Board of Directors

The property, business and affairs of the Society shall be managed and controlled by a Board of Directors. The Board of Directors shall have the power to certify the election of the Officers and Directors of the Society by the Membership; to replace Officers and Directors in the event of death, disqualification, resignation, or removal for cause; to appoint Committees; and in general to exercise all powers which are not reserved to the Members by these Bylaws or Articles of Incorporation. The Board of Directors may accept on behalf of the Society any contribution, gift, bequest, or devise for the general purposes or for any special purpose of the Society. The Board of Directors may, by resolution, prescribe and determine from time to time the amount of initiation fee and annual assessments, if any, payable to the Society by Members, as well as such other fees as it shall deem to be appropriate, and shall designate the time and manner of payment thereof.  Members electrode to the board serve five year terms.  Three new board members are elected annually. Board of Directors terms run July 1 to June 30 of the indicated years.

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Current Board of Directors


Term: 2021 – 2026

Stony Brook University
University of Arkansas

Term: 2020 – 2025

University of Kansas
University of Cincinnati
Pine Research Instrumentation

Term: 2019 – 2024

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
North Carolina State University
Berry College

Term: 2018 – 2023

Iowa State University
Wittenberg University
U.S. Naval Research Laboratory

Term: 2017 – 2022

The Ohio State University
Colorado State University
University of Illinois

Term: 2016 – 2021

Kansas State University
Imperial College London
University of Maryland Baltimore County

Board of Directors History

YearsDirectorDirectorDirector
2015 - 2020Ingrid FritschDavid WipfMichael Heien
2014 - 2019Tim PaschkewitzErin GrossMichael Johnson
2013 - 2018Lane BakerLeslie SombersBo Zhang
2012 - 2017Rose Ann ClarkStephen MaldonadoGreg Swain
2011 - 2016David CliffelDavid CunninghamJill Venton
2010 - 2015Shigeru AmemiyaAntje BaeumnerFranics Zamborini
2009 - 2014Philippe BuhlmannJon KirchoffShelley Minteer
2008 - 2013Katherine AyersDaniel FeldheimJean-Michael Kauffmann
2007 - 2012Robin McCarleyKeith StevensonCynthia Zoski
2006 - 2011Carol KorzeniewskiRichard Van DuyneMary Beth Williams
2005 - 2010Eric BakkerStephen CreagerJudith Faye Rubinson
2004 - 2009Leonidas BachusJonathon HowellWilliam LaCourse
2003 - 2008Ingrid FritschTom RidgewayPetr Vanysek
2002 - 2007Werner KuhrCraig LunteJoe Maloy
2001 - 2006Larry BottomleySamuel KounavesJames Rusling
2000 - 2005Lou CouryHoward DewaldGreg Swain
1999 - 2004Andrew GilicinskiHarry MarkAdrian Michael
1998 - 2003Richard BaldwinSusan LunteMarc Porter
1997 - 2002Craig BruntlettJohna LeddyDennis Tallman
1996 - 2001James A. CoxRichard M. CrooksDebra R. Rolison
1995 - 2000James AndersonMarcin MajdaRobert Rodgers
1994 - 1999Edmond BowdenD. Jed HarrisonJoseph T. Hupp
1993 - 1998Daniel A. ButtryGary D. ChrstianAndrew G. Ewing
1992 - 1997Neal R. ArmstrongWilliam E. GeigerJoseph G. Gordon
1991 - 1996Anna Brajter-TothRoyce EngstromBruce Parkinson
1990 - 1995Hector AbruñaTherese CottonCharles R. Martin
1989 - 1994C. Michael ElliotMark E. MeyerhoffJoseph Wang
1988 - 1993James Q. ChambersRobert J. NowakWilliam G. Peterson
1987 - 1992Richard DurstFred M. HawkdridgeArthur T. Hubbard
1986 - 1991Richard L. McCreeryBarry MillerGeorge S. Wilson
1985 - 1990Henry N. Blount IIIRichard P. BuckR. Mark Wightman
1984 - 1989Larry R. FaulknerWilliam R. HeinemannStephen G. Weber
1984 - 1988Dennis C. JohnsonPeter T. KissingerJoseph Maloy
1984 - 1987Dennis H. EvansTheodore KuwanaJanet G. Osteryoung
1984 - 1986Stanley BruckensteinRoyce W. MurrayRobert A. Osteryoung
1984 - 1985Ralph AdamsFred AnsonAllen J. Bard