Committees

Annual Meeting Program Committee

The Annual Meeting Program Committee is responsible for the theme, program content, and the social and other activities associated with the annual meeting. The Committee ensures that the meeting provides affordable and quality education and networking experiences that meet the needs of the members.

Committee Members

Co-Chairs

  • Terry Campbell - University of Ottawa

  • Tonya Edvalson- University of Utah Health

  • David King - University of Louisville

Board Liaison

  • Andrea Deaton - Attain Partners, LLC

Staff Liaison

  • Ellen Quinn

Bylaws Committee

The Bylaws Committee receives or prepares all proposed Bylaw amendments and, after review and possible revision, makes recommendations to the Board of Directors regarding the proposed amendments.

Committee Members

Chair

  • Andre Watkins - Mayo Clinic

Board Liaison

  • Domenica Pappas - Illinois Institute of Technology

Staff Liaison

  • Ellen Quinn

Section Chairs:

  • Northeast: Debbie Pettitt - National Institutes of Health

  • Western: Ella Trubman - The Scripps Research Institute

  • Midwest: Jason Claes - TriHealth Cancer Institute

  • Southern: Brandy Akers - Mississippi State University

  • Canadian: Devin Kreuger - University of Toronto Mississauga

  • International: Lorna Colquhoun - University of Southampton

Communications Committee

The Communications Committee is charged to coordinate and review SRAI communication efforts across outlets including the publications of the Journal and Catalyst.

Committee Chair

Chair and Board Liaison

  • Renee Vaughan - Duke University School of Medicine

    Staff Liaison

    • Evan Roberts

    Catalyst Committee

    Co-Editors

    • Karen Bone - Florida Atlantic University

    • Terry Campbell - University of Ottawa

      Staff Liaison

      • Debbie Appler

      Members

      • Angela Behrend - University of Virginia

      • Aynoka Bender - Vanderbilt University Medical Center

      • Heather M. Brown - Duke Human Vaccine Institute

      • Rosemary C. Dillon - Temple University

      • Sabrina Heisey - Boston Children's Hospital

      • Tania Johnson - Swarthmore College

      • Trevor Johnson - Emory University

      • Anita Mills - University of Tennessee Space Institute

      • Mark Lucas - University of California, Los Angeles Department of Neurobiology

      • Carly Pigg - LSU Health New Orleans

      Journal of Research Administration Committee

      Editor-in-Chief

      • Jennifer Taylor - Tennessee Tech University

      Deputy Editor

      • Holly Zink - University of Kansas Medical Center

          Staff Liaison

          • Gina Cuevas

          Members

          • Mia Abernathy - University of Virginia 
          • Amy Cuhel-Schuckers - The College of New Jersey
          • Jacqueline Dejean - Tufts University 
          • Ira Goodman - Retired University of California San Diego
          • Kathy Doyle Grzech - University of Kentucky
          • Kathleen Halverson - Michigan Technological University 
          • David (Junsong) Huang - National Institute of Education, Singapore
          • Sandy Justice - University of South Florida
          • Jorja Kimball - Texas A&M University
          • Alison Krauss - Western Carolina University
          • Michelle Lamendola-Essel  - NYU Langone
          • Kimberly McKoy - University of North Carolina at Wilmington
          • Rani Muthukrishnan - Texas A&M University- San Antonio
          • Sandra Nordahl - San Diego State University Research Foundation
          • Simon Philbin - London South Bank University
          • Aimee Roundtree - Texas State University 
          • Dhanonjoy Saha - Albert Einstein College of Medicine
          • Nathan Vanderford - University of Kentucky
          • Renee Vaughan - Duke University School of Medicine
          • Lisa Walker - University of North Carolina at Greensboro
          • Angela White-Jones - University of Central Florida

            Podcast Committee

            Chair

            • Stefanie Keto - North Carolina State University
              Staff Liaisons
              • Evan Roberts

              • Debbie Appler

              Members

              • Carla Demarco - University of Toronto Mississauga

              • Drew Hamilton - The University of Alabama in Huntsville

              • Debra Schaller-Demers - Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

              • Nathan Vanderford - University of Kentucky

              Social Media Committee

              Chair

              • Trevor Johnson - Emory University

              Development and Finance Committee

              The Development and Finance Committee (DFC) establishes guidelines for budget and financial reporting, monitors the financial affairs of the Society, seeks new sources of revenue and makes recommendations on other financial matters as directed by the Board of Directors.

              Committee Members

              Chair and Board Liaison

              • Dominic Esposito - Farmingdale State College

              Staff Liaisons

              • Evan Roberts

              • Ellen Quinn

              Members

              • Rebecca Chen - Rutgers University

              • Jason Claes - TriHealth Cancer Institute

              • Philip Du Plessis - South African Medical Research Council

              • Kathleen Harris - Retired

              • Heather Kraus - University of Michigan

              • Cindy Morin - Johns Hopkins University

              Education and Professional Development Committee

              The Education and Professional Development Committee (EPDC) is responsible for the implementation of quality programs to serve the needs of members, including program identification, development, and evaluation. The committee shall be responsible for the programming of both on-site meetings and online educational content.

              Co-Chairs

              • John Baumann - Indiana University

              • Maria Soliman - University of Iowa

              • Jennifer Woodward - University of Pittsburgh

              Board Liaison

              • Jennifer Woodward - University of Pittsburgh

              Staff Liaison

              • Ellen Quinn

              Certificates Subcommittee

              Chair

              • Camie Morrison - Rutgers University

              Members

              • Dani Sheard - Kaiser Permanente

              • Shana McClelland - University of Arizona

              • Bill Hoffman - University of Maryland, Baltimore

              • Kevin Titus - Cincinnati Children's Hospital

              • Renee Vaughan - Duke University School of Medicine

              Educational Programming Working Group Chairs

              • Administration and Management: Beth Cammarn - University of Texas Medical Branch

              • Administration and Management: Jessica Rowell - University of Colorado Boulder

              • Clinical and Translational Research: Kevin Titus - Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

              • Financial Management: Jason Claes - TriHealth Cancer Institute

              • Leadership: Ian Carter - Carter Research Navigation

              • Leadership: Gloria Greene - University of Alabama in Huntsville

              • Pre-Award/Research Development: Courtney Hunt - University of Houston

              • Research Contracts and Law: Timothy Gehret - University of Colorado Boulder

              • Research Ethics and Compliance: Gloria Greene - University of Alabama in Huntsville

              • Research Ethics and Compliance: Marianne Woods - Johns Hopkins University

              Engagement and Diversity Task Force

              The Engagement and Diversity Task Force is responsible for supporting SRAI in fulfilling our mission and actively evolving our programs to meet the diversity of our current and future members. This team is leading efforts to grow our outreach, training, and engagement with research administrators from under-represented groups as we continue to strive for inclusion, diversity, and the broadest possible engagement.

              Committee Members 

              Co-Chairs

              • Karen Mitchell - Temple University

              Board Liaison

              • Gloria Greene - The University of Alabama in Huntsville

              Staff Liaison

              • Evan Roberts

              Members

              • Daniella Carter - Emory University

              • Marcos Garza - University of Miami

              • Marchon Jackson - University of Maryland

              • Robert McTear - New York University School of Medicine

              • Beverly Morehouse - Stephen F. Austin State University

              Governance Committee

              The Governance Committee is responsible for researching, drafting, reviewing and otherwise maintaining the policies of the Society.

              Committee Members 

              Co-Chairs

              • Jim Hanlon - TRIUMF

              Board Liaison

              • Marcos Garza - University of Miami

              Staff Liaison

              • Ellen Quinn

              Members

              • Ian Carter - Carter Research Navigation

              • Mark Hochman - Research Management Resources

              • Karen Mitchell - Temple University

              • Stacy Pritt - University of Southwestern Medical Center

              Membership Committee

              The Membership Committee is responsible for reviewing membership criteria and benefits, developing and recommending programs for the recruitment and retention of members, maintaining close liaison with the Sections, Chapters and Divisions in relation to their membership programs, and ensuring that statistical data and information on membership are maintained by the Society.

              Co-Chairs

              • Gina Hedberg - University of South Alabama

              • Cira Mathis - Khalifa University

              Board Liaison

              • Gina Hedberg - University of South Alabama

              Staff Liaison

              • Ellen Quinn

              Awards 

              Chair

              • Cindy Morin - Johns Hopkins University

              Staff Liaison

              • Ellen Quinn

                Distinguished Faculty

                Co-Chairs

                • Ian Carter - Carter Research Navigation

                • Fran Stephens - University of Oklahoma

                • Kevin Titus - Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

                Staff Liaison

                • Gina Cuevas

                Future of the Field

                Chair

                • Nicole Quartiero - Oregon State University

                • Amanda Seymour - Attain Partners

                Staff Liaison

                • Ellen Quinn

                  Odyssey Program

                  Chair

                  • Heather Kraus - University of Michigan

                  • Mir Khan - The Aga Khan University

                  Staff Liaison

                  • Debbie Appler

                  Members

                  • Silke Blohm - GIZ

                  • Katherine Bui - Dartmouth-Hitchcock

                  • Tonya Edvalson - University of Utah Health

                  • David Hopfe - Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

                  • Debbie Pettitt - National Institutes of Health

                  • Erin White - The University of Alabama in Huntsville

                  • Angela White-Jones - University of Central Florida

                  Looking to Volunteer?

                  SRA International is looking for volunteers for the following committees:

                  • Programming Working Groups 
                  • Catalyst Committee
                  • Journal Committee


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