Board of Directors

Officers

President
Julie Pelton, University of Nebraska Omaha

President-Elect / 2021 Program Chair
Meredith Redlin, South Dakota State University 

Immediate Past President / ASA Representative
Tom Gerschick, Illinois State University

Secretary
Megan Nielsen, Midland University

Treasurer
Lisa Thrane, Wichita State University

Directors

At-large Director [2018-21]
Allison Vetter
, Henderson State University

At-large Director [2020-23]
Gina Petonito, Miami University

Illinois Director [2018-21]
Meghan Burke, 
Illinois Wesleyan University

Iowa Director [2020-23]
Susan Stewart, Iowa State
 University

Kansas Director [2020-23]
Rochelle Rowley, 
Emporia State University

Minnesota Director [2018-21]
Erik Larson, 
Macalester College

Missouri Director [2020-23]
Pooya Naderi, Park 
University 

Nebraska Director [2019-22]
Lisa Kort-Butler, 
University of Nebraska - Lincoln

North & South Dakota Director [2019-22]
Liz Legerski, 
University of North Dakota

Wisconsin Director [2019-22]
Brandon Hofstedt, 
University of Wisconsin, Extension

Student Directors
Dalton Stevens, Syracuse University [2018-21]
Michael Miner, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee [2019-22]
Sana Illahe, South Dakota State University [2020-23]

Appointed Positions

Media Editor 
Matt Reid, 
Western Michigan University

Editor(s) of The Sociological Quarterly
Mike Long, Oklahoma State University
Andrew Fullerton, Oklahoma State University
Jonathan Coley, Oklahoma State University

Director of Exhibits / Advertising
Eve Blobaum, Johnson County Community College

Annual Meeting Committee Chair
Laurie Linhart, Des Moines Area Community College

Local Arrangements Chair [2021, Des Moines]
David Wahl, Iowa State University
Steven Beeman, Iowa State University

Long Range Planning Committee Chair
Peter Kivisto, Augustana College

Publications Committee Chair
Brian Donovan, University of Kansas

Treasurer-Designate
Pamela Emanuelson, North Dakota State University

President-Elect-Elect* / 2022 Program Chair
Brian Donovan, University of Kansas

Executive Director
Jennifer Talarico, Midwest Sociological Society

 

*The President Elect-Elect is not formally a member of the Board until they become President-Elect.