SEAC depends on strong and capable leaders to navigate the needs of the Society. The terms and cycles of each elected office are as follows: the Secretary and the Treasurer shall each serve a two-year term concluding on June 30 of the next even numbered year. The President-Elect shall serve a one year term. On July 1 of the next odd numbered year the President-Elect shall automatically assume the office of President and serve a two year term until June 30 of the next odd numbered year. At the conclusion of this two year term as President, the incumbent President shall automatically become Past-President and serve a one year term in this office until June 30 of the next even numbered (election) year. 


Texas Tech University


University of Washington


Texas A&M University

The President shall be the principal executive officer of the Society and shall in general supervise and control all of the business and affairs of the Society and develop policies, procedures, practices and programs for furthering its interests. They shall preside at all meetings of the Members of the Society and of the Board of Directors.

During their tenure the Past-President shall perform the duties of the President during any period when the latter is unable to serve.


Virginia Commonwealth University


Vanderbilt University

The Secretary shall attend all meetings of the Members of the Society and of the Board of Directors and shall record all votes and keep the minutes of such meetings in one or more books provided for the purpose. The Secretary shall administer the voting by mail of members of the Society and shall serve as inspector of voting.

The Treasurer shall be responsible for and have supervisory custody of all the funds and securities of the Society subject to such regulations as may be imposed by the Board of Directors. When necessary or proper, the Treasurer may endorse on behalf of the Society for collection, checks, notes, certificates of deposit and other obligations, and shall deposit the same to the credit of the Society at such bank or banks or depository as the Board of Directors may designate.

Leadership History

2023 - 2025Lane BakerMaryanne CollinsonDave Cliffel
2021 - 2023Carol KorzeniewskiMaryanne CollinsonDave Cliffel
2019 – 2021Bo ZhangMaryanne CollinsonDave Cliffel
2017 – 2019Philippe BuhlmannFaye RubinsonPetr Vanysek
2015 – 2017Shelley MinteerFaye RubinsonPetr Vanysek
2013 – 2015Adrian MichaelFaye RubinsonPetr Vanysek
2012 – 2013Johna LeddyFaye RubinsonPetr Vanysek
2011 – 2012Johna LeddyJon HowellPetr Vanysek
2009 – 2011Richard DurstJon HowellPetr Vanysek
2007 – 2009Sue LunteJon HowellJohna Leddy
2006 – 2007Andrew EwingJon HowellJohna Leddy
2005 – 2006Andrew EwingRick BaldwinJohna Leddy
2004 – 2005Henry WhiteRick BaldwinJohna Leddy
2003 – 2004Henry WhiteSue LunteJohna Leddy
2002 – 2003Mark MeyerhoffSue LunteJohna Leddy
2001 – 2002Mark MeyerhoffSue LunteJoseph Maloy
2000 – 2001Stephen G. WeberSue LunteJoseph Maloy
1999 – 2000Stephen G. WeberAndrew EwingJoseph Maloy
1997 – 1998R. Mark WightmanAndrew EwingJoseph Maloy
1998 – 1999R. Mark WightmanJoseph MaloyJoseph Gordon
1995 – 1997Richard McCreeryJoseph MaloyJoseph Gordon
1994 – 1995Dennis EvansJoseph MaloyJoseph Gordon
1993 – 1994Dennis EvansJoseph MaloyFrank Schultz
1991 – 1993Royce MurrayJoseph MaloyFrank Schultz
1989 – 1991Barry MillerJoseph MaloyFrank Schultz
1988 – 1989Peter KissingerJoseph MaloyFrank Schultz
1987 – 1988Peter KissingerJoseph MaloyLarry Faulkner
1986 – 1987Janet OsteryoungR. Mark WightmanLarry Faulkner
1985 – 1986Joseph MalloyR. Mark WightmanLarry Faulkner
1984 – 1985William HeinemanJanet OsteryoungLarry Faulkner