Smithsonian Congress of Scholars Council

The Smithsonian Congress of Scholars Council consists of representatives from each research unit within the Smithsonian, and five officers elected from its membership. Meetings of the Council are held on the second Wednesday of each month, and are open to all interested members of the Congress's membership. A general membership meeting is held once each year. Further information on places and times of meetings may be obtained from any unit's Council member or from any of the Council officers.

Past Chairs

2017-8 Co-chairs

Nucharin Songsasen
Mary Augusta Thomas

NZP
2015-6 Co-chairs Emily Kaplan
Keith Wilson
NMAI
FSG
2014 Joyce Bedi NMAH
2013 Jason Stieber AAA
2012 Doug Herman NMAI
2011 Melissa Songer NZP
2010 Chris Mullen Kreamer NMAfA
2009 Chuck Lydeard STRI
2008 Cynthia Mills SAAM
2006-2007 Francisco Dallmeier NZP
2005 Bob Craddock NASM
2004 Elizabeth Losos STRI
2003 Barney Finn NMAH
2001-2002 Paula Depriest NMNH
1999-2000 Jim Norris NMNH

Unit/Office Representatives

AAA Josh Franco  
ACM Samir Meghelli  
CFCH Diana N'Diaye Robert Leopold
FSG   Nancy Micklewright
HMSG TBA  
MCI Thomas Lam  
NASM Ross Irwin  
NMAAHC Aaron Bryant  
NMAfA Amy Staple  
NMAH Katherine Ott  
NMAI Maria Martinez Antonio Curet
NMNH Dave Johnson Liz Zimmer
NPG Ann Shumard Robyn Asleson
NPM Susan Smith Nancy Pope
NZP Nucharin Songsasen Michael Campana
OCIO Beth Stern Carmen Iannacone
OFI Pamela Hudson-Veenbaas  
OSP Karen Otiji Halina Izdebska
SAAM  Eleanor Harvey Amelia Goerlitz
SAO Raid M. Suleiman Warren Brown
SERC Dennis Whigham Patrick Neale
SIA Heidi Stover Deborah Shapiro
SIL Jennifer Bracchi Ann Evenhaugen
SISP Ginger Minkiewicz  
STRI William Wcislo Dolores Peperno