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New Sigma Xi Leaders Elected

June 17, 2019

Congratulations to the following Sigma Xi members who the membership elected to leadership positions within the Society on November 27, 2018. Many of them are starting their new terms on July 1. The elected members are listed below with their chapter affiliations. Thank you to all the candidates who participated. 

Sonya Smith President-Elect

Three-year term comprised of a year each as Sigma Xi president-elect, president, and past-president, beginning July 1, 2019
Sonya T. Smith, Howard University


Three-year terms, beginning July 1, 2019

Area Groups, Industries, State, and Federal Laboratories Constituency 

Cristina Gouin, District of Columbia

Comprehensive Colleges and Universities Constituency

Steve W. Martin, Iowa State University

North Central Region

Carlo U. Segre, Illinois Institute of Technology

Southwest Region

Vilupanur A. Ravi, California State Polytechnic University

Associate Directors

Three-year terms, beginning July 1, 2019, unless otherwise noted.

Area Groups, Industries, State and Federal Laboratories Constituency

Christopher John Doona, Natick (two-year term, effective immediately upon election)

Baccalaureate Colleges Constituency

Pamela K. Kerrigan, College of Mount Saint Vincent

Canadian/International Constituency

Digvir S. Jayas, Manitoba

Mid-Atlantic Region

Deborah J. Good, Virginia Tech

Northeast Region

Theodora Pinou, Western Connecticut State University

Committee on Nominations

Three-year terms, beginning November 28, 2018

Membership-at-Large Constituency Representative

Indrajit Chowdhury, Membership-at-Large

Research and Doctoral Universities Constituency Representative

Raymond H. Byrne, University of New Mexico

Northwest Region Representative

Subrata Saha, University of Washington

Southeast Region Representative

Lori Eckhardt, Auburn University

Contact for more information or to send nominations.