Committees and Task Forces

ISTSS has several committees that carry out a number of different functions for the association. Among them are the following committees. To learn more about them, click on the name of the committee below.

Annual Meeting Organizing Committee

Audit Committee

Lisa Angert-Morris - Chair

Awards Committee

Andrea J. Phelps - Chair

Data Committee

Brian N. Smith - Chair

Data Subcommittee

Bita Ghafoori - Subcommittee Chair

Diversity Committee

Shannon E. McCaslin-Rodrigo - Chair

Educational Review Sub-committee Chair

Jennifer S. Wachen - Chair

Executive Committee

Finance Committee

T.H. Eric Bui - Chair

Global Collaboration

Global Initiatives Committee

Ulrich Schnyder - Chair

Guidelines Committee

Jonathan I. Bisson - Chair

History of ISTSS

Harold Kudler - Chair

Journal of Traumatic Stress Editor

Patricia K. Kerig - Editor

Journal of Traumatic Stress Planning Committee

Member Recruitment/ Social Media Subcommittee

Chelsea M. Cogan - Subcommittee Chair

Membership Committee

Bita Ghafoori - Co-Chair
Janine Shelby - Co-Chair

Membership Engagement Task Force

Joanne L. Davis - Co-Chair
Erika Felix - Co-Chair

New Attendee Orientation Subcommittee - Membership Committee

Sacha A. McBain - Subcommittee Chair

New in Peer Review Editor

Damion J. Grasso - Editor

Nominations and Elections Committee

Julian D. Ford - Chair


Sandra L. Bloom - Chair

Production Sub-Committee

Melissa J. Zielinski - Chair

Public Health and Policy Committee

Diane Elmore Borbon - Chair

Public Information and Education Oversight Committee

Brian P. Marx - Chair

Public Information and Education Selection Task Force

Jennifer Langhinrichsen-Rohling - Co-Chair
Nicole Nugent - Co-Chair

Retention Subcomittee - Membership Committee

Elizabeth Goetter - Subcommittee Chair

Revenue Committee

T.H. Eric Bui - Co-Chair
Soraya Seedat - Co-Chair

Scientific Program Committee

Social Network Administrator

Rosaura E. Orengo-Aguayo - Editor

Special Interest Groups

Maureen A. Allwood - Chair

StressPoints Editor

Christal L. Badour - Editor

Student Research Grant Committee

Erika J. Wolf - Chair

Student Section

Lia Smith - Chair

Travel Awards Committee

Christian Kristensen - Chair

Volunteer Coordinator

Web Editorial Committee

Carolyn Yeager - Editor