2019 AAPT Board of Directors Officers Begin Service


College Park, Maryland, January 15, 2019. With the end of the 2019 Winter Meeting in Houston, Texas, the AAPT Board of Directors saw many changes as members of the Presidential chain rotated and newly elected officers took on their new positions. Gordon P. Ramsey transferred the President's gavel to Mel Sabella, Chicago State University, Chandralekha Singh, University of Pittsburgh, became President-Elect, and Jan Landis Mader, Great Falls High School, stepped into her new role as Vice President.

D. Blane Baker, William Jewell College, took over the varied roles involved with serving as AAPT Secretary and Gabriel Spalding, Illinois Wesleyan University, began his Board term as the At Large Four-Year College Representative. Thomas O'Kuma, Lee College, began serving the first year of his elected term as AAPT Treasurer.

About AAPT
The AAPT is the premier national organization and authority on physics and physical science education with members worldwide. Our mission is to advance the greater good through physics education. We provide our members with many opportunities for professional development, communication, and student enrichment. We serve the larger community through a variety of programs and publications. AAPT was founded in 1930 and is headquartered in the American Center for Physics in College Park, Maryland.

For more information: Contact David Wolfe, Director of Communications, dwolfe@aapt.org, (301) 209-3322, (301) 209-0845 (Fax)