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American Association for Public Opinion Research

Committees and Taskforces

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AAPOR has several committees that carry out a number of different functions for the association. Among them are the following committees. To learn more about them, click on the name of the committee below.

AAPOR Members
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AAPOR History Committee

Janice M. Ballou, Chair

Communications Committee

Josue De La Rosa, Chair
Jessica Holzberg, Associate Chair

Conference Committee

Mandy Sha, Chair
Kristen Olson, Associate Chair

Diversity Coordinating Committee

Dianne Rucinski, Chair

Education Committee

Allyson Holbrook, Chair
Rachel A. Caspar, Associate Chair

Executive Council

Nora Cate Schaeffer, President
Daniel Merkle, Vice President
David Dutwin, Past President

Membership & Chapter Relations Committee

Tamara Terry, Chair
Ipek Bilgen, Associate Chair

Nominations Committee

David Dutwin, Chair

Standard Definitions Committee

Ned English, Chair

Standards Committee

Rene Bautista, Chair
Timothy Triplett, Associate Chair

Transparency Initiative Coordinating Committee

AAPOR Awards Committees

AAPOR Award for Exceptionally Distinguished Achievement Cmte


AAPOR Public Service Award


Book Award Committee


Burns "Bud" Roper Fellow Award Committee


Monroe G. Sirken Award Committee

John Czajka, Chair
Judith Tanur, Associate Chair

Policy Impact Award Committee


Seymour Sudman Paper Award Committee


Student Travel Award Committee


WAPOR/AAPOR Janet A. Harkness Student Paper Award Committee


Warren J. Mitofsky Innovators Award Committee

G. Evans Witt, Chair

AAPOR Publications

Journal of Survey Statistics and Methodology Oversight Cmte

David Dutwin, Co-Chair (AAPOR)
John L. Eltinge, Co-Chair (ASA)

Public Opinion Quarterly Advisory Committee

D. Sunshine Hillygus, Chair

Survey Practice Advisory Committee

Ashley Amaya, Chair

AAPOR Ad-Hoc Committees and Task Forces

AAPOR/WAPOR Task Force on Quality of Comparative Surveys


Ad Hoc Committee on Future of AAPOR Journals

Mollyann Brodie, Chair

Ad Hoc Committee on Sugging and Frugging

Timothy Triplett, Chair

Code Review Ad-Hoc Committee

Stephanie Eckman, Chair

Data Fabrication Task Force


Mixed Mode Task Force

Kristen Olson, Co-Chair (AAPOR)
Jolene Smyth, Co-Chair (AAPOR)