The Leadership Team

The Leadership Team


Gillian Roehrig   President
Gillian Roehrig (2024)
University of Minnesota
Jomo Mutegi   President-Elect
Jomo Mutegi (2025)
Old Dominion University
Reneé Schwartz   Immediate Past-President
Renee´ Schwartz (2023)
Georgia State University
Jerome Shaw   Secretary-Treasurer
Jerome Shaw (2023)
University of California-Santa Cruz

Executive Board Members

Christina Schwarz   Christina Schwarz (2023)
Michigan State University, East Lansing
Liaison to Social Media, Website, and Communications Committee
Knut Neumann   Knut Neumann (2023)
Leibniz-Institute for Science Education
Liaison to Publications Advisory Committee
Brooke Whitworth   Brooke Whitworth (2023)
Clemson University
Liaison to Membership Committee
Malcolm Butler   Malcolm Butler (2024)
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Liaison to Research Committee
Scott McDonald   Scott McDonald (2024)
Pennsylvania State University
Liaison to Elections Committee
Leon Walls   Leon Walls (2024)
University of Vermont
Liaison to External Policy and Relations Committee
Amelia Wenk Gotwals   Amelia Wenk Gotwals (2025)
Michigan State University
Liaison to Awards Committee
Sharon Nelson-Barber   Sharon Nelson-Barber (2025)
Liaison to Equity and Ethics Committees


Theila Smith   Graduate Student Coordinator
Theila Smith (2023)
University of Groningen
Michael Bowen   NARST Liaison to NSTA
Michael G. Bowen (2024)
Mount Saint Vincent University
Cynthia Crockett   NSTA Representative
Cynthia Crockett (2024)
Harvard University
Mercy Ogunsola-Bandele   International Coordinator
Mercy Ogunsola-Bandele (2025)
National Open University Of Nigeria

JRST Editors

Felicia Moore Mensah   Felicia Moore Mensah (2025)
Teachers College, Columbia University
Troy Sadler   Troy D. Sadler (2025)
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Staff and Support

Lisa Martin   Executive Director
Lisa Martin-Hansen
California State University Long Beach

Association Manager
Dara Rudick
Management HQ


    Website Editor
Conference Program and Data Coordinator
Paul F. Kemp