Executive Committee

The management of the Society is vested in an Executive Committee consisting of:

  • Executive officers
  • Three Members-at-Large from the Society general membership
  • Chairs of the Divisions of the Society
  • Editor of the journal Integrative and Comparative Biology​
  • Editor of the journal ​Integrative Organismal Biology​
  • Chair of the Broadening Participation Committee
  • Chair of the Educational Council
  • Chair of the Student/Postdoctoral Affairs Committee

The Executive Director of the Society serves as an ​ex officio​ member of the Executive Committee, but may not vote.

The Executive Committee is the governing Board of the Society. It is responsible for the conduct of the affairs of the Society and reviews and establishes policies and procedures of the Society in line with the provisions of the Constitution and the Bylaws.

– SICB Constitution, Article III, Section 2. SICB Bylaws, Article XII, Section 1.

The Executive Committee meets several times per year.  A group of core officers known as the Executive Officers meets weekly and performs much of the routine management of the society, reporting regularly to the Executive Committee.  The Executive Officers include the President, the President-Elect, the Past President, the Treasurer, the Secretary, the Program Officer, and the Program Officer-Elect.  The Executive Director and the Communications Editor also regularly attend the Executive Officer meetings.

President

Melina Hale

2021-2023
President-Elect

L Patricia Hernandez

2021-2023
Past President

Elizabeth L. Brainerd

2021-2023
Secretary

Michele Johnson

2021-2024
Program Officer

Jake Socha

2020-2022
Program Officer-Elect

Thomas Sanger

2020-2022
Treasurer

Miriam Ashley-Ross

2019-2022
Communications Editor

Molly Jacobs

2020-2022
Member-at-Large

Kakani Katija
Marianne Porter
Marguerite Butler

2019-2022
2021-2023
2020-2023

DAB Chair

Kendra Sewall

2019-2021
DCB Chair

John Long

2021-2023
DCE Chair

Kathleen Hunt

2020-2022
DCPB Chair

Kenneth Welch

2020-2022
DEDB Chair

Deirdre Lyons

2020-2022
DEDE Chair

Laura Zimmerman

2020-2022
DEE Chair

Frances Bonier

2021-2023
DIZ Chair

Jonathan Allen

2021-2023
DNNSB Chair

James Newcomb

2021-2023
DOB Chair

Chris Martine

2020-2023
DPCB Chair

David Blackburn

2019-2022
DVM Chair

Richard Blob

2021-2023
ICB Editor

Ulrike K. Muller

2019-2024
IOB Editor

Adam P. Summers

2020-2025
BPC Chair

Rita Mehta

2019-2022
Ed. Council Chair

Lisa Whitenack

2020-2023
SPDAC Chair

John R Hutchinson

2019-2022
Executive Director

Brett J. Burk
950 Herndon Parkway
Suite 450
Herndon, VA 20170
Phone: 703-790-1745 or 800-955-1236
FAX: 703-790-2672
E-mail: SICB@BurkInc.com
Ex Officio

the Society for
Integrative &
Comparative
Biology