State Conferences

For more information on the Assembly of State Conferences, please visit http://www.aaup.org/about/elected-leaders/ASC.

Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California
Colorado Connecticut Delaware District of Columbia Florida
Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana
Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine
Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi
Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire
 New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota
Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island
South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Vermont
Virginia Utah Washington West Virginia Wisconsin
Wyoming

 

Arkansas Conference

President: Lynn Burley, University of Central Arkansas
Vice-President: William Rowe, Arkansas State University
Secretary: Michael Schaefer, University of Central Arkansas
Treasurer: Jim Vander Putten, University of Arkansas at Little Rock 
Past President: Brian Bolter, University of Central Arkansas

Website: http://aauparkansas.org/

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California Conference

President:  Alex Zukas, National University
Secretary/Treasurer:  Mary Ann Irwin, Diablo Valley College
Vice President for California State University: Rosalinda Quintanar, San Jose State University
Vice President for Community Colleges:  Katie Graham, Diablo Valley College
Vice President for Private Universities and Colleges: George Beckwith, National University
Vice President for the University of California: Ivan Evans, UC San Diego

Website: http://www.caaaup.org/

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Colorado Conference

Co-PresidentsSteve Mumme, CSU-Fort Collins and Jonathan Rees, CSU-Pueblo
Vice President for Legislative MattersRay Hogler, CSU-Fort Collins
Chair, Colorado Committee for the Protection of Faculty RightsRay Hogler, CSU-Fort Collins
Secretary/Treasurer:  Suzanne Hudson, CU-Boulder, retired

Website:  http://aaupcolorado.org/

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Connecticut Conference

President Elect: Ira Braus, University of Hartford
Vice President: David Stoloff, Eastern Connecticut State University
Secretary: Susan Reinhart, Gateway Community College
TreasurerIrene T. Mulvey, Fairfield University
Executive Director: Flo Hatcher, Southern Connecticut State University

Website: http://csc.csuaaup.org/

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Georgia Conference

President: Robert Scott, Georgia Regents University (to be renamed Augusta University as of 12/1/15)
Vice President: Shelly Elman,  University of West Georgia
Treasurer: Felix Tweraser, University of West Georgia
Past-President/Executive Director: Christine Ziegler, Kennesaw State University

Website:   https://aaupgeorgia.wordpress.com/

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Illinois Conference

President:  Michael J. Harkins , Harper College                                                
Vice President:  Peter Kirstein, St. Xavier University
Secretary:  Diana Vallera, Columbia College Chicago
Treasurer: Alan Iliff, North Park University
Past President:  Leo Welch, Southwestern Illinois College

Website:  http://www.ilaaup.org/

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Indiana Conference

President: Dan Murphy, Hanover College
Vice President: Marc Rogers, Purdue University
Chapter Services Program Director: Rebecca Mullen, Vincennes University
Treasurer:  Perry Kea, University of Indianapolis
Secretary: Miriam Pittenger, Hanover College
Past President: Richard Schneirov, Indiana State University

Website:  http://www.inaaup.org/

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Iowa Conference

President:  Nancy Reincke, Drake University
Vice President: Marian Wilson Kimber, University of Iowa
Secretary:  Wayne Oberle, St Ambrose University
Treasurer: Warren Zemke, Wartburg College
Past President: A. Frank Thompson, University of Northern Iowa

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Kansas Conference

President: Gamal Weheba, Wichita State University
Vice President: Ikram Ahmed, Wichita State University
Past President: Ron Barrett, University of Kansas 
Secretary-Treasurer: Katherine Clark, University of Kansas 

Website: http://www.aaup-in-ks.org/

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Kentucky Conference

President: Nancy McKenney, Eastern Kentucky University
Vice PresidentPeg Pittman Munke, Murray State University
Secretary: Jan Pearce, Berea College
Treasurer: Michael Kennedy, University of Kentucky

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Louisiana Conference

President:  Ravi Rau, Louisiana State University and A&M College
Vice President: Sudhir Trivedi, Southern University and A&M College
Secretary:  Linda Carroll, Tulane University
Treasurer: Michael Homan, Xavier University of Louisiana
Past President:  Brooks Ellwood, Louisiana State University
At-Large: Leslie Bary, University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Website: http://www.laaaup.org/

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Maryland Conference 

President: Michelle Tokarczyk, Goucher College 
Secretary-Treasurer: Tina Kelleher, Towson University
Past President: Father Frank Haig, Loyola University

To contact the Maryland Conference, please send an e-mail to: aaupmd@gmail.com.

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Massachusetts Conference

President: George Wharton, Curry College
Vice President: Mike DeCesare, Merrimack College
Secretary: John Miller, Wheaton College
Treasurer: Geraldine Branca, Merrimack College 
Executive Secretary: Charles Baker, College of the Holy Cross

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Michigan Conference

President: Charles Parrish, Wayne State University
Vice President: Mike Latcha, Oakland University
Secretary: Charles (Tad) Smith, University of Michigan 
Treasurer: Mike Polis, Oakland University
Past President: Susan Moeller, Eastern Michigan University

Website: http://www.miaaup.org/

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Minnesota Conference

President:  David Schmit, St. Catherine University
Vice President: Bob Cowgill, Augsburg College
Treasurer/Secretary: David Lesniaski, St. Catherine University
Past President: Bob Cowgill, Augsburg College

Website: http://www.mnaaup.org/index.html

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Mississippi Conference

President: Jimmy Bell, Jackson State University
Vice President: Vacant
Secretary:  Kathryn Green, Mississippi Valley State University 
Past President: James Stewart, Tougaloo College

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Missouri Conference

President: Gregory Comer, St. Louis University 
Chapter Service Director: John B. Harms, Missouri State University
Secretary/Treasurer:  K. Scott Baker, University of Missouri Kansas City
Past President:  David Robinson, Truman State University

Website:  http://www.moaaup.org

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Nebraska Conference

President: Julia Schleck, University of Nebraska Lincoln
Vice President: Donna Dufner, University of Nebraska Omaha
SecretaryVictor Padrón, Creighton University
Treasurer: Jim McCarthy, Midland Lutheran University
Past President: Tom Coffey, Creighton University

Website: http://www.aaup-ne.org/

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Nevada Faculty Alliance / AAUP State Conference

President: James Strange, Western Nevada College
Past President: Angela Brommel, Nevada State College
Vice President: Rob Manis, College of Southern Nevada
Secretary: Andrea Brown, College of Southern Nevada
Treasurer: Shari Lyman, College of Southern Nevada
Executive Director: David Steel 

Website: http://www.nevadafacultyalliance.org/

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New Jersey Conference

President: Diane Campbell, Rider University
Vice President: Joseph V. Doria, Jr., St. Peter's College & Rutgers University 
Treasurer: Matthew Fung, Saint Peter’s College
Past President: Dan O'Connor, Rutgers University
Member at Large: Sandyford L. Klein, Rutgers University/UMDNJ
Member at Large: Katherine Parkin, Monmouth University
Member at Large: Elsa Bruguier, Union County College
Member at Large: Jeff Halpern, Rider University 

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New York Conference

President:  David Linton, Marymount Manhattan College
Vice President: Sally Dear-Healey, SUNY College at Cortland
Secretary:  John Polimeni, Albany College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences
Treasurer:  Patrick J. Cihon, Syracuse University
Past President:  Stephen Z. Goldberg, Adelphi University
Executive Director:  Tom Policano

Website:  http://nysaaup.org/

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North Carolina Conference

President: Jim Carmichael, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Vice President:  Fred Horton, Wake Forest University
Secretary:  Susan Dennison, University of North Carolina at Greensboro 
Treasurer:  Dana DeSoto, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Immediate Past President:  David F. Ayers, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Member-at-Large Public UniversitiesJesse Peters, University of North Carolina at Pembroke
Member-at-Large Private Universities: Nicole L. Snyder, Davidson College 

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Ohio Conference

President: John McNay, University of Cincinnati
Vice President: Marty Kich, Wright State University
Past President: John Cuppoletti, University of Cincinnati
Secretary: Ryan Shadle, Cincinnati State University 
Treasurer: Heather Howley, University of Akron
Executive Director: Sara Kilpatrick

Website:  http://www.ocaaup.org/

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Oklahoma Conference

President: John Wood, University of Central Oklahoma
Vice President: Ed Sankowski, University of Oklahoma Norman
Past President: Shelia Kennison, Oklahoma State University  
Secretary: vacant
Treasurer: Carolyn Fridley, Southeastern Oklahoma State University

Website: http://sheliakennison.wix.com/okconferenceaaup
 

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Oregon Conference

Executive Director: Margaret Butler 
President: Jose Padin, Portland State University
Vice President – Membership & Organizing: Jacqueline Arante, Portland State University 
Vice President – Communications & PR: Nancy Eichsteadt, Portland State University
Vice President – Academic Freedom & Governance: Deb Merskin, University of Oregon
Vice President – Political Action: Erna GellesPortland State University
Vice President – Collective Bargaining: Gretchen Soderlund, University of Oregon
Secretary: Amy Orr, Linfield College
Treasurer: Bill Harbaugh, University of Oregon

Websitehttp://aauporegon.org/ 

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Pennsylvania Division

President: John Hinshaw, Lebanon Valley College 
Past President: Tim Blessing, Alvernia University 
Secretary: Daniel Kirsch, Valley Forge Military College
Treasurer:  Mark Painter, Misericordia University

Website:  http://www.pa-aaup.net/

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South Carolina Conference

President: Brandon Inabinet, Furman University  
Vice President: Brian Bunton, Coastal Carolina University
Secretary: ​Ernest Wiggins, University of South Carolina-Columbia
Treasurer: Roger Johansen, Costal Carolina University 
Past President: Jim Henderson, Costal Carolina University

Website: http://www.aaup-sc.org/

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Tennessee Conference

President: Josephine McQuail, Tennessee Tech University
Vice President for Public Universities: Julia Gruber, Tennessee Tech University 
Vice President for Private Universities: Salvatore Musumeci, Bryan College
Vice President for Two Year Colleges: Diane Eagle, Nashville State Community College
Secretary: Yvonne Simerman, Nashville State Community College
Treasurer: Dora Estes, Adjunct Faculty 
Past President: Scott McMillan, Volunteer State Community College

Website: http://www.aaup-tnconf.org/index.html

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Texas Conference

President: Jim Klein, Del Mar College
First Vice President: Pat Somers, University of Texas at Austin
Past President: Peter Hugill, Texas A&M University
Secretary: Pat Chastain, Schreiner University
Treasurer:  Lynn Tatum, Baylor University

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/AAUP-Texas/116839591760219?sk=timeline&r 

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Virginia Conference

President: Gerry Sherayko, Randolph College 
Past President: Ronald Thomas, Norfolk State University
Secretary:  Phil Jordan, Radford University
Treasurer: Robert Webber, Longwood University

Website: http://aaup-va.org/

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