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Executive Committee

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Tamara 

Brenner

President-Elect

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Troy R. Nash

President

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Xinnian

Chen

Past-President

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Marvin O'Neal III

Secretary

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Mark Baillie

Member-at-Large

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Beth Beason-Abmayr

Member-at-Large

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Michelle Withers

Member-at-Large

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Jenny Knight

Member-at-Large

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Breonna

Martin

Treasurer-Elect

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Standing Committees

Communications

Co-chairs: Jennifer Nauen, Marvin O'Neal

Members: Ariella Goldberg, Casey Roehrig

Our committee is dedicated to advancing NIST's goals by facilitating effective communication through email, newsletters, websites, and social media. Alongside driving sustained engagement, we curate essential program and committee documents in alignment with NIST's vision. Additionally, we actively raise awareness of NIST initiatives and promote the principles of Scientific Teaching, contributing to the broader impact of NIST within the scientific community.

Organizational Research

Co-Chairs: J. Peter Gergen and Bill Wischusen

Subcommittees:

Finance

Chair: J. Peter Gergen

Our committee leads survey delivery and data curation efforts, ensuring accurate collection and analysis. Additionally, the committee plays a crucial role in the financial operations of NIST, fostering informed decision-making and operational efficiency.

Membership & Leadership

Co-Chairs: Beth Beason-Abmayr and Mark Baillie

Subcommittees:

Nominations

Chair: Tamara Brenner

Our committee is responsible for creating opportunities for sustained engagement with NIST and provide pathways to leadership within the organization. We are also responsible for organizing elections and maintaining an interactive database of members and participants of all NIST activities. Individuals that are interested in participating in this group, please reach out to Beth Beason-Abmayr or Mark Baillie (NIST Members-at-Large).

Programming

Co-Chairs: Jenny Knight and Michelle Withers

Subcommittees:

  • Addressing Challenges in Teaching

    • Co-Chairs: Mindy Findlater, Lisa Scheifele, Terry Shackleford, Christov Robeson

  • Friday Afternoon Learning Community of NIST

    • Co-Chairs: Carlos Goller, Brinda Govindan, Neil Grimsey, Sayali Kukday, Melanie Lenahan, Talitha van der Meulen

    • Communications Specialist/Director: Melanie Lenahan

  • Learning Sanctuary

    • Chair: Mays Imad

  • Mobile Summer Institutes

    • Chair: Michelle Withers

  • National Meeting

    • Co-Chairs: Andy Moiseff, Deb Pires, Elly Vandegrift

  • Online Scientific Teaching Course (in development)

    • Co-Chairs: Jenny Knight, Sarah Miller

Our committee supports ongoing initiatives and serves as the conduit for receiving and developing new program concepts proposed by our membership. With a focus on sustaining the efficacy and relevance of current programs and promoting new ideas, we foster continuous improvement of NIST's organizational offerings.

Standing Committee Structure

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Past Members

Past Members

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Jennifer Frederick

Founding President

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Kiki Zissimopoulos

Founding Treasurer

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Melissa Michael

Founding Secretary

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Mays Imad

Founding Member-at-Large

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Steve Robinow

Founding Member-at-Large

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