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 2023

President (2023-2024)
Sandra L. Wolin
National Cancer Institute, USA

Past President (2021-2022)
Maria Carmo-Fonseca
University of Lisabon, Portugal

Chief Executive Officer
Kristian Baker
Case Western Reserve Univ, USA

Chief Financial Officer
Wen Ding
University of California, Irvine USA

Hua Lou
Case Western Reserve University, USA

Director (2023 – 2024)
Julie Claycomb
University of Toronto, Canada

Director (2023 – 2024)
Katrin Karbstein
University of Florida - Scripps, USA

Director (2023 – 2024)
Thomas Preiss
Australian National University, Australia

Director (2024 - 2025)
Tsutomu Suzuki
University of Toyko, Japan

Director (2024 - 2025)
Neva Caliskan
Helmholtz Institute for
RNA - based Infection Research, Germany

Director (2024 - 2025)
Aaron Hoskins
University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA


Members, contact Society Officers and Committee Members here.