ASM Announces New President-Elect and Leadership

A new President-Elect, 2 members of the ASM Board of Directors and 4 members of the Council on Microbial Sciences have been elected to ASM leadership. Terms of all new members of ASM’s leadership will begin on July 1, 2020.

President-Elect:

Steve Finkel, Professor of Biological Sciences

College Dean of Graduate & Professional Education

University of Southern California

Board of Directors:

The ASM Board of Directors provides strategic direction to the society. It brings ASM’s mission to life and handles all legal, financial and governance matters.

At-Large:

Virginia Miller (3-year term)

Professor of Genetics and of Microbiology & Immunology

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

At-Large:

Julie A. Segre (3-year term)

Senior Investigator with tenure

Microbial Genomics Section Chief, Translational and Functional GenomicsBranch

National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Council on Microbial Sciences:

ASM’s Council on Microbial Sciences (COMS) is a new, dynamic governance structure representing the entire Society as we promote and advance the microbial sciences. It is the key connection between ASM’s members and ASM’s leaders.

At-Large:

Alison Criss (3-year term)

Co-Founder and Director

UVA Global Infectious Diseases Institute

At-Large:

Rebecca V. Ferrell (3-year term)

Professor of Biology

Metropolitan State University of Denver

At-Large:

Amy Mathers (3-year term)

Associate Professor of Medicine and Pathology

University of Virginia

At-Large:

Shannon McQuaig Ulrich (3-year term)

Full Professor

St. Petersburg College

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