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 March 2022 - March 2023

President 2022 - 2023
Gary Allread

Program Director, SRI-Ergonomics
The Ohio State University
Columbus, OH

Immediate Past President 2022 - 2023
Ben Zavitz
Chief Ergonomist
Ergo Human Performance, LLC
Brunswick, ME

President-Elect 2022 - 2023
Bobbie Watts

Director of Ergonomics
Michelin Americas
Greenville, SC

Director 2021 - 2024
Julie Thompson

Technical Director - Organizational Practices
Liberty Mutual Insurance 
East Syracuse, NY

Director 2022 - 2025
Martha Parker

Ergonomist/Project Manager III
Texas A&M Ergo Center
College Station, TX

Director 2022 - 2025
Amanda Kauder-Warren

Industrial Engineer
Kysor Warren
Columbus, GA

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 2022 - 2024
Anuja Patel

Risk Control Product Consulting Director – Ergonomics
CNA Insurance
San Pedro, CA

Appointed 2021 - 2022
Jose Banaag

Industrial Engineer
Consultant

Society for Engineering & Management Systems Board June 2022 - June 2023

President 2022 - 2023
Christina Rinaudo
Engineer
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Warner Robbins, GA

Past President 2022-2023
Henry Lester
Associate Professor 
School of Engineering      
University of Dayton     
Dayton, OH

President Elect 2022 - 2023 
Sandy Furterer
Associate Professor
University of Dayton
Dayton, OH

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

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

Director 2020 - 2023
Michael Graul
Associate Professor of Practice
Associate Department Head
Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering      
Texas A & M University
College Station, TX

Director 2021 - 2024
Casey Spansel
Supply Chain Manager
Ruelco, Inc.
New Orleans, LA 

Director 2021 - 2024
Joseph Michels
Principal
Solomon Bruce Consulting LLC
Fort Worth, TX

Director 2022 - 2025
Matthew Townsend
Director of Operational Excellence
Paragon Medical
Winona Lake, IN

Director 2022 - 2025
Dean Bartles
CEO
Manufacturing Technology Deployment Group
Clearwater, FL

Society for Health Systems Board, February 2021 - February 2022

President 2022 - 2023
Tarun Mohan Lal

Chief Analytics and Solutions Officer/Vice President
Atrium Health Navicent
Macon, GA

Immediate Past President 2022 - 2023
Lauren Todd

Director of Staffing Efficiency
Parallon, HCA Healthcare
Jacksonville, FL

President-Elect 2022 - 2023
Elizabeth Gentry 
 
Healthcare
Philips Healthcare
Louisville, KY

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

Director 2020 - 2023
Cody Hall 
   
WVU Medicine  
Parkersburg, WV

Director 2021 - 2024
Valerie Boelman
  
Assistant VP Process Improvement and Engineering
UnityPoint Health 
Des Moines, IA

Director 2021 - 2024
Jennifer Percival
   
Associate Dean and Associate Professor
Manning School of Business, University of Massachusetts Lowell 
Lowell, MA

Director 2022 - 2025 
Ali Hobbs
 
Healthcare Analyst
Catalyst, a Haskell Company
Charlotte, NC

Director 2022 - 2025
James Rawson
    
Radiology Vice Chair of Operations and Special Projects
Harvard Medical Faculty Practice
Boston, MA

*Secretary/Chief of Staff (appointed 2020)
Neal Moriconi

Healthcare Operations Engineer                 
Alpharetta, GA

*Assistant to the President (appointed 2021)
Karl Kraeber
        
Director of Xenotransplantation Operations
University of Alabama 
Birmingham, AL

*Assistant to the Past President (appointed 2021)
Dean Athanassiades
         
VP / Director
Philips
Atlanta, GA 

*Data Analytics (appointed 2022)
Todd Banks

Clinical Operations Analyst
Wake Health
Winston Salem, NC

*Strategy (appointed 2022)
Dustin Kuchera

Unit Head, Mayo Clinic                 
Scottsdale, AZ 

*Fundraising (appointed 2022)
Bianca Garcia
            
Quality Manager
Emory Healthcare
Atlanta, GA 

*Non-voting members

Divisions

Construction Engineering and Management Board, June 2021 - June 2022

President 2021 - 2022
Emily S. Wall
CAVS-Extension
Mississippi State University 
Starkville, MS

 Immediate Past President 2021 - 2022
Javad Seif
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Pomona, CA

President Elect 2021 – 2022 
Kris Harbin
Texas A&M Transportation Institute
College Station, TX
 
Director 2021 - 2023, Conference Track Chair 2023<
Christina Rinaudo 
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers 
Vicksburg, MS

Director 2021-2023
Henry Lester

University of Dayton
Dayton, OH

Director 2020 - 2022
Mehdi Khazaeli

University of the Pacific
Stockton, CA

Director 2021 - 2023, Industry Chair
Robert Ranallo

FedEx
Pittsburgh, PA

Director 2021-2021
Brian Moore

Kahua, Inc. 
Alpharetta, GA

Director 2021-2023
William Leonard

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers 
Vicksburg, MS

Director 2020 - 2022
Setareh Torabzadeh

University of North Carolina
Charlotte, NC

Data Analytics & Information Systems Division Board, June 2022 - June 2023

President 2022 - 2023
Xiao Liu 
Assistant Professor    
University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR

Immediate past President 2022 - 2023  
Sinan Onal 

Associate Professor 
Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville 
Edwardsville, IL

President-elect 2022 - 2023
Na Zou
Assistant Professor 
Texas A&M University
College Station, TX

Director 2022-2024 
Yu Jin
Assistant Professor
Binghamton University
Binghamton, NY   

Director 2022 - 2024
Xiaowei Yue

Assistant Professor 
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Blacksburg, VA

Director 2022 - 2024
Ashif Iquebal
Assistant Professor 
Arizona State University
Tempe, AZ

Director 2022 - 2024
Adam Meyers
Post Doctorate Research Assistant
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Richland, WA

Director 2021-2023
Haifeng Wang   
Assistant Professor    
Mississippi State University   
Mississippi State, MS

Director 2021 - 2023
Chenang Liu
Assistant Professor
Oklahoma State University
Stillwater, OK 

Director 2021 - 2023
Fei Gao

Senior Machine Learning Engineer
LinkedIn Trust AI team
Sunnyvale, CA

Director 2021 - 2023
Nathan Gaw
 
Postdoctoral Fellow 
Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, GA 

Appointed Director 2022 - 2023
Zimo Wang
 
Assistant Professor
University of New York              
Binghamton, NY

Energy Systems Division Board, June 2022 - June 2023

President 2022 - 2023  
Ramteen Sioshansi         
Professor 
Ohio State University  
Columbus, OH

Immediate Past President 2022 - 2023
Sandra Eksioglu

Professor
University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AK  

President-elect 2022 - 2023
Ahmed Aziz Ezzat               
Assistant Professor               
Rutgers University              
Piscataway, NJ

Director 2022 - 2024
Bo Zeng

Associate Professor
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA

Director 2022 - 2024
Murat Yildrim           
Assistant Professor         
Wayne State University        
Detroit, MI

Director 2021 - 2023
Ekundayo Shittu 
Associate Professor
George Washington University 
Washington, DC

Director 2021 - 2023
Pingfeng Wang

Associate Professor
University of Illinois Urbana - Champaign
Urbana, IL

Engineering Economy Division Board, June 2022 - June 2023

President 2022 - 2023
Raymond L. Smith III                                                         
Assistant Professor of Engineering                                           
East Carolina University                                                         
Greenville, NC

Immediate Past President 2022 - 2023
Ahmet Akgun
Associate Professor
California University of Pennsylvania
California, PA

President-Elect 2022-2024
Nabil Nehme
Assistant Professor
Lebanese American University
New York, NY

Director 2021 - 2023
Kellie Grasman
Lecturer                                                       
Missouri Science and Technology                                                           
Flushing, MI 

Director 2022 - 2024
Taner Cokyasar
Professional Consultant
Argonne National Laboratory
Lemont, IL 

Director 2022 - 2024
Mario G. Beruvides
Assistant Professor
Texas Tech University
Lubbock, TX

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

James T. Luxhoj
Professor and Undergraduate Director 
Rutgers University

The Engineering Economist Editor - in -Chief
Heather Nachtmann, Editor -in-Chief  (2021 –  2024)

Logistics & Supply Chain Division , Board June 2022 - June 2023

President 2022 - 2023
Hector Vergara
Associate Professor                                                       
Oregon State University                                                         
Corvallis, OR

Immediate Past President 2022 - 2023
Krystel Castillo
Professor                                              
University of Texas                                              
San Antonio, TX

Past President 2022 - 2023
Murat Erkoc
Associate Professor                                              
University of Miami                                                  
Coral Gables, FL 

President-elect 2022 - 2023
Michael Sherwin
Assistant Professor
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA

Director 2022 - 2024
Rajkumar Mishra
Senior Manager of Global Supply Chain
Moderna
Norwood, MA

Director 2022 - 2024      
Erin Gerber
Associate Dean of Undergraduate Affairs
University of Louisville
Louisville, KY

Director 2022 - 2024      
Payam Parsa
Assistant Professor
California State Polytechnic University
Pomona, CA

Director 2021 - 2023
Mohamed Awwad
     
Assistant Professor                                                                
California Polytechnic State University    
San Luis Obispo, CA, VA

Director 2021 - 2023
Zhijie Sasha Dong
    
Assistant Professor                                                               
Texas State University      
San Marcos, TX

Director 2021 - 2023
Michael Sherwin
      
Assistant Professor                                                             
University of Pittsburgh      
Pittsburgh, PA

Director 2021 - 2023
Ravi Vengadam
      
Principal Engineer, Supply Chain Engineering                                                                
Target Corporation   
Sunnyvale, CA 

Manufacturing and Design Division Board, June 2021 - June 2023

President 2021 - 2023
Guha Manogharan, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor  
Pennsylvania State University
Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering  
University Park, PA

Immediate Past President 2021 - 2023
Lourdes A. Medina, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez
department of Engineering
Mayagüez, Puerto Rico

President-elect 2021 - 2023
Harry Pierson, Ph.D 
Senior General Engineer
Air Force Research Laboratory
Materials & Manufacturing Directorate
Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio

Secretary 2021 - 2023
David Vance III, PE    
Industrial Engineer  
Air Force Material Command 
Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio

External Relations Director 2021 - 2023
Wenmeng Tian, Ph.D.                                                   
Assistant Professor
Mississippi State University
Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering
Starkville, MS

Media Director 2021 - 2023
Katie Basinger, Ph.D.
Assistant Instructional Professor and Undergraduate Program Coordinator
University of Florida
Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering
Gainesville, FL

Advisory Committee 2021 - 2023
Brandon Lane, Ph.D

Project Lead       
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio

Modeling & Simulation Division Board, June 2022 - June 2023

President 2022 - 2023
John Shortle
Professor and Chair                                              
George Mason University
Industrial and Systems Engineering               
Fairfax, VA

Immediate Past President 2022 - 2023
Andrew J. Collins 
Assistant Professor     
Old Dominion University      
Industrial and Systems Engineering   
Norfolk, VA

President-elect 2022 - 2023
Richard J. Haberlin, Jr.
Chief Engineer - Modeling & Analytics Innovation Center
MITRE
McLean, VA

Director 2022 - 2024
Kelley A. Mullick
Platform Strategist
Intel
Hillsboro, OR

Director 2022 - 2024
Shima Mohebbi
Assistant Professor
George Mason University
Fairfax, VA

Director 2022 - 2024 
David Claudio
Associate Professor
UMas Lowell
Lowell, MA

Director 2022 - 2024 
Prashanth Rajivan
Assistant Professor
University of Washington
Seattle, WA

Director 2022 - 2024
Raed Jaradat
Associate Professor
Mississippi State University
Starkville, MS

Director 2021 - 2023
Greg Zerr  

Advanced Senior Analyst                                             
Marathon Petroleum Corporation             
Findlay, OH

Operational Excellence Division Board, June 2022 - June 2023

President 2022- 2023
Steve Vijayan                                              
Measurement Specialist                                            
Nemours Children’s Health System    
Wilmington, DE

Immediate Past President 2022 - 2023
Johanna Ficatier
Quality Improvement Advisor   
Mayo Clinic   
Rochester, MN

President-Elect 2022 - 2023  
Leigh Ann Schildmeier
Founder and President
Park Avenue Solutions
Scottsdale, AZ

Director 2022 - 2024
Rupy Sawhney
Professor/Executive Director
University of Tennessee/Center for Advanced Research and Education
Knoxville, TN

Director 2022 - 2024
Ashley Morrell
Senior Associate, Advisory Service
Grant Thonrton, LLP
New York, NY

Director 2022 - 2024
Felix Veroya
Founder & CEO
Ask Lex PH Academy
Philippines

Director 2022 - 2024
Michael Parent
Managing Director
Michael Parent Consulting Services
Canton, MI

Director 2021 - 2023
William Edwards                                         
Professor 
Kettering University
Flint, MI

Director 2021 - 2023
Ahmad Elshennawy                                           
Professor                                         
University of Central Florida    
Orlando, FL

Director 2021 - 2023
Sampson Gholston                                         
Professor                                           
The University of Alabama in Huntsville   
Huntsville, AL

Director 2021 - 2023
Jasbir Kumar                                        
Senior Consultant                                            
JSK Consulting Services   
Atlanta, GA 

Operations Research Division Board, June 2022 - June 2023

President 2022 - 2023
Thomas Sharkey
Professor
Clemson University
Clemson, SC

Immediate Past President 2022 - 2023
Guiping Hu
Associate Professor
Iowa State University
Ames, IA

President-elect 2022 - 2023
Sharan Srinivas
Assistant Professor
University of Missouri
Columbia, Missouri

Director 2022 - 2024
Samira Saedi
Assistant Director of Healthcare System Engineering
Texas Children's Hospital
Houston, TX

Director 2022 - 2024
Jun Zhuang
Morton C. Frank Professor
University of Buffalo
Buffalo, NY

Director 2021 - 2023
Talayeh Razzaghi

Assistant Professor
University of Oklahoma
Norman, OK

Director 2021 - 2023
Karmel S. Shehadeh

Assistant Professor
Lehigh University 
Bethlehem, PA

Director 2021 - 2023
Yongjia Song

Assistant Professor
Clemson University 
Clemson, SC

Quality Control & Reliability Engineering Division Board, June 2022 - June 2023

President 2022 - 2024
Ramin Moghddass
Assistant Professor 
University of Miami
Coral Gable, FL 

Immediate Past President 2022 - 2023
Linkan Bian
Associate Professor 
Mississippi State University     
Starkville, MS

President-Elect 2022 - 2024
Yisha Xiang
E. L. Derr Assistant Professor
Texas Tech University
Lubbock, TX

Director 2021 - 2023
Ahmed Aziz Ezzat
Assistant Professor
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Piscataway, NJ

Director 2021 - 2023
Xiaolei Fang

Assistant Professor 
North Carolina State University
Raleigh, NC

Director 2021 - 2023
Na Zou

Assistant Professor 
Texas A&M University 
College Station, TX

Director 2019 - 2023
Yisha Xiang

Assistant Professor 
Texas Tech University 
Lubbock, TX 

Director 2022 - 2024
Dan Li
 
Associate Professor
Clemson University
Clemson, SC

Director 2022 - 2024
Xiaowei Yue
Assistant Professor
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA

Sustainable Development Division Board, June 2022 - June 2023

President 2022 - 2023
Ricardo Thierry Aguilera                                                         
Assistant Professor                                                           
University of New Haven                                                          
West Haven, CT

           

Immediate Past President 2022 - 2023
Gokhan Egilmez                                      
Assistant Professor                                            
University of New Haven                                             
West Haven, CT

 

Past President 2022 - 2023
Brion Hurley 
Owner, Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt                                             
Business Performance Improvement                                              
Portland, OR

President-Elect 2022 - 2023
Caroline Krejci  
Assistant Professor
University of Texas Arlington 
Arlington, TX

Board Member 2022 - 2024
Curtis Bush
Manager/Supervisor
Avid Technology, Inc.
Tyler, TX

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

Work Systems Division Board,  June 2022 - June 2023

President 2022 - 2023
Dave Hampton
VP Go to Market                                                           
Frito Lay, Inc. (retired)                                                           
McKinney, TX

Immediate Past President 2022 - 2023  
Miguel Gonzalez
Dean
University of Houston Clear Lake
Houston, TX

Past President 2022-2023
Erick C. Jones
Associate Dean
UT Arlington
Arlington, TX

President-Elect 2022 - 2023
Laila Cure
Assistant Professor
Wichita State University
Wichita, KS

Director 2021-2023
Greg Melroy                                                      
Senior Manager, Operations Excellence                                                          
West Monroe                    
Chicago, IL

Director 2022 - 2024 
Ikechukwu P. Ohu                                                            
Associate Professor                                                               
Gannon University                                                                
Erie, PA

Director 2022 - 2024 
Jon Grooms                                                            
Manager                                                              
West Monroe Partners                                                                
Columbus, OH

Director 2022 - 2024 
Denny Yu                                                            
Assistant Professor                                                              
Purdue University                                                              
West Lafayette, IN

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