Meet the Team

Upcoming Officers

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Current Officers

Annaliese Hettinger, PhD | Chairperson | Editor

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Jennifer Purrenhage, PhD | Secretary | Lit Review Series Editor

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Emily Whalen, PhD student | Liaison to Student Section

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Kirsten Schwarz, PhD | Chairperson-elect

Bethann Garramon Merkle, MFA | Past Chairperson | Editor-in-Chief | Webmaster | CDE Committee

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Skylar Bayer, PhD | Policy Section Liaison | Online Editor

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Section Co-founders

Clarisse Hart, Holly Menninger, Bethann Garramon Merkle, Molly Mehling, Chris Chreese

Past Officers

  • 2017-2018: Bethann Garramon Merkle (chairperson; webmaster), Jennifer Purrhange (secretary), Annaliese Hettinger (chairperson-elect), Kika Tuff (past chairperson)
  • 2016-2017: Kika Tuff (chairperson), Annaliese Hettinger (secretary), Bethann Garramon Merkle (chairperson-elect; webmaster), Holly Menninger (past chairperson)
  • 2014-2016: Holly Menninger (chairperson), Clarisse Hart (secretary), Bethann Garramon Merkle (webmaster)