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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
  • Brenda Bergman
  • Rob Dyball
  • Nyeema Harris
  • Concepcion Rodriguez Fourquet

Cooper Award Subcommittee

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

Eminent Ecologist Award Subcommittee

  • Elizabeth Borer, Chair College of Biological Sciences University of Minnesota Email
  • Lars Hedin
  • Kirsten Hofmockel
  • Brian McGill
  • Mercedes Pascual
  • Kabir Peay
  • Sharon Strauss

Distinguished Service Citation Subcommittee

  • Alison Power, Chair Cornell University Email
  • Carla D’Antonio
  • Ray Dueser
  • Rich Pouyat
  • Melinda Smith

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
  • Oswald Schmitz

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

  • Sasha Reed, Chair (2019-2021) U.S. Geological Survey Email 
  • Nameer Baker
  • Nichole Barger
  • Songlin Fei
  • Nikki Grant-Hoffman
  • 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
  • Brian Enquist
  • Vanessa Ezenwa
  • Cathy Pfister
  • Carla Staver

National and International Award Nominations Subcommittee

  • (vacant)

Odum Education Award Subcommittee

  • Vikki Rodgers, Chair (2019 – 2021) Babson College Email 
  • Chris Beck
  • Richard Boyce
  • Luanna Prevost
  • Sara Scanga
  • 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
  • Mary Ruckelshaus

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)
  • Christine Hawkes (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