CHICAGO, Dec. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Headache Foundation, headquartered in Chicago, is pleased to announce the election of Mr. Roger Plummer to its Board of Directors, effective November 12, 2013. Mr. Plummer spent 30 years with the Bell System, retiring in December 1993, as President and CEO of Ameritech Corporation's Custom Business Unit. Since 1995 he has headed his own consulting firm in addition to serving as Executive Vice President of the International Engineering Consortium until January 2013.
He received his B.S. in Engineering Mechanics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Mr. Plummer has served on the University of Illinois Board of Trustees and currently serves as Chair and Member of the Board of Directors of the University of Illinois Foundation. He is a Member of the Board of Trustees of DePaul University and of Window to the World Communications (Public TV, Chicago). He is the Founding Chair and a Member of the Advisory Board of Rush University Medical Center's Neurobehavioral Center, and is a Member of the National Institute of Medicine Committee on Governance and Financing of Graduate Medical Education. Mr. Plummer has received recognition for his volunteer work. He and his wife, Joanne, reside in Chicago.
The National Headache Foundation (NHF) is the premier educational and informational resource for individuals with headache, their families, physicians, allied health care professionals, and health policy decision makers. The NHF exists to enhance the healthcare of individuals with headache. In order to accomplish its mission, the NHF provides educational and informational resources, supports headache research, and advocates for the understanding of headache as a legitimate neurobiological disease.
SOURCE National Headache Foundation