Committee Details

Professional Issues & Visibility Council


The Professional Issues & Visibility Council is composed of the ASA committees which increase visibility and support for the statistics profession and promote the use of statistics in other fields. The Council provides a means for coordination among these committees and a connection between each committee and the Board through the Council chair.

An important distinction between this Council and the Council for Membership is that the latter deals with internally facing issues, whereas the former deals with externally facing issues.

Composition: The membership of the Professional Issues & Visibility Council consists of one of the Vice Presidents of the ASA, who serves as the Chair, a Vice Chair appointed/reappointed (when necessary) by the President Elect for a three year term and the Chairs of the following ASA Committees; The ASA LGBT Concerns Committee, the Committee on Energy Statistics; the Committee on Funded Research; the Committee on Law and Justice Statistics; the Committee on Privacy and Confidentiality in Statistics; the Committee on Professional Ethics; the Committee of Representatives to AAAS; the Committee on Scientific Freedom and Human Rights; the Conference on Statistical Practice Steering Committee and the Scientific and Public Affairs Advisory Committee.

Questions? Want to get involved? Contact David Williamson, PhD


The Professional Issues & Visibility Council has 9 member(s), and 2 liaison(s).

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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
Fax: (770) 488-7187
Chair (2019 - 2019)
Marker, David A.
1600 Research Blvd.
Rockville, MD   20850-3195
United States
Phone: (301) 251-4398
Fax: (301) 294-2034
Professional Issues & Visibility CC Vice Chair (2019 - 2021)
Bournazian, Jacob
Energy Information Administration
1000 Independence Ave., S.W.
Washington, DC   20585-0001
United States
Phone: (202) 586-5562
Fax: (202) 287-1705
Member (2015 - 2020)
Ghosh, Sujit Kumar
North Carolina State University
Department of Statistics
Raleigh, NC   27695-8203
United States
Member (2019 - 2019)
Guerino, Paul
Member (2018 - 2019)
Holan, Scott H.
University of Missouri
111 S Glenwood Ave
Columbia, MO   65203
United States
Phone: (573) 882-4491
Member (2019 - 2019)
Kafadar, Karen
University of Virginia
Department of Statistics
Halsey Hall, P.O. Box 400135
Charlottesville, VA   22904-4135
United States
Phone: (434) 924-3096
Fax: (434) 924-3076
Member (2015 - 2019)
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
Member (2017 - 2020)
Slavkovic, Aleksandra B.
Pennsylvania State University
Department of Statistics
326 Thomas Building
University Park, PA   16802
United States
Phone: (814) 863-4918
Fax: (814) 863-7114
Member (2019 - 2019)

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

Staff Liaison
2015 - 2020

Wasserstein, Ronald L.
American Statistical Association
732 N Washington Street
Alexandria, VA   22314-1943
United States
Phone: (703) 684-1221 x1860

Staff Liaison
2011 - 2020

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