Professional Scientific Organizations in Minnesota

Minnesota Academy of Science

Janna Knittel, Communications Specialist

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Math, Physics, and Engineering Societies

ACM SIGGRAPH — Minneapolis/St. Paul Chapter

Tony Riley, Chair


American Academy of Environmental Engineers and Scientists

Robert J. Peplin, Minnesota State Representative


American Council of Engineering Companies of Minnesota

David Oxley, Executive Director


American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics — Twin Cities Section

Kristen Gerzina, Chair


American Institute of Chemical Engineers — Upper Midwest Local Section

Kathy Liesmaki, Chair


American Mathematical Society — Central Section

Georgia Benkart, Associate Secretary


American Society for Engineering Education — North Midwest Section

Charles Johnson, Section Chair


American Society for Quality — Minnesota Section

Karen Maskell, Chair


American Society of Civil Engineers — Minnesota Section

Joe Bentler, Chair Elect


American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) — Minnesota Chapter

Leighton Deer, President Elect


American Society of Mechanical Engineers — Minnesota Section

Martha Engel, Chair


American Statistical Association — Twin Cities Chapter

Arkady Shemyakin, President

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ASM International (The Materials Information Society) — Minnesota Chapter

Joy Clifford


Association for Facilities Engineering — Twin Cities Chapter

Dan Rotty, President


City Engineers Association of Minnesota

Klayton Eckles, President


Chinese American Information Storage Society — Minnesota Chapter

Feng Li, President


Engineers Club of Minneapolis

Loren Schumacher, President


IEEE — Region 4

Karen S Pedersen, Director


IEEE — Twin Cities Section

Thomas Kansier, Chair


Institute of Industrial Engineers — Twin Cities Chapter

Tracey Bauer, President


International Council on Systems Engineering — North Star Chapter

Angela Robinson, President


Mathematical Association of America — North Central Section

Co Livingston, President Elect


Minnesota Federation of Engineering, Science, and Technology Societies

Steve Merriman, President


Minnesota Geotechnical Society

Minnesota Government Engineering Council

Dana Wheeler, Executive Director


Minnesota Society of Professional Engineers

Mary Detloff, Executive Director

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National Society of Corrosion Engineers — Twin Cities Section

Marty Iozzo, Section Officer


Optical Society of America — Minnesota Section

Clint Meneely, President


Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics — Great Lakes Section

David Lamb, Co-President


Society of American Military Engineers — Minneapolis-St. Paul Post

Jon Gustafson, Post President


Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) International — Twin Cities Section

Dan Peterson, Section Chairman


Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers — Twin Cities Chapter

Hernán Mercado-Corujo, President

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Society of Manufacturing Engineers — St. Paul Chapter

Tim Lange, Chapter Chair


Society of Plastics Engineers — Minnesota Section

Shilpa Manjure, President


Society of Women Engineers — Minnesota Section

Tricia Walker, President


Twin Cities Meteorological Society

Mike Griesinger, President


Medical and Health Sciences Societies

Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Association of Minnesota

Deah Kinion, President


American Academy of Pediatrics — Minnesota Chapter

Susan Berry, President


American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists — Minnesota-Midwest Regional Chapter

Brian Swiglo, President


American Association of Physicists in Medicine — North Central Chapter

Michael E. Kowalok, Past President


American College of Cardiology — Minnesota Chapter

Bill Monn, Executive Director


American College of Dentists — Region 5

Joseph F. Hagenbruch, Regent


American College of Emergency Physicians — Minnesota Chapter

Shari Augustin, Executive Director


American College of Physicians — Minnesota Chapter

John Bundrick, President


American Physiological Society — Midwest Chapter

Allen W. Cowley, Jr.


Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology — Minnesota Chapter

Barb Louis, Executive Assistant


Minnesota Interlaboratory Microbiology Association

Whitney Carter, President

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Medical Library Association — Midwest Chapter

Elizabeth Fine Weinfurter, Past President


Minneapolis Society of Internal Medicine

Linda Vukelich, Executive Director


Minnesota Academy of Audiology

Grace Berry, President


Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians

Maria Huntley, Executive Vice President


Minnesota Academy of Ophthalmology

Janice M. Sinclair, President


Minnesota Academy of Otolaryngology

Colleen Jensen, Administrator


Minnesota Academy of Physician Assistants

Leslie Milteer, Executive Director



Minnesota Association of Black Physicians

Tamiko Morgan, Vice President


Minnesota Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Nancy Nubson, President


Minnesota Association of Nurse Anesthetists

Kathyrn Waud White, President


Minnesota Association of Occupational Health Nurses

Peter Mitchell, President


Minnesota Dental Association

Carmelo Cinqueonce, Executive Director


Minnesota Dental Hygienists' Association

Renee Johnson, President


Minnesota Dermatological Society

Rosemary Lobeck, Executive Director


Minnesota Gerontological Society

Lyn Schroeder, Operations Support


Minnesota Medical Association

Robert K. Meiches, MD, Chief Executive Officer


Minnesota Neurosurgical Society

Matthew Hunt, President


Minnesota Occupational Therapy Association

Jacquie Durant, Executive Director


Minnesota Osteopathic Medical Society

Jennifer Johnson, President


Minnesota Pharmacists Association

Jeff Lindoo, Executive Vice President


Minnesota Physical Therapy Association

Jill Lein, Association Director


Minnesota Podiatric Medical Association

Marit Sivertson, Executive Director


Minnesota Psychiatric Society

Linda Vukelich, Executive Director


Minnesota Psychoanalytic Society & Institute

Margaret Fulton, President


Minnesota Psychological Association

Rhea Sullivan, Administrative Director


Minnesota Public Health Association

Aggie Leitheiser, President


Minnesota Radiological Society

Todd Arsenault, President


Minnesota Radiological Society

Rosemary Lobeck, Executive Director


Minnesota Society for Respiratory Care

Barb Sherwood, President


Minnesota Society of Anesthesiologists

David P. Martin, M.D., Ph.D., Secretary


Minnesota Society of Clinical Oncology

Marci Cali, Executive Director


Minnesota Society of Cytology

Chelsi Womack, President Elect


Minnesota Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates

Sharon Yorde, President


Minnesota Society of Health-System Pharmacists

Melissa Carlson, President



Minnesota Society of Neurologic Sciences

Michael Rosenbloom, President


Minnesota Society of Radiologic Technicians

Deanna Koebele, President


Minnesota Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Pete Amberg, President Elect


Minnesota Urological Society

Colleen Jensen, Executive Director


Minnesota Veterinary Medicine Association

Dan Tjornehoj, Executive Director


Twin Cities Medical Society

Sue Schettle, Chief Executive Officer


Conservation and Natural Resource Sciences Societies

Air & Waste Management Association — Midwest Section

Mary Hauner-Davis, Chair


American Fisheries Society — Minnesota Chapter

Owen Baird, President

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American Institute of Professional Geologists — Minnesota Section

Jake Dalbec, President


Association for Women Geoscientists — Minnesota Chapter

Christina Morrison, President


Association of Environmental & Engineering Geologists — North Central Section

Ken Fergason, Chair


Audubon Minnesota

Matthew Anderson, Executive Director


Geological Society of Minnesota

Dave Wilhelm, President


Izaak Walton League of America — Minneapolis Chapter

Stan Danielson, President


Midwest Federation of Mineralogical & Geological Societies

James Marburger, President


Minnesota Archaeological Society

Kent Bakken, Board President



Minnesota Association of Conservation Professionals

Ann Geisen, President


Minnesota Association of Floodplain Managers

Erin Hunker, Chair


Minnesota Association of Professional Soil Scientists

Mark Perry, President

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Minnesota Forest Resources Council

Calder Hibbard, Executive Director


Minnesota Forestry Association — Metro Chapter

Carol Cartie, Administrative Assistant


Minnesota Logger Education Program

Rachel Peterson, Executive Director


Minnesota Native Plant Society

Mike Lynch, President


Minnesota Wetland Professionals Association

Rob Bouta, President


National Association for Interpretation — Region 5

Mara Koenig, Minnesota State Representative


Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration — Minnesota Section

Michael Perala, Chair


Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration — Northern Minnesota Subsection

Corie Ekholm, Sub-section Chair


Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration — Twin Cities Subsection


Bethany Kelly, Sub-section Chair


Society of American Foresters — Minnesota SAF State Society

Dave Epperly , Chair


Soil and Water Conservation Society — Minnesota Chapter

Dennis Fuchs, Webmaster


The Wildlife Society — Minnesota Chapter

Rich Olsen, President


Other Societies

Acoustical Society of America — Upper Midwest Chapter

David Braslau


American Association of Physics Teachers — Minnesota Area

Ben Stottrup, President


American Chemical Society — Lake Superior Local Section

Timothy Trygstadt, Past President


American Chemical Society — Minnesota Local Section

Becky Guza, Past Chair


American Chemical Society — Red River Valley Local Section

Graeme Wyllie, Chair


American Dairy Science Association — Midwest Section

Tamilee Nennich, President


American Foundry Society — Twin Cities Chapter

Joy Clifford,


American Indian Science and Engineering Society — North Star Chapter

Mike Laverdure, President


American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing — Western Great Lakes Region

Peter Jenkins, President


American Society of Animal Science

Bryon Wiegand, President - Alan Matthew, President Elect


American Society of Microbiology — North Central Branch

Bonnie Jo Bratina, President


American Welding Society — Arrowhead Section

Randall Washendesky,


American Welding Society — Northwest Section

Ric Eckstein, Chair


Archaeological Institute of America — Minneapolis/St. Paul Chapter

Vanessa Rousseau


Association for Women in Computing — Twin Cities Chapter

Cindy Jones, President


Association of Women in the Metal Industries — Minnesota Chapter

Denise Lotton, President


Graduate Women in Science

Michelle Anderson


Henrici Society for Microbiologists

Petra Balli


Institute of Food Technologists — Minnesota Section

Sharon Herzog, Section Chair


Institute of Navigation — North Star Section

Wayne Soehren, Chair


Midwest Sociological Society

Lauren Tiffany , Executive Director


Minnesota Council of Teachers of Mathematics

Tom Muchlinski, Executive Director

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Minnesota Microscopy Society

Bede Willenbring, Treasurer



Minnesota Science Teachers Association

Ed Hessler, Executive Secretary

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National Association of Geoscience Teachers — Central Section

Jeffrey Strasser, President


National Earth Science Teachers Association — Minnesota Section

L. Jane Brandt, Minnesota State Contact


Society of Toxicology — Northland Chapter

Nicole Soucy, Secretary


Sociologists of Minnesota

Vicky Knickerbocker, President


Special Libraries Association — Minnesota Chapter

Ben Hoganson, President

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Tau Beta Pi — District 11

Christina Harrison, Alumnus Chapter Contact