Officers & Executive Committee

 

ABFM is governed by a Board comprised of the following membership:

PositionNameInstitution/AgencyTerm Length
ChairCharles MenifieldUniversity of Missouri-Columbia2014
(Immediate Past Chair 2015)
Chair-ElectRobert KravchukIndiana University2014
(Chair 2015)
Vice-ChairCarolyn BourdeauxGeorgia State University2014
(Chair-Elect 2015)
(Chair 2016)
Immediate Past ChairScott PattisonNASBO2014
Secretary/ArchivistMeagan JordanOld Dominion University2014-2017
TreasurerDeborah CarrollUniversity of Georgia2014
Newsletter EditorKenneth HunterCity of Rocky Mount, North Carolina2014
Executive CommitteeThad CalbreseNew York University2012-2014
Executive CommitteeHelisse LevineLong Island University2012-2014
Executive CommitteeDan SmithNew York University2012-2014
Executive CommitteeBenjamin ClarkCleveland State University2013-2015
Executive CommitteeJohn GilmourWilliam & Mary2013-2015
Executive CommitteeKenneth HunterCity of Rocky Mount, North Carolina2013-2015
Executive CommitteeChristine MartellColorado-Boulder2014-2016
Executive CommitteeDavid MatkinUniversity of Albany-SUNY2014-2016
Executive CommitteeZhirong "Jerry" ZhaoUniversity of Minnesota2014-2016
Executive Committee-ElectHai (David) GuoFlorida International University2015-2017
Executive Committee-ElectOlga SmirnovaEast Carolina University2015-2017
Executive Committee-ElectBryan SullivanDirector of Management Efficiency, State of Delaware’s Office of Management and Budget2015-2017

Current Officers

Charles Menifield University of Missouri

Chair
Charles Menified
University of Missouri

Vice Chair Robert Kravchuk Indiana University

Chair-Elect
Robert Kravchuk
Indiana University

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Vice Chair
Carolyn Bourdeaux
Georgia State

Treausrer Deborah Carroll University of Georgia

Treausrer
Deborah Carroll
University of Georgia

Secretariat Donijo Robbins Grand Valley State University

Secretariat
Donijo Robbins
Grand Valley State

Immediate Past Chair Scott Pattison NASBO

Immediate Past Chair
Scott Pattison
NASBO

Executive Committee At-Large Members

Thad Calbrese2012-2014 TermNew York University

Thad Calbrese
2012-2014 Term
New York University

Helisse Levine2012-2014 TermLong Island University

Helisse Levine
2012-2014 Term
Long Island University

Dan Smith2012-2014 TermNew York University

Dan Smith
2012-2014 Term
New York University

Ben Clark2013-2015 TermCleveland State

Ben Clark
2013-2015 Term
Cleveland State

John Gilmour2013-2015 TermWilliam & Mary

John Gilmour
2013-2015 Term
William & Mary

Kenneth Hunter2013-2015 TermCity of Rocky Mount, NC

Kenneth Hunter
2013-2015 Term
City of Rocky Mount, NC

Christine Martell Colorado-Boulder

2014-2016 Term
Christine Martell
Colorado-Boulder

2014-2016 Term David Matkin Albany-SUNY

2014-2016 Term
David Matkin
Albany-SUNY

2014-2016 Term Zhirong "Jerry" Zhao University of Minnesota

2014-2016 Term
Zhirong “Jerry” Zhao
University of Minnesota

Selection of Officers & Executive Committee

Elected Members

Members elect a nine-member Executive Committee and the following Officers: Chair, Chair-Elect, Vice-Chair and Immediate Past-Chair.  Executive Committee members serve three-calendar-year terms, staggered so that three members are elected annually.

Chair of ABFM is a four-year progressive term, starting with election as Vice-Chair. The incumbent promotes to Chair-Elect for the second year, then Chair for the third year. The incumbent also serves one year in an advisory capacity as Immediate Past-Chair.

Appointed Members

The following positions are appointed by and serve at the discretion of the Chair:

  • Secretary
  • Treasurer
  • Archivist
  • Newsletter Editor
  • Membership Chair
  • Student Paper Award Coordinator
  • Conference Committee Chair

Elected members can serve in these capacities.