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



SIGDOC Executive Committee
Role Name Affiliation
Chair Daniel P. Richards Old Dominion University, USA
Vice Chair Sarah Read Portland State University, USA
Secretary/Treasurer Susan Ann Youngblood Auburn University, USA
Past Chair Emma Rose University of Washington, Tacoma, USA
Editor in Chief, CDQ Derek Ross Auburn University, USA


SIGDOC Advisory Board
Role Name Affiliation
Member at Large Natasha Jones Michigan State University, USA
Member at Large Lisa Dush DePaul University, USA
Communications Manager Luke Thominet Florida International University, USA
Website Manager Adam Strantz Miami University of Ohio, USA
Social Media Manager Jason Tham University of Minnesota, USA
Access Chair Sean Zdenek University of Delaware, USA
Student Representative Nupoor Ranade North Carolina State University, USA
Organizational Liaison Lisa Meloncon University of South Florida, USA
Chair of EuroSIGDOC Manuela Aparicio ISCTE-IUL, Portugal

2021 Conference Committee
Role Name Affiliation
Conference Chair Andy Mara Arizona University, USA
Program Co-Chair Liz Lane University of Memphis, USA
Program Co-Chair Halcyon Lawrence Towson University, USA
Microsoft Student Research Competition Co-Chair Sonia Stephens University of Central Florida, USA
Microsoft Student Research Competition Co-Chair Jack Labriola Kennesaw State University
Sponsorship Chair Jordan Frith Clemson University, USA

Past Chairs

  • Emma Rose 2018-2019
  • Claire Lauer 2016-2018
  • Liza Potts: 2013-2016
  • 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