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 Jerome P. Reiter

    Membership

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

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    Name

    Position/Term

     
    Reiter, Jerome P.
    Duke University
    Dept. of Statistical Science
    Box 90251
    Durham, NC   27708-0251
    United States
    Phone: (919) 668-5227
    Fax: (919) 684-8594
    jerry@stat.duke.edu
    Chair (2015 - 2017)
     
    Meleth, Sreelatha
    RTI International
    2987 Clairmont Rd NE Ste 400
    Brookhaven, GA   30329-4434
    United States
    Phone: (770) 407-4936
    sreelatha.meleth@gmail.com
    Vice-Chair (2016 - 2017)
     
    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)
     
    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
    Member (2016 - 2018)
     
    Keller, Sallie
    Virginia Tech
    900 North Glebe
    Arlington, VA   22203
    United States
    Phone: (703) 489-9480
    Fax: (713) 348-5300
    sallie41@vt.edu
    Member (2016 - 2018)
     
    Meleth, Sreelatha
    RTI International
    2987 Clairmont Rd NE Ste 400
    Brookhaven, GA   30329-4434
    United States
    Phone: (770) 407-4936
    sreelatha.meleth@gmail.com
    Member (2012 - 2017)
     
    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)
     
    Watkins, Joseph
    University of Arizona
    Department of Mathematics
    Tucson, AZ   85721
    United States
    Phone: (520) 621-5245
    jwatkins@math.arizona.edu
    Member (2015 - 2017)
     
    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 - 2018)
     

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

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

    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
    2016 - 2018
    Vice Chair, Professional Issues and Visibility Council
     

    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 - 2017
     
     

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