Member & Geographic Activities Board
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Member & Geographic Activities Board

MGA provides leadership to the Society for member development and member-related activities. This includes member services, programs to support chapters, and other promotional and member engagements related activities. Operational areas within MGA include: Awards and Recognition, Geographic Activities, Students and Young Professionals, and Special Technical Communities.

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Vice President, Andre Oboler
Chair, Geographic Activities: David Bondurant
Chair, Student and Young Professional Activities: Shivam Abhilash
Chair,  Awards and Recognition:  Edward Addy
Chair, Special Technical Communities: Yuhong Liu
At-Large Member: Mini Ulanat
At-Large Member:Vacant
Representative to CS BOG: George Proeller
Adhoc Chair, Search Committee: Saiteja Goud Karingu





Governance Documents: Policy & Procedures Manual, Handbook


Geographic Activities

For a full list of Geographic Activities Committee members, click here.

Awards and Recognition

  • Chair: Edward Addy
  • Vice Chair:   George Proeller
  • Distinguished Visitors Program:  Hassam Fahmy
  • Richard E. Merwin Student Scholarship: Josip Balen, Nursuriati (Liza) Jamil
  • Upsilon Pi Epsilon Award: Himanshu Thapliyal
  • Larson Award: Marco Santambrogio
  • Outstanding Chapter Award (Student): Mini Ulanat
  • Outstanding Chapter Award (Professional): Nasir Uddin
    • For a full list of Outstanding Chapter Award Committee members, click here.
  • Mentoring Co-Coordinator: Shivam Abhilash

Distinguished Visitor Program (DVP)

  • Chair:  Hossam Fahmy
  • Immediate Past Chair: George Proeller
  • Member: Yezid Donoso
  • Member: Michelle Thompson
  • Member: Leonel Sousa

Student & Young Professional Activities

  • Chair : Shivam Abhilash
  • Immediate Past Chair: Megha Ben
  • Vice Chair (Collaborations) : Saptarshi Ghosh
  • Vice Chair (Outreach): Nandakishor Desai
  • Vice Chair (Leadership & Training) : Nikky Kumar Jha
  • Vice Chair (YP) : Jibin Sabu
  • Vice Chair (Students) : Ayesha Mujeeb
  • Secretary :Vibhuti Dahiya

For a full list of Student and Young Professional Committee members and to see a list of volunteering roles,  click here.

Special Technical Communities

  • Chair : Yuhong Liu
  • Vice-Chair: Andreas Reinhardt
  • Past Chair: John Walz
  • Member: Carlos Jimenez-Gomez
  • Member:  Rich Hillard