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Officers & Directors

SPIE is an international organization incorporated as a not-for-profit United States corporation. The Membership operates the Society through an elected Board of Directors, who establish various standing and ad hoc committees to conduct activities of interest to the Membership.

The Board and its Executive Committee also establish policy and strategy, assure that the Society Bylaws are followed in the conduct of Society business, and approve the budgets for expenditure of Society resources.

SPIE Standing Committees meet several times a year, develop strategic policy for the Society, and make recommendations to the Board of Directors.

The collective talents of our Members make the Society a powerful force in the scientific community. Shaping the direction of that force are the members of the SPIE Board of Directors, Executive Committee, and Standing Committees.

SPIE Officers, Board Members and Committee Chairs can be contacted via email

Officers 2019

Mr.  Jim M.  Oschmann

Retired, Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp., United States

Dr.  Maryellen  Giger

Immediate Past President
The Univ. of Chicago, United States

Prof.  John  E.  Greivenkamp

College of Optical Sciences, University of Arizona, United States

Prof.  David  L.  Andrews

Vice President
Univ of East Anglia, United Kingdom

Mr.  Jason Mulliner

Alluxa, United States

Dr.  Kent Rochford

CEO, Advisor
SPIE, United States

Board of Directors 2019

Dr.  Leonard P.  Chen; Chair, Corporate and Exhibitor Committee (Board Advisor)

(Term 2019-2019)
Raytheon Co, United States

Dr.  Julia M.  Craven

(Term 2019-2021)
Sandia National Labs, United States

Dr.  Peter J.  de Groot

(Term 2019-2021)
Zygo Corp., United States

Ms.  Marta C.  de la Fuente

(Term 2019-2021)
ASE Optics Europe, Spain

Dr.  Judy A.  Fennelly

(Term 2019-2021)
Air Force Research Lab, United States

Dr.  Bernard C.  Kress

(Term 2017-2019)
Microsoft Corp., United States

Prof.  Kazuo Kuroda

(Term 2018-2020)
Utsunomiya Univ. Ctr. for Optical Research & Education, Japan

Dr.  Chris A.  Mack

(Term 2018-2020)
Fractilia, LLC, United States

Dr.  Anita Mahadevan-Jansen

(Term 2018-2020)
Vanderbilt Univ., United States

Dr.  Kristen C.  Maitland

(Term 2018-2020)
Texas A&M Univ., United States

Dr.  Jim J.  McNally

(Term 2019-2021)
Applied Technology Associates, United States

Prof.  Fernando Mendoza-Santoyo

(Term 2017-2019)
Centro de Investigaciones en Óptica A C, Mexico

Dr.   Kyle Myers

(Term 2018-2020)
U.S. Food and Drug Administration, United States

Dr.  Halina Rubinsztein-Dunlop; Chair, Symposia Committee (Board Advisor)

(Term 2019-2019)
THe Univ. of Queensland, Australia

Prof.  David D.  Sampson; Chair, Publications Committee

(Term 2017-2019)
Univ. of Surrey, United Kingdom

Dr.  Joanna Schmit

(Term 2017-2019)
4D Technology Corp., United States

Dr.  Christina C.C.  Willis

(Term 2017-2019)
Consultant, United States