The Executive Committee shall consist of the officers of the association and three members from the current board, including, if possible, one student member.
Updated February 29, 2016
Julie Chen, President
Kerry McAleer-Keeler, Executive Vice President
Macy Chadwick, Secretary
Mare Blocker, Treasurer
Matt Runkle, VP Membership
Karen Zimmermann, VP Meetings and Programs
Amy Lund, Student member
Bridget Elmer, Chair of Publications Committee
Emily Tipps, Chair of Awards Committee
The Nominating and Membership Committee, appointed by the Executive Committee, shall consist of one former chairperson, one director, and one member not a director, together with no more than two such other members, whether or not directors.
Matt Runkle, Vice President for Membership
Jessica Spring, Vice-Chair for Membership
Katherine McCanless Ruffin, Vice-Chair for Nominations
The Steering Committee shall have the Executive Vice President of the board as its chairperson and shall consist of five members who will solicit new ideas, recommendations and suggestions to further the aims of the association and the profession. The committee shall function as a research and development group responsible for suggesting long range planning to the board.
Kerry McAleer-Keeler, Committee Chair
Ex Officio Members:
Kathy Walkup & John Risseeuw
The Communications Committee shall be responsible for all communications with and between the members. The committee shall have responsibility for the content of the association's newsletter, website, and other instruments of communication.
Jaime Shafer, Committee Chair
Camden Richards, Managing Editor, Newsletter
Molly Dotson, Assistant Editor, Newsletter
Amy Lund, Membership Outreach Coordinator
Sarah Ann Austin
The Publications Committee shall have a director as its chairperson and shall consist of five members at least two of which shall be directors and two non-directors and one of which is a former editor of the journal when possible. The Publications Committee shall have responsibility for the design and production of the association's journal (at such time as the board decides to publish one), newsletter, and other documents, except for those overseen by the Communications Committee, as directed by the board.
Bridget Elmer, Chair
Inge Bruggeman (Editor, Openings)
Emily Larned (Vice Chair, Oral History Subcommittee)
Bob Riter (Vice Chair, Archives Subcommittee)
Susan Viguers (Vice Chair, Criticism & Theory Subcommittee)
Inge Bruggeman, Editor
Elizabeth Boyne, Book Review Editor
Janice Braun, Editorial Board Member
Bridget Elmer, Editorial Board Member (non-voting)
Jeff Groves, Editorial Board Member
Julie Leonard, Editorial Board Member
Katherine Ruffin, Editorial Board Member
Sara Sauers, Production Manager
Susan Viguers, Editorial Board Member
Bob Riter, Vice Chair
Susan Viguers, Vice Chair
Emily Larned, Vice Chair
The Meetings and Programs Committee shall recommend the annual national meeting program chairperson to the board and shall oversee the planning and production of the annual national meeting and the biannual national conference. The committee shall also advise the board on suitable locations and hosts for future meetings.
Karen Zimmermann, Committee Chair
Kathleen O'Connell, Committee Chair and Vice-chair for Meetings
Heather Green, Vice-chair for Programs
Lisa Beth Robinson
This ad-hoc committee was created at the annual meeting January 10-11, 2008. The Executive Committee appoints. There is no limit to the number of committee members. The Awards Committee is responsible for overseeing the promotion and management of all CBAA awards.
Emily Tipps, Chair
Candida Pagan, Vice-Chair for Travel Grants
Suzanne Powney, Vice-Chair for Project Grants
This ad-hoc committee was created at the annual meeting January 9-10, 2009. The Development Committee is responsible for identifying and cultivating donors and coordinating all fund raising activities.
Julie Chen, Acting Chair