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ASPET Council

The Society is governed by an elected council consisting of the President, the President-Elect and the immediate Past President (each serving for a one-year term in that elected office), the Secretary/Treasurer, the Secretary/Treasurer-Elect and the immediate Past Secretary/Treasurer (each serving for a one-year term in that elected office), and three Councilors (each serving a three-year term in that elected office, with one Councilor retiring each year).  In addition to the elected members of Council, the Executive Officer, the chair of the Board of Publications Trustees, the chair of the Program Committee, and the FASEB Board representative are non-voting ex officio members of Council during their terms in the respective offices.

The current members are:

Wayne Backes

Wayne L. Backes, PhD


Jin Zhang

Jin Zhang, PhD


Alan V. Smrcka

Alan V. Smrcka, PhD

Mary Vore

Mary E. Vore, PhD
Ex Officio
Chair, Board of Publications Trustees 


Judy Siuciak

Judith Siuciak, PhD
Ex Officio
Executive Officer

Charles P. France
Charles P. France, PhD




Mary-Ann Bjornsti, PhD 


Kathryn Cunningham

Kathryn A. Cunningham, PhD


Catherine Davis

Catherine M. Davis, PhD
Ex Officio
FASEB Board Representative 


Edward Morgan
Edward T. Morgan, PhD
Past President


Margaret E. Gnegy

Margaret E. Gnegy, PhD
Past Secretary/Treasurer


Namandjé N. Bumpus, PhD

Namandjé N. Bumpus, PhD 


Michael Wood

Michael W. Wood, PhD
Ex Officio
Chair, Program Committee


Last Updated: October 1, 2019

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