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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


Francesco DeMayo
Term: 2020-2021
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
Durham, North Carolina

Past President

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

Vice President

Troy L. Ott
Term: 2020-2021
Penn State University
University Park, Pennsylvania


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

Vice President-Elect

Peter Hansen
Term: 2020-2021
University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida


Lane Christenson
Term: 2020–2023
University of Kansas Medical Center
Kansas City, Kansas


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

Marc-Andre Sirard
Term: 2020–2023
Laval University
Quebec City, Québec, Canada

Aileen Keating
Term: 2020–2023
Iowa State University
Ames, Iowa

Trainee Representatives

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

Editors-in-Chief (ex officio)

Wei Yan
Term: 2019–2021
Lundquist Institute At Harbor-UCLA
Torrance, California 

Executive Director (ex officio)

Andrew Kelleher
Term: 2020–2022
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas

Hugh Clarke
Term: 2019-2021
McGill University
Montreal, QC, Canada