Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations

The Role of the Board of Directors in Enron’s Collapse

Date: May 7, 2002
Time: 12:00am
Location: Room 216, Hart Senate Office Building

The Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations held a hearing entitled “The Role of the Board of Directors In Enron’s Collapse.”  The Subcommittee called on past and present members of the Enron Board of Directors to obtain an insider’s perspective on the Board’s oversight efforts, interactions with Enron management and Andersen, and failure to identify and respond adequately to warning signs of Enron’s impending collapse.

See PRINTED HEARING RECORD at the top left corner of this webpage.


Panel One:    Members of Enron Corporation’s Board of Directors

        Mr. John H. Duncan
        Houston, Texas

        Mr. Herbert S. Winokur, Jr.
        Greenwich, Connecticut

        Dr. Robert K. Jaedicke
        Bozeman, Montana

        Dr. Charles A. Lemaistre
        San Antonio, Texas

        Mr. Norman P. Blake, Jr.
        Rosemount, Illinois

Panel Two:    Corporate Governance and Accounting Experts

        Mr. Michael H. Sutton
        Former Securities and Exchange Commission Chief Accountant, 1995-98
        Williamsburg, Virginia

        Mr. Charles M. Elson
        Director, Center for Corporate Governance
        University of Delaware
        Newark, Delaware

        Robert Campbell
        Former Chairman of the Board, Sunoco
        Current Board Member of Hershey Foods; CIGNA and Pew Charitable Trusts

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Printed Hearing Record