Board of Directors

A Board of Directors is composed of the officers, the regional representatives, and representatives from each liquid crystal society which is an affiliate society member. The officers of the ILCS are President, Past-President, Vice-President, Secretary, Membership Secretary and Treasurer. The President of the International Liquid Crystal Society serves as chairman of the Board. The term of office for each officer is four years. Each office has specific duties and is responsible for setting policy and strategy in their areas.
List of the previous officers are listed here.

Executive Committee

Ingo Dierking
President
University of Manchester, UK
ingo.dierking(at)manchester.ac.uk
Jun Yamamoto
Vice-President
Kyoto University, Japan
yamamoto.jun.4r(at)kyoto-u.ac.jp
Hiroshi Yokoyama
Past President
Kent State University, USA
hyokoyam(at)kent.edu
Alenka Mertelj
Secretary
Jozef Stefan Institute, Slovenia
alenka.mertelj(at)ijs.si
Elda Hegmann
Membership Secretary
Kent State University, USA
ehegmann(at)kent.edu
Jonathan Selinger
Treasurer
Kent State University, USA
jselinge(at)kent.edu

Ex-Officio Members

Ingo Dierking
Editor, Liquid Crystals Today
University of Manchester, UK
ingo.dierking(at)manchester.ac.uk
Nicholas Abbott
Chair of the Honors and Awards Committee
Cornell University, USA
nla34(at)cornell.edu
Anna Drzewicz
Website Editor
Institute of Nuclear Physics Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland
anna.drzewicz(at)ifj.edu.pl

Affiliated Liquid Crystal Society Representatives

Antonio d'Alessandro (Italian LCS)
Sapienza - Università di Roma, Italy
dalessandro(at)die.uniroma1.it
Takashi Kato (Japanese LCS)
University of Tokyo, Japan
kato(at)chiral.t.u-tokyo.ac.jp
Kattera A. Suresh (Indian LCS)
Raman Research Institute, India
suresh(at)rri.res.in
Ivan Bechtold (Ibero-American LCS)
Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Brazil
ivan.bechtold(at)ufsc.br)
Wei Lee (Taiwan LCS)
National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University, Taiwan
wei.lee(at)nycu.edu.tw
Wiktor Piecek (Polish LCS)
Military University of Technology, Poland
wiktor.piecek(at)wat.edu.pl.pl

Heinz Kitzerow (German LCS)
Universität Paderborn, Germany
heinz.kitzerow(at)upb.de
Nigel Mottram (British LCS)
University of Glasgow, UK
Nigel.Mottram(at)glasgow.ac.uk
Yan-qing Lu (Chinese LCS)
Nanjing University, China
yqlu(at)nju.edu.cn
Shin Woong Kang (Korean LCS)
Jeonbuk National University
swkang(at)jbnu.ac.kr

Regional Representatives

Vance Williams (North America)
Simon Fraser University, Canada
vancew(at)sfu.ca
Luz J Martinez-Miranda (North America)
University of Maryland, USA
ljmm@umd.edu
Robin Selinger (North America)
Kent State University, USA
rselinge(at)kent.edu
Karl Saunders (North America)
California Polytechnic State University, USA
ksaunder(at)calpoly.edu
Timothy White (North America)
University of Colorado, USA
tim.white(at)colorado.edu
Giusy Scalia (Benelux and Scandinavia)
University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg
giusy.scalia(at)uni.lu
Teresa Lopez-Leon (Western Europe)
ESPCI Paris, France
Teresa.Lopez-Leon(at)espci.fr
Miha Ravnik (Central Europe)
University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
miha.ravnik(at)fmf.uni-lj.si
Natalia Podoliak (Eastern Europe)
Institute of Physics ASCR, The Czech Republic
podoliak(at)fzu.cz
Tae-Hoon Yoon (Asia)
Pusan National University, Korea
thyoon(at)pusan.ac.kr