Our thoughts and prayers are with her children and her family.
The Forum for Corporate Directors was founded in 1991 specifically to promote the highest standards of corporate ethics and best governance practices for board of directors of both public and privately held corporations and institutions, and this annual dinner program was created in the early 1990s to honor the best of the best among Orange County's outstanding community of corporate directors.
The seven honorees being recognized at this year's event have consistently demonstrated the highest levels of transparency, independence and accountability on behalf of their shareholders, and each is being honored for his or her career accomplishments in particular areas of mentorship and influence within the sphere of good governance.
For years, winning Key West has been one of the greatest achievements in U.S. sailing. Now the competition at Miami Race Week is just as stiff in several one-design classes. Winning the Acura Grand Prix Trophy shows a tremendous level of excellence. To put forth a consistent performance at two major regattas is not an easy feat.
This should be an exciting and informative presentation by our state attorney general because as our economy in California has resumed a very rapid growth rate many corporate boards of directors are struggling with pressures to meet new challenges from both a highly competitive global environment and more restrictive legal oversight.