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Officers of the Society

President Peter Sheldon
President Elect Amy V. Walker
Immediate Past-President Lisa M. Porter
Clerk/Secretary Joseph E. Greene
Treasurer Gregory J. Exarhos


Director in 2019- 2020 Don Baer
Director in 2018- 2019 Anna Corrine D'ambrosio
Director in 2018- 2019 Richard T. Haasch
Director in 2018- 2019 Sean Jones
Director in 2019-2020 Sally L. McArthur
Director in 2019- 2020 Patricia A. Thiel

Awards Committee

Trustee 2019 - 2021 Alison Baski
Trustee 2018 - 2020 Anna Belu
Trustee 2018 - 2020 Timothy A. Gessert
Trustee 2017 - 2019 Angus Rockett
Trustee 2019 - 2021 Bridget R. Rogers
Trustee 2017 - 2019 Michael Stueber

AVS National Office Staff

125 Maiden Lane, 15B
15th Floor
New York, NY 10038
Phone: 212-248-0200
Fax: 212-248-0245

The AVS National Office (NY) relocated in September 1993, from rented space in the American Institute of Physics (AIP) building on East 45th Street in New York, New York to leased space on the 32nd floor of 120 Wall Street in downtown Manhattan. In 2007, AVS purchased space on the 15th floor of 125 Maiden Lane, just a couple of blocks from the Wall Street location. The AVS office moved into this space in July 2008. This office serves as the Society Headquarters and there are 7 full-time staff members at this location. There is a variety of services performed from this location, such as membership management, financial operations (accounts payable/receivable), and website management.

Managing Director Yvonne Towse
Exhibition & Sales Manager Jeannette DeGennaro
Financial Administrator Peter Burke
IT Systems/Web Administrator Keith Mitchell
Member Services Administrator Angela Klink
Web Content Coordinator Teddy Bhabikhan
Office Services Coordinator Ricky Baldeo

AVS West Office Staff

110 Yellowstone Drive, Suite 120
Chico, CA 95973
Tel: 530-896-0477
Fax: 530-896-0487

The West Coast Office is located in Chico, California (CA). It was developed in 1999 for the purpose of developing the AVS Newsletter, short course brochures, managing the annual AVS ICMI (Spring) Conference (which began in 1999), and handling all Society publicity and marketing activities, which were responsibilities previously handled by a vendor. In addition, all event planning functions are now performed at this location.
Marketing Communications & Events Manager Della Miller
Marketing Communications & Events Coordinator Heather Korff
Marketing Communications & Events Assistant Abby Rizzo

AVS Publications Office Staff

51 Kilmayne Drive, Suite 104
Cary, NC 27511
Phone: 919-361-2728

The Publications Office is located in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina (NC). The office handles the manuscript submission and refereeing process for our journals, the Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology A & B (JVST), Surface Science Spectra (SSS) and Biointerphases. There are currently 5 staff members at this location.
Publications Office Manager Nancy Schultheis
Editorial Coordinator Rachel Bayne
Editorial Assistant April Power
Editorial Assistant Jennifer Schreiner
Editorial Assistant Tonya Yandle

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Standing Committees

Awards (AW) -- Angus Rockett angus_rockett  @
Chapters, Divisions, and Groups (C,D,G) -- Vincent Smentkowski vincent_smentkowski  @
Divisions & Groups (Co-Chair)
chip_eddy @
Divisions & Groups (Co-Chair)
michael_filler @
Education (ED) -- Timothy A. Gessert tim_gessert  @
Educational Materials and Outreach -- Svitlana Pylypenko
svitlana_pylypenko  @
Short Courses -- Dave Adams
dave_adams  @
History -- Marcy Stutzman
marcy_stutzman  @
Finance (FI) -- Gregory J. Exarhos greg_exarhos  @
Audit -- Gregory J. Exarhos
greg_exarhos  @
Investment Advisory -- Christie R.K. Marrian
christie_marrian  @
Compensation -- Peter Sheldon
peter_sheldon @
Governance (GV) -- Daniel Gaspar daniel_gaspar  @
Constitution and By-laws -- Aubrey Hanbicki
aubrey_hanbicki  @
Outreach/Governance/Public -- Susan Burkett
susan_burkett @
International Interactions -- Gregory Parsons
gregory_parsons  @
Special Committee for Strategic Planning -- Scott Bryan
scott_bryan @
Marketing and Communications (MC) -- Staff Function
Buyer's Guide
Membership (MM) David Surman dave_surman @
Professional Leadership -- Bridget Rogers
bridget_rogers @
            ♦AVS Excellence in Mentorship Recognition -- Nathan Havercroft  nathan_havercroft @
            ♦Industrial Engagement -- David Surman  dave_surman @
            ♦Diversity & Inclusion -- Talat Rahman  talat_rahman @
Publications (PB) -- Ivan G. Petrov ivan_petrov @
                               -- Chip Eddy (2019 Vice-Chair) chip_eddy @
Recommended Practices (RP) -- Jay Hendricks jay_hendricks @
Symposia & Conferences (S&C) -- James M. Fitz-Gerald james_fitz-gerald  @
Program Committee -- Mariadriana Creatore (2019 Chair)
mariadriana_creatore @
-- Daniel Killelea (2019 Vice-Chair / 2020 Chair)
dan_killelea @
Exhibitors and Manufacturers (E&M) -- Staff Function
Future Sites Team -- Staff Function
Topical Conferences -- James M. Fitz-Gerald
james_fitz-gerald  @
 ALD/ALE 2019 -- Sumit Agarwal (ALD Chair) 
               -- Dennis Hausmann (ALD Co-Chair)
                            -- Craig Huffman (ALE Chair)
               -- Gottlieb Oehrlein (ALE Co-Chair)
sumit_agarwal @
dennis_hausmann  @
craig_huffman @

gottlieb_oehrlein  @
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Division Chairs

Advanced Surface Engineering Division -- David P. Adams david_adams @
Applied Surface Science Division -- Karen Gaskell karen_gaskell @
Biomaterial Interfaces Division -- Caitlin Howell caitlin_howell @
Electronic Materials and Photonics Division -- Rachael Myers-Ward rachael_myers-ward @
Magnetic Interfaces and Nanostructures Division -- Valeria Lauter valeria_lauter
Nanometer-Scale Science and Technology Division -- Sidney Cohen sidney_cohen @
Plasma Science and Technology Division -- R. Mohan Sankaran mohan_sankaran @
Surface Science Division -- Charles Sykes charles_sykes @
Thin Film Division -- Paul Poodt paul_poodt @
Vacuum Technology Division -- Jacob Ricker jacob_ricker @

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Group Chairs

Manufacturing Science and Technology Group -- Bridget R. Rogers bridget_rogers @
MEMS and NEMS Technical Group -- Christian Zorman christian_zorman @

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Chapter Chairs

Delaware Valley Chapter (12/31/19) -- Patrick E. Morris pat_morris @
Florida Chapter (3/31/20) -- Mihai Vaida mihai_vaida @
Hudson Mohawk Chapter (12/31/19) -- J. Scott Price jscott_price @
Michigan Chapter (9/01/19) -- Pilar Herrera-Fierro (contact) pilar_herrera-fierrol @
Mid-Atlantic States Chapter (12/31/19) -- Jacob Ricker jacob_ricker @
Minnesota Chapter (12/31/19) -- Sachin Attava sachin_attavar @
New England Chapter (12/31/19) -- Bill Trotter, Jr. bill_trotter @
New Mexico Chapter (12/31/19) -- Carter Hodges carter_hodges @ 
Northern California Chapter (12/31/19) -- Paul Werbaneth paul_werbaneth @
Ohio Chapter (12/31/19) -- R. Mohan Sankaran mohan_sankaran @
Pacific Northwest Chapter (12/31/19) -- David Y. Lee david_lee @
Prairie Chapter (12/31/19) -- Dan Killelea dan_killelea @
Rocky Mountain Chapter (12/31/19) -- Andrew S. Cavanagh  andrew_cavanagh @
Southern California Chapter (12/31/19) -- Anna Corinne D'Ambrosio corinne_dambrosio @
Tennessee Valley Chapter (12/31/19) -- Petro Maksymovych petro_maksymovych @
Texas Chapter (12/31/19) -- Jeffry Kelber jeffry_kelber @
Western Pennsylvania Chapter (12/31/19) -- Joe DeMaio joe_demaio @

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International Chapter

Taiwan AVS -- Jinn P. Chu jinn_chu @
St. Lawrence AVS -- Ludvik Martinu ludvik_martinu @

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International Affiliate

Cuban Physical Society -- María Sánchez Colina maria_sanchez-colina @
Israel Vacuum Society -- Sidney Cohen sidney_cohen @
Korean Vacuum Society -- Guen Young Yeom geun_yeom @
Polish Vacuum Society -- Leszek Markowski leszek_markowski @
Sociedad Mexicana de Ciencia y Terconlogía de Superficies y Materiales -- Gregorio Hernandez-Cocoletzi  gregorio_hernandez-cocoletzi @
Sociedade Brasileira de Vácuo - Pedro A Nascente pedro_nascente @
Vacuum Society of the Philippines -- Magdaleno R. Vasquez Jr.  magdaleno_vasquez @

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Student University Chapter Chairs

College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering -- Jonathan Chandonait jonathan_chandonait @
Colorado School of Mines -- Sarah Zaccarine sarah_zaccarine @
Dallas Metroplex -- Tania Estrada tania_estrada @
Northwestern University -- James Male james_male @
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (inactive)  
Southwest -- Carmen A. Velasco carmen_velasco @
UCLA -- Grant Hushek grant_hushek @
University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa -- Sourav Garg sourav_garg @
University of Central Florida (inactive)  
University of Florida -- Stefano Barba stefano_barba @
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign -- Shannon Murray shannon_murray @
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities -- Beth Dewing beth_dewing @
University of Texas at El Paso -- Sandeep Manandhar sandeep_manandhar
University of Washington (inactive)  

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IUVSTA Appointees

Councilor -- Joseph E. Greene joe_greene @
Alternate Councilor -- Gregory J. Exarhos greg_exarhos @
ASED Representative -- Ivan G. Petrov ivan_petrov @
ASSD Representative -- John T. Grant john_grant @
BID Representative -- Lara Gamble lara_gamble @
EMPD Representative -- Lisa M. Porter lisa_porter @
NSTD Representative -- Nancy A. Burnham nancy_burnham @
PSTD Representative -- Mohan Sankaran mohan_sankaran @
SSD Representative -- Greg Kimmel greg_kimmel
TFD Representative -- Joe Greene joe_greene @
VTD Representative -- Jay Hendricks jay_hendricks @

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Journal Editors

AVS Editor-in-Chief -- Eray Aydil eray_aydil @
Biointerphases Editor -- Sally L. McArthur sally_mcarthur @
Biointerphases Associate Editor -- Tobias Weidner tobias_weidner @
Biointerphases Associate Editor -- Stefan Zauscher  stefan_zauscher @
JVST Associate Editor -- Gary E. McGuire gary_mcguire @
JVST Associate Editor -- R. Mohan Sankaran mohan_sankaran @
JVST Associate Editor -- Colin Wolden colin_wolden @
JVST Associate Editor -- Erwin Kessels erwin_kessels
SSS Senior Editor -- James Castle james_castle @
SSS Editor -- Richard T. Haasch richard_haasch @

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AVS Designated Director on the AIP Board of Directors

Susan Burkett Term to Spring 2022 susan_burkett @

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Alison A. Baski alison_baski @

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AIP Special Committees (External)

Liaison Committee on Under-Represented Minorities -  Talat Rahman - '20 talat_rahman @
Liaison Committee on Physics Education - Tom Christensen - '19 tom_christensen @
Liaison Committee on Public Policy – Daniel Gaspar – ‘20 daniel_gaspar
Liaison Committee on History – Marcy Stutzman – ‘20 marcy_stutzman
Publishing Board of Managers – Ivan G. Petrov* – ‘19 ivan_petrov @
Publishing Partnerships Committee – Nancy Schultheis, Yvonne Towse – ‘19
State Department Selection Committee – Rudy Ludeke – ‘21 rudy_ludeke @

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