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NAASR EXECUTIVE COUNCIL

At its annual meeting each November, the NAASR membership annually elects the members of its Executive Council to positions that are held for between three and five years. Following the NAASR Bylaws, the Executive Council also comprises the Nominating Committee.


NAASR OFFICERS, 2011-12

The President and Vice-President each hold their office for a three year term; the Executive Secretary holds office for a five year term, for a maximum of two consecutive terms.

Click any of the photos below to visit their faculty pages at their home institutions.


Naomi
Goldenberg

Univ. of Ottawa
President
(2014)


Christopher
Lehrich

Boston U
Vice-President
(2014)


Craig
Martin

St. Thomas Acquinas College
Exec. Sec./Treasurer
(2016)


NAASR's Officers can each be reached by email at:

william.arnal@uregina.ca

clehrich@bu.edu

cmartin@stac.edu


NAASR COUNCILORS

The NAASR Council is a working committee. Six councilors are elected by the general membership for a three year term. Two openings among the Councilors occur each year. The year in which each member cycles off the Executive is listed below.

The MTSR representative and the Key Thinkers Editor are appointed ex officio as voting members of the Council.


Ann
Pellegrini

NYU

(2014)

Tim
Lubin

Washington & Lee University
(2014)


Jennifer
Eyl

The College of Wooster
(2015)


Brian
Carwana

U of Toronto

(2015)


Christian
Wedermeyer

U of Chicago

(2016)


Matthew
Bagger

Auburn University

(2016)




Aaron Hughes

University at Buffalo SUNY
MTSR
[Begins with vol. 25 (2013)]



Steven
Engler

Mt. Royal
Key Thinkers



Bryan
Rennie

Westminster Coll.
Webmaster



PAST NAASR OFFICERS

J Z Smith
U Chicago
President
1996-2002
Greg Alles
McDaniel College
President
2002-2005
Tomoko Masuzawa
U Michigan
President
2005-2008
Willi Braun
U Alberta
President
2008-2011

Bill Arnal
U Regina
Vice-Pres.
2000-2003

Julie Ingersoll
U North Florida
Vice-Pres.
2003-2006

Bryan Rennie
Westminster College
Vice-Pres.
2006-2009

Winnifred Sullivan
SUNY-Buffalo
Vice-Pres.
2009-2011

Gary Lease
UC Santa Cruz
Exec. Sec.
1995-2004

Russell T. McCutcheon
U Alabama
Exec. Sec.
2004-2007

Robert Yelle
U Memphis
Exec. Sec.
2007-2011

For an appreciation of Gary Lease (1940-2008), please visit this page.


NAASR FOUNDER-MEMBERS

The NAASR Founders remain members of the NAASR Advisory Committee.



E. Thomas
Lawson

Western Mich. Univ.
Corp. President



Donald
Wiebe

Trinity College
Corp. VP



Luther H.
Martin

Univ. of Vermont
Corp. Sec/Treasurer


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