2017-2018 Board Members

President
Jessica Cross, Ph.D
Vice President
Jac Fitzgerald, BA/BE
Secretary
Mary Young, Ph.D
Treasurer
Reitha Weeks, Ph.D
Banquet & Awards
Katie Pollock, Ph.D and Reitha Weeks, Ph.D
Events
Alicia Cusack, BS and Isil Hamdemir
GEMS
Rachelle Lim and Juliana Chase
Group Mentoring
Krista Eraham, DVM and Gretchen Meller, PhD
Membership
Sandra Merrick, PhD and Nikita Midamba, MS and Alexis Coffer
Scholarship
Fran Solomon, PhD and Melissa Conerly PhD
Website
Katie Smolnycki, MS and Jac Fitzgerald, BA/BE

2016-2017 Board Members

PresidentJessica Cross, Ph.D.
SecretarySierra Hinkle, B.A.
TreasurerReitha Weeks, Ph.D.
EventsAmrita George, B.S., Mary Young, Ph.D., and Katie Smolnycki, M.S.
GEMSRachelle Lim, B.S. and Jac Fitzgerald, B.A./B.E.
Group MentoringFrances Chu, Ph.D. and Zhuojin Xu, Ph.D.
MembershipSandra Merrick, Ph.D. and Nikita Midamba, M.S.
NewsletterSamantha Grosz and Graciela Matrajt, Ph.D.
PublicityYang Wu, Ph.D.
ScholarshipMelissa Conerly, Ph.D. and Fran Solomon, Ph.D.
WebsiteSailaja Arungundram, Ph.D.

2015-2016 Board Members

PresidentReitha Weeks PhD
Vice PresidentJessica Cross PhD
SecretarySierra Hinkle BA
TreasurerNathalie Acestor PhD
EventsKatie Smolnycki MS & Mary Young PhD
GEMSNaomi Bogenschutz PhD
Group MentoringFrances Chu PhD & Zhuojin Xu PhD
MembershipSandra Merrick PhD & Yang Wu PhD
NewsletterGraciela Matrajt PhD & Anna Astashkina PhD
PublicityQuinn (Qin) Liu PhD
ScholarshipFran Solomon PhD & Leslie Itsara PhD
WebsiteSailaja Arungundram PhD & Arushi Prakash BS

2014-2015 Board Members

PresidentReitha Weeks, PhD
Vice PresidentMelissa Lerch, PhD
SecretaryMegan Cartwright
TreasurerNathalie Acestor, PhD
Events / ProgramsJessica Cross, PhD & Sailaja Arungundram, PhD
GEMSNaomi Bogenschutz, PhD & Michelle Wahlin, PhD
Group MentoringFrances Chu, PhD & Zhuojin Xu, PhD
MembershipAnn Wilson, MSc
NewsletterGraciela Matrajt, PhD & Anna Astashkina, PhD
PublicityPratistha Ranjitkar, PhD
ScholarshipFran Solomon, PhD
WebsiteVictoria Lofdahl

2013-2014 Board Members

PresidentMelissa Lerch
Vice PresidentJane Dickerson
SecretaryBrooke Trinh
TreasurerReitha Weeks and Nathalie Acestor
Events / ProgramsFrances Chu and Zhuojin Xu
GEMSMichelle Wahlin and Naomi Bogenschutz
Group MentoringShino Shimoji-Krishnan and Mai Bailey
MembershipAnn Wilson
NewsletterSandlin Seguin & Jessica White
ScholarshipFran Solomon
WebsiteVictoria Lofdahl

2012-2013 Board Members

PresidentMelissa Lerch
Vice PresidentJane Dickerson
SecretaryBrooke Trinh
TreasurerReitha Weeks
Events / ProgramsBridget Hughes
GEMSAshley Atwood, Michelle Wahlin
Group MentoringLisette Coye
MembershipAnn Wilson
NewsletterJessica White, Sandlin Seguin
PublicityAmanda Hagar
ScholarshipFran Solomon
WebsiteAmanda Hagar

2010-2011 Board Members

Acting PresidentAnn Wilson
SecretaryDani Vinh
TreasurerReitha Weeks
GEMSSara Bender, Ashley Atwood
Group MentoringLisette Coye, Haifa Ghandour
MembershipAnn Wilson
NewsletterCathy Manner, Anette M. Hommelgaard, Wei Qiao
PublicityJane Dickerson
ScholarshipFran Solomon
WebsiteChristina Chen

2009-2010 Board Members

PresidentAmie Siegesmund
SecretaryDani Vinh
TreasurerReitha Weeks
GEMSSara Bender, Libby Colasurdo
Group MentoringLisette Coye, Jane Dickerson, Haifa Ghandour
MembershipAnn Wilson
NewsletterCathy Manner, Anette M. Hommelgaard, Jennifer McCullar, Wei Qiao
PublicityJane Dickerson
ScholarshipFran Solomon
WebsiteKira Wennstrom /Christina Chen

2008-2009 Board Members

Co-PresidentsMarissa Braff, Amie Siegesmund
TreasurerReitha Weeks
GEMSLibby Colasurdo, Jane Dickerson, Huyen Huynh
MembershipSusan Robinson
NewsletterHuyen Huynh, Cathy Manner
PublicityCarol Thompson
ScholarshipFran Solomon
WebsiteKira Wennstrom

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