GSA Elections

Your Vote, Your Society! 2019 Election Results  

Elections for the Board of Directors and section leadership took place June 11-July 1. GSA congratulates the following candidates who will take their offices January 1, 2020: 

Board of Directors

Vice President 

Terri Harvath, PhD, RN, FAAN, FGSA

University of California, Davis Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing

Board Member (one-year term) 

Karen A. Roberto, PhD, FGSA, FAGHE

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Board Member (two-year term) 

Sheryl Zimmerman, PhD, FGSA

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Board Member (three-year term) 

Holly M. Brown-Borg, PhD, FGSA

University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences

Board Member (one-year term) 

Marilyn R. Gugliucci, MA, PhD, FGSA, FAGHE

University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine

Board Member (one-year term) 

Tetyana Pylypiv Shippee, PhD, FGSA

University of Minnesota School of Public Health

Board Member (two-year term) 

Catheryn S. Koss, JD, PhD

California State University, Sacramento

Section Leadership 

Academy for Gerontology in Higher Education Vice Chair-Elect 

Dana Burr Bradley, PhD, FGSA, FAGHE

University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Behavioral and Social Sciences Section Vice Chair-Elect 

Debra Umberson, MSW, PhD, FGSA

University of Texas at Austin

Biological Sciences Section Vice Chair-Elect 

Viviana I. Perez, PhD, FGSA

Oregon State University

Emerging Scholar and Professional Organization Vice Chair-Elect 

Danielle A. Waldron, MS

University of Massachusetts Boston

Health Sciences Section Vice Chair-Elect 

Christine Mueller, PhD, RN, FAAN, FGSA

University of Minnesota School of Nursing

Social Research, Policy and Practice Section Vice Chair-Elect 

Deborah P. Waldrop, PhD, MSW, FGSA

University at Buffalo School of Social Work


GSA extends its appreciation to the members who cast their vote in this vital Society activity and to all the candidates who volunteered to stand for election.  

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