SCIX officers


2020 - SPARKS

The 2020 SciX Team is responsible for planning, organizing, and running the 2020 North American annual meeting presented by FACSS. This team joins the ranks of previous officers and team members who have successfully served FACSS and its meetings since the founding of FACSS in 1973. Starting in 2009, the overall responsibility for the conference rests with the General Chair. Each of the other SciX chairs is responsible for organizing one of the cornerstones of the meeting and reports to the General Chair.



General Chair 
Linda Kidder Yarlott
Email: lyarlott@verizon.net



Exhibits Chair
Mike Carrabba
Droplet Measurement Technologies
E-mail: mcarrabba@rrslabs.com



Local Chair
Mario Apulche

Email: malpuche@unr.edu



Short Courses Chair
Robert Chimenti
RVC Photonics / Rowan University
Email: rchimenti82@gmail.com




Program Chair SciX 
Mary Kate Donais
Saint Anselm College
Email: MDonais@Anselm.Edu



Exhibits Chair Elect
Scott Rudder
Innovative Photonics
Email: srudder@ipslasers.com



Marketing Chair 
Karen Esmonde-White
Kaiser
Email: karen@esmonde-white.com



Awards Chair
Jean-François Masson
Université de Montréal
Email: jf.masson@umontreal.ca



FACSS Executive Officers

Each Executive Officer of the FACSS organization is an unpaid volunteered who has been duly elected by the FACSS Governing Board. The Executive Officers' role is to advise the Governing Board on policy, study and recommend action on proposals, and assume the responsibility for the governance and welfare of the FACSS organization in the interim between Governing Board meetings. The Governing Board Chairperson runs the Governing Board meetings that are held twice each year in the spring and fall.

  • Christopher Palmer – 2020 and 2021 Governing Board Chair
  • Mike CarrabbaGoverning Board Chair Elect
  • Fred LaPlant – Past Governing Board Chair
  • Glen Jackson – Secretary 2017-2020
  • Ian Lewis – Treasurer 2019-2021
  • Karen Esmonde-WhiteMarketing Chair 2020-2022


Contact information for these individuals can be found on the FACSS Executive Officers page.


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