July 5, 2016

Leadership

Current Elected Leadership
 

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Chairperson (2017-2019)

Charissa S. L. Cheah, Ph.D.

University of Maryland, Baltimore County

 

 

Richard M Lee

Chairperson-Elect (2017-2019)

Richard M Lee, Ph.D.

University of Minnesota, Minneapolis

 

 

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Treasurer (2015-2019)

Virginia Huynh, Ph.D.

California State University, Northridge

 

 

Secretary (2017-2021)

Vaishali Raval, Ph.D.

Miami University, Oxford

 

 

Student/Early Career Representative (2017-2021)

Rui Fu, M.S.

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

 

 

 


Past Elected Leadership

Chairperson
(2015-2017): Hiro Yoshikawa, Ph.D., New York University
(2013-2015): Vivian Tseng, Ph.D., William T. Grant Foundation
(2011-2013): Ramaswami Mahalingam, Ph.D., University of Michigan
(2008-2010): Ruth Chao, Ph.D., University of California, Riverside

Chairperson-Elect

(2015-2017): Charissa S. L. Cheah, Ph.D., University of Maryland
(2013-2015): Hiro Yoshikawa, Ph.D., New York University
(2011-2013): Vivian Tseng, Ph.D., William T. Grant Foundation
(2010): Ramaswami Mahalingam, Ph.D., University of Michigan
(2008-2009): Suniya Luthar, Ph.D., Columbia University

Treasurer

(2010-2015): Rashmita Mistry, Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles
(2008-2010): Qi Wang, Ph.D., Cornell University

Secretary

(2013-2017): Lisa Kiang, Ph.D., Wake Forest University
(2008-2013): Tiffany Yip, Ph.D., Fordham University

Student Representative

(2013-2017): Yijie Wang, Ph.D., Michigan State University
(2010-2013): Daniel Choe, Ph.D., University of Michigan
(2008-2010): Mae Ho, Ph.D., University of California, Riverside


Responsibilities
Chairperson

• Provides leadership for the Asian Caucus
• Coordinates and facilitates Steering Committee and general membership meetings
• Takes the lead on external leadership issues: is the principal liaison between the Asian Caucus and other Caucuses and external bodies, or designates person(s) to act in this capacity in consultation with the Steering Committee

Chairperson-Elect

• Coordinates and facilitates Steering Committee meetings, in the absence of the Chair
• Takes the lead on internal leadership issues
• Coordinates SRCD preconference events
• Chairs the Nominations Committee
• Two years after being elected to office, assumes the Chair position at the close of the SRCD Biennial Meeting

Treasurer

• Oversees Caucus finances including holding custody of and dispensing Caucus funds
• Records, reports, and archives records of Caucus income and expenditures
• Provides at minimum annual budget reports and proposed next-year budgets to the Steering Committee
• Maintains membership records
• Provides annual reports to the steering committee about the membership
• Takes the lead on membership drives and external fundraising, including providing reports to the steering committee about funding opportunities
• When term ends, passes archive of financial records to the next Treasurer

Secretary

• Records, reports, and archives the transactions of the Steering Committee and Caucus activities. This includes recording minutes at Caucus Steering and general membership meetings; reporting minutes after the meetings; and archiving them
• Provides annual reports to the membership on the Steering Committee and Caucus activities
• Takes the lead on Caucus communications including those between Caucus members,Steering Committee and Caucus members, and the Caucus and external bodies
• Is responsible for the listserv and website
• Archives the Caucus Policies and Procedures Manual, reports, communications, and dissemination materials
• When term ends, passes the archive of documents to the next Secretary

Student Representative

• At the time of election, the student representative must be engaged at least half-time in undergraduate, graduate, or postdoctoral training inclusive of internship and residency. The student representative will continue his or her term regardless of changes in student status
• Represents student interests on the Steering Committee, and provides leadership on those issues
• Takes the lead in coordinating career development and mentoring activities for students and other early career researchers