Committee Details

Committee of Representatives to AAAS


To promote, develop, and recommend cosponsoring programs and participation in American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) activities that are consistent with ASA objectives; and to promote and develop ASA programs that strengthen the role of statisticians in scientific research and the development of scientific policy. To encourage ASA members to join AAAS and participate in AAAS activities.

Composition: The Committee consists of eight ASA representatives to the sections of the AAAS that deal with statistical matters. (Section G, Biological Sciences; Section K, Social, Economic & Political Sciences; Section L, History & Philosophy of Science; Section N, Medicine; Section P, Industrial Science & Technology; Section Q, Education; Section T, Information, Computing & Communications; Section U, Statistics). Committee membership carries a responsibility to attend meetings of ASA and AAAS and to maintain membership in AAAS while serving on the Committee. The representatives are appointed by the President Elect of ASA and serve concurrent terms of three years each in accordance with the rotation of representatives established by AAAS. One of the representatives is appointed (when necessary) by the President Elect to serve as the Chair.

Questions? Want to get involved? Contact Monnie McGee


The Committee of Representatives to AAAS has 7 member(s), and 3 liaison(s).

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McGee, Monnie
Southern Methodist University
3225 Daniel Ave., 144 Heroy Bldg
P.O. Box 750332
Dallas, TX   75275-0332
United States
Phone: (214) 768-2462
Fax: (214) 768-4035
Chair (2017 - 2020)
Griffith, Daniel A.
University of Texas At Dallas
School of E,P&P Sciences
800m W. Campbell Road, G31
Richardson, TX   75080-3021
United States
Phone: (972) 883-4950
Fax: (972) 883-4967
Member (2017 - 2020)
Section T, Information, Computing and Communications
Liu, Lei
Northwestern University
680 N. Lakeshore Dr.
Ste. 1400
Chicago, IL   60611
United States
Phone: (312) 503-2614
Member (2017 - 2020)
Section G, Biological Sciences
Mori, Motomi
Oregon Health & Science University
3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road
Portland, OR   97239-3098
United States
Phone: (503) 418-1555
Fax: (503) 418-0125
Member (2017 - 2020)
Section N, Medicine
Poston, Dudley L.
Texas A&M University
4 Denbury Glen
San Antonio, TX   78257
United States
Phone: (979) 574-5055
Member (2017 - 2020)
Section U, Statistics
Tan, Charles Y.
Pfizer, Inc.
Lower Gwynedd, PA   19002
United States
Phone: (845) 602-3112
Member (2017 - 2020)
Section P, Industrial Science & Technology
Ziliak, Stephen T.
Roosevelt University
Department of Economics
430 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL   60605
United States
Phone: (312) 341-3763
Fax: (312) 341-3762
Member (2017 - 2020)
Section L, History and Philosophy of Science

Ensor, Katherine B.
Rice University
Dept. of Statistics
6100 Main St., MS 138
Houston, TX   77251-1827
United States
Phone: (713) 348-4687

Professional Issues & Visibility Council Liaison
2016 - 2018
Professional Issues and Visibility Council Chair (ASA Vice President)

Marker, David A.
1600 Research Blvd.
Rockville, MD   20850-3195
United States
Phone: (301) 251-4398

Professional Issues & Visibility Council Liaison
2016 - 2018
Vice Chair, Professional Issues & Visiibility Council

Pierson, Steve
American Statistical Association
732 North Washington Street
Alexandria, VA   22314-1943
United States
Phone: (703) 302-1841

Staff Liaison
2012 - 2017

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