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Standing Committees

Audit Committee
(Reports to VP for Finance)

  • Positions are currently open

Awards Committee

  • Charles Nilon, Chair (2020 – 2023) Email
    University of Missouri
Student Awards Subcommittee (Buell/Braun)
  • Phoebe Zarnetske, Chair Email
    Michigan State University
  • Jennifer Bhatnagar
  • Carolyn Kurle
  • Daniel Laughlin
  • Sean Menke
Commitment to Human Diversity in Ecology Award Subcommittee
  • Carmen Cid, Chair Email 
  • Jacoby Carter   
  • Rob Dyball
  • Greg Hitzhusen   
  • Mary McKenna
  • Concepcion Rodriguez Fourquet
  • Jeramie Strickland
Cooper Award Subcommittee
  • Carissa Brown, Chair Email
    Memorial University of Newfoundland Department of Geography
  • Songlin Fei
  • Ines Ibanez
  • Andrew Trant
Eminent Ecologist Award Subcommittee
  • Elizabeth Borer, Chair Email
    College of Biological Sciences University of Minnesota
  • Just Cebrian
  • Kirsten Hofmockel
  • Brian McGill
  • Mercedes Pascual
  • Kabir Peay
  • Sharon Strauss
Distinguished Service Citation Subcommittee
  • Alison Power, Chair Email
    Cornell University
  • Carla D’Antonio
  • Carla Caceres
  • Ray Dueser
  • Rich Pouyat
  • Melinda Smith
Fellows and Early Career Fellows Selection Subcommittee
  • Sarah Hobbie, Chair (2016-2017, 2020-2021) Email
    University of Minnesota
  • Nick Haddad
  • Nate Sanders
  • Tadashi Fukami
  • Drew Harvell
  • Felicia Keesing
Forrest Shreve Award, International Ecology Award and Robert H. Whittaker Distinguished Ecologist Award Subcommittee
  • Daniel Winkler, Chair (2020-2023) Email 
    U.S. Geological Survey
  • Anita Antonnika
  • Nameer Baker
  • Nichole Barger
  • Bala Chaudhary
  • Nikki Grant-Hoffman
MacArthur Award Subcommittee
  • Antony Ives, Chair (2016 – 2020) Email
    University of Wisconsin – Madison
  • Anurag Agrawal
  • Jim Elser
  • Lenore Fahrig
  • Saran Twombly
Mercer Award Subcommittee
  • Jeremy Fox, Chair Email
    University of Calgary
  • Brian Enquist
  • Vanessa Ezenwa
  • Malin Pinsky
  • Jennifer Morse
  • Carla Staver
Odum Education Award Subcommittee
  • Vikki Rodgers, Chair (2019 – 2021) Email
    Babson College
  • Chris Beck
  • Richard Boyce
  • Sara Scanga
  • Ben Wu
Sustainability Science Award Subcommittee
  • Matt Liebman, Chair (2019 – 2021) Email
    Iowa State University
  • Elena Bennett
  • Laura Dee
  • Lauren Hallett
  • Bruce Maxwell
  • Lauren Ponisio
  • Matthew Potts

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

  • Pamela Templer, Chair (2018 – 2021) Email
    Boston University
  • Betsy Bancroft
  • Anjali Boyd (Student Section)
  • Aramati Casper (Inclusive Ecology Section)
  • Jennifer Doherty (Education Section)
  • Tracy Gartner (Education Section)
  • Nyeema Harris (Black Ecologists Section)
  • Alycia Crall
  • Luanna Prevost (Chair of 4DEE Subcommittee)

Meetings Committee 
(Reports to VP of Science)

  • Richard Pouyat, Future Meetings Chair, Committee Co-Chair (2020-2022)
  • Kiona Ogle, Committee Co-Chair, 2020 Program Chair Email
  • Diane Pataki, 2020 Local Host Chair
  • Sarah Emery, 2021 Program Chair and 2019 Local Host
  • Nyeema Harris, 2022 Program Chair
  • Ari Martinez, 2021 Local Host
  • Sarah Anderson
  • Steve Sheffield

Historical Records 
(Reports to Secretary)

  • Charles Nilon, Chair (2019 – 2022) Email
    University of Missouri
  • 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

  • Osvaldo Sala, Chair (2020 – 2021)
  • Dennis Ojima
  • Jacquelyn Gill
  • Zoe Cardon
  • Sasha Reeed

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

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

Public Affairs 
(Chaired by VP of Public Affairs)

  • Laura Petes, VP for Public Affairs (2020 – 2023) Email
  • Astrid Caldas (2017 – 2020)
  • Ann Bartuska (2019 – 2022)
  • Tim Male (2017 – 2020)
  • James Rattling Leaf
  • Jeramie Strickland
  • Kabryn Mattison, Student  Representative (2019 – 2020)

Publications 
(Reports to VP of Science)

  • Elisabeth Huber-Sannwald, Chair (2020 – 2023) Email
  • Sara Baer (2019 – 2020)
  • Jennifer Bhatnagar (2019-2021)
  • Nathan Emery (2019-2020)
  • Debjani Sihi (2019-2020)
  • Angee Doerr (2020-2023)
  • Manuel Lerdau (2020-2023)
  • Mahal Bugay, Student Representative (2020-2021)

Science Committee 
(Chaired by VP of Science)

  • Diane Pataki (2019 – 2022) Email
    University of Utah
  • 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)
  • Joseph Gazing Wolf (2020-2023)
  • Quadri Anibaba, Student Representative (2020-2021)

Vegetation Panel 
(Reports to VP of Science)

  • Esteban Muldavin, Chair (2018-2021) Email
    University of New Mexico
  • Todd Keeler-Wolf
  • Robert Peet
  • David Roberts
  • Pat Comer
  • Julie Evens
  • Don Faber-Langendoen
  • Chris Lea
  • Alexa McKerrow
  • Serguei Ponomarenko
  • David Tart
  • Jack Triepke
  • James VanKley
  • Alan Weakley
  • Tom Wentworth
  • Kass Green
  • Mark Tukman
  • Rachelle Boul
  • Devon Snyder
  • Mario Bretfeld
  • Lisa Kluesner
  • Kyle Palmquist
  • Michelle DePrenger-Levin
  • Scott Franklin
  • Carol Spurrier, Co-Chair, FGDC Vegetation Subcommittee
  • Linda Spencer, Co-Chair, FGDC Vegetation Subcommittee