Current RSS Council

The Council members of RSS are elected each year by the members by a majority vote or appointed by the President. The following positions are part of voting council and participate in annual Council Meetings:

Position 2019-2020 Council  Contact Information University
President Kai Schafft  [email protected] The Pennsylvania State University
President-elect Dreamal Worthen
Vice President John Green [email protected] University of Mississippi
Past-President Keiko Tanaka [email protected] University of Kentucky
Secretary Deborah Tootle [email protected] Iowa State University
Executive Director Cynthia Struthers [email protected] Rural Sociological Society

Awards & Endowment

Chair and Chair-Elect

Matthew Sanderson

Gretchen Thompson

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[email protected]

Kansas State University

Family Health International 360

Development

Co-Chairs

Michelle Worosz

Brian Thiede

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[email protected]

Auburn University

The Pennsylvania State University

Diversity

Chair and Chair-Elect

Laura McKinney

Ian Carrillo

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[email protected]

Tulane University

University of Wisconsin, Madison

Membership Michael Cope

[email protected]

Brigham Young University

Publications Program

Chair and Chair-Elect

Stephanie Teixeira-Poit

Becky Schewe

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RTI International

Syracuse University
Program Co-chairs

Elizabeth Ransom &
Dani Deemer

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[email protected]

The Pennsylvania State University

United States Department of Agriculture

Student James Patterson, III [email protected] Auburn University
Student Paige Kelly [email protected] The Ohio State University
Council Rep. Land Grant Loka Ashwood [email protected]
Auburn University
Council Rep. Non-Land Grant Emily Wornell [email protected]
Ball State University
Council Rep. Non-Academic Alisha Coleman-Jensen
Economic Research Service, USDA

Ethics Committee

Chair and Chair-Elect

Elizabeth Seale & Julie Keller

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State University of New York, Oneonta

University of Rhode Island

Nominations

Chair and Chair-Elect

Jessica Ulrich-Schad & Stephanie Teixeira-Poit

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South Dakota State University

North Carolina A&T State University