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Header Images: Opilionid by Joe Warfel, Lynx Spider by Brian Reynolds, Lasiochernes cretonatus Pseudoscorpion by Anonymous.

Officers, Directors, Committee Chairs



Officers (terms begin September 1st and end August 31st of the following year)

PRESIDENT: Richard Bradley (2015 – 2017) Department of Evolution, Ecology and Organismal Biology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA. Email: bradley.10@osu.edu

PRESIDENT ELECT: Greta Binford (2017 – 2019) Department of Biology, Lewis & Clark College, Portland, OR 97219, USA. Email: binford@lclark.edu

MEMBERSHIP SECRETARY: L. Brian Patrick (2016 -2017), Department of Biological Sciences, Dakota Wesleyan University, Mitchell, SD 57301 USA. Email:brpatric@dwu.edu

TREASURER: Cara Shillington (2017-2019), Biology Department, Eastern Michigan State University, Ypsilanti, MI 48197 USA. Email: cshilling@emich.edu   

SECRETARY: Paula Cushing (2014-2016), Department of Zoology, Denver Museum of Nature and Science, Denver, Colorado 80205, USA. Email: paula.cushing@dmns.org



Marshal Hedin (2015-2017) Department of Biology, San Diego State University, San Diego CA 92182-4614, USA. Email: mhedin@mail.sdsu.edu

Eileen Hebets (2016-2018) School of Biological Sciences, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE 68588 USA. Email: ehebets2@unlnotes.unl.edu

T.C. Jones (2017 – 2019) Department of Biological Sciences, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN 37614 USA. Email: jonestc@etsu.edu


Chairs and Appointed Officers

GRADUATE STUDENT EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE REPRESENTATIVE: Julia Cosgrove, Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, 26 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA. Email: juliacosgrove@g.harvard.edu

PARLIAMENTARIAN: Brent Opell, Department of Biological Sciences, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg VA 24061. Email: bopell@vt.edu

EDITOR IN CHIEF, The Journal of Arachnology: Deborah Smith, Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, University of Kansas, Haworth Hall, 1200 Sunnyside Ave., Lawrence, KS 66045, USA Email: debsmith@ku.edu

AAS PRESS OFFICER Paula Cushing (Chair), Denver Museum of Nature & Science, Department of Zoology. 2001 Colorado Blvd, Denver CO 80205. Email: paula.cushing@dmns.org

ARCHIVIST: Lenny Vincent, Fullerton College, Fullerton, California 92832, USA. Email: lvincent@fullcoll.edu


WEBSITE: Jan Weaver. Department of Biology, University of Missouri, Columbia MO 65205, USA. Email: weaverjc@missouri.edu

GRADUATE STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE TO EC: Julia Cosgrove,  juliacosgrove@g.harvard.edu 

SCHLINGER GRANT COMMITTEE CHAIR: Karen Cangialosi,  kcangial@keene.edu

HERB LEVI FUND FOR ARACHNOLOGICAL RESEARCH: Petra Sierwald,  psierwald@fieldmuseum.org 

Past Officers (xlsx)