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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 (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory)
Govindhan Dhanaraj 
Dirk Ehrentraut
Robert Feigelson (Stanford University) 
Vincent Fratello (Quest Integrated, Inc.)
Kurt Gaskill
John Geisz (National Renewable Energy Laboratory)
Kenneth Jackson
David Kisailus
Seyed Koohpayeh
Thomas Kuech (University of Wisconsin) 
Candace Lynch (Inrad Optics, Inc.)
Luke Mawst (University of Wisconsin)  
Irina Mnushkina  
Aleksandar Ostrogorsky (Illinois Institute of Technology) 
Joan Redwing (Pennsylvania State University)   
Jeffrey Rimer  
Juan Carlos Rojo  
Peter Schunemann (BAE Systems, Inc.)
David Vanderwater 
Peter Vekilov (University of Houston) 
Christine A. Wang (MIT Lincoln Laboratory) 
Simon P. Watkins (Simon Fraser University) 
Matt Whittaker
Andrew Yeckel
Kevin Zawilski (BAE Systems, Inc.)
Luis Zepeda-Ruiz (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory)
Mariya Zhuravleva (University of Tennessee)


Section Presidents: 

WEST
Edith Bourret-Courchesne 
Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory

TENNESSEE
Merry Spurrier-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).

Organization
President: 
Robert Biefeld (Sandia National Laboratory)

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

Treasurer: 
Luis Zepeda-Ruiz (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory)

Secretary: 
Mariya Zhuravleva (University of Tennessee)