About HFES

Society Leadership and Staff

Executive Council


Susan Kotowski 
University of Cincinnati
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Immediate Past President

Carolyn Sommerich
Ohio State University


Camille Peres
Nuclear Regulatory Commission


Julie Gilpin-McMinn
Spirit Aerosystems, Inc.


Immediate Past Secretary-Treasurer

Ayse Gurses
Johns Hopkins Univsersity


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