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Scientific and Public Affairs Advisory Committee

Charge:

  • Consider public policy issues (1) which affect the statistical community or (2) to which statisticians can contribute.
  • Recommend policies to the ASA Board of Directors and
  • Serve as a liaison between ASA and other statistical experts, professional and governmental organizations, and the media on these issues.
  • Composition: The Committee consists of nine members, three of whom are appointed /reappointed each year by the President Elect for three-year terms. One member will be appointed (when necessary) by the President Elect to serve as Chair. The members should represent an array of ASA professional interests.

Questions? Want to get involved? Contact Jerome P. Reiter


Membership

The Scientific and Public Affairs Advisory Committee has 9 member(s), and 3 liaison(s).

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Name

Position/Term

Reiter, Jerome P.
Duke University
Dept. of Statistical Science
Box 90251
Durham, NC   27708-0251
United States
Phone: (919) 668-5227
Fax: (919) 684-8594
jerry@stat.duke.edu
Chair (2015 - 2017)
Meleth, Sreelatha
RTI International
2951 Flowers Road
Atlanta, GA   30341
United States
Phone: (770) 407-4936
sreelatha.meleth@gmail.com
Vice-Chair (2016 - 2017)
Hayek, Lee-Ann C.
Smithsonian Institution
MRC 121
P.O. Box 37012
Washington, DC   20013-7012
United States
Phone: (202) 633-0842
hayekl@si.edu
Member (2012 - 2016)
Hedges, Larry V.
Institute For Policy Research, Northwestern University
2040 Sheridan Rd
Evanston, IL   60208
United States
Phone: (847) 491-8899
Fax: (847) 467-2459
l-hedges@northwestern.edu
Member (2016 - 2018)
Keller, Sallie
Virginia Tech
900 North Glebe
Arlington, VA   22203
United States
Phone: (703) 489-9480
sallie41@vbi.vt.edu
Member (2016 - 2018)
Meleth, Sreelatha
RTI International
2951 Flowers Road
Atlanta, GA   30341
United States
Phone: (770) 407-4936
sreelatha.meleth@gmail.com
Member (2012 - 2017)
Reiter, Jerome P.
Duke University
Dept. of Statistical Science
Box 90251
Durham, NC   27708-0251
United States
Phone: (919) 668-5227
Fax: (919) 684-8594
jerry@stat.duke.edu
Member (2012 - 2017)
Shara, Nawar
Medstar Research Institute
8443 Amanda Pl
Vienna, VA   22180-6868
United States
Phone: (301) 560-7364
Fax: (301) 560-7321
nawar.shara@medstar.net
Member (2014 - 2019)
Tucker, Clyde
CNN
1739 Key West Lane
Vienna, VA   22182
United States
Phone: (703) 338-0059
nctucker@cox.net
Member (2011 - 2016)
Watkins, Joseph
University of Arizona
Department of Mathematics
Tucson, AZ   85716
United States
Phone: (520) 621-5245
jwatkins@math.arizona.edu
Member (2015 - 2017)
Wells, Martin T.
Cornell Univ-Ithaca
1190 Comstock Hall
Ithaca, NY   14850
United States
Phone: (607) 255-8801
Fax: (607) 255-9801
mtw1@cornell.edu
Member (2016 - 2018)
Ensor, Katherine B.
Rice University
Dept. of Statistics
6100 Main St., MS 138
Houston, TX   77251-1827
United States
Phone: (713) 348-4687
ensor@rice.edu
Professional Issues & Visibility Council Liaison
2016 - 2018
Chair, Professional Issues and Visibility Council (ASA Vice President)
Marker, David A.
Westat
1600 Research Blvd.
Rockville, MD   20850-3195
United States
Phone: (301) 251-4398
davidmarker@westat.com
Professional Issues & Visibility Council Liaison
2016 - 2018
Vice Chair, Professional Issues and Visibility Council
Pierson, Steve
American Statistical Association
732 North Washington Street
Alexandria, VA   22314-1943
United States
Phone: (703) 302-1841
pierson@amstat.org
Staff Liaison
2010 - 2016
 
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