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Board of Directors

SSR is managed by a Board of Directors consisting of the Executive Council, six Directors, and two Trainee Representatives elected by a ballot of the Regular Members of the Society.
The SSR Bylaws detail each position's responsibilities and term of office.

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Executive Council


Andrea S. Cupp
Term: 2019-2020
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Lincoln, Nebraska

Past President

Janice Evans
Term: 2019-2020
Purdue University
West Lafayette, Indiana

Vice President

Francesco DeMayo
Term: 2019-2020
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
Durham, North Carolina


Jennifer Wood
Term: 2019–2022
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Lincoln, Nebraska

Vice President-Elect

Troy L. Ott
Term: 2019-2020
Penn State University
University Park, Pennsylvania


Thomas Spencer
Term: 2018–2021
University of Missouri
Columbia, Missouri


Monika A. Ward
Term: 2017–2020
University of Hawaii School of Medicine
Honolulu, Hawaii

Joan Jorgensen
Term: 2017–2020
University of Wisconsin
Madison, Wisconsin

Olga Bolden-Tiller
Term: 2018–2021
Tuskegee University
Tuskegee, Alabama

Darryl Russell
Term: 2018–2021
University of Adelaide
Adelaide, Australia

Daniel Bernard
Term: 2019–2022
McGill University
Montreal, Québec, Canada

Mellissa Mann
Term: 2019–2022
University of Pennsylvania
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Trainee Representatives

Ashley George
Term: 2018–2020
University of California - San Francisco
San Francisco, California

Editors-in-Chief (ex officio)

Wei Yan
Term: 2017–2021
University of Nevada School of Medicine Reno,

Executive Director (ex officio)

Saima Hedrick
Reston, Virginia

Rachel West
Term: 2019–2021
Colorado Center for Reproductive Medicine
Fort Collins, Colorado

Hugh Clarke
Term: 2017–2021
McGill University
Montreal, Québec, Canada