Bureau of Labor Statistics' Wendy Martinez
Elected ASA President

The membership has voted, and it elected Wendy Martinez, director of the Mathematical Statistics Research Center at the Bureau of Labor Statistics, as the 115th president of the American Statistical Association. Before she takes office as president on January 1, 2020, she will serve as president-elect, beginning January 1, 2019.

Members also elected Richard De Veaux, professor of statistics at Williams College, as vice president. De Veaux’s term also begins January 1, 2019.

The ASA membership also elected the following:

  • Anamaria Kazanis of ASKSTATS Consulting as the Council of Chapters Governing Board Representative to the ASA Board
  • Mark Glickman of Harvard University as the Council of Sections Governing Board Representative to the ASA Board
  • Mary Kwasny of Northwestern University as chair-elect of the Council of Chapters Governing Board
  • Ofer Harel of the University of Connecticut as chair-elect of the Council of Sections Governing Board

A complete list of newly elected candidates will be published in the July issue of Amstat News.

Wendy Martinez
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