Executive Board


President

Fatma Pir Cakmak, Chemistry

fup110@psu.edu

The main contact person for this chapter both within Penn State and outside the university.

May be responsible for presiding over meetings, notifying the membership of upcoming meetings and events,appointing heads of committees, ex-officio a member of all committees, keeping contact with their work to the extent that may be advisable.

May authorize the withdrawal of funds for the treasury for the payment of obligations incurred by the chapter for such other purposes as the Executive Committee may approve, respond to the GWIS email alias, and conduct the activities of GWIS with consent of the membership.

The President shall serve for a term of one (1) academic year, and until his/her successor has taken office.

 

President-Elect

Nicole Famularo, Chemistry

nqf5086@psu.edu

May organize and run elections (unless the Vice President is running for office), authorize the withdrawal of funds, assist the President with correspondence duties, and assume the duties of the President when absent.

May be responsible for membership issues including recruitment, social events such as the Brown Bag Discussion series, and concerns of the membership.

If the President leaves office, the Vice President is expected to assume the presidential duties and an election will be held to fill the Vice Presidential position or the Presidential position if the Vice President decides not to permanently assume the position.

The Vicepresident/President-elect shall serve for a term of one (1) academic year, and until his/her successor has taken office.

 

Treasurer

Santina Cruz, Chemistry

ssc5164@psu.edu

May be responsible for the finances of GWIS including depositing revenue from membership dues and the Voices conference.

May record up-to-date membership lists and reimburse costs for various GWIS events.

May make a full account at each annual business meeting and on request at other meetings, (the accounts shall be audited annually), complete and submit the IRS form 990-N annually.

The Treasurer must be actively involved in all major financial decisions, fundraising and budget requests.

 

 

Secretary

Karly Regan, Entomology

kjr5470@psu.edu

May collect all information generated by the organization and make it accessible to all GWIS members

May organize meetings and book rooms for events

May take minutes at all meetings, distribute them to the membership, and keep a current membership list

 

 

Public Relations

Karen Kemirembe, Entomology

kuk195@psu.edu

Shall maintain the GWIS website

Help select the advertisement intern

Shall announce all GWIS events to the list serve and Penn State Community

Shall keep events updated in GWIS calendar

 

 

 

 

Co-Chairs


Voices

Latisha Franklin, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

lpf113@psu.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hayley Knox, Chemistry

hqk5256@psu.edu

 

Science++

Anna Tremblay, Anthropology

set190@psu.edu

 

Catherine Herzog, Biology

cqh5447@psu.edu

 

Community Outreach

Matt Fares, Chemistry

mqf5114@psu.edu

 

Xiaoheng Cheng, Molecular, Cellular, and Integrative Biosciences

xzc5154@psu.edu

 

Girl Scout Workshop

Kyra Murrell, Chemistry

kqm5599@psu.edu

 

Alicia Altemose, Chemistry

asa5237@psu.edu

 

Grad School 101

Kelsey M. Schlegel, Chemistry

kms723@psu.edu

 

Jennifer Miller, Chemistry

jrm575@psu.edu

 

Women in STEM Week

Kirsten Saige Kelmelis, Anthropology

kvk5467@psu.edu

 

Joseph Dawson, Chemistry

dawsonjn1992@gmail.com

 

Fundraising

Kathleen Krist, Chemistry

ktk6@psu.edu

 


Executive Mentors

Jenna Reeger, Plant Biology

jer302@psu.edu

 

Kathleen O’Rourke, Chemistry

kfo105@psu.edu

 


Faculty Advisors

 

Yvette Richardson, yrichardson@psu.edu

Professor of Meteorology & Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education, College of EMS

 

Kathleen Brown, kbe@psu.edu

Professor of Plant Stress Biology, Plant Science Department