Annual Election of AAAS Leadership

The 2015 AAAS election of general and section officers is scheduled to begin in October. All members will receive a ballot for election of the president-elect, members of the Board of Directors, and members of the Committee on Nominations. Members registered in sections will receive ballots for elections for each section (up to three) they are enrolled in. We encourage you to confirm that your email address is current and you have selected sections with which you want to be affiliated. If you would like to make any changes to your member profile, you may do so here.

General Election

President-Elect:
John L. Anderson, Illinois Institute of Technology
Susan Hockfield, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Board of Directors:
Cynthia M. Beall, Case Western Reserve University
May Berenbaum, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Marie Lynn Miranda, Rice University
To Be Announced

Committee on Nominations:
Rick E. Borchelt, U.S. Department of Energy
Alice M. Clark, University of Mississippi
Sharon Dunwoody, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Joseph S. Francisco, University of Nebraska-Lincoln/Purdue University
Susan L. Graham, University of California, Berkeley
Barbara Herr Harthorn, University of California, Santa Barbara
William (Bill) Press, University of Texas at Austin
Peter Raven, Missouri Botanical Garden

Section Elections

Agriculture, Food, and Renewable Resources

Chair Elect:
Lisa Ainsworth, USDA-ARS/University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Julia Bailey-Serres, University of California, Riverside

Member-at-Large of the Section Committee:
Christine Negra, Independent Consultant
Mel Oliver, University of Missouri

Electorate Nominating Committee:
C. Robin Buell, Michigan State University
Daniel A. Herms, Ohio State University
Roger W. Innes, Indiana University Bloomington
Neelima Roy Sinha, University of California, Davis

Anthropology

Chair Elect:
Christopher Ruff, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Carol V. Ward, University of Missiouri School of Medicine

Member-at-Large of the Section Committee:
Anthony Di Fiore, University of Texas at Austin
Steven R. Leigh, University of Colorado Boulder

Electorate Nominating Committee:
Richard G. Bribiescas, Yale University
Nathaniel J. Dominy, Dartmouth College
J. Josh Snodgrass, University of Oregon
Deborah Winslow, National Science Foundation

Council Delegate:
Clark Spencer Larsen, Ohio State University
Polly Wiessner, University of Utah

Astronomy

Chair Elect:
Kathryn Flanagan, Space Telescope Science Institute
Philip R. Jewell, National Radio Astronomy Observatory

Member-at-Large of the Section Committee:
Steven D. Kawaler, Iowa State University
Keivan Guadalupe Stassun, Vanderbilt University

Electorate Nominating Committee:
Tom Abel, Stanford University/SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
Eric Mamajek, University of Rochester
David R. Soderblom, Space Telescope Science Institute
Al Wootten, National Radio Astronomy Observatory/University of Virginia

Council Delegate:
S. George Djorgovski, California Institute of Technology
Chryssa Kouveliotou, George Washington University

Atmospheric and Hydrospheric Sciences

Chair Elect:
Joan Kleypas, National Center for Atmospheric Research
W. Berry Lyons, Ohio State University

Member-at-Large of the Section Committee:
Nancy Hinman, University of Montana
Drew Shindell, Duke University

Electorate Nominating Committee:
Steve Frolking, University of New Hampshire
Rob Jackson, Stanford University
Jean Lynch-Stieglitz, Georgia Institute of Technology
Jesús Pineda, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Biological Sciences

Chair Elect:
Scott V. Edwards, Harvard University
Elizabeth (Toby) Kellogg, Donald Danforth Plant Center

Member-at-Large of the Section Committee:
Marisa S. Bartolomei, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Jonathan S. Dordick, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Electorate Nominating Committee:
Marnie E. Halpern, Carnegie Institution for Science
Mary Ann Moran, University of Georgia
Jeremy Thorner, University of California, Berkeley
Jonathan F. Wendel, Iowa State University

Council Delegate (1-year term):
James A. Birchler, University of Missouri
James R. Broach, Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
Jessica Gurevitch, Stony Brook University
Derek R. Lovley, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Council Delegate (2-year term):
Bruce Bowerman, University of Oregon
Jennifer Jane Loros, Dartmouth College
Ann K. Sakai, University of California, Irvine
Ian M. Willis, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Council Delegate (3-year term):
Keith A. Crandall, George Washington University
Carol Dieckmann, University of Arizona
Eric Phizicky, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
R. Scott Poethig, University of Pennsylvania
Susan M. Rosenberg, Baylor College of Medicine
Susan R. Ross, University of Pennsylvania

Chemistry

Chair Elect:
Karen I. Goldberg, University of Washington
Debra Rolison, Naval Research Laboratory

Member-at-Large of the Section Committee:
Judy N. Burstyn, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Christine S. Chow, Wayne State University

Electorate Nominating Committee:
Michael D. Burkart, University of California, San Diego
Michelle Chang, University of California, Berkeley/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Mercouri G. Kanatzidis, Northwestern University/Argonne National Laboratory
Thomas D. Tullius, Boston University

Council Delegate (1-year term):
Nancy E. Levinger, Colorado State University
Ursula Mazur, Washington State University

Council Delegate (2-year term):
Seth M. Cohen, University of California, San Diego
Francis J. DiSalvo, Jr., Cornell University

Council Delegate (3-year term):
Melissa A. Hines, Cornell University
Ronald T. Raines, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Dentistry and Oral Health Sciences

Chair Elect:
Hyun (Michel) Koo, University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine
Janet Moradian-Oldak, University of Southern California

Member-at-Large of the Section Committee:
Ophir D. Klein, University of California, San Francisco
Thomas E. Van Dyke, Forsyth Institute/Harvard University

Electorate Nominating Committee:
Renny T. Franceschi, University of Michigan
Mary MacDougall, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Michael L. Paine, University of Southern California
Robert G. Quivey, Jr., University of Rochester

Education

Chair Elect:
Daniel C. Edelson, Biological Sciences Curriculum Study
Muriel E. Poston, Pitzer College

Member-at-Large of the Section Committee:
Michael G. Hadfield, Kewalo Marine Laboratory/University of Hawaii
Ann Reid, National Center for Science Education

Electorate Nominating Committee:
Adam P. Fagen, Genetics Society of America
John R. Jungck, University of Delaware
David Lopatto, Grinnell College
Dennis Schatz, Pacific Science Center

Engineering

Chair Elect:
Linda P.B. Katehi, University of California, Davis
Antonios G. Mikos, Rice University

Member-at-Large of the Section Committee:
Nadine Aubry, Northeastern University
Michael Ladisch, Purdue University

Electorate Nominating Committee:
Rena Bizios, University of Texas at San Antonio
Nancy Jackson, Sandia National Laboratories
Robert M. Kelly, North Carolina State University
Cato T. Laurencin, University of Connecticut

General Interest in Science and Engineering

Chair Elect:
David Bass, University of Central Oklahoma
Bruce V. Lewenstein, Cornell University

Member-at-Large of the Section Committee:
Larry Bell,Museum of Science
Erica Goldman, COMPASS

Electorate Nominating Committee:
Tracey L. Bryant, University of Delaware
Barbara Gastel, Texas A&M University
A'ndrea Elyse Messer, Pennsylvania State University
Erika C. Shugart, American Society for Microbiology

Geology and Geography

Chair Elect:
Bruce H. Corliss, University of Rhode Island
Janet Franklin, Arizona State University

Member-at-Large of the Section Committee:
Paul A. Baker, Duke University
James Randerson, University of California, Irvine

Electorate Nominating Committee:
Laurie C. Anderson, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
So-Min Cheong, University of Kansas
Jon Chorover, University of Arizona
Frank W. Davis, University of California, Santa Barbara

Council Delegate:
Louis A. Derry, Cornell University
Steven B. Shirey, Carnegie Institution of Washington/University of Maryland, College Park

History and Philosophy of Science

Chair Elect:
William Bechtel, University of California, San Diego
Nancy J. Nersessian, Georgia Institute of Technology

Member-at-Large of the Section Committee:
Alan C. Love, University of Minnesota
C. Kenneth Waters, University of Calgary (Canada)

Electorate Nominating Committee:
Stephen Hilgartner, Cornell University
Marsha L. Richmond, Wayne State University
Rose-Mary Sargent, Merrimack College
Chris Young, Alverno College

Industrial Science and Technology

Chair Elect:
Enrique J. Lavernia, University of California, Irvine
Edmund G. Seebauer, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Member-at-Large of the Section Committee:
David Hounshell, Carnegie Mellon University
Thomas Zacharia, Oak Ridge National Laboratory/UT-Batelle, LLC

Electorate Nominating Committee:
William Gropp, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Wilhelm Gruissem, ETH Zurich (Switzerland)
Stephen P. Long, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Stuart Parkin, Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg (Germany)

Information, Computing, and Communication

Chair Elect:
Henry Kautz, University of Rochester
Vipin Kumar, University of Minnesota

Member-at-Large of the Section Committee:
Carla E. Brodley, Northeastern University
Robert Calderbank, Duke University

Electorate Nominating Committee:
Vasant G. Honavar, Pennsylvania State University
Adele F. Howe, Colorado State University
Keshav Pingali, University of Texas at Austin
Naren Ramakrishnan, Virginia Polytechnic Institute

Linguistics and Language Science

Chair Elect:
John J. McCarthy, University of Massachusettes Amherst
Joan Sereno, University of Kansas

Member-at-Large of the Section Committee:
Peter W. Culicover, Ohio State University
Colin Phillips, University of Maryland, College Park

Electorate Nominating Committee:
Miriam Butt, University of Konstanz (Germany)
Danny Fox, Massachusettes Institute of Technology
Allard Jongman, University of Kansas
Louise McNally, Pompeu Fabra University (Spain)

Mathematics

Chair Elect:
Claudia Neuhauser, University of Minnesota
Linda Petzold, University of California, Santa Barbara

Member-at-Large of the Section Committee:
Carlos Castillo-Chavez, Arizona State University
Troy Day, Queen's University (Canada)

Electorate Nominating Committee:
Mark Alber, University of Notre Dame
Charles L. Epstein, University of Pennsylvania
Ilse Ipsen, North Carolina State University
Jacob Rubinstein, Technion (Israel)

Council Delegate:
Juan C. Meza, University of California, Merced
Konstantin Mischaikow, Rutgers University

Medical Sciences

Chair Elect:
Robert J. Alpern, Yale University School of Medicine
Gregory A. Petsko, Weill Cornell Medical College

Member-at-Large of the Section Committee:
Peter M. Howley, Harvard Medical School
Arlene H. Sharpe, Harvard Medical School/Brigham and Women's Hospital

Electorate Nominating Committee:
John M. Carethers, University of Michigan
Paul A. Insel, University of California, San Diego
Bruce R. Korf, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Juanita L. Merchant, University of Michigan Medical School

Council Delegate:
Mary C. Dinauer, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
Thomas Dean Pollard, Yale University

Neuroscience

Chair Elect:
Edwin (Ted) Abel, University of Pennsylvania
Alfred L. George, Jr., Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Member-at-Large of the Section Committee:
Rita Balice-Gordon, Pfizer, Inc.
Vivian Budnik, University of Massachusetts Medical School

Electorate Nominating Committee:
Catherine E. Carr, University of Maryland, College Park
Kristen M. Harris, University of Texas at Austin
John H. Morrison, University of California, Davis
Julie H. Simpson, University of California, Santa Barbara

Council Delegate:
Ronald L. Davis, Scripps Research Institute
Ron Hoy, Cornell University

Pharmaceutical Sciences

Chair Elect:
Joan M. Lakoski, American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy
Lynn Wecker, University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine

Member-at-Large of the Section Committee:
John S. Lazo, University of Virginia
Dhiren R. Thakker, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Electorate Nominating Committee:
Catherine E. Peishoff, GlaxoSmithKline
Rick G. Schnellmann, Medical University of South Carolina
Jeff L. Staudinger, University of Kansas
Binghe Wang, Georgia State University

Physics

Chair Elect:
Barbara A. Jones, IBM Almaden Research Center
James Kakalios, University of Minnesota

Member-at-Large of the Section Committee:
Alan T. Dorsey, University of Georgia
Andrew Millis, Columbia University

Electorate Nominating Committee:
Sally Dawson, Brookhaven National Laboratory
P. Chris Hammel, Ohio State University
Rongying Jin, Louisiana State University
Trevor A. Tyson, New Jersey Institute of Technology

Council Delegate (2-year term):
Nora Berrah, University of Connecticut
Stephen Kevan, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory/University of Oregon

Council Delegate (3-year term):
Vincent H. Crespi, Pennsylvania State University
E. Dan Dahlberg, University of Minnesota

Psychology

Chair Elect:
Morton Ann Gernsbacher, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Nora S. Newcombe, Temple University

Member-at-Large of the Section Committee:
Gary S. Dell, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Patricia K. Kuhl, University of Washington

Electorate Nominating Committee:
Lawrence W. Barsalou, University of Glasgow (UK)
Susan C. Levine, University of Chicago
Suparna Rajaram, Stony Brook University
Jeffrey M. Zacks, Washington University in St. Louis

Social, Economic, and Political Sciences

Chair Elect:
Wendy Baldwin, Population Reference Bureau (Retired)
Julia Lane, New York University

Member-at-Large of the Section Committee:
Ronald J. Angel, University of Texas at Austin
Ronald D. Lee, University of California, Berkeley

Electorate Nominating Committee:
Virginia S. Cain, National Center for Health Statistics
John B. Casterline, Ohio State University
James S. Jackson, University of Michigan
Phyllis Moen, University of Minnesota

Societal Impacts of Science and Engineering

Chair Elect:
Bruce B. Darling, National Acadamy of Sciences/National Research Council
Norine E. Noonan, University of South Florida St. Petersburg

Member-at-Large of the Section Committee:
William B. Bonvillian, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
David Goldston, Natural Resource Defense Council

Electorate Nominating Committee:
Darcy J. Gentleman, American Chemical Society
Kathie L. Olsen, ScienceWorks International, LLC
Paula J. Olsiewski, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
Albert H. Teich, George Washington University

Statistics

Chair Elect:
Rebecca W. Doerge, Purdue University
Kathryn Roeder, Carnegie Mellon University

Member-at-Large of the Section Committee:
Arlene S. Ash, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Susmita Datta, University of Florida

Electorate Nominating Committee:
Lon R. Cardon, GlaxoSmithKline
Kim-Anh Do, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Katherine Bennett Ensor, Rice University/StatAnalyticsIDD
Robert Smythe, Oregon State University

If you have any questions about the election process, please contact Jaime Stevens in the Executive Office at jstevens@aaas.org