Officers and Committee 2019-2020

Lynn Resler (2020-2021)
VT Department of Geography
238 Wallace Hall
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Vice President
William (Bill) Graves (2019-2020)
Department of Geography & Earth Sciences
UNC Charlotte
Charlotte, NC
McEniry 428
Voice: 704-687-5980

Shrinidhi Ambinakudige (2019-2020)
Department of Geosciences
Mississippi State University
212 Hilbun Hall
Starkville, MS 39762
Voice: (662) 325-0241

Amy E. Potter (2020-2021)
Associate Professor of Geography
Department of Geology and Geography
Armstrong Campus Hawes Hall 110 D

Regional Councillor*
Selima Sultana
University of North Carolina Greensboro
(July 1, 2020-June 30, 2023)

Past President

Joann Mossa (2018-2019)
Department of Geography
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611
Voice: (352) 294-7510

Steering Committee

[Includes members of the Executive Committee, the Editors of the Southeastern Geographer, and the elected Representative from the ten states comprising SEDAAG.]

Editors, Southeastern Geographer
Selima Sultana ( and Paul Knapp (, Department of Geography, Environment, and Sustainability; University of North Carolina Greensboro, Greensboro, NC 27412.

State Representatives*

Alabama 2020-21: Caroline McClure, University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa. (
Florida 2020-21: Cynthia Simmons, University of Florida, (
Amy Potter 2019-20: Georgia Southern University (
Kentucky 2020-21: Peggy Gripshover – Western Kentucky (
Mississippi 2019-20: Jerry “Joby” Bass – University of Southern Mississippi (​)
North Carolina 2019-20: Shane Canup – University of North Carolina, Greensboro (​)
South Carolina 2020-21: Conor Harrison – University of South Carolina(
Tennessee 2019-20: Kelsey Ellis – University of Tennessee, Knoxville.  (
Virginia 2019-20: Stephanie E. Zick – Virginia Tech. (​
West Virginia 2020-21:  Jamison Conley – West Virginia University.(

Honors Committee*

Eric Spears, Columbus State University—Chair, 2019-20
Anzhelika Antipova, University of Memphis—2019-20
Sarah Praskievicz, University of North Carolina Greensboro—2020–21
Yin-Hsuen Chen, University of Florida—2020–21
Douglas Allen, Middle Tennessee State University—2020–21

Nominations Committee*
Thomas Chapman, Old Dominion University (Chair)
Corene Matyas, University of Florida
Tom Saladyga, Concord University

Audit Committee**
Sharon Cobb, University of North Florida
Luke Juran, Virginia Tech

Tellers Committee**
To be decided following nominations

Endowment Committee*
John Kupfer, University of South Carolina
Kathy Sherman-Morris, Mississippi state University
Amy Potter, Georgia Southern University
Deborah Thomas, University of North Carolina Charlotte

Shrinidhi Ambinakudige (

World Geography Bowl Committee
Dawn Bowen, University of Mary Washington
Dawn Drake, Missouri Western State University
Dennis Edgell, University of North Carolina at Pembroke
George Lonberger, Perimeter College
Jamison Conley, West Virginia University
Jeff Neff, Western Carolina University
Lee Ann Nolan, West Virginia University
Margaret Gripshover, Western Kentucky University
Thomas Bell, Western Kentucky University and University of Tennessee

* Committee Elected by the Members of the Southeastern Division of the AAG
**Appointed by SEDAAG President

NOTE: Unless otherwise indicated, elected offices begin and end with the close of the annual SEDAAG meeting.

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2020 Election Results

The 2020 SEDAAG election results are here:

Vice President: Jennifer Rahn
Secretary: Craig Ramseyer
GA Rep: Eric Spears
MS Rep: Brian Williams
NC Rep: Sarah Praskievicz
TN Rep: Ingrid Luffman
VA Rep: Anamaria Bukvic


Newly elected officers will take charge immediately after the 2020 SEDAAG Virtual Meeting.


Congratulations to all elected officials.

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