Board of Directors

Board of Directors

President, 2015-2016 July (serves for 1 year)
(an executive committee member, and officer)
John Kineman, University of Colorado
President-Elect (elected every year, serves for 1 year) Ockie Bosch, University of Adelaide, Australia
Past President, 2013-2014 July (serves for 1 year)

Ray Ison, Open University, UK

Vice-President, Administration
(an executive committee member, and officer for a 5-year term, ending July 2016)

Jennifer Wilby
University of Hull, UK
Treasurer and VP for Funds
(an executive committee member, and officer for a 5-year term, ending July 2017)

Michael Singer, Santa Cruz, CA, USA

Secretary and VP for Protocol
(an officer for a 2-year term, elected in even years)
Pamela Buckle,
Adelphi University, USA
VP for Research and Publications
(an officer for a 2-year term, elected in even years)
Shankar Sankaran, University of Technology, Sydney
VP for Communication and Systems Education
(an officer for a 2-year term, elected in odd years)

Peter TuddenhamCollege of Exploration, Sterling, VA, USA

Nam Nguyen, University of Adelaide, Australia

VP for Conferences
(an officer for a 1-year term, elected by Council vote)
Judith Rosen, USA
VP for Membership and Public Relations 2013-2016
(an officer for a 3-year term, elected by membership vote)
Delia MacNamara, University of Hull, UK
Board of Trustees' Representative (elected by Trustees in even years) Alexander Laszlo, SyntonyQuest

Board of Trustees

Ray L. Ison Past President, 2014
Gerald Midgley Past President, 2013
Alexander Laszlo Past President, 2012
David Ing Past President, 2011
Jennifer Wilby Past President, 2010
Allenna Leonard Past President, 2009
Timothy F H Allen Past President, 2008
Gary S Metcalf Past President, 2007
Kyochi (Jim) Kijima Past President, 2006
Debora Hammond Past President, 2005
Enrique B. Herrscher Past President, 2004
Kenneth D. Bailey Past President, 2003
Aleco Christakis Past President, 2002
Michael C. Jackson Past President, 2001
Harold G.Nelson Past President, 2000
Peter Corning Past President, 1999
Bela A. Banathy Past President, 1998
G.A. Swanson Past President, 1997
Yong Pil Rhee Past President, 1996
Ervin Laszlo Past President, 1995
J. Donald R. de Raadt Past President, 1994
Harold_A_Linstone Past President, 1993
Ian I. Mitroff Past President, 1992
Howard T. Odum Past President, 1991
Len R. Troncale Past President, 1990
C. West Churchman Past President, 1989
Ilya Prigogene Past President, 1988
Russell L. Ackoff Past President, 1987
Peter B. Checkland Past President, 1986
John Dillon Past President, 1985
Bela A. Banathy Past President, 1984
Karl Deutsch Past President, 1983
John Warfield Past President, 1982
George Klir Past President, 1981
Robert Rosen Past President, 1980
Brian Gaines Past President, 1979
Richard Ericson Past President, 1978
Sir Geoffrey Vickers Past President, 1977
Heinz von Foerster Past President, 1976
Kjell Samuelson Past President, 1975
Gordon Pask Past President, 1974
James G. Miller Past President, 1973
Margaret Mead Past President, 1972
Stafford Beer Past President, 1971
Bertram Gross Past President, 1970
Lawrence Slobodkin Past President, 1969
Milton Rubin Past President, 1968
John M, Milsum Past President, 1967
Peter J Caws Past President, 1966
Anatol Rapoport Past President, 1965
Ross Ashby Past President, 1964
Ross Ashby Past President, 1963
Ross Ashby Past President, 1962
Charles McClelland Past President, 1961
Charles McClelland Past President, 1960
Charles McClelland Past President, 1959
Kenneth Boulding Past President, 1958
Kenneth Boulding Past President, 1957
Origin of the Society 1956