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President* Tuomas J. Alaterä
Vice-President* Jen Green
Secretary* Ryan Womack
Treasurer* Tom Lindsay

Regional Secretaries

Africa* Lynn Woolfrey
Asia/Pacific* Samuel Spencer
Canada* Carol Perry
Europe* David Schiller
USA* San Cannon

Members at Large (by region)

Term from 2015-2019

Canada* Berenica Vejvoda
Europe* Oliver Watteler
Europe* Arne Wolters
USA* Jen Darragh
USA* Ashley Jester
USA* Kate McNeill

Term from 2013-2017

Canada* Marilyn Andrews
Europe* Laurence Horton
USA* Harrison Dekker
USA* Lynda Kellam
USA* Amy Pienta

Ex-Officio Officers

Regional Treasurer (Canada) Amber Leahey
Regional Treasurer (Europe & Africa) Stuart Macdonald
Regional Treasurer (Asia & Pacific) Open
Editor, Quarterly* Karsten Boye Rasmussen
Editor, Web* Robin Rice
Archivist* Open
Past President* Bill Block

Committee and Action and Interest Group Chairs

Constitutional Review Committee* Ann Green
Professional Development Committee*
Amy Pienta
IASSIST Fellows*
Florio Arguillas
Stuart Macdonald
Membership Committee* Hailey Mooney
Elections Committee*
Communications Committee*
Marilyn Andrews
Conference Program Committee 2017 Samantha Guss, Michele Hayslett
Program Planning Manual Action Group (PPMAG) Jen Darragh
Data Visualization Interest Group (DVIG) Amber Leahey
Paula Lackie
Open Source Interest Group (OSIG)Harrison
Geospatial Interest Group (GEOIG)Jennifer
Qualitative Social Science and Humanities Data Interest GroupLynda Kellam
Mandy Swygart-Hobaugh

Past Presidents

1976-1979 Carolyn Geda
1979-1982 Alice Robbin
1982-1985 Katherine (Sue) Bryant
1985-1988 Judith Rowe
1988-1991 Thomas Brown
1991-1995 Charles Humphrey
1995-1997 Elizabeth Stephenson
1997-2001 Peter Burnhill
2001-2005 Ann Green
2005-2007 Ernie Boyko
2007-2011 Melanie Wright

* Members of the Administrative Committee

The Executive Committee consists of the President, the Vice-President, the Treasurer, the Secretary and the immediate Past President.

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