Council Members

The Council, the member-elected governing body of AAAS, comprises the board of directors, section retiring chairs, delegates from each electorate, two delegates from the National Association of Academies of Sciences, and one delegate from each Regional Division with the president serving as the chair and the executive officer as the secretary. The Council’s responsibilities include election of Fellows, adoption of resolutions and statements on matters affecting the Association, election of affiliates, and approving amendments to the Bylaws.

Council Chair

Margaret Hamburg
AAAS President

Secretary to the Council

Rush D. Holt
AAAS Chief Executive Officer

Members of the Board of Directors are also members of the Council.

Edwin (Ted) Abel                           
University of Iowa

Cammy Abernathy
University of Florida

Lisa Ainsworth           
USDA-ARS/University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Alejandro Sánchez Alvarado                                                   
Howard Hughes Medical Institute/Stowers Institute for Medical Research

Sankar Basu                                  
National Science Foundation

Stephen B. Baylin                          
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Alan R. Bishop                               
Los Alamos National Laboratory

Bonnie C. Carroll
Information International Associates/CENDI

Vivian G. Cheung                           
Howard Hughes Medical Institute/University of Michigan

Roger Christianson
Pacific Division

Sandra Chung
University of California, Santa Cruz

Karen S. Cook                               
Stanford University

Bruce H. Corliss
University of Rhode Island

E. Dan Dahlberg
University of Minnesota

Ronald L. Davis
Scripps Research Institute

Louis A. Derry
Cornell University

Carol Dieckmann
University of Arizona

Mary C. Dinauer
Washington University School of Medicine

Lawrence K. Duffy
Arctic Division

Jonathan A. Eisen
University of California, Davis

Peter Faletra
New Hampshire Academy of Science, Inc.

Kathryn Flanagan
Space Telescope Science Institute

James R. Fleming                          
Colby College

Teresa Fryberger                           
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine

Karen I. Goldberg                           
University of Pennsylvania

Elizabeth S. Haswell                                                                
Washington University in St. Louis

Melissa A. Hines
Cornell University

Barbara A. Jones       
IBM Almaden Research Center

Don M. Jordan
University of South Carolina, Columbia

Linda P. B. Katehi                           
University of California, Davis

Henry Kautz              
University of Rochester

Elizabeth (Toby) Kellogg                                       
Donald Danforth Plant Science Center

Joan Kleypas            
National Center for Atmospheric Research

Chryssa Kouveliotou
George Washington University

Jay B. Labov
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine

Julia Lane                 
New York University

Clark Spenser Larsen
Ohio State University

Enrique J. Lavernia                         
University of California, Irvine

Bruce V. Lewenstein                       
Cornell University

James L. McClelland                                                              
Stanford University

Juan C. Meza
University of California, Merced

Janet Moradian-Oldak                                          
University of Southern California

Nancy J. Nersessian                       
Harvard University

Nora S. Newcombe                        
Temple University

Norine E. Noonan                           
University of South Florida St. Petersburg

Lynne A. Opperman
Texas A&M University College of Dentistry

Gregory A. Petsko                          
Weill Cornell Medical College

Linda Petzold            
University of California, Santa Barbara

Muriel E. Poston                             
Pitzer College

Jennifer Poulakidas
Association of Public and Land-grant Universities

Catherine M. Pringle                                                                
University of Georgia

Juan Ramírez-Lugo
Caribbean Division

Nancy Reid
University of Toronto (Canada)

Ian M. Robertson
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Kathryn Roeder                              
Carnegie Mellon University

Susan M. Rosenberg
Baylor College of Medicine

Susan R. Ross
University of Pennsylvania

Joan Sereno             
University of Kansas

Jennifer L. Tank                             
University of Notre Dame

Richard E. Taylor
University of Notre Dame

JoAnn M. Valenti
Brigham Young University Emeritus

Carol V. Ward           
University of Missouri

Lynn Wecker             
University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine

Diane E. Wickland
NASA (retired)


 


COMMITTEE ON COUNCIL AFFAIRS

Steven Chu, AAAS President-Elect and CCA Chair
Stanford University

Margaret A. Hamburg, AAAS President
National Academy of Medicine

Carol Dieckmann (2019)
University of Arizona

Chryssa Kouveliotou (2019)
George Washington University

Jay Labov (2020)
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine

Juan Meza (2019)
University of California, Merced

Lynne Opperman (2020)
Texas A&M University College of Dentistry

Ian M. Robertson (2020)
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Susan Rosenberg (2019)
Baylor College of Medicine

Diane E. Wickland (2020)
NASA (retired)

 

COMMITTEE ON NOMINATIONS

Sallie (Penny) Chisholm (2020)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Jeffrey I. Gordon (2020)
Washington University School of Medicine

Patricia Falcone (2019)
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Mary Frank Fox (2020)
Georgia Institute of Technology

Margaret Leinen (2019)
Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego

Amita Sehgal (2020)
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

Shirley M. Tilghman (2019)
Princeton University

Elias Zerhouni (2019)
Sanofi, Inc.