Committee on Membership

The membership of the Committee on Membership consists of the CEO or designate and nine (9) persons selected by the Committee on Committees and appointed by the President-Elect to staggered three-year terms. The President-Elect appoints the Chair from among the nine members. The Committee suggests to Council means for improving the relationship between the Society and its members, for enhancing services, including APS publications that the Society provides to its members on payment of their membership dues, and for improving other activities in the area of membership as delegated to it by the Council.

Chair: Sunil Labroo (01/20 - 12/20)
SUNY Oneonta

Member: Shuo Chen (01/18 - 12/20)
University of Houston

Member: Marla Dowell (01/18 - 12/20)
National Institute of Standards and Technology Boulder

Member: Sean Keller (01/18 - 12/20)
Raytheon Missile Systems

Member: Horacio Gasquet (01/19 - 12/21)
Persimmon Ridge Ventures, LLC

Member: Vasudevan Lakshminarayanan (01/19 - 12/21)
University of Waterloo

Member: Alexis Knaub (01/20 - 12/22)
Michigan State University

Member: Joseph Hagmann (01/20 - 12/22)
National Institute of Standards and Technology

Member: Emily Belli (01/20 - 12/22)
General Atomics - San Diego

Nominees and award and office holders are expected to meet standards of professional conduct and integrity as described in the APS Ethics Guidelines. Violations of these standards may disqualify people from consideration or lead to revocation of honors or removal from office.

APS Committees

The American Physical Society is a volunteer-driven organization. Since 1899, physicists have contributed their time and resources to running the APS in cooperation with a minimal full-time staff. Volunteers are the backbone of the Society. They form the character and direct the Society's progress and development. All APS committees operate on a calendar year basis and committee terms run from January 1 through December 31.

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