Mrs. Aulana L. Peters is a Director, member of the Audit Review Committee, and a member of the Corporate Governance Committee at Deere & Company. She previously served as a Partner of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP from 1980 to 1984 and also from 1988 to 2000. Mrs. Peters accepted an appointment as Commissioner of the Securities and Exchange Commission in 1984, where she served until 1988.
Mrs. Peters has been a Trustee of Mayo Clinic Rochester since 2007. She has been a Director of 3M Co. since 1990, Deere & Co. since August 2002 and Northrop Grumman Corp, since 1992. She also serves as a Director of 3M Precision Optics, Inc., 3M Cardiovascular Devices, Inc., 3M Health Care Ltd. and Minnesota Mining & Manufacturing Company as well as Callaway Golf Company. She has been a Director of 3M Canada Company since 1990. She serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Community Television for Southern California (KCET). She has been a Director of 3M Hong Kong Ltd. since 1990. She has been a Director of John Deere Credit Company, a subsidiary of Deere & Co since 2002. She has been a Director of Merrill Lynch Canada Finance Company since 1994. She serves as a Director of BofA Merrill Lynch International & Co Cv and has been Director at BofA Merrill Lynch since 1994. She also served as a Director at Titan II Inc. Mrs. Peters served as a Director of Mobil Corporation since 1992. Mrs. Peters served as Director of BofA Merrill Lynch (formerly Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc.), a General Partner of BofA Merrill Lynch funds in fund complex and BofA Merrill Lynch Trusts since 1994. She serves as a Member of U.S. Comptroller General’s Accountability Advisory Panel.
Mrs. Peters was a Member of the Steering Committee for the Financial Accounting Standards Board’s Financial Reporting Project. She served as a Member of the Public Oversight Board of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants from January 1, 2001, to March 31, 2002 and was a Member of the POB’s Blue Ribbon Council on Audit Effectiveness.
Mrs. Peters holds an undergraduate degree in psychology from the College of New Rochelle, New York, and a Juris doctorate from the University of Southern California.