Current Members of Council

 

2016-2017 VAS COUNCIL MEMBERS

NOTE: The composition and responsibilities of Council are covered in Article VII of the VAS Constitution.

Elected VAS Officers:

Position Name Contact Information
President Deborah Neely-Fisher dneely-fisher@reynolds.edu
President-Elect Robert Atkinson atkinson@cnu.edu
Vice President Eugene Maurakis emaurakis@smv.org
Secretary Christopher Osgood cosgood@odu.edu
Treasurer Pieter deHart pdehart@unity.edu

Most Recent Past-Presidents (3):

Position Name Contact Information
Past-President (2015-2016) Conley McMullen mcmullck@jmu.edu
Past-President (2014-2015) David Crosby dcrosby@vsu.edu
Past-President (2013-2014) Deborah O’Dell dodell@umw.edu

Section Council Representatives:

Section Name Contact Information
Agriculture, Forestry & Aquaculture David Crosby dcrosby@vsu.edu
Astronomy, Math & Physics Donald Day dbd@virginia.edu
Biology Parrish Waters rwaters@umw.edu
Biomedical & General Engineering Thomas Haas twhaas@vcu.edu
Botany Woodward Bousquet wbousque@su.edu
Chemistry George Grant georgecgrant@mac.com
Computer Science Robert Marmorstein marmorsteinrm@longwood.edu
Education Chuck English cenglish@smv.org
Entomology Thomas Kuhar
Girish Neelakanta
tkuhar@vt.edu
gneelaka@odu.edu
Environmental Science Richard Groover rgroover@reynolds.edu
Medical Sciences Bethany David bethany.hoegberg@vcuhealth.org
Natural History & Biodiversity Alan Griffith agriffit@umw.edu
Psychology Hilary Stebbins hstebbin@umw.edu
Statistics Darcy Mays dpmays@vcu.edu
Structural Biology, Biochemistry & Biophysics (vacant)

Standing Committee Chairs:

Committee Name Contact Information
Archives Werner Wieland wwieland@umw.edu
Awards Darcy Mays dpmays@vcu.edu
Constitution & ByLaws David Crosby dcrosby@vcu.edu
Environment Michael Bass mbass@umw.edu
Finance & Endowment Rosemary Barra rbarra@umw.edu
 Fund Raising Deborah O’Dell
Susan Booth
dodell@umw.edu
susan.science@gmail.com
Junior Academy of Science Se Jeong swj3af@virginia.edu
Long Range Planning David Crosby dcrosby@vsu.edu
Membership Chris Osgood cosgood@odu.edu
Nominations and Elections Deborah O’Dell dodell@umw.edu
Publications Christopher Osgood
Sujan Henkanaththegedara
cosgood@odu.edu
henkanaththegedarasm@longwood.edu
Research Chris Labosier labosiercf@longwood.edu
Science Advisory Ellis Bell jbell2@richmond.edu
Science Education Mike Wolyniak mwolyniak@hsc.edu
Trust Elsa Falls defalls4ur@aol.com
Virginia Flora Marion Lobstein mblobstein@earthlink.net

Special Committee Chairs:

Committee Name Contact Information
SMV History Committee Arthur Conway
Conley McMullen
aconway@vacadsci.org
mcmullck@jmu.edu

Directors:

Position Name Contact Information
Director, VJAS Susan Booth susan.science@gmail.com
Associate Director, VJAS (non-voting) (vacant)
Director, Visiting Scientists Program/VRSN (vacant)

Editors:

Position Name Contact Information
Editor, VA Journal of Science Christopher Osgood cosgood@odu.edu
Editor, VA Scientists Deborah Neely-Fisher
Sujan Henkanaththegedara
dneely-fisher@reynolds.edu
henkanaththegedaraem@longwood.edu

Representatives:

Position Name Contact Information
AAAS/NAAS Representative David Torain david.torain@hamptonu.edu
SMV Trustee Representative (Ex-offico) James O’Brien jobrien@tcc.edu
VAS Representative to Jeffress & Gwathmey Allocations Committee Michael Bass mbass@umw.edu

Others Expected to Attend Council Meetings:

Position Name Contact Information
VAS Executive Officer (non-voting) Philip Sheridan psheridan@vacadsci.org
VAS Associate Executive Officer (non-voting) Carolyn Conway vasoffice@vacadsci.org
VAS Executive Officer Emeritus (non-voting) Arthur Conway aconway@smv.org
Other VAS Staff (non-voting) (vacant)
SMV Representative to VAS Council (non-voting) Eugene Maurakis maurakis@smv.org
Representative(s) from Annual Meeting Local Arrangements Committee Darcy Mays dpmays@vcu.edu