Officers (2012-2013)


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Deepti Jain
Deepti Jain

President
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
(deeptijaindj 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

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

Elaine Dicicco

Elaine Diciccio
Vice President
Psychology and Women's Studies

(diciccoe at gmail dot com)


Lauren Jackson
Lauren Jackson

Executive Mentor
Chemistry
(lmjackson8 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

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 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

Zhen Ren

Treasurer
Cell and Developmental Biology
(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.

Qingyu Wang

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


Webmaster Description:

 

 


Download a more detailed description of the duties of the officers

Co-Chairs

Girl Scout Workshop:

Megan Strayer
Megan Strayer
Chemistry
(mvs5389 at psu dot edu)


Marta Hatzell
Mechanical Engineering
(marta.hatzell at gmail dot com)


 

Voices:

Shu Li
Shu Li
Plant Biology
(shuli.alice 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)

 

Jordan Lerach
Chemistry
(jol113 at psu dot edu)


Advertising:

Gabrielle Burke

Gabrielle N Burke
Advertising and Psychology
(gnb5022 at psu dot edu)

Brown Bag Discussion Series:

Elaine Dicicco
Psychology
(diciccoe at gmail dot com)

 

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

 

Deepti Jain
BMB
(deeptijaindj at gmail dot com)

Women in STEM Week:

Yunqing Yu

Yunqing Yu
Plant Biology
(yxy151 at psu dot edu)

Inside the Scientists Studio:
Jessica Robbins

Jessica Robbins
Chemistry
(jsr236 at psu dot com)

 

Zhen Ren

Cell and Developmental Biology
(mjz173 at psu dot edu)




Grad School 101:

Anna Bloom
Anna Bloom
Chemistry
(anb5344 at psu dot edu)


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

 

 

Network/Social:

Neerja Katiyar
Neerja Katiyar
Bioinformatics and Genomics
(nvk5095 at psu dot edu)

 

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

Fundraising:

 

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)

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