Society and Division Leaders

These leaders are responsible for the leadership of IISE technical societies and divisions.

Board Rosters - Societies

Board Rosters - Divisions

Other

Societies

Applied Ergonomics Society Board June 2020 - May 2021

President 2020 - 2021
Ben Zavitz
Chief Ergonomist
Ergo Human Performance, LLC
Brunswick, ME

Immediate Past President 2020 - 2021
Teresa A. Bellingar
Senior Corporate Ergonomist
Haworth
Holland, MI

Director 2018 - 2021
Gary Allread
Program Director, SRI-Ergonomics
The Ohio State University
Columbus, OH

Director 2018 - 2021
Jose Banaag

Honda of America MFG Inc.
Marysville, OH

Director 2018 - 2021
Sandra Sellers
Worldwide Safety & Health
Walt Disney Parks and Resorts
Lake Buena Vista, FL

Director 2020 - 2023
Eric Hassen
Director of Business Development
Caster Connection
Columbus, OH

Director 2020 - 2023
Gary Orr
Health Scientist - Ergonomist
US Department of Labor
Washington, DC

Director 2020 - 2022
Julia Abate
Executive Director
Ergonomics Center of NC
Raleigh, NC

Director 2020 - 2021
Thomas Rowell
Principle Consultant
Thomas Rowell Consulting
Georgetown, TX 

Appointed 2019 - 2021
Amanda Kauder-Warren
Industrial Engineer
Kysor Warren
Columbus, GA

Society for Engineering & Management Systems Board June 2020 - June 2021

President 2020 - 2022
Henry Lester
Assistant Professor, College of Engineering      
University of South Alabama      
Mobile, AL

Immediate Past President 2019 - 2021
Brian K. Smith
Assistant Professor Dept. of Industrial and Systems Engineering
Mississippi University
Mississippi State, MS

Director 2020 - 2023 
Diamond Williams
Data Engineer
ENGIE
Houston, TX

Director 2020 - 2023
Lizzette Perez Lespier
Assistant Professor
University of North Carolina
Wilmington, NC

Director 2020 - 2023
Ruel Ellis
Lecturer
The University of the West Indies
St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago

Director 2020 - 2023
Michael Graul
Assistant Department Head
Texas A & M University
College Station, TX

Director 2018 - 2021
Fernando Aleu Gonzalez
Associate Professor
Universidad de Monterrey
San Pedro Garza Garcia, N.L.

Director 2019 - 2022
Kevin Nortrup
Principal
Sugar Creek Solutions
Fairland, IN

Director 2019 - 2022
Michael V. Testani
Director of Outreach and Continuing Professional Education
Binghamton University
Vestal, NY

Director 2019 - 2022
Chanchal Saha
Industrial Engineer
IBM
Poughkeepsie, NY

Assigned - Special Projects 2020 - 2021
Julie Drzymalski
Clinical Professor & Program Director, Systems Engineering
Drexel University
Philadelphia PA

Society for Health Systems Board, February 2020 - February 2021

President 2020-2021
Mary Ellen Skeens

Director of Solutions Consulting
Philips Healthcare
Johns Creek, GA

Immediate Past President 2020 - 2021
Isaac Mitchell 

Director of Business Analytics  
East Tennessee Children's Hospital           
Knoxville, TN

President-elect 2020 - 2021
Lauren Todd

Director of Staffing Efficiency
Parallon, HCA Healthcare
Jacksonville, FL

Director 2018 - 2021
Lauren Cooper
Business Process Improvement Consultant
Wake Forest Baptist Health
Winston-Salem, NC

Director 2018 - 2021
Jordan Peck   
VP of Practice Operations                                              
MainHealth
Portland, ME

Director 2019 - 2022  
Elizabeth Gentry  
Assistant Professor of Industrial Engineering/Director of the Engineering Mgmt. Program
University of Louisville
Louisville, KY

Director 2019 - 2022
Jarvis Gray    
Managing Director
The Quality Coaching Co. 
Atlanta, GA

Director 2020 - 2023   
Aaron Kanne  
Director, Implementation Services 
Care Logistics 
Alpharetta, GA

Director 2020 - 2023
Cody Hall 
   
WVU Medicine  
Parkersburg, WV, GA

Secretary (appointed 2020)
Neal Moriconi      
Healthcare Operations Engineer         
Cerner         
Alpharetta, GA

*Assistant to the President (appointed 2020)
Darrin Judkins 
         
Innovation Manager                                    
Boulder Community Health 
Boulder, Colorado

Treasurer 2020 - 2021
Todd Banks
Clinical Operations Analyst
Wake Health
Winston Salem, NC

*SHS Conference 2021 Chairperson
Ben Schleich                    
Transplant Analyst / PI Advisor                                             
Hackensack University Medical Center          
Hackensack, NJ                                        

*Non-voting members

Divisions

Construction Division Board, June 2020 - June 2021

President 2020 - 2021
Javad Seif 
Cal Poly Pomona 
Pomona, CA

Immediate Past President 2020 - 2021
Christina Rinaudo 
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers 
Vicksburg, MS

Past President 2020 - 2021
Henry Lester 
University of South Alabama  
Mobile, AL 

President-elect 2020 - 2021
Emily S. Wall 
CAVS-Extension 
Mississippi State, MS

Director 2019 - 2021
Brian Moore

Kahua Inc.
Alpharetta, GA

Director 2019 - 2021
Kris Harbin

Texas A&M Transportation Institute 
San Antonio, TX

Director 2019 - 2021
Robert Ranallo

FedEx
Coraopolis, PA

Director 2019 - 2021
William B. Leonard

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Vicksburg, MS   

Director 2020 - 2022
Mahdi Khazaeli

University of the Pacific
Stockton, CA    

Director 2020 - 2022
Zouhair Abourakabe 

Cal Poly Pomoma
Pomona, CA   

Director 2020 - 2022
Setareh Torabzadeh 

University of North Carolina
Charlotte, NC      

Data Analytics & Information Systems Division Board, June 2020 - June 2021

President 2020 - 2021
Changing Cheng 
Assistant Professor       
State University of New York at Binghamton    
Binghamton, NY

Immediate past President 2020 - 2021
Andrew J. Yu    
Associate Professor    
The University of Tennessee at Knoxville   
Knoxville, TN

President-elect 2020 - 2021
Sinal Onal 
Assistant Professor 
Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville 
Edwardsville, IL

Director 2020-2022 
Hyunsoo Yoon                  
Assistant Professor                     
State University of New York at Binghamton
Binghamton, NY

Director 2020 - 2022
Cheng-Bang Chen
             
Assistant Professor
University of Miami               
Coral Gables, FL

Director 2020 - 2022
Zimo Wang
 
Assistant Professor
University of New York              
Binghamton, NY

Director 2020 - 2022
Ziteng Wang
      
Assistant Professor
Northern Illinois University  
DeKalb, IL 

Director 2019-2021
Saeed Ghanbartehrani  
Assistant Professor    
Ohio University   
Athens, Ohio 

Director 2019 - 2021
Moufid Dardas

Senior Manager, Construction and Capital Projects   
Hydro One   
Toronto, ON 

Director 2019 - 2021
Xiao Liu

Assistant Professor    
University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR

Director 2019 - 2021
Bing Si
 
Assistant Professor    
State University of New York at Binghamton   
Binghamton, NY 

Energy Systems Division Board, June 2020 - June 2021

President 2020 - 2021
Zhimin Xi
Assistant Professor
Rutgers University
Piscataway, New Jersey

Past President 2020 - 2021
Andrew Kusiak
Professor
University of Iowa Informatics Initiative  
Iowa City, IA 

President-elect 2020 - 2021
Sandra Eksioglu          
Professor 
University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR

Director 2020 - 2022
Ahmed Aziz Ezzat               
Assistant Professor               
Rutgers University              
Piscataway, NJ

Director 2020 - 2022
Benjamin D. Leibowicz             
Assistant Professor              
University of Texas               
Austin, TX

Director 2019 - 2021
Chaoyue Zhao 
Assistant Professor
The Ohio State University 
Columbus, OH

Director 2019 - 2021
Ramteen Sioshansi

Professor
Ohio State University 
Columbus, OH      

Engineering Economy Division Board, June 2020 - June 2021

President 2020 - 2021
Cameron MacKenzie
Assistant Professor
Iowa State University
Ames, Iowa

Immediate Past President 2020 - 2021
Mehmet Bayram Yildirim
Professor and Graduate Coordinator        
Wichita State University    
Wichita, KS

Program Chair (President-elect) 2020 - 2021
Ahmet Akgun                                                           
Associate Professor                                               
California University of Pennsylvania                                                         
California, PA

Director 2019 - 2021
Moufid Dardas
Senior Manager, Construction and Capital Projects                                                      
Hydro One                                                      
Toronto, ON 

Director 2020 - 2022
Terry R. Collins 
Associate Professor                                             
Oklahoma State University                                             
Stillwater, OK  

Director 2020 - 2022
Nabil Nehme
Assistance Professor of Practice                                             
Lebanese American University                                             
New York, NY   

Wellington Award Committee  
Leland Blank
Chair
Professor Emeritus
Texas A&M 

James T. Luxhoj
Professor and Undergraduate Director 
Rutgers University

The Engineering Economist Editorial Board members
Cameron MacKenzie
(Dec. 2018 & Jan. 2019 – Dec. 2021)
Joe Wilck
(Jan. 2018 – Dec. 2020)  

Logistics & Supply Chain Division Board, June 2020 - June 2021

President 2020 - 2021
Murat Erkoc

Associate Professor                                              
University of Miami                                               
Coral Gables, FL

Immediate Past Presiden2020 - 2021
Pratik J. Parikh
Wright State University                                              
Associate Professor                                                  
Dayton, Ohio 

President-elect 2020 - 2021
Krystel Castillo

Associate Professor and Institute Director                                                      
University of Texas                                                       
San Antonio, TX

Director 2019 - 2021
Zhijie Sasha Dong
Assistant Professor 
Texas State University  
San Marcos, TX

Director 2019 - 2021
Hector Vergara

Oregon State University 
Assistant Professor
Corvallis, Oregon

Director 2019 - 2021
Jennifer Pazour
Associate Professor
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute                                                                                                                   
Troy, NY     

Director 2019 - 2021
Mike Sherwin

Assistant Professor                                                             
University of Pittsburgh    
Pittsburgh, PA  

Director 2020 - 2022
Jacob Harris

Senior Manager                                                                
FedEx                                                                 
Pflugerville, TX              

Director 2020 - 2022
Payam Parsa 
   
Assistant Professor
California State Polytechnic University Pomona      
Pomona, CA

Director 2020 - 2022
W. Kendal Roberts
      
Senior Manager                                                                
Raytheon      
Arlington, VA

Manufacturing and Design Division Board, June 2020 - June 2021

President 2019 - 2021
Lourdes A. Medina, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez
department of Engineering
Mayagüez, Puerto Rico

Immediate Past President 2019 - 2021
Rohan Shirwaiker, Ph.D.  
Associate Professor  
North Carolina State University
Department of Industrial Engineering  
Raleigh, NC                                                           

President-elect 2019 - 2021
Guha Manogharan, Ph.D.  
Assistant Professor  
Pennsylvania State University
Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering  
University Park, PA

Secretary 2019 - 2021
Harry Pierson, Ph.D.           
Assistant Professor 
University  of Arkansas
Department of Industrial Engineering
Fayetteville, AK

External Relations Director 2019 - 2021
Alaa Elwany, Ph.D.                                                   
Assistant Professor
Texas A&M University
Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering
College Station, TX      

Media Director 2019 - 2021
Mostafa Bedewy, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
University of Pittsburgh
Department of Industrial Engineering
Pittsburgh, PA 

Advisory Committee 2019 - 2021
David Vance III, PE

Plans and Program Engineer  
Air Force Material Command 
Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio

Advisory Committee 2019 - 2021
Shayla Spearman, Ph.D.
Industrial Engineer   
Mars Wrigley Confectionery  
Flowery Branch, GA

Modeling & Simulation Division Board, June 2020 - June 2021

President 2020 - 2021
Caroline Krejci   
Assistant Professor of Industrial Engineering     
University of Texas at Arlington     
Industrial, Manufacturing, and Systems Engineering   
Arlington, TX 

Immediate Past President 2020 - 2021     
Xueping Li  

Associate Professor of Industrial & Systems Engineering 
University of Tennessee, Knoxville   
Knoxville, TN 

President-elect 2020 - 2021 
Andrew J. Collins
Assistant Professor                                               
Old Dominion University               
Norfolk, VA 
      
Director 2019 - 2021
Shima Mohebbi

Assistant Professor                   
George Mason University                 
Department of Industrial Engineering 
Fairfax, VA
                
Director 2019 - 2021
John Shortle 
 
Professor and Chair                                              
George Mason University              
Fairfax, VA

Director 2020 - 2022
Allen G. Greenwood
        
Simulation Education Specialist and Professor Emeritus                                                   
FlexSim Software Products Inc. and Mississippi State University              
Greenboro, NC

Director 2020 - 2022
Katie Prochaska 
  
Project Engineer                                                 
Simio LLC                 
Sewickley, PA 

Director 2020 - 2022 
Jessica Yoo Perry                   
Senior Analyst                    
Systecon, North America                        
Arlington, VA

Director 2020 - 2022 
Amrita Basak                   
Assistant Professor   
Pennsylvania State University     
University Park, PA   

Directors at Large
Salvador Romo
Director General 
STHAL LLC
Miami, FL

Shrikant Jarugumilli
Products & Engineering - Analytics 
Optimization & Simulation
Bayer  
St. Louis, MO

Operational Excellence Division Board, June 2020 - June 2021

President 2020 - 2021
Nadiye O. Erdil     
University of New Haven   
Assistant Professor   
West Haven, CT

Immediate Past President 2020 - 2021
Hung-da Wan                 
University of Texas            
Associate Professor            
San Antonio, TX 

President-Elect 2020 - 2021
Johanna Ficatier                                              
Senior Health Systems Engineer                                              
Mayo Clinic  
Rochester, MN 

Director 2019 - 2021
Jennifer Cross                                          
Texas Tech University 
Associate Professor
Lubbock, TX

Director 2019 - 2021
Brian Galli                                            
Assistant Professor                                         
Long Island University    
Brookville, NY

Director 2019 - 2021
Felix C. Veroya                                         
Process Excellence Manager | Black Belt                                            
HGST Philippines Corporation    
Laguna, Philippines

Director 2019 - 2021
Steve Vijayan                                           
Measurement Specialist                                            
Nemours Children’s Health System    
Wilmington, DE 

Director 2020 - 2022
Crystal Y. Davis                                                       
CEO & Principal Lean Consultant                                                     
The Lean Coach, Inc.          
Atlanta, GA

Director 2020 - 2022
Chinweike Eseonu
                                                     
Assistant Professor & Lead Operational Excellence Consultant                                                     
Oregon State University              
Corvallis, OR

Director 2020 - 2022
Krishnan Krishnaiyer

Partner - Center for Improvement                                                       
Marathon Petroleum                                                        
San Antonio, TX

Director 2020 - 2022
Leigh Ann Schildmeier                                                      
President                                     
Park Avenue Solutions           
Scottsdale, AZ

Operations Research Division Board, June 2020 - June 2021

President 2019 - 2021
Katie McConky
Assistant Professor
Rochester Institute of Technology
Rochester, NY

Immediate Past President 2019 - 2021
Chase Rainwater
Assistant Professor
University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR

President-elect 2020 - 2021
Guiping hu
Associate Professor
Iowa State University
Ames, IA

Director 2019 - 2021
Mohammad Marufizzaman                                                       
Assistant Professor
Mississippi State University    
Ames, IA

Director 2019 - 2021
Thomas Sharkey
                                                     
Associate Professor  
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute                                                       
Starkville, MS                                  

Director 2020 - 2022
Lei Fan                                                                  
Assistant Professor                                                                 
University of Houston                                                                
Houston, TX

Director 2020 - 2022
Sharan Srinivas

Associate Professor
Iowa State University University of Missouri
Columbia, MO

Quality Control & Reliability Engineering Division Board, June 2020 - June 2021

President 2020 - 2021
Adel Alaeddini 
Associate Professor 
University of Texas at San Antonio      
San Antonio, TX

Immediate Past President 2020 - 2021
Trevor Craney 
        
Associate Professor 
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 
Urbana, IL  

President-elect 2020 - 2021
Linkan Bian
Assistant Professor 
Mississippi State University 
Starkville, MS 

Director 2019 - 2021 
Chenang Liu
Assistant Professor
Oklahoma State University 
Stillwater, OK

Director 2019 - 2021
Wilkistar Otieno

Associate Professor 
University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
Milwaukee, WI

Director 2019 - 2021
Hongyue Sun

Assistant Professor 
University at Buffalo
Buffalo, NY

Director 2019 - 2021
Yisha Xiang

Assistant Professor 
Texas Tech University 
Lubbock, TX 

Director 2020 - 2022
Chen Kan
 
University  of Texas
Arlington, TX 

Director 2020 - 2022
Mingyang Li
 
Assistant Professor  
University of South Florida  
Tampa, FL  

Sustainable Development Division Board, June 2020 - June 2021

President 2020 - 2021
Brion Hurley                                         
Owner, Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt                                             
Business Performance Improvement                                              
Portland, OR        
 
Immediate Past President 2020 - 2021
Joel Brock      
Senior Manager                                               
West Monroe Partners                                              
Chicago, IL      

President-elect 2020 - 2021
Gokhan Egilmez                                                           
Assistant Professor                                                           
University of New Haven                                                          
West Haven, CT                                             
    
Board Member 2018 - 2021
Gokhan Egilmez                                                          
Assistant Professor                                                          
University of New Haven                                                         
West Haven, CT                                                           

Board Member 2019 - 2022  
Jeremy Rickli                                                           
Assistant Professor                                                           
Wayne State University                                                             
Detroit, MI   

Board Member 2020 - 2022
Dustin Diep   
Portland, OR

Board Member 2019 - 2022   
Anul Mittal 
Instructor                                                         
Dunwoody College of Technology                                                              
Minneapolis, MN 

Work Systems Division Board,  June 2020 - June 2021

President 2020 - 2021
Erick C. Jones
Associate Dean                                                  
UT Arlington                                                  
Arlington, TX 

Immediate Past President 2020 - 2021
Michael Hair 
Senior Engineer  
Zymergen                                         
Emeryville, CA   

President-elect 2020 - 2021
Miguel Gonzalez
Dean                                                 
University of Houston Clear Lake                                                           
Houston, TX

Director 2019 - 2021 
David Hampton                                                      
VP Go to Market                                                 
Frito Lay, Inc. (retired)    
McKinney, TX

Director 2019 - 2021                                                      
Laila Cure 
Assistant Professor                                                        
Wichita State University                                                  
Wichita, KS                                                     

Director 2020 - 2022 
Ikechukwu P. Ohu                                                                
Associate Professor                                                               
Gannon University                                                                
Erie, PA

Director 2020 - 2022
Matthew Townsend                        
OEE Director                          
Avalign Technologies                        
Warsaw, IN 

 

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