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Officers of the Society

President Lisa M. Porter
President Elect Peter Sheldon
Immediate Past-President Charles R. "Chip" Eddy, Jr.
Clerk/Secretary Joseph E. Greene
Treasurer Gregory J. Exarhos


Director in 2018- 2019 Anna Corrine D'ambrosio
Director in 2017- 2018 Lara Gamble
Director in 2018- 2019 Richard T. Haasch
Director in 2017- 2018 Jay Hendricks
Director in 2017- 2018 Eric Joseph
Director in 2018- 2019 Sean Jones

Awards Committee

Trustee 2018 - 2020 Anna Belu
Trustee 2016 - 2018 Marcela Bilek
Trustee 2018 - 2020 Timothy A. Gessert
Trustee 2017 - 2019 Angus Rockett
Trustee 2017 - 2019 Michael Stueber
Trustee 2016 - 2018 Amy V. Walker

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

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) -- Amy Walker amy_walker  @
Chapters, Divisions, and Groups (C,D,G) -- Vincent Smentkowski vincent_smentkowski  @
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 -- Lisa M. Porter
lisa_porter  @
Governance (GV) -- Daniel Gaspar daniel_gaspar  @
Constitution and By-laws -- Aubrey Hanbicki
aubrey_hanbicki  @
Outreach/Governance/Public -- Rudolf Ludeke
rudy_ludeke  @
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) Susan Burkett susan_burkett @
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 @
                               -- Anthony J. Muscat (2018 Vice-Chair) anthony_muscat @
Recommended Practices (RP) -- Jay Hendricks jay_hendricks @
Symposia & Conferences (S&C) -- James Fitz-Gerald james_fitz-gerald  @
Program Committee -- Eric Joseph (2018 Chair)
eric_joseph @
-- Mariadriana Creatore (2018 Vice-Chair / 2019 Chair)
mariadriana_creatore @
Exhibitors and Manufacturers (E&M) -- Staff Function
Topical Conferences -- James Fitz-Gerald
james_fitz-gerald  @
 ALD/ALE -- Jin-Seong Park (ALD) 
                   -- Geun Young Yeom (ALE)
jin-seong_park @
geum_yeom  @
 PacSurf -- David G. Castner (2018 General Chair) 
                 -- Alberto Herrera-Gomez (2018 Program Chair)
dave_castner @
albertoherrera-gomez  @
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Division Chairs

Advanced Surface Engineering Division -- Joerg Patscheider joerg_patscheider @
Applied Surface Science Division -- Kateryna Artyushkova kateryna_artyushkova @
Biomaterial Interfaces Division -- Dan Graham dan_graham @
Electronic Materials and Photonics Division -- Michael A. Filler michael_filler @
Magnetic Interfaces and Nanostructures Division -- Hendrik Ohldag hendrik_ohldag
Nanometer-Scale Science and Technology Division -- Sergei V. Kalinin sergei_kalinin @
Plasma Science and Technology Division -- Ankur Agarwal ankur_agarwal @
Surface Science Division -- Bruce E. Koel bruce_koel @
Thin Film Division -- Jesse Jur jesse_jur @
Vacuum Technology Division -- Steve Borichevsky steve_borichevsky @

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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 (12/31/18) -- Patrick E. Morris pat_morris @
Florida Chapter (3/31/18) -- William Kaden william_kaden @
Hudson Mohawk Chapter (12/31/18) -- Sonal Dey sonal_dey @
Michigan Chapter (9/01/18) -- Pilar Herrera-Fierro (contact) pilar_herrera-fierrol @
Mid-Atlantic States Chapter (12/31/19) -- Jacob Ricker jacob_ricker @
Minnesota Chapter (12/31/18) -- Ben Schmidt ben_schmidt @
New England Chapter (12/31/18) -- Bill Trotter, Jr. bill_trotter @
New Mexico Chapter (12/31/18) -- Michael Brumbach michael_brumbach @ 
Northern California Chapter (12/31/18) -- Cesar Clavero cesar_clavero @
Ohio Chapter (12/31/18) -- Mohan Sankaran mohan_sankaran @
Pacific Northwest Chapter (12/31/18) -- David Y. Lee david_lee @
Prairie Chapter (12/31/19) -- Dan Killelea dan_killelea @
Rocky Mountain Chapter (12/31/18) -- Michael Simmons  mike_simmons @
Southern California Chapter (12/31/18) -- Anna Corinne D'Ambrosio corinne_dambrosio @
Tennessee Valley Chapter (12/31/18) -- 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 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 -- Aleksandr Filippov aleksandr_filippov @
Colorado School of Mines sarah_zaccarine @
Dallas Metroplex -- Yasiel Cabrera yasiel_cabrera @
Northwestern University -- Spencer Wells spencer_wells @
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute-- Jennifer Howell-Clark jennifer_howell-clark @
Silicon Valley -- Kris McBrian kris_mcbrian @
Southwest -- Carmen A. Velasco carmen_velasco @
UCLA -- Sidney Tran sidney_tran @
University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa -- Sourav Garg sourav_garg @
University of Central Florida (inactive)  
University of Florida -- David Christianson david_christianson @
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 -- Katharina Maniura Katharina_maniura @
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
JVST Associate Editor -- Deborah O'Connell deborah_oconnell
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

Rudolf Ludeke Term to Spring 2019 rudolf_ludeke @

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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 - '18 talat_rahman @
Liaison Committee on Physics Education - Tom Christensen - '19 tom_christensen @
Liaison Committee on Public Policy – Daniel Gaspar – ‘19 daniel_gaspar
Liaison Committee on History – Marcy Stutzman – ‘18 marcy_stutzman
Publishing Board of Managers – Ivan G. Petrov* – ‘19 ivan_petrov @
Publishing Partnerships Committee – Nancy Schultheis, Yvonne Towse – ‘18

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