The date of our next Board Meeting is Thursday, May 4th, from 6:00-7:30 pm at Bangkok Garden at 4906 St. Elmo Avenue, Bethesda, MD.

All chapter members are welcome to join the volunteer board. Just attend the next board meeting. Email AWIS Bethesda ( to be added to the Board Evite list.


Valerie Miller, Ph.D. – President
Maria T. Perez-Cardenas – President-elect
Brandi Carofino, Ph.D. – Secretary
Poorva Dharkar, Ph.D. – Treasurer
Amanda DeRocco, Ph.D. – Past-president


Irina Tiper, Ph.D. – Member Services Committee Chair
Inka Sastalla, Ph.D. – Communications Committee Chair and Webmaster
Therese Brendler, Ph.D. – Elections Committee Chair
Teresa Ramirez, Ph.D. – Program Committee Co-chair
Jennifer West, Ph.D. – Program Committee Co-chair