2017 SACNAS Board of Directors Roster

SACNAS 2016 Board of Directors

The SACNAS Board of Directors represent the spirit of volunteerism and personal commitment to advancing the SACNAS mission that is at the heart of all of our members’ participation in the organization. The Board of Directors provides governance and leadership to the organization and contributes to our fundraising efforts.

Contact Board Members at:  [email protected]

 

Officers:

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President 
Lino Gonzalez, PhD 
 (2016-2019)
Senior Scientist
23andMe

 1260

 

Past-President
Gabriel Montaño, PhD
 (2014-2017)
Technical Staff Scientist
Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies, Los Alamos National Laboratory

1442


Secretary
Sonia Zarate, PhD 
(2015-2017)
Program Officer for Undergraduate and Graduate Science Education
Howard Hughes Medical Institute

1326

Treasurer
Allyn M. Kaufmann, PhD  
(Quapaw/Pawnee) (2015-2017)
R&D Group Leader
Procter & Gamble Company (P&G)

 

Members at Large:

 

1495 Erika Camacho, PhD (2016-2018)
Associate Professor, Applied Mathematics
Arizona State University
1325   Mary L. Garcia-Cazarin, PhD (2015-2017)
Scientific Advisor
National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Healani K. Chang, DrPh (2017-2019)
Program Director / Research Associate Specialist Faculty
University of Hawai'i at Manoa

1493

Pamela Padilla, PhD  (2016-2018)
Associate Professor, Genetics 
University of North Texas



David Burgess, PhD (2017-2019)
Professor, Biomedical Research
Boston College

1327

Cristina Villalobos, PhD (2015-2017) 
Professor, Mathematics
Director, Center of Excellence in STEM Education
University of Texas-Pan American

1463

Corey Welch, PhD  (Northern Cheyenne) (2016-2018)
Program Manager, STEM Scholars Program
Ecology/Evolution
Iowa State University

 

Student Members:

 

 

Asis Lopez (2016-2017)
PhD Candidate
Engineering: Bioengineering/biomedical engineering
Tulane University

 

 


Daniel Albino Lujan (2017-2018)
Graduate Student, Research Assistant
University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center 

 

 

Board Liaisons:


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Council of Senior Advisors (COSA)

Maria Elena Zavala, PhD (2015-2017) 
Professor, Biology
California State University, Northridge

 

Meet the SACNAS staff