Officers (2013-2014)


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Deepti Jain
Avni Upadhyay

President
Genetics
(av12ni at gmail dot com)

President Description:

  • The main contact person for this chapter both within Penn State and outside the university.
  • May be responsible for presiding over meetings, notifying the membership of upcoming meetings and events, appointing heads of committees, ex-officio a member of all committees, keeping contact with their work to the extent that may be advisable.
  • May authorize the withdrawal of funds for the treasury for the payment of obligations incurred by the chapter for such other purposes as the Executive Committee may approve, respond to the GWIS email alias, and conduct the activities of GWIS with consent of the membership.

Vice President Description:

  • May organize and run elections (unless the Vice President is running for office), authorize the withdrawal of funds, assist the President with correspondence duties, and assume the duties of the President when absent..
  • May be responsible for membership issues including recruitment, social events such as the Brown Bag Discussion series, and concerns of the membership.
  • If the President leaves office, the Vice President is expected to assume the presidential duties and an election will be held to fill the Vice Presidential position or the Presidential position if the Vice President decides not to permanently assume the position.


Kathryne Sparks

Elaine Diciccio
Vice President
Psychology and Women's Studies
(diciccoe at gmail dot com)

Elaine Dicicco

Nella M. Vargas-Barbosa
Vice President
Chemistry

(nellamarievargas at gmail dot com)

 

Lauren Jackson
Lauren Jackson

Executive Mentor
Chemistry
(lmjackson8 at gmail dot com)

Lauren Jackson

Deepti Jain

Executive Mentor
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
(deeptijaindj at gmail dot com)

Executive Mentor Description:

  • Directly oversee the operations of the chapter and its officers.
  • May be responsible for providing counsel to the President and Vice-Presidents of the chapter directly.
  • May facilitate officer transitions between years.
  • May provide a source of knowledge of previous chapter activities.

 

Kristi Liddell

Megan Strayer

Secretary
Chemistry
(mvs5389 at psu dot edu)


Secretary Description:

  • May collect all information generated by the organization and make it accessible to all GWIS members.
  • May organize meetings and book rooms for events
  • May take minutes at all meetings, distribute them to the membership, and keep a current membership list.


Zhen Ren

Anna Bloom

Treasurer
Chemistry
(anb5344 at psu dot edu)

Treasurer Description:

  • May be responsible for the finances of GWIS including depositing revenue from membership dues and the Voices conference.
  • May record up-to-date membership lists and reimburse costs for various GWIS events.

Qingyu Wang

Hamideh Etemadnia
Webmaster
Agricultural economics
(hze1 at psu dot edu)


Webmaster Description:

 

 


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Co-Chairs

Community Outreach:

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Megan Strayer
Katie Haas
Chemistry
(kwh5231 at psu dot edu)

Kathryne Sparks
Elaine Diciccio
Psychology
(diciccoe at gmail dot com)

Jessica Robbins

Jessica Robbins
Chemistry
(jsr236 at psu dot com)


Shu Li

Gloria Kim
Bioengineering
(bora.g.kim at gmail dot com)

Megan Strayer

Shushang Gong
Materials Science & Engineering
(swg5212 at psu dot edu)

Shu Li
Shu Li
Plant Biology
(shuli.alice at gmail dot com)

Shu Li

Jordan Lerach
Chemistry
(jol113 at psu dot edu)

Shu Li

Kristin Beiswenger
Chemistry
(kmb537 at psu dot edu)

         
 

Yunqing Yu

Lauren Chaby
Neuroscience
(lauren.chaby at gmail dot com)

Yunqing Yu

Anupama Tiwari
Animal Science
(axt247 at psu dot edu)

Zhen Ren

Anna Bloom
Chemistry
(anb5344 at psu dot edu)

Shu Li

Gloria Kim
Bioengineering
(bora.g.kim at gmail dot com)

 

Yunqing Yu

Naomi Zewde
Health Policy and Administration
(nbz103 at psu dot edu)

Yunqing Yu

Qingyu Wang
Bioinformatics and Genomics
(qzw102 at psu dot edu)

Jessica Robbins

Nella Vargas-Balbosa
Chemistry
(nmv114 at psu dot edu)


Megan Strayer
Shushang Gong
Materials Science & Engineering
(swg5212 at psu dot edu)

 

 

     

Shu Li

Kristin Beiswenger
Chemistry
(kmb537 at psu dot edu)

Neerja Katiyar

Senorpe A-Hiablie
Agricultural and Biological Engineering
(sza135 at psu dot edu)


 


 

Advisors

GWIS Co-Advisors:
Dr. Coray Colina
(Associate Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, colina at matse dot psu dot edu)
Dr. Tracy Langkilde

(Assistant Professor of Biology)
Michael Zeman
(Director, Outreach and Science Engagement)
Dr. Marylyn D. Ritchie
(Associate Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology)

Officers 2012-2013

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