Committee on Affiliated Societies

Established: 1974

Purpose: To promote the participation of affiliated societies within the AHA community, including screening applications for affiliation, developing strategies for improving affiliate partnerships, and advising Council in regard to relations with existing affiliates.

Membership: 6 members. Composed of the president-elect and 5 members.

Assignment to Division: None. Reports its recommendations to the Council.


Ben Vinson III, Howard Univ., ex officio
Celso Castilho, Vanderbilt Univ.
Julie Greene, Univ. of Maryland, Coll. Park
Lionel Kimble, Chicago State Univ.


Hope Shannon, Marketing and Engagement Manager