The SIGDOC Board consists of volunteers who help actively advance the organization and its endeavors. Throughout its history SIGDOC has benefited greatly from the many volunteers who have served in various capacities. SIGDOC is seeking active participation from members, so if you would like to get involved, please contact us at


Role Name Affiliation
Chair Liza Potts Michigan State University, USA
Vice Chair Claire Lauer Arizona State University, USA
Secretary/Treasurer Stewart Whittemore Auburn University, USA
Past Chair Rob Pierce IBM Rational Software, USA
Managing Editor, CDQ Kirk St. Amant East Carolina University, USA
Student Relations Officer Stephanie Vie University of Central Florida, USA
Student Representative Laura Gonzales Michigan State University, USA
Conference Chair 2015 Kathie Gossett Iowa State University, USA
Conference Chair 2016 Dawn M. Armfield Frostburg State University, USA
Member at Large Stuart Selber Pennsylvania State University, USA
Member at Large Kristen Moore Texas Tech University, USA
Member at Large Douglas Walls University of Central Florida. USA
Chair of EuroSIGDOC Carlos Costa ISCTE-IUL, Portugal
Communications Manager Michael Trice Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
ATTW/SIGDOC Liaison Michael Salvo Purdue University, USA
CPTSC/SIGDOC Liaison Adam Strantz Purdue University, USA


Past Chairs

  • Rob Pierce: 2012-2013
  • Brad Mehlenbacher: 2005-2012
  • Scott Tilley: 2003-2005
  • Kathy Haramundanis: 1997-2003
  • Nina Wishbow: 1993-1997
  • R. John Brockmann: 1989-1993
  • Diana Patterson: 1980-1989
  • Tom D’Auria: 1977-1980
  • Joe Rigo: 1975-1977