Each of the candidates put forward by the AFS Nominating Committee (Suzy Seriff, chair; and Christina
Barr, Amy Skillman, and Stephen Winick) has provided a summary professional biography for voters' information.
In addition, each candidate has provided a written answer to the question "What are the most significant
opportunities or challenges now facing the Society, and how as a member of the
[Executive Board/Nominating Committee] would you respond to those opportunities
Please click on the candidates' names below to read the information they have submitted.
Note: One of the Nominating Committee's six original Executive Board candidates has withdrawn from this year’s election process.Nadia De Leon, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green
David Todd Lawrence, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, Minnesota
Jerrilyn McGregory, Florida State University, Tallahassee
Solimar Otero, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
Juwen Zhang, Willamette University, Salem, Oregon
[Note: Presidential elections take place only in even-numbered years.]
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51st Annual ARSC Conference
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Conference on the Future of American Folkloristics