Officers & Executive Committee


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

PositionNameInstitution/AgencyTerm Length
ChairJustin MarloweUniversity of Washington2019
Chair-ElectThad CalabreseNew York University2019
(Chair 2020)
Vice-ChairJonathan JusticeUniversity of Delaware2019
(Chair-Elect 2020)
(Chair 2021)
Immediate Past ChairBryan SullivanState of Delaware OMB2019
Secretary/ArchivistMeagan JordanOld Dominion University2014-2019
TreasurerHai (David) GuoFlorida International University2019
Newsletter EditorKenneth HunterCity of Rocky Mount, North Carolina, & North Carolina State University2019
Executive CommitteeRobert BlandUniversity of North Texas2017-2019
Executive CommitteeTima MoldogazievThe University of Georgia2017-2019
Executive CommitteeMark RobbinsUniversity of Connecticut2017-2019
Executive CommitteeWhitney AfonsoUniversity of North Carolina at Chapel Hill2018-2020
Executive CommitteeBeverly BunchUniversity of Illinois-Springfield2018-2020
Executive CommitteeJoseph CordesGeorge Washington University2018-2020
Executive CommitteeGang ChenUniversity at Albany, SUNY2019-2021
Executive CommitteePeter van der HoekUniversity of Economics , Bucharest, Romania, and Ternopil National Economic University, Ukraine2019-2021
Executive CommitteeWie YusufOld Dominion University2019-2021

Current Officers


2019 Chair
Justin Marlowe
University of Washington


2019 Chair-Elect
Thad Calabrese
New York University


Vice Chair
Jonathan Justice
University of Delaware

David Guo

Hai (David) Guo
Florida International

Meagan Jordan
Old Dominion University

Vice Chair Bryan Sullivan State of Delaware OMB

Immediate Past Chair
Bryan Sullivan
State of Delaware OMB

Executive Committee At-Large Members

Robert Bland 2017-2019 Term University of North Texas

Robert Bland
2017-2019 Term
University of North Texas

Tima Moldogaziev 2017-2019 Term The University of Georgia

Tima Moldogaziev
2017-2019 Term
The University of Georgia

Mark Robbins 2017-2019 Term University of Connecticut

Mark Robbins
2017-2019 Term
University of Connecticut

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2018-2020 Term
University of North
Carolina at Chapel Hill
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2018-2020 Term
University of Illinois-
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2018-2020 Term
George Washington

Gang Chen
2019-2021 Term
University of Albany,

Peter Van Der Hoek 2016-2018 Term University of Economics Bucharest, Romania

Peter Van Der Hoek
2019-2021 Term
University of Economics
Ternopil National
Economic University

Wie Yusuf

Wie Yusuf
2019-2021 Term
Old Dominion

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.