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.


Louis Kyriakoudes, Middle Tennessee State Univ., chair
Celso Castilho, Vanderbilt Univ.
Xiaoping Cong, Univ. of Houston
Thavolia Glymph, Duke Univ.
Lionel Kimble, Illinois Freedom Project
Kriste Lindenmeyer, Rutgers Univ., Camden


Hope Shannon, Marketing and Engagement Manager