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
Katja Ickstadt (Chair) 2024
Rosangela Loschi 2025
Antonio Lijoi 2026
Catherine Calder 2027
Carrie Mengersen 2028
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
Amy Herring (chair) ISBA past-president
Yanxun Xu ISBA treasurer
Cathy W.S. Chen 2024
Mark Steel 2025
Anirban Bhattacharya 2026
Jian Kang 2027
Jaeyong Lee 2028
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
Sudipto Banerjee (Chair) 2023
Veronica Berrocal 2023
Luis Gutierrez 2023
Ioanna Manolopoulou 2023
Bernardo Nipoti 2023
Sonia Petrone 2023
Jaon Xu 2023
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
Raquel Prado 2021 – 2024
Sylvia Richardson 2021 – 2024
Steven MacEachern 2021 – 2024
Aad van der Vaart 2021 – 2024
Maria De Iorio 2023 – 2026
Sylvia Fruhwirth-Schnatter 2023 – 2026
Michele Guindani 2023 – 2026
Antonio Lijoi 2023 – 2026
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
Kerrie Mengersen 2020-2022
Steve MacEachern 2020-2022
Amy Herring 2020-2022
Continuing Education Committee

The Continuing Education Committee coordinates activities designed to promote knowledge and foster skills in Bayesian analysis. 

Member Term
Gregor Kastner (Chair) 2020-2022
Mine Cetinkaya-Rundel 2021-2023
Dootika Vats 2022-2024
Professional Conduct Committee

The Professional Conduct Committee is responsible for updating and administering the Code of Conduct. Members of the Committee will serve overlapping five year terms beginning on January 1, with the President and Past President as ex-officio members.


Member Term
Judith Rousseau 2020-2024
Catherine Forbes 2021-2025
Bruno Sanso 2022-2026
Veera Baladandayuthapani 2023-2027
Sara Wade 2024-2028
Amy Herring, Chair 2023-2024
Aad van der Vaart 2024-2025
ISBA Prize Committee

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


Member Term Ends (January)
Sergios Agapiou  2025
Xiaojing Wang (co-chair) 2025
Lucia Paci 2026
Surya Tokdar (co-chair) 2026
Natalia Bochkina 2027
Botond Szabo 2027
ISBA Sponsorship Committee

The ISBA Sponsorship Committee coordinates sponsorship efforts for the various ISBA initiatives.


Member Term Ends (August)
Antonio Canale (chair) 2024
Isadora Antoniano-Villalobos 2024
Cathy Chen 2024
Daniele Durante 2024
Bettina Grün 2024
Yulia Marchenko 2024
Yu-Chien Bo Ning 2024
Lucia Paci 2024
Tony Pourmohamad 2024
Roberto Casarin 2024
Sudipto Banerjee 2024


The committees have been updated for the prize committees but members are typically not revealed here until after the selection of award winners.

Blackwell-Rosenbluth Award
Member Term
Kerrie Mengersen (chair, UTC+) 2021
Daniele Durante (vice-chair, UTC+) 2021
Willem van den Boom (j-ISBA liaison, UTC+) 2021
Julyan Arbel 2021
Clara Grazian 2021
Peter Green 2021
Gregor Kastner 2021
Yongdai Kim 2021
David Nott 2021
Yasuhiro Omori 2021
Lucia Paci 2021
David Rossell 2021
Stéphanie van der Pas 2021
Steve MacEachern (chair, UTC-) 2021
Lorin Crawford (vice-chair, UTC-) 2021
Akihiko Nishimura (j-ISBA liaison, UTC-) 2021
Yves Atchade 2021
Andres Christen 2021
David Dahl 2021
Ernest Fokoue 2021
Hedibert Lopes 2021
Luis Nieto-Barajas 2021
Alexandra Schmidt 2021
Surya Tokdar 2021
Sinead Williamson 2021
Yanxun Xu 2021
Mitchell Prize Committee
Member Term
Howard Bondell (chair) 2022
Brian Reich 2022
Jeff Morris 2022
Gael Martin 2022
Fan Li 2022
Sara Wade 2022
Savage Award Committee
Member Term
Long Nguyen (co-chair) 2022
David Rossel (co-chair) 2022
Pierpaolo De Blasi 2022
Victor Elvira 2022
Clara Grazien 2022
Athanasios Kottas 2022
Lizhen Lin 2022
Jeff Miller 2022
Yun Yang 2022
Vinayak Rao 2022
Tomasso Rigon 2022
Botond Szabo 2022
David Nott 2022
Yanxun Xu 2022
Clair Gormley 2022
Jeffrey Miller 2022
Sylvia Kaufmann 2022
Zellner Medal Committee
Member Term
Christian Robert 2021-2022
Marina Vannucci 2021-2022
Alan Gelfand (chair) 2021-2022
Lindley Prize Committee
Member Term
Michele Guindani (chair) 2020
Raffaele Argiento 2020
Dipankar Bandyopadhyay 2020
Maria Eugenia Castellanos 2020
Petros Dellaportas 2020
Li Ma 2020
Clara Grazian 2020
Eduardo Gutiérrez-Peña 2020
Rosangela Helena Loschi 2020
Matt Koslovsky 2020
Daniel Kowal 2020
David Rossell 2020
Mark Steel 2020
DeGroot Prize Committee
Member Term
Gael Martin (chair) 2021
Michael Gutman 2021
Robert Kohn 2021
Gary Koop 2021
Anthony Lee 2021