Society and Division Leaders

These leaders are responsible for the leadership of IISE technical societies and divisions.

Board Rosters - Societies

Board Rosters - Divisions

Other

Societies

Applied Ergonomics Society Board March 2021 - March 2022

President 2020 - 2022
Ben Zavitz
Chief Ergonomist
Ergo Human Performance LLC
Brunswick, ME

Immediate Past President 2020 - 2022
Teresa A. Bellingar
Senior Corporate Ergonomist
Haworth
Holland, MI

President-Elect 2021 - 2022
Gary Allread 

Program Director, SRI-Ergonomics
The Ohio State University
Columbus, OH

Director 2021 - 2024
Julie Thompson

Technical Director - Organizational Practices
Liberty Mutual Insurance 
East Syracuse, NY

Director 2021 - 2024
Bobbie Watts
Director of Ergonomics
Michelin Americas
Greenville, SC 

Director 2021 - 2022
Amanda Kauder-Warren
Industrial Engineer
Kysor Warren
Columbus, GA

Director 2018 - 2022
Sandra Sellers
Injury Prevention Associate
Sandalwood Engineering & Ergonomics
Orlando, FL

Director 2020 - 2023
Eric Hassen
Director of Business Development
Caster Connection
Columbus, OH

Director 2020 - 2023
Gary Orr
Health Scientist - Ergonomist
US Department of Labor
Washington, DC

Director 2020 - 2022
Julia Abate
Executive Director
Ergonomics Center of NC
Raleigh, NC

Appointed 2021 - 2022
Jose Banaag
Industrial Engineer
Consultant

Society for Engineering & Management Systems Board June 2021 - June 2022

President 2020 - 2022
Henry Lester
Assistant Professor, College of Engineering      
University of Dayton     
Dayton, OH

Immediate Past President 2019 - 2021
Brian K. Smith
Assistant Professor Dept. of Industrial and Systems Engineering
Mississippi University
Mississippi State, MS

President Elect 2021 - 2022 
Christina Rinaudo
Engineer
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Warner Robbins, GA

Director 2020 - 2023
Lizzette Perez Lespier
Assistant Professor
University of North Carolina
Wilmington, NC

Director 2020 - 2023
Ruel Ellis
Lecturer
The University of the West Indies
St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago

Director 2020 - 2023
Michael Graul
Assistant Department Head
Texas A & M University
College Station, TX

Director 2019 - 2022
Michael V. Testani
Director of Outreach and Continuing Professional Education
Binghamton University
Vestal, NY

Director 2021 - 2024
Casey Spansel
Supply Chain Manager
Ruelco, Inc.
New Orleans, LA 

Director 2021 - 2024
Sandra Furterer
Associate Professor and Department Chair
University of Dayton
Dayton, OH 

Director 2021 - 2024
Joseph Michels
Principal
Solomon Bruce Consulting LLC
Fort Worth, TX 

Society for Health Systems Board, February 2021 - February 2022

President 2021-2022
Lauren Todd

Director of Staffing Efficiency
Parallon, HCA Healthcare
Jacksonville, FL

Immediate Past President 2021 - 2022
Mary Ellen Skeens

Director of Solutions Consulting
Philips Healthcare
Johns Creek, GA

President-elect 2021 - 2022
Tarun Mohan Lal

Chief Analytics and Solutions Officer / Vice President
Atrium Health Navicent
Macon, GA

Director 2019 - 2022  
Elizabeth Gentry  
Healthcare
Philips Healthcare
Louisville, KY

Director 2019 - 2022
Jarvis Gray    
Managing Director
The Quality Coaching Co. 
Atlanta, GA

Director 2020 - 2023   
Aaron Kanne  
Director, Implementation Services 
Care Logistics 
Alpharetta, GA

Director 2020 - 2023
Cody Hall 
   
WVU Medicine  
Parkersburg, WV, GA

Director 2021 - 2024
Valerie Boelman
  
Assistant VP Process Improvement and Engineering
UnityPoint Health 
Des Moines, IA

Director 2021 - 2024
Jennifer Percival
   
Associate Dean and Associate Professor
Manning School of Business, University of Massachusetts Lowell 
Lowell, MA

*Secretary (appointed 2020)
Neal Moriconi      
Healthcare Operations Engineer                 
Alpharetta, GA

*Assistant to the President (appointed 2021)
Karl Kraeber  
        
Director of Xenotransplantation Operations
University of Alabama 
Birmingham, AL

*Assistant to the Past President (appointed 2021)
Dean Athanassiades  
         
VP / Director
Philips
Atlanta, GA 

*Treasurer (appointed 2020)
Todd Banks
Clinical Operations Analyst
Wake Health
Winston Salem, NC

*SHS Conference 2022 Chairperson
Ali Hobbs                   
Healthcare Analyst
Catalyst, a Haskell Company
Charlotte, NC                                        

*Non-voting members

Divisions

Construction Engineering and Management Board, June 2021 - June 2022

President 2021 - 2022
Emily S. Wall
CAVS-Extension
Mississippi State University 
Starkville, MS

 Immediate Past President 2021 - 2022
Javad Seif
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Pomona, CA

President Elect 2021 – 2022 
Kris Harbin
Texas A&M Transportation Institute
College Station, TX
 
Director 2021 - 2023, Conference Track Chair 2023
Christina Rinaudo 
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers 
Vicksburg, MS

Director 2021-2023
Henry Lester

University of Dayton
Dayton, OH

Director 2020 - 2022
Mehdi Khazaeli

University of the Pacific
Stockton, CA

Director 2021 - 2023, Industry Chair
Robert Ranallo

FedEx
Pittsburgh, PA

Director 2021-2021
Brian Moore

Kahua, Inc. 
Alpharetta, GA

Director 2021-2023
William Leonard

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers 
Vicksburg, MS

Director 2020 - 2022
Setareh Torabzadeh

University of North Carolina
Charlotte, NC

Data Analytics & Information Systems Division Board, June 2021 - June 2022

President 2021 - 2022
Sinal Onal 
Associate Professor 
Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville 
Edwardsville, IL

Immediate past President 2021 - 2022
Changing Cheng    
Assistant Professor       
State University of New York at Binghamton    
Binghamton, NY

President-elect 2021 - 2022
Xiao Liu 
Assistant Professor    
University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR

Director 2020-2022 
Hyunsoo Yoon                  
Assistant Professor                     
State University of New York at Binghamton
Binghamton, NY

Director 2020 - 2022
Cheng-Bang Chen
             
Assistant Professor
University of Miami               
Coral Gables, FL

Director 2020 - 2022
Zimo Wang
 
Assistant Professor
University of New York              
Binghamton, NY

Director 2020 - 2022
Ziteng Wang
      
Assistant Professor
Northern Illinois University  
DeKalb, IL 

Director 2021-2023
Haifeng Wang   
Assistant Professor    
Mississippi State University   
Mississippi State, MS

Director 2021 - 2023
Chenang Liu 

Assistant Professor
Oklahoma State University
Stillwater, OK 

Director 2021 - 2023
Fei Gao

Senior Machine Learning Engineer
LinkedIn Trust AI team
Sunnyvale, CA

Director 2021 - 2023
Nathan Gaw
 
Postdoctoral Fellow 
Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, GA 

Energy Systems Division Board, June 2021 - June 2022

President 2021 - 2022
Sandra Eksioglu
Professor
University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AK

Immediate Past President 2021 - 2022
Zhimin Xi
Assistant Professor
Rutgers University  
Piscataway, New Jersey  

Past President 2021 - 2022
Andrew Kusiak
Professor
University of Iowa Informatics Initiative  
Iowa City, IA 

President-elect 2021 - 2022
Ramteen Sioshansi         
Professor 
Ohio State University  
Columbus, OH

Director 2020 - 2022
Ahmed Aziz Ezzat               
Assistant Professor               
Rutgers University              
Piscataway, NJ

Director 2020 - 2022
Benjamin D. Leibowicz             
Assistant Professor              
University of Texas               
Austin, TX

Director 2021 - 2023
Ekundayo Shittu 
Associate Professor
George Washington University 
Washington, DC

Director 2021 - 2023
Pingfeng Wang

Associate Professor
University of Illinois Urbana - Champaign
Urbana, IL      

Engineering Economy Division Board, June 2021 - June 2022

President 2021 - 2022
Ahmet Akgun
Associate Professor
California University of Pennsylvania
California, PA

Immediate Past President 2021 - 2022
Cameron Mackenzie
Professor and Graduate Coordinator        
Iowa State University    
Ames, IA

Program Chair (President-elect) 2021 - 2022
Raymond L. Smith III                                                           
Assistant Professor of Engineering                                           
East Carolina University                                                         
Greenville, NC

Director 2021 - 2023
Kellie Grasman
Lecturer                                                       
Missouri Science and Technology                                                           
Flushing, MI 

Director 2020 - 2022
Terry R. Collins 
Associate Professor                                             
Oklahoma State University                                             
Stillwater, OK  

Director 2020 - 2022
Nabil Nehme
Assistance Professor of Practice                                             
Lebanese American University                                             
New York, NY   

Wellington Award Committee  
Leland Blank
Chair
Professor Emeritus
Texas A&M 

James T. Luxhoj
Professor and Undergraduate Director 
Rutgers University

The Engineering Economist Editor - in -Chief
Heather Nachtmann, Editor -in-Chief  (2021 –  2024)

Logistics & Supply Chain Division Board, June 2021 - June 2022

President 2021 - 2022
Krystel Castillo

Professor                                              
University of Texas                                              
San Antonio, TX

Immediate Past Presiden2021 - 2022
Murat Erkoc
Associate Professor                                              
University of Miami                                                  
Coral Gables, FL 

Past Presiden2021 - 2022
Pratik J. Parikh
Wright State University                                              
Associate Professor                                                  
Dayton, Ohio 

President-elect 2021 - 2022
Hector Vergara

Associate Professor                                                       
Oregon State University                                                         
Corvallis, OR

Director 2020 - 2022
Jacob Harris

Senior Manager                                                                
FedEx                                                                 
Pflugerville, TX               

Director 2020 - 2022
Payam Parsa 
   
Assistant Professor
California State Polytechnic University Pomona      
Pomona, CA

Director 2020 - 2022
W. Kendal Roberts
      
Senior Manager                                                                
Raytheon      
Arlington, VA

Director 2021 - 2023
Mohamed Awwad
     
Assistant Professor                                                                
California Polytechnic State University    
San Luis Obispo, CA, VA

Director 2021 - 2023
Zhijie Sasha Dong
    
Assistant Professor                                                               
Texas State University      
San Marcos, TX

Director 2021 - 2023
Michael Sherwin
      
Assistant Professor                                                             
University of Pittsburgh      
Pittsburgh, PA

Director 2021 - 2023
Ravi Vengadam
      
Principal Engineer, Supply Chain Engineering                                                                
Target Corporation   
Sunnyvale, CA 

Manufacturing and Design Division Board, June 2021 - June 2023

President 2021 - 2023
Guha Manogharan, Ph.D.  
Assistant Professor  
Pennsylvania State University
Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering  
University Park, PA

Immediate Past President 2021 - 2023
Lourdes A. Medina, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez
department of Engineering
Mayagüez, Puerto Rico                                                          

President-elect 2021 - 2023
Harry Pierson, Ph.D 
Senior General Engineer
Air Force Research Laboratory
Materials & Manufacturing Directorate
Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio

Secretary 2021 - 2023
David Vance III, PE          
Industrial Engineer  
Air Force Material Command 
Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio

External Relations Director 2021 - 2023
Wenmeng Tian, Ph.D.                                                   
Assistant Professor
Mississippi State University
Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering
Mississippi State, MS            

Media Director 2021 - 2023
Katie Basinger, Ph.D.
Assistant Instructional Professor and Undergraduate Program Coordinator
University of Florida
Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering
Gainesville, FL 

Advisory Committee 2021 - 2023
Brandon Lane, Ph.D

Project Lead       
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio

Advisory Committee 2019 - 2021
Shayla Spearman, Ph.D.
Industrial Engineer   
Mars Wrigley Confectionery  
Flowery Branch, GA

Modeling & Simulation Division Board, June 2021 - June 2022

President 2021 - 2022
Andrew J. Collins 
Assistant Professor     
Old Dominion University      
Industrial and Systems Engineering   
Norfolk, VA

Immediate Past President 2021 - 2022    
Caroline Krejci  

Assistant Professor of Industrial Engineering 
University of Texas at Arlington
Industrial, Manufacturing, and Systems Engineering
Arlington, Texas

President-elect 2021 - 2022
John Shortle
Professor and Chair                                              
George Mason University
Industrial and Systems Engineering               
Fairfax, VA              

Director 2020 - 2022
Allen G. Greenwood
        
Simulation Education Specialist and Professor Emeritus                                                   
FlexSim Software Products Inc. and Mississippi State University              
Greenboro, NC

Director 2020 - 2022
Katie Prochaska 
  
Project Engineer                                                 
Simio LLC                 
Sewickley, PA 

Director 2020 - 2022 
Jessica Yoo Perry                   
Senior Analyst                    
Systecon, North America                        
Arlington, VA

Director 2020 - 2022 
Amrita Basak                   
Assistant Professor   
Pennsylvania State University     
University Park, PA   

Director 2021 - 2023
Greg Zerr  

Advanced Senior Analyst                                             
Marathon Petroleum Corporation             
Findlay, OH

Director 2021 - 2023
Rick Haberlin Jr.

Division Chief Engineer                                             
Mitre            
McLean, VA

Director at Large 2020 - 2022
Salvador Romo
Director General 
STHAL LLC
Miami, FL

Operational Excellence Division Board, June 2021 - June 2022

President 2021 - 2022
Johanna Ficatier     
Quality Improvement Advisor   
Mayo Clinic   
Rochester, MN

Immediate Past President 2021 - 2022
Nadiye O. Erdil                 
University of New Haven   
Assistant Professor   
West Haven, CT

President-Elect 2021 - 2022
Steve Vijayan                                              
Measurement Specialist                                            
Nemours Children’s Health System    
Wilmington, DE 

Director 2020 - 2022
Crystal Y. Davis                                                       
CEO & Principal Lean Consultant                                                     
The Lean Coach, Inc.          
Atlanta, GA

Director 2020 - 2022
Chinweike Eseonu
                                                     
Lead Process Improvement Consultant                                                  
Commonwealth Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School            
Worcester, MA

Director 2020 - 2022
Krishnan Krishnaiyer

Chief Engineer - Data Analytics and Strategy                                                  
Marathon Petroleum                                                        
San Antonio, TX

Director 2020 - 2022
Leigh Ann Schildmeier                                                      
President                                     
Park Avenue Solutions           
Scottsdale, AZ

Director 2021 - 2023
William Edwards                                          
Professor 
Kettering University
Flint, MI

Director 2021 - 2023
Ahmad Elshennawy                                           
Professor                                         
University of Central Florida    
Orlando, FL

Director 2021 - 2023
Sampson Gholston                                         
Professor                                           
The University of Alabama in Huntsville   
Huntsville, AL

Director 2021 - 2023
Jasbir Kumar                                        
Senior Consultant                                            
JSK Consulting Services   
Atlanta, GA 

Operations Research Division Board, June 2021 - June 2022

President 2021 - 2022
Guiping Hu
Associate Professor
Iowa State University
Ames, IA

Immediate Past President 2021 - 2022
Katie McConky
Associate Professor  
Rochester Institute of Technology
Rochester, NY

President-elect 2021 - 2022
Thomas Sharkey
Professor
Clemson University
Clemson, SC                  

Director 2020 - 2022
Lei Fan                                                                  
Assistant Professor                                                                 
University of Houston                                                                
Houston, TX

Director 2020 - 2022
Sharan Srinivas

Associate Professor
Iowa State University University of Missouri
Columbia, MO

Director 2021 - 2023
Talayeh Razzaghi

Assistant Professor
University of Oklahoma
Norman, OK

Director 2021 - 2023
Karmel S. Shehadeh

Assistant Professor
Lehigh University 
Bethlehem, PA

Director 2021 - 2023
Yongjia Song

Assistant Professor
Clemson University 
Clemson, SC

Quality Control & Reliability Engineering Division Board, June 2021 - June 2022

President 2021 - 2022
Linkan Bian
Associate Professor 
Mississippi State University     
Starkville, MS

Immediate Past President 2021 - 2022
Adel Alaeddini
        
Associate Professor 
University of Texas at San Antonio      
San Antonio, TX  

President-elect 2021 - 2022
Ramin Moghddass
Assistant Professor 
University of Miami
Coral Gable, FL 

Director 2021 - 2023
Ahmed Aziz Ezzat
Assistant Professor
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Piscataway, NJ

Director 2021 - 2023
Xiaolei Fang

Assistant Professor 
North Carolina State University
Raleigh, NC

Director 2021 - 2023
Na Zou

Assistant Professor 
Texas A&M University 
College Station, TX

Director 2019 - 2023
Yisha Xiang

Assistant Professor 
Texas Tech University 
Lubbock, TX 

Director 2020 - 2022
Chen Kan
 
Assistant Professor
University of Texas
Arlington, TX 

Director 2020 - 2022
Mingyang Li
 
Assistant Professor  
University of South Florida  
Tampa, FL  

Sustainable Development Division Board, June 2021 - June 2022

President 2021 - 2022
Gokhan Egilmez                                        
Assistant Professor                                            
University of New Haven                                             
West Haven, CT         

Immediate Past President
 2021 - 2022
Brion Hurley       
Owner, Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt                                             
Business Performance Improvement                                              
Portland, OR         

Past President 2020 - 2021
Joel Brock       
Senior Manager                                               
West Monroe Partners                                              
Chicago, IL      

President-elect 2021 - 2022
Ricardo Thierry Aguilera                                                           
Assistant Professor                                                           
University of New Haven                                                          
West Haven, CT                                             
    
Board Member 2021 - 2023
Cilla Pemberton                                                          
Lecturer in Industrial Engineering                                                            
The University of West Indies                                                              
Trinidad and Tobago                                                            

Board Member 2020 - 2022
Dustin Diep   
Portland, OR

Board Member 2019 - 2022   
Anuj Mittal 
Instructor                                                         
Dunwoody College of Technology                                                              
Minneapolis, MN 

Work Systems Division Board,  June 2021 - June 2022

President 2021 - 2022
Miguel Gonzalez
Dean                                                  
University of Houston Clear Lake                                                  
Houston, TX 

Immediate Past President 2021 - 2022
Erick C. Jones
Associate Dean
UT Arlington                                       
Arlington, TX 

Past President 2020 - 2021
Michael Hair 
Industrial Engineer  
Benchmark                                              
Concord, CA

President-elect 2021 - 2022
Dave Hampton
VP Go to Market                                                           
Frito Lay, Inc (retired)                                                           
McKinney, TX

Director 2021 - 2023 
Greg Melroy                                                      
Senior Manager, Operations Excellence                                                          
West Monroe                    
Chicago, IL

Director 2019 - 2022                                                      
Laila Cure 
Assistant Professor                                                        
Wichita State University                                                  
Wichita, KS                                                     

Director 2020 - 2022 
Ikechukwu P. Ohu                                                                
Associate Professor                                                               
Gannon University                                                                
Erie, PA

Director 2020 - 2022
Matthew Townsend                        
Director of Operational Excellence                        
MW Lifesciences                      
Winona Lake, IN 

 

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