ISBA Committees 

Constitution and Bylaws Committee

The Constitution and Bylaws Committee drafts and reviews proposed Bylaws for ISBA and its Sections, or may advise on interpretation of bylaws where needed. Committee Members are appointed by the President with board approval for 5 year terms with terms running through June 30th of the given year.


Member Term Ends
Merlise Clyde (chair) 2019
Alicia Carriquiry 2020
Scott Sisson 2021
Herbie Lee 2022
Abel Rodriguez 2023
Finance Committee

The ISBA Finance Committee is chaired by the ISBA past-President and consists of the ISBA treasurer and five appointed members with staggered terms.

Member Term Ends
Marina Vannucci (chair) ISBA past-president
Bobby Grammacy ISBA treasurer
Maria De Yoreo 2019
Christopher Drovandi 2020
Dan Kowal 2021
Veronika Rockova 2022
Jon Stroud 2023
Nominating Committee

The ISBA Nominating Committee is chaired by the ISBA past-President and proposes the slate of candidates to stand for election.


Member Term Ends
Kerrie Mengersen (Chair) 2018
Candace Berrett 2018
Dimitris Fouskakis 2018
Fan Li 2018
Fabrizio Ruggeri 2018
Alex Schmidt 2018
Scott Sisson 2018
ISBA Fellows Committee

The ISBA Fellows Committee is composed of eight past Fellows and elects new ISBA Fellows on a bi-annual basis.


Member Term
Merlise Clyde 2017 – 2020
Wes Johnson 2017 – 2020
Peter Mueller 2017 – 2020
Marina Vannucci 2017 – 2020
Sonia Petrone 2019 – 2022
Alicia Carriquiry 2019 – 2022
Sudipto Banerjee 2019 – 2022
Antonietta Mira 2019 – 2022
Committee on Named Lectures

The Committee on Named Lectures is comprised of the members of the ISBA Program Council and the Editor in Chief of Bayesian Analysis, along with three appointees.


Member Term Ends
James Scott 2018-2020
Fernando Quintana 2018-2020
Sylvia Fruhwirth-Schnatter 2018-2020
ISBA Prize Committee

The ISBA Prize Committee coordinates awards committees for the various ISBA prizes.


Member Term Ends (January)
David Nott 2020
Joyee Ghosh 2020
Rob Weiss 2021
Maria de Iorio (Chair) 2021
Vanja Dukic 2022
Hedibert Lopes 2022
DeGroot Prize Committee
Member Term
Sudipto Banerjee (chair) 2017
Judith Rousseau 2015
Maria de Iorio 2015
Michael Smith 2015
Lindley Prize Committee
Member Term
Lurdes Inoue (chair) 2016
Adrian Dobra 2016
Dani Gameraman 2016
Marianna Pensky 2016
Marc Suchard 2016
Mitchell Prize Committee
Member Term
Ming-Hui Chen (Chair) 2018
Bertrand Clarke 2018
Dipak Dey 2018
Yanan Fan 2018
Kassie Fronczyk 2018
Jim Griffin 2018
Alejandro Jara 2018
Mario Peruggia 2018
Umberto Piccini 2018
Savage Award Committee
Member Term
Mike Daniels (Chair) 2018
Veronica Berrocal 2018
Yuguo Chen 2018
David Dahl 2018
Hani Doss 2018
Michael Elliott 2018
Malay Ghosh 2018
Claire Gormley 2018
Subharup Guha 2018
Paul Gustafson 2018
James Hodges 2018
Ajay Jasra 2018
Jaeyong Lee 2018
Antonietta Mira 2018
Havard Rue 2018
Aixin Tan 2018
Corwin Zigler 2018
Zellner Medal Committee
Member Term
Fabrizio Ruggeri (chair) 2018-2019
Merlise Clyde 2018-2019
Alex Schmidt 2018-2019