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Organization and Governance


Staff Leadership

Members of the AAAS Leadership team.

View the current AAAS Leadership



Board of Directors

2022-2023 Officers

Susan Amara

Susan Amara

Chair, AAAS Board of Directors

National Institute of Mental Health/NIH* (Dr. Amara is serving in her personal capacity)

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Gilda A. Barabino

AAAS President

Olin College of Engineering

Keith Yamamoto

Keith Yamamoto

AAAS President-elect

University of California, San Francisco

Carolyn Ainslie

AAAS Treasurer

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

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Sudip Parikh

Chief Executive Officer and Executive Publisher, Science Journals

American Association for the Advancement of Science

Other Members

Cynthia M. Beall

Cynthia Beall

(2016 - 2024)

Case Western Reserve University

Ann Bostrom

Ann Bostrom

(2019 - 2023)

University of Washington


Janine Austin Clayton

(2021 - 2025)

Office of Research on Women’s Health/NIH (Dr. Clayton is serving in her personal capacity)

Kaye G Husbands Fealing

Kaye Husbands Fealing

(2017 - 2025)

Georgia Institute of Technology

Maria Klawe

Maria M. Klawe

(2019 - 2023)

Harvey Mudd College

Jane Maienschein

Jane Maienschein


Arizona State University

Robert B. Millard *

(2018 - 2024)

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

William Provine

William D. Provine *


DuPont/Delaware Innovation Space

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Juan S. Ramírez Lugo


University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras

Susan M. Rosenberg

Susan M. Rosenberg


Baylor College of Medicine

*Members appointed by the elected officers and members of the Board, pursuant to Article VIII, Section 2 of the AAAS Constitution.

AAAS Leadership