Officers (2011-2012)


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Lauren Jackson
Lauren Jackson

President
Chemistry
(lmjackson8 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

Kathryne Sparks
Vice President
Physics
(kjs361 at psu dot edu)


Kristi Liddell

Kristi Liddell

Secretary
Chemistry
(klb456 at psu dot edu)


Secretary Description:

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


 

 

 

Margot Zaccardi

Treasurer
Chemistry
(mjz173 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.

Yunqing Yu

Yunqing Yu
Webmaster
Plant Biology
(yxy151 at psu dot edu)


Webmaster Description:


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Co-Chairs

Girl Scout Workshop:

Beth Essinger-hileman
Beth Essinger-Hileman
Chemistry
(lindseyns [at] gmail.com)


Maria C. Velez Climent
Plant Pathology
(mcv119 at psu dot edu)

 

Voices:

Yinfei Li
Yinfei Li
Plant Pathology
(ianyinfei at gmail dot com)

Kathryne Sparks
Kathryne Sparks
Physics
(kjs361 at psu dot edu)

Community Outreach:

Mattew Ross

Matthew Ross
Chemistry
(mwr143 at psu dot edu)


Advertising:

Jessica Nicole

Jessica Nichol
Chemistry
(jln237 at psu dot edu)

Brown Bag Discussion Series:

Kathryne Sparks
Kathryne Sparks
Physics
(kjs361 at psu dot edu)

Women in STEM Week:

Kaycee QuarlessKaycee Quarles
Chemistry
(kuq100 at psu dot edu)

Inside the Scientists Studio:
lauren chaby

Lauren Chaby
Forest resources
(lauren.chaby at gmail dot com)


Grad School 101:

Lauren Jackson
Lauren Jackson
Chemistry
(lmjackson8 at gmail dot com)

 

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)

Officers 2012-2013

Officers 2010-2011