Nominating Committee

Established: By the Constitution and elected by the membership.

Purpose: Makes nominations for all elective posts in the AHA, oversees the counting of ballots, and reports the results of the election to the membership. The Committee’s work is governed by the Constitution and Bylaws and informed by the Statement on Diversity in AHA Nominations and Appointments, adopted by the Council December 1990, revised in June 2001.

Membership: 9 members (See the list of past members.)

Assignment to Division: None. Reports on its work to the Council.


Sharlene Sinegal-DeCuir, Xavier Univ., La., chair
Carlos Blanton, Texas A&M Univ.
Amy M. Froide, Univ. of Maryland, Baltimore County
Beatrice Gurwitz, National Humanities Alliance
Lisa Leff, US Holocaust Memorial Museum and American Univ.
Bianca Murillo, California State Univ., Dominguez Hills
Kaya Sahin, Indiana Univ.
Melissa Stuckey, Elizabeth City State Univ.
Philip Thai, Northeastern Univ.


Liz Townsend, Manager, Data Administration and Integrity