Officers

Officers

As part of the merger creating PSOR, the three initiatives agreed that each would select one President over the next three years, as well as one senior officer and one junior officer for 2009.

2017

President: Burcu Balcik, Ozyegin University 
President-Elect: Vedat Verter, McGill University  
Secretary/ Treasurer: Marie-Ève Rancourt, HEC Montréal     
Senior Vice President of Programs: Nan Kong, Purdue University 
Junior Vice President of Programs: Shengfan Zhang, University of Arkansas 
Vice President of Communications: Andreas Thorsen, Montana State University 

2016

President: John S. Hollywood, RAND Corporation
President-Elect: Burcu Balcik, Ozyegin University  
Secretary/ Treasurer: Ted Allen, Ohio State University     
Senior Vice President of Programs: Vedat Verter, McGill University
Junior Vice President of Programs: Nan Kong, Purdue University
Vice President of Communications: Marie-Ève Rancourt, University of Quebec in Montreal

2015

President: Dionne Aleman, University of Toronto     
President-Elect: John S. Hollywood, RAND Corporation     
Secretary/ Treasurer: Ted Allen, Ohio State University     
Senior Vice President of Programs: Burcu Balcik, Ozyegin University
Junior Vice President of Programs: Vedat Verter, McGill University
Vice President of Communications: Marie-Ève Rancourt, University of Quebec in Montreal

2014

President: Laura McLay, University of Wisconsin-Madison
President-Elect: Dionne Aleman, University of Toronto
Secretary/ Treasurer: Mariel Lavieri, University of Michigan
Senior Vice President of Programs: Robert Hampshire, Carnegie Mellon University
Junior Vice President of Programs: Burcu Balcik, Ozyegin University
Vice President of Communications: Erica Gralla, George Washington University

2013

President: Ozlem Ergun, Georgia Institute of Technology
President-Elect: Laura McLay, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Secretary/ Treasurer: Mariel Lavieri, University of Michigan
Senior Vice President of Programs: Jessica Heier-Stamm, Kansas State University
Junior Vice President of Programs: Robert Hampshire, Carnegie Mellon University
Vice President of Communications: Erica Gralla, George Washington University

2012

President: Julie Swann, Georgia Institute of Technology
President-Elect: Ozlem Ergun, Georgia Institute of Technology
Secretary/ Treasurer: Dionne Aleman, University of Toronto
Senior Vice President of Programs: Karen Smilowitz, Northwestern University
Junior Vice President of Programs: Jessica Heier-Stamm, Kansas State University
Vice President of Communications: Laura A. McLay, Virginia Commonwealth University

2011

President: Michael P. Johnson, Jr., University of Massachusetts-Boston
President-Elect: Julie Swann, Georgia Institute of Technology
Secretary/ Treasurer: Dionne Aleman, University of Toronto
Senior Vice President of Programs: John Hollywood, RAND Corporation
Junior Vice President of Programs: Karen Smilowitz, Northwestern University
Vice President of Communications: Laura A. McLay, Virginia Commonwealth University

2010

President: Pinar Keskinocak, Georgia Institute of Technology
President Elect: Michael P. Johnson, Jr., University of Massachusetts-Boston
Secretary/Treasurer: Julie Swann, Georgia Institute of Technology

2009

President: John Hall, National Fire Protection Association, jhall@nfpa.org 
President-Elect: Pinar Keskinocak, Georgia Institute of Technology, pinar@isye.gatech.edu 
Secretary/Treasurer: Michael Johnson, University of Massachusetts at Boston, Michael.Johnson@umb.edu 
Senior Vice President of Programs: Julie Swann, Georgia Institute of Technology, jswann@isye.gatech.edu 
Junior Vice President of Programs: Mike Racer, University of Memphis, mracer@memphis.edu 
Vice President of Communications: John Hollywood, Research Triangle Institute, jhollywood@rti.org 
Past President: Vacant (new section)
Ad Hoc Committee on the 2009 San Diego National Meeting: Julie Swann (chair), Mike Racer, Doug Samuelson