Committee Details

Scientific and Public Affairs Advisory Committee

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  • 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


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

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    Hedges, Larry V.
    Chair (2018 - 2021)
    Cappelleri, Joseph C.
    Member (2018 - 2020)
    Feller, Avi
    Member (2017 - 2022)
    Keller, Sallie
    Member (2016 - 2021)
    Messner, Michael J.
    Member (2017 - 2022)
    Nagaraja, Chaitra Haikady
    Member (2020 - 2022)
    Wallman, Katherine K.
    Member (2018 - 2020)
    Watkins, Joseph
    Member (2015 - 2020)
    Wells, Martin T.
    Member (2016 - 2021)

    Marker, David A.

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

    Elchert, Daniel

    Staff Liaison (2019 - 2022)

    Pierson, Steve

    Staff Liaison (2010 - 2020)

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