Much of the Society’s work is carried out through committees of volunteers. All committees welcome members who broadly represent the key constituencies of the society (researchers, practitioners, students, people from throughout North America, and international partners). Committees and its current members (2022-2023) include:

Committee Members


  • Loni Hagen (Chair)
  • Helen Liu
  • Julian Villodre


  • Yu-Che Chen (Chair)
  • Edimara Luciano
  • Fadi Salem
  • Gabriela Viale-Pereira
  • Jing Zhang


  • Tomasz Janowski (Chair)
  • Mila Gasco-Hernandez

Student Support

  • Ida Lindgren (Chair)
  • Gabriela Viale-Pereira

Journal Relations

  • Helen Liu (Chair)
  • Marijn Janssen
  • Jing Zhang
  • Soon Ae Chun

Linking Research and Government Management

  • Gabriela Viale Pereira (Chair)
  • Fadi Salem
  • Peter Parycek
  • Hans Jochen Scholl

Site Selection

  • Marijn Janssen (Chair)
  • Jing Zhang
  • Gabriel Puron-Cid

Awards Committee

  • Jing Zhang (Chair)
  • Loni
  • Catherine Dumas
  • Manuel Pedro Rodríguez Bolivar

To volunteer to serve on any committee, or for more information about a committee’s work, contact