AFHVS Officers and board members

Executive Committee


Valentine Cadieux, Hamline University; chair, Nominations Committee

Past President

Shoshanah Inwood, Ohio State University; chair, Professional Awards Committee


Jennifer Otten, University of Washington

TREASURER (2024-2026)

Nadine Lehrer, Chatham University

Board of Directors


Lily Breslin, United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Marketing Service

Anna Erwin, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

Daniel Tobin, University of Vermont


Andrea Rissing, Arizona State University, co-chair, Membership Committee

Sonya Sharififard, Pepperdine University, chair, JEDI Committee

Kareem Usher, Ohio State University


Katie Dentzman, Iowa State University, co-chair, Membership Committee

Estelí Jiménez-Soto,  University of South Florida

Lia Kelinsky-Jones, Virginia Tech


Nicole I. Nunoo, Virginia Tech, co-chair, Graduate Student/Early Career Committee


Dylan Turner, University of North Carolina-Charlotte, Graduate Student/Early Career Committee

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