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Officers | Directors | Ex-Officio Board Members | Committees

At AERE, we understand the importance of volunteers.Volunteers are AERE's most precious resource, lending their time and expertise to help the association, and the profession, advance. AERE has volunteer opportunities to suit every interest and availability level, including service on the Board of Directors. As we look forward to future initiatives, we hope you will consider being part of our volunteer community. Volunteer applications are now being accepted! Express your interest here.

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Board of Directors

AERE is governed by a Board of Directors, which meets at least twice each calendar year to transact all business of the association as guided by its bylaws.The voting members of the Board consist of the President, President-Elect (or Immediate past President, in alternate years), Vice-President, Secretary, and Treasurer, and six other Board members elected by the association membership. Neither the Officers nor the Board members of AERE receive any financial consideration in exchange for their services. 

Officers

President
Karen Fisher-Vanden
(1/1/2023 - 12/31/2024)
Pennsylvania State University

President-Elect
Sheila Olmstead
(1/1/2024 - 12/31/2024)
University of Texas at Austin and Resources for the Future

 

Vice President
Sarah A. Jacobson
(1/1/2024 - 12/31/2025)
Williams College

 

Secretary
Christian Vossler
(1/1/2024 – 12/31/2025)
University of Tennessee

Treasurer
David A. Evans
(1/1/2022 – 12/31/2024)
Federal Government Economist

 

 

Directors

Ariel Ortiz-Bobea
(1/1/2022 - 12/31/2024)
Cornell University

Beia Spiller
(1/1/2022 – 12/31/2024)
Resources for the Future

Teevrat Garg
(1/1/2023 – 12/31/2025)
University of California, San Diego

 

 

Valerie Mueller
(1/1/2023 – 12/31/2025)
Arizona State University

 

Lea-Rachel Kosnik
(1/1/2024 – 12/31/2026)
University of Missouri - St Louis

 

William Wheeler
(1/1/2024 – 12/31/2026)
Federal Government Economist

 

Ex-Officio Board Members

JAERE Editor-in-Chief
Nicolai Kuminoff
(1/1/2023 – 12/31/2024)
Arizona State University

REEP Editor
Spencer Banzhaf
(1/1/2023 - present)
North Carolina State University

AERE Executive Director
Tonya Wade
AERE Headquarters

 

 

 

Committees

Volunteers are AERE's most precious resource, lending their time and expertise to help the association, and the profession, advance. AERE has volunteer opportunities to suit every interest and availability level, including service on the Board of Directors. Volunteer applications are accepted November 1 - March 31 each year here.


Nominating Committee

Responsible for assembling a slate of candidates to stand for election as Officers and Board Members and for filling open committee slots



Committee on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Responsible for fostering equity, diversity, and inclusion in AERE-organized professional activities and duties



Graduate Student Engagement Committee

Advisory Board



AERE Scholars Program Committee

Advisory Board



Oates Dissertation Award Committee

Responsible for selecting the winner of the Oates Dissertation Award annually



Publication of Enduring Quality (PEQ) Award Committee

Responsible for selecting the winner of the PEQ Award annually



Best JAERE Paper Award Committee

Responsible for selecting the winner of the Best JAERE Award annually

  • JAERE Co-Editors: Tatyana DeryuginaUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and Shanjun Li, Cornell University, expires 6/30/2024
  • AERE member: Nathan Chan, University of Massachusetts Amherst, expires 6/30/2024


AERE@AAEA Program Committee



AERE@ASSA Program Committee



AERE Sessions at Regional Meetings



AERE@OSWEET



Advisory Committee for 2024 AERE Summer Conference

Responsible for advising the AERE Summer Conference Organizing Committee

Organizing Committee for 2024 AERE Summer Conference

Responsible for organizing the AERE Summer Conference

  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency/National Center for Environmental Economics (NCEE)

World Council of Environmental and Resource Economists Associations (WCEREA) Representatives