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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* Stephanie Tulley

Members at Large (by region)

Term from 2017-2021

Canada* Amber Leahey
Europe* Laurence Horton
USA* Harrison Dekker
USA* Lynda Kellam
USA* Amy Pienta

Term from 2015-2019

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

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* Open
Archivist* Kelly Chatain
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
Membership Committee* Jen Doty
Elections Committee*
Communications Committee*
Marilyn Andrews
Conference Program Committee 2019 Ashley Jester, Bobray Bordelon, Kelly Schultz  
Geospatial Interest Group (GEOIG)Jennie Murack, Amanda
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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