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AAPOR Elects 2019-2020 Council

CHICAGO, IL, April 10, 2019 — The American Association for Public Opinion Research (AAPOR) is pleased to announce its newly elected executive council members who will begin their service at the conclusion of the AAPOR 74th Annual Conference on May 19, 2019 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The new members represent an array of industries and sectors from public policy research, academia, commercial research and social science research.

AAPOR is governed by a 17-member executive council comprised of current and incoming councilors. AAPOR welcomes these newly elected executive council members:

Vice President/President-Elect: Dan Merkle, ABC News
Associate Secretary-Treasurer: Gretchen McHenryRTI International
Communications Committee Associate Chair: Jessica HolzbergU.S. Census Bureau
Conference Committee Associate Chair: Kristen OlsonUniversity of Nebraska-Lincoln
Education Committee Associate Chair: Rachel CasparRTI International
Membership & Chapter Relations Committee Associate Chair: Ipek BilgenNORC at the University of Chicago
Standards Committee Associate Chair: Tim TriplettUrban Institute
Councilor-at-Large: Mary LoschUniversity of Northern Iowa

Current AAPOR Executive Council members:
President: Nora Cate SchaefferUniversity of Wisconsin-Madison 
Past President: David Dutwin, SSRS
Secretary-Treasurer: Lydia SaadGallup
Communications Committee Chair: Josh DeLaRosaCon Edison
Conference Committee Chair: Mandy ShaConsultant
Education Committee Chair: Allyson HolbrookUniversity of Illinois at Chicago (UIC)
Membership & Chapter Relations Committee Chair: Tamara TerryRTI International
Standards Committee Chair: RenĂ© BautistaUniversity of Chicago
Councilor-at-Large: G. Evans WittWitt Associates LLC

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The American Association for Public Opinion Research (AAPOR) is the leading professional organization of public opinion and survey research professionals in the U.S., with members from academia, media, government, the non-profit sector and private industry. AAPOR members embrace the principle that public opinion research is essential to a healthy democracy, providing information crucial to informed policymaking and giving voice to the nation's beliefs, attitudes and desires. It promotes a better public understanding of this role, as well as the sound and ethical conduct and use of public opinion researchwww.aapor.org