Current RSS Council

The Council members of RSS are elected each year by the members by a majority vote or appointed by the President. The following positions are part of voting council and participate in annual Council Meetings:

Position 2018 Council Contact Information University
President Keiko Tanaka [email protected]
University of Kentucky
President-elect  Kai Schafft
The Pennsylvania State University
Vice President Mary Hendrickson [email protected] University of Missouri
Past-President Doug-Jackson Smith [email protected]
The Ohio State University
Secretary Spencer Wood [email protected] Kansas State University
Executive Director Cynthia Struthers [email protected] Rural Sociological Society

Awards & Endowment

Chair and Chair-Elect

Matthew Sanderson

Gretchen Thompson

[email protected]

[email protected]

Kansas State University

Family Health International 360

Development

Co-Chairs

Michelle Worosz

Brian Thiede

[email protected]

[email protected]

Auburn University

The Pennsylvania State University

Diversity

Chair and Chair-Elect

Laura McKinney

Ian Carrillo

[email protected]

[email protected]

Tulane University

University of Wisconsin, Madison

Membership Michael Cope

[email protected]

Brigham Young University

Publications Program

Chair and Chair-Elect

Stephanie Teixeira-Poit

Becky Schewe

[email protected]

[email protected]

RTI International

Syracuse University
Program Co-chairs

Elizabeth Ransom &
Dani Deemer

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[email protected]

The Pennsylvania State University

United States Department of Agriculture

Student James Patterson, III [email protected] Auburn University
Student Paige Kelly [email protected] The Ohio State University
Council Rep. A Brian Thiede [email protected]
The Pennsylvania State University
Council Rep. B Rebecca Schewe [email protected]
Syracuse University
Council Rep. C Gretchen Thompson
Family Health International 360

Ethics Committee

Chair and Chair-Elect

Sunday Ogunjimi & Elizabeth Seale

[email protected]

[email protected]

Federal University Oye Ekiti, Nigeria

State University of New York, Oneonta

Nominations

Chair and Chair-Elect

Greg Fulkerson &
Jessica Ulrich-Schad

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[email protected]

State University of New York, Oneonta

South Dakota State University