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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.

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Communications Committee

Jessica Holzberg, Communications Chair
Marco Morales, Associate Communications Chair

Conference Committee

Kristen Olson, Conference Chair
Darby Steiger, Associate Conference Chair

Education Committee

Rachel A. Caspar, Education Chair
Emilia Peytcheva, Associate Education Chair

Executive Council

Daniel Merkle, President
Patricia Moy, Vice President
Nora Cate Schaeffer, Past President

Finance Committee

Gretchen McHenry, Chair
Ginger Blazier, Associate Chair

Inclusion & Equity Committee

Tamara Terry, Inclusion and Equity Committee Chair

Membership & Chapter Relations Committee

Ipek Bilgen, Membership/Chapter Relations Chair
Angelique Uglow, Associate Membership/Chapter Relations Chair

Standards Committee

Timothy Triplett, Chair
Ashley Kirzinger, Associate Chair

AAPOR Awards Committees

AAPOR Award for Exceptionally Distinguished Achievement Cmte


AAPOR Public Service Award


Book Award Committee


Burns "Bud" Roper Fellow Award Committee


Inclusive Voices Award Committee


Monroe G. Sirken Award Committee


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

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


Survey Practice Advisory Committee

Ashley Amaya, Chair

Sub-Committee

Communications: Social Media Subcommittee

Mariya Vizireanu, Chair

Communications: Website Subcommittee

Christopher Antoun, Chair

Education: History Subommittee

Janice M. Ballou, Chair

Education: Online Education Subcommittee

Douglas B. Currivan, Chair

Finance: Sponsorship Committee

I-Chun (Lisa) Lin-Freeman, Chair

Nominations Committee


Standards: Standard Definitions Subcommittee

Ned English, Chair

AAPOR Ad-Hoc Committees and Task Forces

2020 Election Task Force

Joshua D. Clinton, Chair

AAPOR/WAPOR Task Force on Quality of Comparative Surveys


Ad Hoc Committee on Future of AAPOR Journals


Ad Hoc Committee on Sugging and Frugging


Bylaws Review Ad-Hoc Committee


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)

Transparency Initiative Coordinating Committee

Jennifer Benz, Co-Chair (AAPOR)
Krista Jenkins, Co-Chair (AAPOR)