Officers & Committees

Executive Committee 2017

PresidentScarlett Bellamy
President-ElectJeffrey Morris
Past PresidentJianwen Cai
Secretary (2017-2018)Bhramar Mukherjee
Treasurer (2016-2017)Sarah Ratcliffe


ENAR Regional Committee (RECOM)

President (Chair)Scarlett Bellamy
Nine ordinary members (elected to 3-year terms): and Todd Ogden (RAB Chair)


Regional Members of the International Biometric Society Executive Board

Karen Bandeen-Roche, Joel Greenhouse, and José Pinheiro


Regional Members of the Council of the International Biometric Society

KyungMann Kim, Nandita Mitra, Dionne Price and Brisa Sanchez


Appointed Members of Regional Advisory Board (3-year terms)

ChairTodd Ogden



2018 Spring Meeting – Atlanta, GA
Program Chair: Veera Baladandyuthapani
Associate Program Chair: Jeff Goldsmith
Local Arrangements Chair: Clara Kim
Local Arrangements Co-Chair: Howard Chang
2018 Joint Statistical Meeting
Brian Reich
ENAR Representative to the COPSS President's Award Committee: Susan Halabi (October 2017-September 2020)



Committee of Presidents of Statistical Societies (COPSS)
ENAR Representatives:
Scarlett Bellamy (President)
Jeffrey Morris (President-Elect)
Jianwen Cai (Past President)

Elizabeth Scott Award Committee: Mei-Cheng Wang, Johns Hopkins University

Fischer Award and Lecture Committee: Paul Rathouz, University of Wisconsin- Madison

ENAR Standing/Continuing Committees (End of Term in Parentheses)

Council of Emerging and New Statisticians (CENS)

RAB Liaison: Elizabeth Handorf

Steering Committee:
Sean Devlin
Michael McIsaac
Erica Billig
Kaitlin Woo
Naomi Brownstein
Elizabeth Handorf

ENAR's Regional Advisory Board (RAB) formed the Council for Emerging and New Statisticians (CENS) in 2012 to help ENAR better address the needs of all students and recent graduates.


  • Bring student/recent graduate concerns to the attention of RAB and ENAR
  • Work to help ENAR better serve all students/recent graduates
  • Advise and help implement ideas to enhance the benefits of ENAR membership and to increase awareness of the benefits of ENAR membership to students
  • Organize a CENS session at each ENAR Spring Meeting
  • Assist in planning events that help advance students' and recent graduates' education and careers

Nominating Committee (2017)
Chair: Jianwen Cai
Michael Daniels (2016-2017)
Amy Herring (2017-2018)
Brian Millen (2016-2017)
Ruth Pfeiffer (2017-2018)
José Pinheiro (2017)

Charge: The nominating committee is charged with preparing an annual slate of candidates to run for election for open ENAR offices. The committee should strive for a well qualified slate that is appropriately experienced, as well as diverse with respect to research interests, workplace, gender and ethnicity. The Committee should seek nominees suggestions from RAB as well as the membership at large.

Sponsorship Committee (2017 Spring Meeting)
Chair: Kathy Hoskins
Olga Marchenko

ENAR Webinar Committee 2017
Chair: Elena Polverejan, Johnson & Johnson
Michael Hudgens, University of North Carolina
David Ohlssen, Novartis

ENAR Social Media Committee
Rachel Carroll
Joe Koopmeiners

ENAR Representative on the ASA Committee in Meetings: Mithat Gönen (2017-2019)

National Institute of Statistical Sciences (ENAR President is also an ex-officio member) Board of Trustees Member: Donna Brogan

ENAR/WNAR Representatives to the American Association for the Advancement of Science

Section E, Geology and Geography(to 2/17/14) — Dr. Michael Emch
Professor of Geography
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Campus Box 3220
Chapel Hill, NC 27599
Phone: (919) 843-1010

Section G, Biological Sciences (to 2/17/14) — Dr. Andrea S. Foulkes
Associate Professor and Head of Biostatistics
The University of Massachusetts
School of Public Health
715 N Pleasant St
404 Arnold House
Amherst, PA 01003
Phone: (413) 545-1881
Fax: (413) 545-1645

Section N, Medical Sciences (to 2/17/14) — Dr. Abdus S. Wahed
Associate Professor of Biostatistics
University of Pittsburgh
Department of Biostatistics
318C Parran Hall
130 Desoto St
Pittsburgh, PA 15261-0001
Phone: (412) 624-3053
Fax: (412) 624-2183

Section O, Agriculture, Food and Renewable Sources (to 2/17/14) — Dr. Andrew O. Finley
Assistant Professor of Forestry and Geography
Michigan State University
126 Natural Resources Bldg
East Lansing, MI 48824-1222
Phone: (517) 432-7219

Section U, Statistics (to 2/17/14) — Dr. Jessica Utts
University of California, Irvine
Department of Statistics
Donald Bren Hall
Irvine, CA 92697-1250
Phone: (949) 824-0649
Fax: (949) 824-9863



Biometrics Editors: Executive Editor Co-Editors
  Marie Davidian Yi-Hau Chen
Michael J. Daniels
Jeanine Houwing-Duistermaat

Biometric Bulletin Editor: Havi Murad

JABES Editor: Stephen T. Buckland

International Biometric Society Executive Director: Peter Doherty

ENAR Representative to the COPSS FN David Award Committee: Stacy Lindborg ENAR (October 2014-September 2018)

ENAR Representative to the COPSS Fisher Lecture Committee: Peter McCullagh ENAR (October 2015-September 2018)

ENAR Representative to the COPSS Snedecor Award Committee: Paul Rathouz, University of Wisconsin-Madison (September 2016-October 2020)

ENAR Representative to the COPSS Awards Committee: Michael Kosorok, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (September 2016-October 2019)

ENAR Representative to the COPSS Scott Award Committee: Mei-Cheng Wang ENAR (October 2015-September 2019)

ENAR Representative to the COPSS President's Award Committee: Bhramar Mukherjee (October 2014-September 2017)

ENAR Correspondent for Biometric Bulletin: Leslie McClure

ENAR Executive Director: Kathy Hoskins, Drohan Management Group, 11130 Sunrise Valley Drive, Suite 350, Reston, VA 20191 (Telephone 703-437-4377, Fax: 703-435-4390)

ENAR Program Manager: Katie Earley, Drohan Management Group, 11130 Sunrise Valley Drive, Suite 350, Reston, VA 20191 (Telephone 703-234-4131, Fax: 703-435-4390)

ENAR Administrator: Kara Abella, Drohan Management Group, 11130 Sunrise Valley Drive, Suite 350, Reston, VA 20191 (Telephone 703-234-4103, Fax: 703-435-4390)


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