MSA Council

MSA Council at the 2019 Winter Council Meeting.
Seated: Executive Committee Members Peter Crozier, Esther Bullitt, Paul Kotula, Bob Price, Pam Lloyd; Standing: Directors Beth Dickey, Melanie Ohi, Jay Potts, Deb Kelly, Lena Kourkoutis, Yimei Zhu, Patricia Jansma

MSA Student Council

MSA Student Council at the 2017 M&M President’s Reception.
Left to right: Janet Gbur, President; Ethan Lawrence, Treasurer; Will Bowman, Program Chair, Cameron Varano, President-Elect; Jie Yang, Secretary; Josh Silverstein, Past President.


Elected Officers

Paul Kotula

Paul Kotula
Principal Member of Technical Staff
Sandia National Laboratories


Esther Bullitt

Esther Bullitt
School of Medicine, Boston University
Associate Professor
700 Albany Street
Room W302
Dept. Physiology & Biophysics
Boston, MA 02118
(617) 638-5037


Robert Price

Past President
Robert Price
Director, Instrumentation Resource Facility
School of Medicine, Univ South Carolina
Bldg 1 Room B60
6439 Garner’s Ferry Road
Columbia, SC 29208
Phone: 803-216-3824
Admin: 803-216-3825


Pam Lloyd

Pam Lloyd (2018-2020)
UES, Inc.
Materials Science Engineer
Soft Matter Materials Branch/RXAS
WPAFB, OH 45433
Phone: (937) 255-9144
Fax : (937) 656-4660


Peter Crozier

Peter A. Crozier (2017-2019)
Arizona State University
School of Materials
Tempe, AZ 85287-6106
(480) 965-2934; Fax: (480) 965-9004



Melanie Ohi

Melanie Ohi, Ph.D. (2018-2020)
Research Associate Professor
University of Michigan Life Sciences Institute
Associate Professor Dept. of Cell and Developmental Biology
University of Michigan
210 Washtenaw Avenue, 6th floor, Room 6401
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2216
(734) 763-6493


Lena Kourkoutis

Lena Kourkoutis (2019-2021)
Cornell University
Assistant Professor
235 Clark Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853
(607) 255-9121


Elizabeth Dickey

Elizabeth Dickey (2017-2019)
North Carolina State University
3076B Engineering Building I
911 Partners Way
Raleigh, NC 27695-7907
Phone: 919-515-3920
FAX: 919-515-7724


Jay Potts

Jay Potts (2019-2021)
University of South Carolina
School of Medicine
Professor of Cell Biology and Anatomy; Associate Director of the Instrumentation Research Facility, University of South Carolina School of Medicine; Professor in Biomedical Engineering Program
Columbia, SC 29208
(803) 733-1502


Deborah Kelly

Deborah Kelly (2017-2019)
Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences
Pennsylvania State University
MSC W-343
University Park, PA 16802
Office: (814) 865-1407


Patricia Jansma

Patricia Jansma (2018-2020)
Manager, Imaging Facility
University of Arizona
1040 E 4th St, Rm 1009 G-S Bldg
Arizona Research Labs
Tucson, AZ 85721


Yimei Zhu

Yimei Zhu (2018-2020)
Senior Physicist
Brookhaven National Lab
Building 480
Upton, NY 11973


Managing Director

Steve Jones
Microscopy Society of America
11130 Sunrise Valley Drive, Suite 350
Reston, VA 20191
(703) 234-4129; Fax (703) 435-4390