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.


Maria T. Perez-Cardenas – President
Poorva Dharkar, Ph.D. – President-elect, Social media and Website Co-Chair
Jennifer West, Ph.D. – Secretary, Social media and Website Co-Chair
Therese Brendler, Ph.D.– Treasurer and Elections Committee Chair
Irina Tiper, Ph.D. – Member Services Committee Chair

Teresa Ramirez, Ph.D. – Program Committee Co-chair
Inka Sastalla, Ph.D. – Communications Committee Chair