Society Officers

The RNA Society officers comprise a combination of elected and appointed positions. Click here for more details on roles and responsibilities, or to view the Society’s articles of incorporation and bylaws.

Officers of the RNA Society 2020

President (2019-2020)
Anna Marie Pyle
Yale University, USA

President Elect (2021-2022)
Maria Carmo-Fonseca
Yale University, USA

Past President (2017-2018)
Juan Valcarcel
CRG, Barcelona, Spain

Chief Executive Officer
Kristian Baker
Case Western Reserve Univ, USA

Chief Financial Officer
Evelyn Jabri
E&A Innovation Group , USA

Secretary (2018 – 2020)
Brenda Peculis
University of Missouri-Columbia, USA

Director (2019 – 2020)
Greg Matera
University North Carolina, USA

Director (2019 – 2020)
Jörg Vogel
University of Würzburg, Germany

Director (2019 – 2020)
Mihaela Zavolan
University of Basel, Switzerland

Director (2020 – 2021)
Archa Fox
Univ of Western Australia

Director (2020 – 2021)
Lori Passmore
University of Cambridge, UK

Director (2020 – 2021)
Yukihide Tomari
Univ of Tokyo, Japan

Director (2021 - 2022)
David Bartel
MIT, USA

Director (2021 - 2022)
Alain Laederach
University of North Carolina, USA

Director (2021 - 2022)
Kristin Patrick
Texas A&M, USA

Members, contact Society Officers and Committee Members here.