ROCHESTER, Minn. — Donald M. Remy, former deputy secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs, was elected to the Mayo Clinic Board of Trustees at its quarterly assembly on May 12.
“Mr. Remy is an exceptional leader who comes to us with significant experience in health care, government and legal affairs, and international business,” says Gianrico Farrugia, M.D., Mayo Clinic president and CEO. “We are pleased and honored to welcome him to the board, and we are confident that his insight and perspective will help drive our efforts to transform health care.”
Remy served because the ninth deputy secretary of the VA from July 2021 to April 2023. At the VA, the most important built-in health care system within the U.S., he was accountable for technique, assets, governance, coverage, and administration infrastructure and oversight for particular vital packages. He earned a meritorious service award for distinctive management and contributions that resulted in delivering care and companies to extra veterans, enhancing the office, and impactful outcomes on the President’s Management Council.
Before serving with the VA, Remy was the chief working officer and authorized officer for the National Collegiate Athletic Association. He oversaw strategic planning, operations, price range administration and authorized affairs for America’s larger training athletics. Remy suggested the NCAA governance cupboards, committees and boards of all three divisions and was central to bettering NCAA enterprise, operational and authorized methods.
Remy has prior authorities service as deputy assistant legal professional basic for the Department of Justice, assistant to the final counsel for the U.S. Army and regulation clerk on the sixth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
Remy additionally was a accomplice and international observe group chair within the regulation firm of Latham & Watkins, the place he represented particular person and company purchasers in complicated investigations and compliance issues associated to worldwide enterprise. Remy additionally practiced regulation at O’Melveny & Myers, dealing with complicated class motion litigation. In addition, he was senior vice chairman, deputy basic counsel and chief compliance officer at Fannie Mae, overseeing multifamily neighborhood improvement after Hurricane Katrina.
Remy is a distinguished navy graduate and was a captain within the Army. He earned his bachelor’s diploma from Louisiana State University and his regulation diploma from Howard University School of Law. He additionally holds a number of honorary levels.
About Mayo Clinic Board of Trustees
The Mayo Clinic Board of Trustees, a 31-member group of public representatives and Mayo Clinic physicians and directors, is accountable for affected person care, medical training and analysis at Mayo Clinic in Arizona, Florida and Rochester, Minnesota, in addition to Mayo Clinic Health System, a community of clinics and hospitals serving greater than 60 communities in Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin.