2020 Nominees for SPIE Board of Directors

Every year, SPIE Members have the opportunity to elect the leadership who will guide the direction of the Society. In the 2020 election, four new directors and a secretary/treasurer will be elected, in addition to a new vice president.
08 June 2020

Your vote is important: help shape the future of your society.

The 2020 election opens 22 June and closes 10 August. The election results will be announced at the Annual General Meeting of the Society.

SPIE has partnered with Survey & Ballot Systems to administer the 2020 election. If you do not receive your election email by 23 June, 2020 please contact support@directvote.net.

SPIE Vice President Candidates

The candidates for vice president are SPIE Fellows Donis Flagello and Bernard Kress 

 Donis Flagello  Bernard Kress
Donis Flagello
Nikon Research Corp. of America
Bernard Kress
Microsoft Corp.


Question 1 - Tell us a little about yourself and your career

Question 2 - How has your career affected the way you view optics and photonics and what can SPIE do to further the career of future scientists and engineers?

Question 3 - What are the major issues you see for the Society and SPIE Members today?

Question 4 - What are some of your goals if you become Vice-President, and eventually President, of the Society?


SPIE Secretary/Treasurer Candidate

Jason Mulliner, CFO at Alluxa (USA), is the candidate for secretary/treasurer.
Mulliner previously served as secretary/treasurer in 2019.

Jason Mulliner
Jason Mulliner


SPIE Directors Candidates

Four positions are open for SPIE directors, who will serve three-year terms.
The candidates are:

Leonard Chen  Will Conley  Ruth Houbertz
Leonard Chen
Raytheon Technologies Corp.
Will Conley
Cymer, LLC
Ruth Houbertz
Multiphoton Optics GmbH
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Elizabeth Krupinski  Jay Kumler  Edmund Lam
Elizabeth Krupinski
Emory Univ School of Medicine
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Jay Kumler
JENOPTIK Optical Systems, LLC
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Edmund Lam
The Univ of Hong Kong
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Kyle Myers  Cather Simpson
Kyle Myers
U.S. Food and Drug Administration
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Cather Simpson
The Univ. of Aukland
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