Regulatory Ombud Subcommittee

 

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Region I (AK, ID, OR, WA)
Catherine Creason (Student Issues)
South Seattle College

 
David Brandt (Scholar Issues)
Portland State University

 
Region II (AZ, CO, KS, MT, NE, NM, UT, WY)
Jeffrey W. Hashman (Student Issues)  
Pittsburg State University
Stacey Buchman (Scholar Issues)
University of Arizona

 
Region III (AR, LA, OK, TX)
Lauren Jacobsen (Student Issues)
University of North Texas

 
Federico Rodriguez (Scholar Issues)
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

 
Region IV (IA, MN, MO, ND, SD)
Ban Faris (Student Issues)
Winona State University

 
Kaaren Quezada (Scholar Issues)
Washington University in St. Louis

 
Region V (IL, MI, WI)
Hersh Sisodia (Student Issues)
Michigan State University

 
Bob White (Scholar Issues)
Masuda, Funai, Eifert & Mitchell, LTD

 
Region VI (IN, KY, OH)
John Honeycutt (Student Issues)
University of Kentucky

 
Marcus Hammack (Scholar Issues)
Purdue University

 
Region VII (AL, FL, GA, MS, NC, PR, SC, TN, U.S. Virgin Islands)
Regina George (Student Issues)
The University of South Alabama

 
Marisa Atencio (Scholar Issues)
Georgia Institute of Technology

 
Region VIII (DE, DC, MD, PA, VA, WV)
Meryl Halpern (Student Issues)
Saint Joseph's University

 
Zoe Guy (Scholar Issues)
The Pennsylvania State University

 
Region X (NJ, NY)
Helen Leonard (Student Issues)
New York University

 
Lorraine Luciano-McKeon (Scholar Issues)
Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences

 
Region XI (CT, ME, MA, NH, RI, VT)
Shannon Gerber (Student Issues)
University of Massachusetts Boston

 
Amanda Doran (Scholar Issues)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

 
Region XII (CA, HI, NV)
Erin Skelly (Student Issues)
University of California-Berkley

 
Roark Miller (Scholar Issues)
University of California-San Diego

 
Subcommittee Chair
Carol Holz
University of Alaska Fairbanks