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Officers of the Society

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


Director in 2016- 2017 Ellen Fisher
Director in 2017- 2018 Lara Gamble
Director in 2017- 2018 Jay Hendricks
Director in 2017- 2018 Eric Joseph
Director in 2016 - 2017 Anthony Muscat
Director in 2016 - 2017 Peter Sheldon

Awards Committee

Trustee 2015 - 2017 Donald Baer
Trustee 2016 - 2018 Marcela Bilek
Trustee 2015 - 2017 Ian S. Gilmore
Trustee 2017 - 2019 Angus Rockett
Trustee 2017 - 2019 Michael Stueber
Trustee 2016 - 2018 Amy V. Walker

AVS National Office Staff

125 Maiden Lane, 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 and Event Manager Della Miller
Events/Office Coordinator Heather Kroff

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 Assistant April Power
Editorial Assistant Jennifer Schreiner
Editorial Assistant Estella Stansbury
Editorial Assistant Tonya Yandle

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Standing Committees

Awards (AW) -- Don Baer don_baer  @
Chapters, Divisions, and Groups (C,D,G) -- Vincent Smentkowski vincent_smentkowski  @
Education (ED) -- Timothy A. Gessert tim_gessert  @
Educational Materials and Outreach -- Tom Christensen
tom_christensen  @
Short Courses -- Dave Adams
dave_adams  @
History -- Marcy Stutzman
marcy_stutzman  @
Archivist -- William D. Westwood
bill_westwood @
Diversity & Inclusion -- Anthony Muscat
Finance (FI) -- Gregory J. Exarhos greg_exarhos  @
Audit -- Gregory J. Exarhos
greg_exarhos  @
Investment Advisory -- Christie R.K. Marrian
christie_marrian  @
Compensation -- Charles R. "Chip" Eddy, Jr.
chip_eddy  @
Governance (GV) -- Daniel Gaspar daniel_gaspar  @
Constitution and By-laws -- Aubrey Hanbicki
aubrey_hanbicki  @
Outreach/Governance/Public -- Rudolf Ludeke
rudy_ludeke  @
International Interactions -- Lisa Porter
lisa_porter  @
Strategic Plan -- Scott Bryan
scott_bryan @
Marketing and Communications (MC) -- Staff Function
Buyer's Guide
Membership (MM) David Surman david_surman  @
Professional Leadership -- Susan Burkett
susan_burkett  @
Publications (PB) -- Gregory Parsons gregory_parsons  @
Recommended Practices (RP) -- Jay Hendricks jay_hendricks @
Symposia & Conferences (S&C) -- James Fitz-Gerald james_fitz-gerald  @
Program Committee -- Amy V. Walker (2017 Chair)
amy_walker  @
 -- Eric Joseph (2017 Vice-Chair / 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  @
 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 -- Andrey Voevodim andrey_voevodin @
Applied Surface Science Division -- Michaeleen Pacholski michaeleen_pacholski @
Biomaterial Interfaces Division -- Joe Baio joe_baio @
Electronic Materials and Photonics Division -- Nikolaus Dietz nikolaus_dietz @
Magnetic Interfaces and Nanostructures Division -- Valeria Lauter valeria_lauter
Nanometer-Scale Science and Technology Division -- Robert Ilic robert_Ilic @
Plasma Science and Technology Division -- Steven Vitale steven_vitale @
Surface Science Division -- Bruce Kay bruce_kay @
Thin Film Division -- Mariadriana Creatore mariadriana_creatore @
Vacuum Technology Division -- Gerado Brucker gerardo_brucker @

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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 (12/31/17) -- Patrick E. Morris (contact) pat_morris @
Florida Chapter (3/31/18) -- William Kaden william_kaden @
Hudson Mohawk Chapter (12/31/17) -- Michael Burrell michael_burrell @
Michigan Chapter (9/01/17) -- Pilar Herrera-Fierro pilar_herrera-fierrol @
Mid-Atlantic States Chapter (12/31/19) -- Jacob Ricker jacob_ricker @
Minnesota Chapter (12/31/17) -- Jeffrey Fenton jeffrey_fenton @
New England Chapter (12/31/17) -- Bill Trotter, Jr. bill_trotter @
New Mexico Chapter (6/01/18) -- Michael Brumbach michael_brumbach @ 
Northern California Chapter (12/31/17) -- Susan Felch susan_Felch @
Ohio Chapter (12/31/17) -- Mohan Sankaran mohan_sankaran @
Pacific Northwest Chapter (12/31/17) -- Liney Arnadottir liney_arnadottir @
Prairie Chapter (12/31/17) -- David Czaplewski david_czaplewski @
Rocky Mountain Chapter (12/31/17) -- Svitlana Pylypenko  svitlana_pylypenko @
Southern California Chapter (12/31/17) -- Anna Corinne D'Ambrosio corinne_dambrosio @
Tennessee Valley Chapter (12/31/18) -- Petro Maksymovych petro_maksymovych @
Texas Chapter (12/31/16) -- Ramana Chintalapalle ramana_chintalapalle @
Western Pennsylvania Chapter (12/31/17) -- Chris Horwitz chris_horwitz @

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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

Israel Vacuum Society -- Sidney Cohen sidney_cohen @
Korean Vacuum Society -- Guen Young Yeom geun_yeom @
Polish Vacuum Society -- Leszek Markowski leszek_markowski @
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 michael_dzara @
Dallas Metroplex -- Audrey Hammack (Co-Chair) audrey_hammack @
Dallas Metroplex -- Aaron Dangerfield (Co-Chair) aaron_dangerfield @ avs.or
Northwestern University -- Spencer Wells spencer_wells @
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute-- Ainsley Pinkowitz ainsley_pinkowitz  @
Silicon Valley -- Rachel Major rachel_major @
Southwest -- Carmen A. Velasco carmen_velasco @
UCLA -- Sidney Tran sidney_tran @
University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa -- Connor Smith connor_smith @
University of Central Florida -- Joshua Perlstein joshua_perlstein @
University of Florida -- Darken Starkenburg darken_starkenburg @
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign -- Pralav Shetty pralav_shetty @
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities -- Karsten Poulsen karsten_poulsen @
University of Texas at El Paso sandeep_manandhar
University of Washington -- Elisa Harrison elisa_harrison @

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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 Porter lisa_porter @
NSTD Representative -- Nancy A. Burnham nancy_burnham @
PSTD Representative -- Mohan Sankaran mohan_sankaran @
SSD Representative -- Greg Kimmel greg_kimmel
TFD Representative -- Nathan Guisinger nathan_guisinger @
VTD Representative -- Jay Hendricks jay_hendricks @

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Journal Editors

AVS Editor-in-Chief -- Eray Aydil eray_aydil @
Biointerphases Editor-- Anna Belu anna_belu @
Biointerphases Deputy 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 -  Daphne Pappas - '18 daphne_pappas @
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 – ‘17 marcy_stutzman
Publishing Board of Managers – Ivan G. Petrov* – ‘19 ivan_petrov @
Publishing Partnerships Committee – Nancy Schultheis, Yvonne Towse – ‘17

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