RENÉE A. BERGER is president, TEAMWORKS, Inc., a management-consulting firm that assists organizations in creating partnerships. She served as division director, Partnerships, President's Task Force on Private Sector Initiatives. She is coeditor, with R. Scott Fosler, of Public-Private Partnerships in American Cities.
FLETCHER BYROM, retired chairman and chief executive officer, Koppers Company, is immediate past chairman, Committee on Economic Development, and chairman, Public Education Fund.
PERRY DAVIS is president, Perry Davis Associates, a firm specializing in economic development via public-private partnerships. He is a senior consultant, New York City Partnership, and former director, Office of Funded Programs, New York City Board of Education.
JAMES P. GIFFORD is vice president, Public Issues, New York City Partnership, and executive vice president, New York Chamber of Commerce and Industry. He is a former legislative representative, Board of Education of the City of New York.
DONALD HAIDER is professor of public management, Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University. He has served as budget director and chief financial officer, City of Chicago. He is the author of When Governments Come to Washington: Mayors, Governors, and Intergovernmental Lobbying.
C. LOWELL HARRISS is professor emeritus of economics, Columbia University; executive director, the Academy of Political Science; and associate, Lincoln Institute of Land Policy. He has written extensively on government finance and on economic policy.
CHARLES HUGHES is president, Local 372, American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), and vice president, Consumer Assembly of New York. He has served on the charter commission of the Democratic National Committee and on the executive board of the Coalition of Black Trade Unionists.
RONALD C. KYSIAK is executive director, Evanston Inventure, a nonprofit, economic‐ development corporation formed by the City of Evanston, Illinois, Northwestern University, and the city's ten largest businesses. From 1979 through 1984, he was director of economic development, City of New Haven, Connecticut.