted to
approve the minutes of the Board meeting held on April 11, 2013.
All materials discussed
and reviewed during the Board’s meetings, replays of past meetings, and
a list of Board members are available at: