About HFES

Society Leadership and Staff

Executive Council


Susan Kotowski 
University of Cincinnati
Email the President

Immediate Past President

Carolyn Sommerich
Ohio State University


Camille Peres
Texas A&M


Julie Gilpin-McMinn
Spirit Aerosystems, Inc.

Immediate Past Secretary-Treasurer

Ayse Gurses
Johns Hopkins Univserity



Rose Figueroa


At-Large Members of the Executive Council

Deborah Boehm-Davis



Caroline Cao
University of Illinois Urbana Champaign


Paul A. Green
University of Michigan


Christy Harper
End to End User Research


Shannon Roberts
University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Nancy Stone
Middle Tennessee State University


Division Chairs

Education Division

Keith Jones
Texas Tech U.



Internal Affairs Division

Ranjana Mehta
University of Wisconsin Madison



Scientific Affairs Division

Patricia DeLucia
Rice University

Outreach Division

Blake McGowan

Technical Standards Division

Ram Maikala
National Safety Council