Who We Are

Increasing minority representation in Operations Research and Management Science


The purposes of the INFORMS Minority Issues Forum are:

  • To foster minority representation in OR/MS;
  • To develop ties between those interested in increasing the number of minority participants in OR/MS;
  • To disseminate information about the issues facing minority researchers and practitioners.

 

Email: mif.informs@gmail.com

Minority Issues Forum Officers

  President
  Eduardo Pérez
  Texas State University
  eduardopr@txstate.edu



  Vice President
  Shannon Harris
  Virginia Commonwealth University
  harriss10@vcu.edu






  Secretary
  Michelle Alvarado
  University of Florida
  alvarado.m@ise.ufl.edu



  Treasurer
  Karen Hicklin
  University of Florida
  khicklin@ufl.edu



  Vice President of Programs
  Clara Novoa
  Texas State University
  cn17@txstate.edu






  Vice President of Programs
  Diana Ramírez-Rios
  Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  ramird2@rpi.edu



  Junior Vice President of Programs
  Sofía Pérez Guzmán 
  Texas State University
  perezs@rpi.edu



  Vice President of Communications
  Alexandra Newman 
  Colorado School of Mines
  anewman@mines.edu



  Vice President of Communications
  Wesley Marrero
  Dartmouth College
  wesley.marrero@dartmouth.edu