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Standing Committees

Audit Committee (Reports to VP for Finance)

  • Frank Davis, Chair
    University of California, Santa Barbara
     Email
  • Kathleen Weathers
  • Laura Huenneke

Awards

  • Katharine Suding, Chair (2018 – 2021)
    University of Colorado 
    INSTAAR
    Email

Student Awards (Buell/Braun) Subcommittee

  • Phoebe Zarnetske, Chair
    Michigan State University
    Email
  • Jennifer Bhatnagar
  • Carolyn Kurle
  • Daniel Laughlin
  • Sean Menke

Commitment to Human Diversity in Ecology Award Subcommittee

  • Gillian Bowser, Chair (2019 – 2022)
    Colorado State University
    Email
  • Jacoby Carter
  • Rob Dyball
  • Concepcion Rodriguez Fourquet
  • Greg Hitzhusen
  • Brenda Bergman
  • Nyheema Harris

Cooper Award Subcommittee

  • Carissa Brown, Chair 
    Memorial University of Newfoundland
    Department of Geography
    Email
  • William Hoffman
  • Etienne Laliberte 
  • Andrew Trant

Eminent Ecologist Award Subcommittee

  • Elizabeth Borer, Chair 
    College of Biological Sciences
    University of Minnesota
    Email
  • Judie Bronstein
  • Susan Harrison
  • Lars Hedin
  • Alan Knapp

Distinguished Service Citation Subcommittee

  • Alison Power, Chair
    Cornell University
    Email
  • Carla d’Antonio
  • Louis Pitelka
  • Sunny Power 
  • Les Real
  • Ray Dueser

Fellows and Early Career Fellows Selection Subcommittee

  • Sarah Hobbie, Chair (2016-2017, 2020-2021)
    University of Minnesota
    Email
  • Cherie Briggs
  • Carmen Cid
  • Nick Haddad
  • Jennifer Martiny
  • Nate Sanders

Forest Shreve Award, Whittaker Travel Award, Whittaker Distinguished Ecologist Awards Subcommittee

  • Sasha Reed, Chair (2019-2021)
    U.S. Geological Survey
    Email 
  • Brandon Bestelmeyer
  • Amy Dunham
  • Nicholas Waser
  • Songlin Fei
  • Jonathan Gidden
  • Mauricio Quesada
  • Daniel Winkler

MacArthur Award Subcommittee

  • Antony Ives, Chair (2016 – 2020)
    University of Wisconsin – Madison
    Email
  • Anurag Agrawal 
  • Jim Elser
  • Lenore Fahrig
  • Saran Twombly

Mercer Award Subcommittee

  • Jeremy Fox, Chair
    University of Calgary
    Email
  • Marcelo Ardon-Sayao
  • Jen Lau
  • Cathy Pfister
  • Brian Enquist

National and International Award Nominations Subcommittee

  • (vacant)

Odum Education Award Subcommittee

  • Vikki Rodgers, Chair (2019 – 2021)
    Babson College
    Email 
  • Catherine Kleier
  • Luanna Prevost
  • Sara Scanga
  • Kathy Williams
  • Ben Wu

Sustainability Science Award Subcommittee

  • Matt Liebman, Chair (2019 – 2021)
    Iowa State University
    Email
  • Elena Bennett
  • Laura Dee
  • Lauren Hallett
  • Bruce Maxwell
  • Lauren Ponisio
  • Matthew Potts

Grants and Fellowships (to be appointed by VP of Education)

  • Jessica Gurevitch, Chair
    Stony Brook University
    Email

Committee on Diversity and Education (Chaired by VP of Education & HR)

  • Pamela Templer, Chair (2018 – 2021)
    Boston University
    Email
  • Betsy Bancroft
  • Tiffany Carey (Inclusive Ecology Section)
  • David Hawthorne 
  • Bethann Garramon Merkle (Communication & Engagement Section) 
  • Tim Nuttle (Traditional Ecological Knowledge Section)
  • George Middendorf
  • Kathleen Shea (Education Section)
  • Senay Yitbarek

Meetings Committee (Reports to VP of Science)

  • Ryan McEwan, Committee Co-Chair, 2019 Program Chair
    University of Dayton
    Email
  • Kiona Ogle, 2020 Program Chair
  • Diane Pataki, 2020 Local Host Chair
  • Sarah Emery, 2021 Program Chair and 2019 Local Host
  • Ari Martinez, 2021 Local Host
  • Steve Kutos, Student Representative
  • Sarah Anderson
  • Steve Sheffield

Historical Records (Reports to Secretary)

  • Charles Nilon, Chair (2019 – 2022)
    University of Missouri
    Email
  • Sharon Kingsland (2017-2020)
  • Alan Covich, Archives Subcommittee Chair  (2018-2021)
  • Robert Peet, Resolution of Respect Subcommittee (2018-2021)
  • Hal Balbach (2017- 2020)
  • Eva Stricker (2016-2019)
  • Michael Huston (2018-2021)
  • Juliana Mulroy (2017 – 2020)
  • Doug Sprugel (2018 – 2021)
  • Anita Guerrini (2017 – 2020)
  • Noah Luecke, Student Member  (2018 – 2021)

Nominations

  • Laura Huenneke, Chair (2019- 2020)
  • Manuel Morales
  • Kathleen Treseder
  • Jacquelyn Gill

Professional Ethics and Appeals (Reports to VP of Education & HR)

  • M. Dale Strickland, Chair (2019- 2022)
  • George Middendorf
  • Naupaka Zimmerman
  • Emily Therese Cloyd

Public Affairs (Chaired by VP of Public Affairs)

  • Frank Davis, VP for Public Affairs (2017 – 2020)
    University of California, Santa Barbara
    Email
  • Bruce A. Byers (2017 – 2020)
  • Astrid Caldas (2017 – 2020)
  • Ann Bartuska (2019 – 2022)
  • Tim Male (2017 – 2020)
  • Laura Petes (2018 – 2021)
  • Kabryn Mattison, Student  Representative (2019 – 2020)

Ex-officio

  • Osvaldo Sala (2019 – 2020)

Publications (Reports to VP of Science)

  • Robert Jackson, Chair (2017 – 2020)
    Email
  • Sara Baer (2019 – 2020)
  • Jennifer Bhatnagar (2019-2021)
  • Anjali Boyd (2019-2020)
  • Nathan Emery (2019-2020)
  • Selina Heppel (2016 – 2018)
  • Sasha Reed (2019 – 2021)
  • Debjani Sihi (2019-2020)

Science Committee (Chaired by VP of Science)

  • Diane Pataki (2019 – 2022) 
    University of Utah
    Email
  • Becky Ball (2019 – 2022)
  • Valerie Eviner (2019- 2022)
  • Kelly Garbach (2019- 2022)
  • Alan Knapp (2019 – 2022)
  • Diogo Borges Provete (2019- 2022)
  • Chris Schadt (2019 – 2022)
  • Matthew Schuler (2019 – 2022)
  • Daniel Scholes (2017 – 2020)

Vegetation Panel (Reports to VP of Science)

  • Esteban Muldavin, Chair
    University of New Mexico
    Email
  • Todd Keeler-Wolf
  • Robert Peet
  • David Roberts
  • Pat Comer
  • Julie Evens
  • Exequiel Ezcurra
  • Don Faber-Langendoen
  • Michael D. Jennings
  • Chris Lea
  • Alexa McKerrow
  • Serguei Ponomarenko
  • Ayzik Solomeshch
  • David Tart
  • Jack Triepke
  • James VanKley
  • Alan Weakley
  • Tom Wentworth
  • Kass Green
  • Mark Tukman
  • Carol Spurrier, Co-Chair, FGDC Vegetation Subcommittee
  • Linda Spencer, Co-Chair, FGDC Vegetation Subcommittee