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The Miami-based AIDS Institute on Wednesday announced that the nonprofit national organization has elected two new members to its board of directors. Deloris Dockery, the executive director of Newark, N.J.'s Eligible Metropolitan Area HIV Health Services Planning Council, and William Schuyler, vice president of Federal Government Relations at drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline, were elected to the 13-member board of directors during a meeting held Monday in Miami. Dockery, who has a master's degree in public health from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, also serves as a board member and secretary of the steering committee for the Global Network of People Living with HIV/AIDS, North American region. Schuyler, who has a master's degree in public-policy studies from Duke University, is actively involved in shaping GlaxoSmithKline's government policy initiatives and participates in the international team created to address the international AIDS crisis. "We're pleased to have two such high-caliber individuals joining the AIDS Institute's board of directors," said TAI board president Marylin Merida. "As a national organization, it's encouraging to bring together experienced individuals from across the nation to help change how governments, communities, and individuals respond to the ongoing AIDS crisis."