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: Jonathan Bowles
: David Giles
: Ahmad Dowla
: Tom Hilliard
: Kahliah LaneyCity Futures Board o Directors: Giord Miller (Chair),Margaret Anadu, Gerrard Bushell, Michael Connor,Russell Dubner, Gretchen Dykstra, Blake Foote, LisaGomez, Jalak Jobanputra, David Lebenstein, Eric S.Lee, Monisha Nariani, Andrew Reicher, John Siegal,Stephen Sigmund, Thomas Vecchione, Mark WinstonGrifth and Robert Zimmerman.
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