Committee Details

Committee on Meetings


  • To recommend general policy for all meetings, including Annual Meetings, subject to approval by the Board of Directors.
  • To plan for Annual Meetings and provide for continuity in practices and programs of the Annual Meetings.
  • To foster innovation in Annual Meetings and evaluate the results.
  • To foster regional meetings, including those of chapters and sections, which may be cosponsored with organizations.
  • To nominate candidates for the Chair of each Program Committee.
  • Composition: The Committee consists of the Chairs of the Program Committees for the current year, the prior year, and the coming year, three other full members appointed/reappointed one each year by the President-Elects for three year terms and representatives from the four JSM partner organizations (IMS, ENAR, WNAR and SSC). A representative from the Council of Sections is an ex-officio member. One of the appointed members is appointed (when necessary) by the President Elect to serve as Chair.

    Questions? Want to get involved? Contact Xuming He


    The Committee on Meetings has 9 member(s), and 1 liaison(s).

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    He, Xuming
    University of Michigan
    439 West Hall
    1085 South University
    Ann Arbor, MI   48109-1107
    United States
    Phone: (734)-936-4804
    Fax: (734)-763-4676
    Chair (2012 - 2017)
    Maiti, Tapabrata
    Michigan State University
    Department of Statistics & Probability
    A-424 Wells Hall
    East Lansing, MI   48824
    United States
    Phone: (517) 355-9677
    Fax: (517) 432-1405
    Member (2016 - 2018)
    Marzjarani, Morteza
    Member (2017 - 2019)
    Lepkowski, James M.
    University of Michigan
    3472 Richmond Ct.
    Ann Arbor, MI   48105
    United States
    Phone: (734) 678-6964
    Fax: (734) 764-8263
    Council of Sections Representative (2017 - 2017)
    Leger, Christian
    Univ of Montreal
    Dept Mathematics & Statistics
    CP 6128 Succursale Centre-ville
    Montreal, QC   H3C 3J7
    Phone: (514) 343-7824
    Fax: (514) 343-5700
    JSM Program Chair (2017 - 2019)
    Liu, Regina Y.
    Rutgers University
    Dept. of Statistics
    110 Frelinghuysen Road
    Piscataway, NJ   08854-8019
    United States
    Phone: (732) 445-2691
    JSM Program Chair (2016 - 2018)
    Morris, Jeffrey S.
    Univ of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
    1400 Pressler St.
    Unit 1411
    Houston, TX   77030-4009
    United States
    Phone: (713) 563-4284
    Fax: (713) 563-4243
    JSM Program Chair (2015 - 2017)
    Gonen, Mithat
    Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
    Dept. of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
    485 Lexington Avenue 2nd Floor
    New York, NY   10017
    United States
    Phone: (646) 888-8238
    Fax: (646) 227-7289
    ENAR Representative (2017 - 2019)
    Swartz, Tim B.
    Simon Fraser University
    Dept of Math & Statistics
    8888 University Dr.
    Burnaby, BC   V5A 1S6
    Phone: (604) 291-4579
    Statistical Society of Canada Representative (2016 - 2018)

    Wert, Kathleen Phillips
    American Statistical Association
    732 North Washington St
    Alexandria, VA   22314-1943
    United States
    Phone: (703) 684-1221

    Staff Liaison
    2009 - 2018

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