Committee Details

Scientific and Public Affairs Advisory Committee

Charge:

  • Consider public policy issues (1) which affect the statistical community or (2) to which statisticians can contribute.
  • Recommend policies to the ASA Board of Directors and
  • Serve as a liaison between ASA and other statistical experts, professional and governmental organizations, and the media on these issues.
  • Composition: The Committee consists of nine members, three of whom are appointed /reappointed each year by the President Elect for three-year terms. One member will be appointed (when necessary) by the President Elect to serve as Chair. The members should represent an array of ASA professional interests.


    Questions? Want to get involved? Contact Larry V. Hedges

    Membership

    The Scientific and Public Affairs Advisory Committee has 9 member(s), and 3 liaison(s).

    To change the viewing year, choose from the following years:   


    Name

    Position/Term

     
    Hedges, Larry V.
    Institute For Policy Research, Northwestern University
    2040 Sheridan Rd.
    Evanston, IL   60208
    United States
    Phone: (847) 491-8899
    Fax: (847) 467-2459
    l-hedges@northwestern.edu
    Chair (2018 - 2021)
     
    Feller, Avi
    UC Berkeley
    Goldman School of Public Policy
    2607 Hearst Avenue
    Berkeley, CA   94720
    United States
    Phone: (510) 642-2067
    afeller@berkeley.edu
    Vice-Chair (2019 - 2019)
     
    Cappelleri, Joseph C.
    Pfizer, Inc.
    445 Eastern Point Rd.
    MS 8260-2502
    Groton, CT   06340
    United States
    Phone: (860) 441-8033
    joseph.c.cappelleri@pfizer.com
    Member (2018 - 2020)
     
    Feller, Avi
    UC Berkeley
    Goldman School of Public Policy
    2607 Hearst Avenue
    Berkeley, CA   94720
    United States
    Phone: (510) 642-2067
    afeller@berkeley.edu
    Member (2017 - 2019)
     
    Keller, Sallie
    University of Virginia
    1100 Wilson Blvd
    Arlington, VA   22203
    United States
    Phone: (703) 489-9480
    sak9tr@virginia.edu
    Member (2016 - 2021)
     
    Messner, Michael J.
    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
    Ofc of Ground Water and Drinking Water
    1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW (MD 4607)
    Washington, DC   20460-0001
    United States
    Phone: (202) 564-5268
    Fax: (202) 401-6135
    messner.michael@epa.gov
    Member (2017 - 2019)
     
    Shara, Nawar
    Medstar Research Institute
    8443 Amanda Place
    Vienna, VA   22180-6868
    United States
    Phone: (301) 560-7364
    Fax: (301) 560-7321
    nawar.shara@medstar.net
    Member (2014 - 2019)
     
    Wallman, Katherine K.
    Office of Mgmt & Budget
    United States
    Phone: (703) 821-2106
    katherinekwallman@gmail.com
    Member (2018 - 2020)
     
    Watkins, Joseph
    University of Arizona
    Department of Mathematics
    Tucson, AZ   85721
    United States
    Phone: (520) 621-5245
    jwatkins@math.arizona.edu
    Member (2015 - 2020)
     
    Wells, Martin T.
    Cornell Univ-Ithaca
    1190 Comstock Hall
    Ithaca, NY   14850
    United States
    Phone: (607) 255-8801
    Fax: (607) 255-9801
    mtw1@cornell.edu
    Member (2016 - 2021)
     

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

    Professional Issues & Visibility Council Liaison
    2019 - 2021
    Professional Issues & Visibility Council Vice Chair
     

    Williamson, David
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    1600 Clifton Road, NE
    Mail Stop F-57
    Atlanta, GA   30333
    United States
    Phone: (770) 488-3669
    dxw2@cdc.gov

    Professional Issues & Visibility Council Liaison
    2019 - 2019
    ASA Vice President
     

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

    Staff Liaison
    2010 - 2020
     
     

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