About

The International Union for the Study of Social Insects is a worldwide scientific society devoted to promoting the study of social arthropods. In addition to educational programs,regular society meetings, sponsored symposia, and recognition awards for distinguished service, the IUSSI publishes pertinent work of members and non-members in the peer-reviewed journal Insectes Sociaux.

These web pages were created and are maintained by the North American Section of the society. The NAS services members from Canada, Mexico and the United States. If you are accessing this site from elsewhere in the world, please feel free to browse, but check the links section for your local IUSSI chapter.

CONSTITUTION

NAS Constitution & Bylaws

OFFICERS

The executive committee for the IUSSI-NAS consist of three officers: President, President-Elect and the Secretary/Treasurer. Each year, the NAS votes in a President-elect, who will serve as President the following year. The Secretary/Treasurer serves a three year appointment. Officers may not serve consecutive terms.
The current officers are:

President: Olav Rueppell
President Elect: Jay Evans
Secretary: Jenny Jandt
Treasurer: James Nieh

FORMER OFFICERS (by year)

1980  Secretary/Treasurer = Robert Jeanne, President = Robert Jeanne
1981  Secretary/Treasurer = George Eickwort, President = Charles D. Michener
1982  Secretary/Treasurer = George Eickwort, President = William H. Gotwald
1983  Secretary/Treasurer = George Eickwort, President = William L. Nutting
1984  Secretary/Treasurer = James Hunt, President = Michael D. Breed
1985  Secretary/Treasurer = James Hunt, President = Carl W. Rettenmeyer
1986  Secretary/Treasurer = James Hunt, President = George C. Eickwort
1987  Secretary/Treasurer = Kenneth Ross, President = David J.C. Fletcher
1988  Secretary/Treasurer = Kenneth Ross,  President = Roger D. Akre
1989  Secretary/Treasurer = Kenneth Ross, President = Walter R. Tschinkel
1990  Secretary/Treasurer = Joan Herbers, President = James H. Hunt
1991  Secretary/Treasurer = Joan Herbers, President = Robert E. Page
1992  Secretary/Treasurer = Joan Herbers, President = Sanford D. Porter
1993  Secretary/Treasurer = Diana Wheeler, President = Mark L. Winston
1994  Secretary/Treasurer = Diana Wheeler, President = Deborah R. Smith
1995  Secretary/Treasurer = Diana Wheeler, President = Steve Rissing
1996  Secretary/Treasurer = Robert Vander Meer, President = Barbara Thorne
1997  Secretary/Treasurer = Robert Vander Meer, President = Penny Kukuk
1998  Secretary/Treasurer = Robert Vander Meer, President = Kirk Visscher
1999  Secretary/Treasurer = Ed Vargo, President = Jennifer Fewell
2000  Secretary/Treasurer = Ed Vargo, President = Joan Herbers
2001  Secretary/Treasurer = Ed Vargo, President = Joan Strassman
2002  Secretary/Treasurer = Sean O’Donnell, President = Gene Robinson
2003  Secretary/Treasurer = Sean O’Donnell, President = Robert Matthews
2004  Secretary/Treasurer = Sean O’Donnell, President = Diana Wheeler
2005  Secretary/Treasurer = Stan Schneider, President = Ed Vargo
2006  Secretary/Treasurer = Stan Schneider, President = David Queller
2007  Secretary/Treasurer = Stan Schneider, President = Robert Vander Meer
2008  Secretary/Treasurer = Colin Brent, President = Marla Spivak
2009  Secretary/Treasurer = Colin Brent, President = Blaine Cole
2010  Secretary/Treasurer = Colin Brent, President = John Wenzel
2011  Secretary/Treasurer = Jay Evans, President = Terry McGlynn
2012  Secretary/Treasurer = Jay Evans, President = Theresa Pitts-Singer
2013  Secretary/Treasurer = Jay Evans, President = Colin Brent
2014  Secretary/Treasurer = Karen Kapheim, President = Christina Grozinger
2015  Secretary/Treasurer = Karen Kapheim, President = Amy Toth
2016  Secretary/Treasurer = Karen Kapheim, President = Sean O’Donnell
2017  Secretary = Jenny Jandt, Treasurer = James Nieh, President = Olav Rueppell
2018 Secretary = Jenny Jandt, Treasurer = James Nieh, President = Jay Evans

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