Secretariat & Chairs

Harbans Dhillon
Alexandre Chan
Evelyn Handel
United States
Shaun O'Connor
Tiene Bauters
General Member
Melanie Danilak
General Member
Marliese Alexander
United States
General Member
Lisa Holle
United States
General Member

ISOPP Chairs

ISOPP governance model, in addition to the Secretariat, is made up of three standing committees, task forces, and work groups, each of which has an appointed Chair or Lead and each of which requires your input and time.  Volunteer for a committee, task force or work group. Contact to join your peers and make a difference.  

Let us introduce you to the current ISOPP Chairs.

Rowena (Moe) Schwartz
United States
Governance Committee Chair
Shaun O'Connor
Finance Committee Chair
Carole Chambers
Research Committee Chair
John Wiernikowski
Advocacy Task Force Chair
Johan Vandenbroucke
Standards Review Task Force Chair
Rowena (Moe) Schwartz
United States
Member Engagement Task Force
Bo Yu
ISOPP 2018 Symposium Chair
Qing Zhai
2018 Symposium Annual Program Task Force Co-Chair
Suphat Subongkot
2018 Symposium Annual Program Task Force Co-Chair
Terry Maunsell
Awards and Travel Grants Annual Task Force Chair
Evelyn Handel
United States
Newsletter Work Group Key Lead
Felice Musicco
Website Work Group Key Lead


Committees, Task Force and Work Group Members

Below is a list of ISOPP’s committee, task force and work group members currently engaged and working for you the member. Volunteer for a committee, task force or working group. Contact to join your peers and make a difference.  

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Advocacy Task Force

Chair: John Wiernikowski
Secretariat Member: Evelyn Handel
Members: Harbans Dhillon, Gustavo Espinoza, Felice Musicco, Himanshu Patel, Rowena Schwartz, Irene Weru

Awards and Travel Grants Annual Task Force

Non Secretariat Member (Chair): Terry Maunsell
Secretariat Member:  Lisa Holle
Non Secretariat Member/s: Waël Abi Ghanem, Gustavo Espinoza, Rosalyn Sims, Siew Woon Lim 

Education Resource Development Task Force

Chair: Lisha Ng Yuk Yen
Secretariat Member: Shinya Suzuki
Members: Annemeri Livinalli, Sulamita Miranda Nam, Gouri Shankar Bhattacharyya, Suphat Subongkot, and Carien van der Merwe

Finance Committee

Treasurer (Chair): Shaun O’Connor
President-Elect:  Alexandre Chan
President: Harbans Dhillon
Non Secretariat Member: Call for member

Governance Committee

Past President (Chair): Moe Schwartz
President:  Harbans Dhillon
Non Secretariat Member: Barry Goldspiel

Member Engagement Task Force

Chair: Rowena (Moe) Schwartz
Secretariat Member: Shaun O'Connor
Members: Gustavo Espin

Newsletter Work Group

Key Lead: Evelyn Handel
Members: Gustavo Espinoza and Tiene Bauters

Nomination Task Force

Chair: Alex Chan
Members: Tamrat Assefa, Jennifer Jupp, Jill Kolesar, Annemeri Livinalli, Hazem Qaoud

Research Committee 

Non Secretariat Member (Chair): Carole Chambers
Secretariat Member: Tiene Bauters
Non Secretariat Member/s: Tamrat Assefa (Ethiopia), Tandy-Sue Copeland (Australia), Peter Gilbar (Australia),
Kellie Jones Weddle (USA), Jennifer Jupp (Canada), Maria Larizza (Australia), Anantha Naik Nagappa (India), 
Sulamita Miranda Nam (Chile), Hisanaga Nomura (Japan), Matthew Saylor (USA), Paul Sessink (Sweden) and Shinya Suzuki (Japan)    

Standards Review Task Force

Chair: Johan Vandenbroucke
Secretariat Member: Shinya Suzuki
Members: Asuncion Albert-Mari, Thomas H. Connor, Sylvie Crauste-Manciet, Marc Geirnaert, Waël Abi Ghanem, Racha Sabbagh Dit Hawasli, Nana Asomaniwaa Owusu-Ansah, Sandra Palacios, Himanshu Patel, Paul Sessink, Graham Sewell, Gouri Shankar Bhattacharyya, Steve Stricker, Mayde Seadi Torriani, Carien van der Merwe and David Wata

Website Work Group

Key Lead: Felice Musicco
Members: Shaun O’Connor

Virtual Journal Club 

Members: Felice Musicco, Carole Chambers, Alexandre Chan, Jill Davis, Harbans Dhillon, Peter Gilbar and Maria Larizza

2018 Symposium Annual Program (SAP) Task Force

Co-Chair: Suphat Subongkot, Qing Zhai
Secretariat Member: Lisa Holle
Members: Carole Chambers, Tara Leslie, Bo Yu

2018 Symposium Planning Task Force

Chair: Bo Yu
Secretariat Members: Tiene Bauters
Members: Qiong Du