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Officers of the Society

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

Directors

Director in 2020- 2021 David Adams
Director in 2019- 2020 Don Baer
Director in 2020- 2021 Mariadriana Creatore
Director in 2019-2020 Sally L. McArthur
Director in 2020- 2021 Rachael Myers-Ward
Director in 2019- 2020 Patricia A. Thiel

Awards Committee

Trustee 2019 - 2021 Alison Baski
Trustee 2018 - 2020 Anna Belu
Trustee 2020 - 2022 James Fitz-Gerald
Trustee 2020 - 2022 Lara Gamble
Trustee 2018 - 2020 Timothy A. Gessert
Trustee 2019 - 2021 Bridget R. Rogers

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) -- Anna Belu anna_belu  @  avs.org
Chapters, Divisions, and Groups (C,D,G)
(includes Student Chapters)
               -- Vincent Smentkowski
(Co-Chair, Chapters)
vincent_smentkowski  @  avs.org
  -- Kateryna Artyushkova (Co-Chair, Chapters)
kateryna_artyushkova @ avs.org
  -- Michael A. Filler (Chair, Divisions & Groups)
michael_filler @ avs.org
Education (ED) -- Timothy A. Gessert tim_gessert  @  avs.org
Educational Materials and Outreach -- Svitlana Pylypenko
svitlana_pylypenko  @  avs.org
Short Courses -- Dave Adams
dave_adams  @  avs.org
History -- Neil Peacock
neil_peacock  @  avs.org
Finance (FI) -- Gregory J. Exarhos greg_exarhos  @  avs.org
Audit -- Gregory J. Exarhos
greg_exarhos  @  avs.org
Investment Advisory -- Christie R.K. Marrian
christie_marrian  @  avs.org
Compensation -- Amy V. Walker
amy_walker @ avs.org
Governance (GV) -- Michael Williams michael_williams  @  avs.org
Constitution and By-laws -- Rachael Myers-Ward
rachael_myers-ward  @  avs.org
Outreach/Governance/Public -- Susan Burkett
susan_burkett @ avs.org
International Interactions -- Lisa Porter
lisa_porter  @  avs.org
Strategic Planning -- Scott Bryan
scott_bryan @  avs.org
Marketing and Communications (MC) -- Staff Function
Web
Buyer's Guide
 
Membership (MM) David Surman; Vice-Chair: Pete Sheldon dave_surman @ avs.org; peter_sheldon @ avs.org
Professional Leadership -- Bridget Rogers
bridget_rogers @ avs.org
            ♦Recognition for Excellence in Mentorship -- Nathan Havercroft  nathan_havercroft @ avs.org
            ♦Industrial Engagement -- David Surman  dave_surman @ avs.org
            ♦Diversity & Inclusion -- Talat Rahman / Sean Jones talat_rahman @ avs.org; sean_jones @ avs.org
            ♦Early Career Professionals -- Rachael Farber
                                                           -- Ashley Ellsworth
                                                           -- Ann Lii-Rosales
rachael_farber @ avs.org
ashley_ellsworth @ avs.org
ann_lii-rosales @ avs.org 
Publications (PB) -- Chip Eddy chip_eddy @ avs.org
Recommended Practices (RP) -- Jay Hendricks jay_hendricks @ avs.org
                                                    -- James Fedchak (Co-Chair) james_fedchak @ avs.org
Symposia & Conferences (S&C) -- James M. Fitz-Gerald james_fitz-gerald  @  avs.org
                                                        -- Eric Joseph eric_joseph  @  avs.org
♦Symposium Program -- Daniel Killelea (2020 Chair)
dan_killelea @ avs.org
-- Mohan Sankaran (2020 Vice-Chair / 2021 Chair)
mohan_sankaran @ avs.org
Exhibitors and Manufacturers (E&M) -- Staff Function
 
Future Sites Team -- Staff Function
 
Topical Conferences -- Eric Joseph
eric_joseph  @  avs.org
             ♦ PacSurf 2020 -- Ellen Fisher (Program Chair)
                                       -- David Castner (General Chair)                                    
ellen_fisher  @  avs.org
david_castner @ avs.org
 ALD/ALE 2020 -- Christophe Detavernier (ALD Chair)
                 -- Jolien Dendooven / Paul Poodt (ALD Co-Chairs)
                 -- Erwin Kessels (ALE Chair) 
                 -- Harm Knoops/Jean-Francois de Marneffe (ALE Co-Chairs)
christophe_detavernier @ avs.org
jolien_dendooven  @  avs.org 
paul_poodt @ avs.org

erwin_kessels @ avs.org

harm_knoops  @  avs.org
jean-francois_marneffe @ avs.org
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Division Chairs

Advanced Surface Engineering Division -- Paul Mayrhofer paul_mayrhofer @ avs.org
Applied Surface Science Division -- Carl A. Ventrice carl_ventrice @ avs.org
Biomaterial Interfaces Division -- Markus Valtiner markus_valtiner @ avs.org
Electronic Materials and Photonics Division -- Jessica Hilton jessica_hilton @ avs.org
Magnetic Interfaces and Nanostructures Division -- Hendrik Ohldag hendrik_ohldag @avs.org
Nanoscale Science and Technology Division -- Keith Brown keith_brown @ avs.org
Plasma Science and Technology Division -- Francois Reniers francois_reniers @ avs.org
Surface Science Division -- Petra Reinke petra_reinke @ avs.org
Thin Film Division -- Virginia Wheeler virginia_wheeler @ avs.org
Vacuum Technology Division -- Jason Carter jason_carter @ avs.org



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Group Chairs

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



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Chapter Chairs

Florida Chapter (3/31/20) -- Mihai Vaida mihai_vaida @ avs.org
Hudson Mohawk Chapter (12/31/20) -- Marco Hopstaken marco_hopstaken @ avs.org
Michigan Chapter (9/01/20) -- Pilar Herrera-Fierro (contact) pilar_herrera-fierrol @ avs.org
Mid-Atlantic States Chapter (12/31/20) -- Sujitra Pookpanratana sujitra_pookpanratana @ avs.org
Minnesota Chapter (12/31/20) -- Seth T. King seth_king @ avs.org
New England Chapter (12/31/20) -- Bill Trotter, Jr. bill_trotter @ avs.org
New Mexico Chapter (12/31/20) -- Darin Leonhardt darin_leonhardt @ avs.org 
Northern California Chapter (12/31/20) -- Zoran Misetic zoran_misetic @ avs.org
Ohio Chapter (12/31/20) -- Chris Muratore christopher_muratore @ avs.org
Pacific Northwest Chapter (12/31/20) -- Zihua Zhu david_zhu @ avs.org
Prairie Chapter (12/31/20) -- Jeff Terry jeff_terry @ avs.org
Rocky Mountain Chapter (12/31/20) -- Steve Harvey  steve_harvey @ avs.org
Southern California Chapter (12/31/20) -- Anna Corinne D'Ambrosio corinne_dambrosio @ avs.org
Tennessee Valley Chapter (12/31/20) -- Petro Maksymovych petro_maksymovych @ avs.org
Texas Chapter (12/31/20) -- Wiley Kirk wiley_kirk @ avs.org
Western Pennsylvania Chapter (12/31/20) -- Evan Sawyer evan_sawyer @ avs.org


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International Chapter

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


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International Affiliate

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

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Student University Chapter Chairs

College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering -- Maham Siddiqui maham_siddiqui @ avs.org
Colorado School of Mines -- Celeste Melamed celeste_melamed @ avs.org
Dallas Metroplex -- Tania Estrada tania_estrada @ avs.org
Northwestern University -- Sonal Rangnekar sonal_rangnekar @ avs.org
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (inactive)  
Southwest (inactive)  
UCLA -- Aditya Deshpande aditya_deshpande @ avs.org
University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa -- Sourav Garg sourav_garg @ avs.org
University of Central Florida -- Brian Ferrari brian_ferrari @ avs.org
University of Florida -- Stefano Barba stefano_barba @ avs.org
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign -- Kinsey Canova kinsey_canova @ avs.org
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (inactive)  
University of Texas at El Paso (inactive)  
University of Washington (inactive)  

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IUVSTA Appointees

Councilor -- Joseph E. Greene joe_greene @ avs.org
Alternate Councilor -- Gregory J. Exarhos greg_exarhos @ avs.org
ASED Representative -- Ivan G. Petrov ivan_petrov @ avs.org
ASSD Representative -- John T. Grant john_grant @ avs.org
BID Representative -- Sally M. McArthur sally_mcarthur @ avs.org
EMPD Representative -- Lisa M. Porter lisa_porter @ avs.org
NSTD Representative -- Nancy A. Burnham nancy_burnham @ avs.org
PSTD Representative -- Mohan Sankaran mohan_sankaran @ avs.org
SSD Representative -- Petra Reinke petra_reinke @ avs.org
TFD Representative -- Joe Greene joe_greene @ avs.org
VTD Representative -- Jay Hendricks jay_hendricks @ avs.org

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Journal Editors

AVS Editor-in-Chief -- Eray Aydil eray_aydil @ avs.org
Biointerphases Editor -- Sally L. McArthur sally_mcarthur @ avs.org
Biointerphases Associate Editor -- Tobias Weidner tobias_weidner @ avs.org
Biointerphases Associate Editor -- Stefan Zauscher  stefan_zauscher @ avs.org
JVST Associate Editor -- Gary E. McGuire gary_mcguire @ avs.org
JVST Associate Editor -- R. Mohan Sankaran mohan_sankaran @ avs.org
JVST Associate Editor -- Erwin Kessels erwin_kessels @ avs.org
JVST Associate Editor -- Stephanie Law stephanie_law @avs.org
JVST Associate Editor -- Joshua M.O. Zide joshua_zide @avs.org
SSS Senior Editor -- James Castle james_castle @ avs.org
SSS Editor -- Richard T. Haasch richard_haasch @ avs.org
AQS Editor -- Philippe Bouyer philippe_bouyer @ avs.org
AQS Associate Editor -- Yong Chen yong_chen @ avs.org
AQS Associate Editor -- Ivette Fuentes ivette_fuentes @ avs.org
AQS Associate Editor -- Pieter Kok pieter_kok @ avs.org
AQS Associate Editor -- Halina Rubinsztein-Dunlop halina_rubinsztein-dunlop @ avs.org

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AVS Designated Director on the AIP Board of Directors

Susan Burkett Term to Spring 2022 susan_burkett @ avs.org

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AVS MEMBER REPRESENTATIVE TO AIP:

Alison A. Baski alison_baski @ avs.org

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AIP Special Committees (External)

Liaison Committee on Under-Represented Minorities -  Talat Rahman - '20 talat_rahman @ avs.org
Liaison Committee on Physics Education - Tom Christensen - '22 tom_christensen @ avs.org
Liaison Committee on Public Policy – Daniel Gaspar – ‘20 daniel_gaspar @avs.org
Liaison Committee on History – Marcy Stutzman – ‘20 marcy_stutzman @avs.org
Publishing Board of Managers – Ivan G. Petrov* – ‘20 ivan_petrov @ avs.org
Publishing Partnerships Committee – Nancy Schultheis, Yvonne Towse – ‘20 nancy@avs.org
yvonne@avs.org
State Department Selection Committee – Rudy Ludeke – ‘21 rudy_ludeke @ avs.org

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