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American Association for Crystal Growth
Officers and Executive Committee
Robert Biefeld
Edith Bourret-Courchesne (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory) 
Antoni Dabkowski 
Parthiv Daggolu (University of Minnesota)
Jeffrey Derby (University of Minnesota) 
James DeYoreo (LLNL) - Retiring 7/2019
Govindhan Dhanaraj (Pallidus, Inc.)
Partha Dutta (RPI)
Dirk Ehrentraut (SORAA)
Robert Feigelson (Stanford University) 
Ryan France (National Renewable Energy Laboratory)
John Frank (Saint-Gobain Crystals)
Vincent Fratello (Quest Integrated, Inc.)
Kurt Gaskill - Retiring 7/2019
John Geisz (National Renewable Energy Laboratory)
Martin Glicksman (Florida Institute of Technology)
Jennifer Hite (USNRL)
Kenneth Jackson
David Joyce (Crystal Systems Innovations)
David Kisailus (UC Riverside) - Retiring 7/2019
Seyed Koohpayeh (Johns Hopkins University)
Thomas Kuech (University of Wisconsin) 
Candace Lynch (Inrad Optics, Inc.)
Luke Mawst (University of Wisconsin)  
Irina Mnushkina  
Aleksandar Ostrogorsky (Illinois Institute of Technology) - Retiring 7/2019
Balaji Raghothamachar (Stony Brook)
Joan Redwing (Pennsylvania State University)  
Jeffrey Rimer  
Juan Carlos Rojo - Retiring 7/2019
Peter Schunemann (BAE Systems, Inc.) - Retiring 7/2019
David Vanderwater - Retiring 7/2019
Peter Vekilov (University of Houston) 
Christine A. Wang (MIT Lincoln Laboratory) 
Simon P. Watkins (Simon Fraser University) - Retiring 7/2019 
Matt Whittaker - Retiring 7/2019
Andrew Yeckel

Kevin Zawilski (BAE Systems, Inc.)
Luis Zepeda-Ruiz (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory)
Mariya Zhuravleva (University of Tennessee)

Section Presidents: 

Edith Bourret-Courchesne 
Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory

Merry Koschan

The Association is guided by an Executive Committee (currently 36 members) made up of prominent members of the crystal growth/epitaxy community who are nominated and elected by the AACG membership to a six-year term of office. Elected Presidents of Regional and Local Sections are also members of the Executive Committee while they are in office. The Executive Committee serves in a legislative and advisory capacity to the executive officers of the Association. The officers of the organization are the President, Vice-President, Secretary, and Treasurer. They are members of the Executive Committee who are elected to a three-year term by the membership-at-large. In 1990, a national headquarters was established and the Executive Committee selected an Executive Administrator.

AACG members are also members of a regional and local section. Participation in local activities of active sections is encouraged. In addition to the regional section, AACG/West, currently active local sections include: Mid-Atlantic (MAS) covering New York and New Jersey, Northern California Crystal Growers (NCCG), New England (NES), and Capitol Chapter (CCCG).

Robert Biefeld (Retired)

Vice President: 
Joan M. Redwing (Pennsylvania State University)

Luis Zepeda-Ruiz (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory)

Mariya Zhuravleva (University of Tennessee)