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Executive Council

MemberPositionTerm BeginsTerm Ends Comments
Prof Robert L DevaneyChair2/01/20131/31/2015President
Dr. Jenna P CarpenterMember2/01/20141/31/20161st Vice President
Prof. James W DanielMember9/06/20111/31/2017Treasurer
Dr Barbara T FairesMember1/16/20101/31/2015Secretary
Frank A FarrisMember1/16/20101/31/2015Chair, Council on Publications and Communications
Richard Alan GillmanMember2/01/20121/31/2015Chair, Committee on Sections
Dr. Karen SaxeMember2/01/20141/31/20162nd Vice President
Hortensia Soto-JohnsonMember2/01/20131/31/2018Associate Treasurer
Dr. Francis Edward SuMember2/01/20141/31/2015President-elect
Prof. Gerard A VenemaMember2/01/20141/31/2019Associate Secretary
Committee Charges
12/09/2010The charge of the Executive Committee to act on behalf of the Board of Governors on matters that arise between meetings of the Board. It shall provide oversight of grants and contracts. It shall also prepare proposals and make recommendations on the management, policies, and activities of the Association to be acted upon by the Board. Other duties and responsibilities of the Executive Committee are enumerated in relevant portions of the bylaws.

The Executive Committee shall act as an Executive Council for the oversight of the committees assigned to them. The following committees are assigned to the Executive Committee: Committee on Committees and Councils; Budget Committee and the Investment Committee

Members of the Executive Committee shall be
  • the Officers
  • the Chair of the Council on Publications and Communications
  • the Chair of the Committee on Sections
  • AMS-MAA Joint Committee On Cooperation
    MemberPositionTerm BeginsTerm Ends Comments
    Prof David VoganChair2/01/20131/31/2015AMS President
    Prof Robert L DevaneyMember1/31/20131/31/2015MAA President
    Dr Barbara T FairesMember2/01/20101/31/2015MAA Secretary
    Dr. J Michael PearsonMember1/01/2012MAA Executive Director
    Prof Carla D SavageMember1/01/20131/31/2015AMS Secretary
    Dr. Francis Edward SuMember2/01/20141/31/2015President-elect
    Budget Committee
    MemberPositionTerm BeginsTerm Ends Comments
    Hortensia Soto-JohnsonChair1/01/20131/31/2018Associate Treasurer
    Prof. James W DanielMember9/06/20111/31/2017Treasurer
    Andrew J MatchettMember3/01/20141/31/2017
    Committee Charges
    1/03/2012The charge of the Budget Committee is to work with the Executive Director and Director of Finance to prepare an annual budget for the MAA subject to approval by the Executive Committee and the Board. Further, it shall work with the staff to monitor the current financial status of MAA operations throughout the year and, in so doing, shall be concerned about the early awareness of significant deviations from the budget (decreases in income, threatened increases in expenditures, modifications in the budget, expenditures from the contingency fund, etc.). If necessary, the budget Committee should alert the Executive Committee to developing financial problems and should make appropriate recommendations for corrective action.
    Building Subcommittee of the Budget Committee
    MemberPositionTerm BeginsTerm EndsComments
    Hortensia Soto-JohnsonChair1/01/20131/31/2018
    Prof. James W DanielMember9/06/20111/31/2017Treasurer
    Prof Robert L DevaneyMember2/01/20131/31/2015Treasurer
    Committee on Committees and Councils
    MemberPositionTerm BeginsTerm Ends Comments
    Prof Robert L DevaneyChair2/01/20131/31/2015President
    Amy Cohen CorwinMember2/01/20121/31/2016Ex Officio, Chair of the Council on the Profession
    Dr Barbara T FairesMember1/16/20101/31/2015Ex Officio, Secretary
    Frank A FarrisMember1/16/20101/31/2015Ex Officio, Chair of the Council on Publications and Communications
    Deanna B HaunspergerMember2/01/20121/31/2016Ex Officio, Chair of Council on Outreach Programs
    Ockle E JohnsonMember2/01/20131/31/2017Ex Officio, Chair of Council on Members and Communities
    Dr. J Michael PearsonMember1/01/2012MAA ED
    Dr Kay B SomersMember2/01/20131/31/2017Ex Officio, Chair of Council on Programs and Students
    Dr. Francis Edward SuMember2/01/20141/31/2015Ex Officio, President-Elect
    Committee Charges
    8/16/2010The Charge of the the Committee on Committees and Councils (CoCC) is to oversee the committee and council structure. It shall make recommendations to the Board on charges to councils, standing committees and subcommittees, and on the creation or dissolution of councils and committees. It shall advise the President on appointments to councils and committees except where the procedure for filling of a vacancy is prescribed elsewhere in the Bylaws.
    Committee on Compensation
    MemberPositionTerm BeginsTerm Ends Comments
    Prof. James W DanielChair9/06/20111/31/2017Treasurer
    Prof Robert L DevaneyMember2/01/20131/31/2015President
    Hortensia Soto-JohnsonMember2/01/20131/31/2018Associate Treasurer
    Dr. Francis Edward SuMember2/01/20141/31/2015Ex Officio, President-Elect
    Committee Charges
    1/04/2012To determine the compensation and any other support provided by the Association for its non-employees to be included in the budget, which shall be adjusted as necessary to provide for any such expenses.
    Committee on Management Evaluation and Oversight
    MemberPositionTerm BeginsTerm Ends Comments
    Prof. James W DanielChair9/06/20111/31/2017Ex Officio, Treasurer
    Prof Robert L DevaneyMember2/01/20131/31/2015Ex Officio, President
    Dr. Francis Edward SuMember2/01/20141/31/2015Ex Officio, President-Elect
    Committee Charges
    8/08/2012To provide management oversight of the Executive Director and the general management of the Association. In particular, it shall determine the compensation of the Executive Director and any other staff recommended in IRS guidelines; the budget shall be adjusted as necessary to provide for any such expenses.
    Committee on Personnel
    MemberPositionTerm BeginsTerm Ends Comments
    Prof Robert L DevaneyChair2/01/20131/31/2015Ex Officio, President
    Dr. Jenna P CarpenterMember2/01/20141/31/2016Ex Officio, 1st Vice President
    Prof. James W DanielMember9/06/20111/31/2017Ex Officio, Treasurer
    Dr Barbara T FairesMember1/16/20101/31/2015Ex Officio, Secretary
    Dr. Francis Edward SuMember2/01/20141/31/2015Ex Officio, President-Elect
    Committee Charges
    1/28/2011The Personnel Committee reviews the Association's human resource and benefits policies affecting the MAA staff. Areas of review can include benefits and compensation, recruiting and staffing, performance evaluation, and organizational structure. The Personnel Committee reports to the Executive Committee.
    Committee on Reports
    MemberPositionTerm BeginsTerm Ends Comments
    Dr Barbara T FairesChair1/16/20101/31/2015Ex Officio, Secretary
    Frank A FarrisMember1/16/20101/31/2015Ex Officio, Chair of the Council on Publications and Communications
    Ivars PetersonMember3/01/2011MAA Staff
    Dr Kay B SomersMember2/01/20131/31/2017
    Dr. Francis Edward SuMember2/01/20141/31/2015Ex Officio, President-Elect
    Committee Charges
    1/28/2011The charge is to define the criteria for deciding whether a report shall be published and in what form. This policy shall be submitted to the Executive Committees for approval. The Committee on Reports shall develop "MAA Guidelines for Reports."
    Membership: Secretary (Chair), Chairs of the Councils on Education and Publications, Associate Executive Director for Publications and Electronic Services, and the Past-President or the President-Elect.
    Investment Committee
    MemberPositionTerm BeginsTerm Ends Comments
    Prof. James W DanielChair9/06/20111/31/2017
    Richard J ClearyMember1/01/20141/31/2017
    Kristen NairnMember1/01/20111/31/2015
    Hortensia Soto-JohnsonMember1/01/20141/31/2017
    Dr Walter R StromquistMember1/01/20121/31/2015
    Dr Alan C TuckerMember1/01/20121/31/20163rd Term (2011, 2007, 2003)
    Committee Charges
    1/03/2012The charge of the MAA Investment Committee is to recommend a broad investment policy for the Association, and changes thereto, to the Executive Committee and the Board for approval. At least quarterly, the Investment Committee shall review detailed reports from the Treasurer on all funds and fund transactions involving investment funds. Members of the Investment Committee serve 4-year terms.
    Nominating Committee
    MemberPositionTerm BeginsTerm Ends Comments
    Paul M ZornChair2/01/20131/31/2015Past President
    Georgia BenkartMember1/01/20121/31/2016
    Mr P. Gavin LaRoseMember2/01/20141/31/2018
    Harriet S PollatsekMember2/01/20141/31/2018
    James J TattersallMember1/01/20121/31/2016

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