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
Scott Sisson (Chair) 2021
Herbie Lee 2022
Abel Rodriguez 2023
Katja Ickstadt 2024
Rosangela Loschi 2025
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
Sylvia Fruehwirth-Schnatter (chair) ISBA past-president
Marian Farah ISBA treasurer
Christopher Drovandi 2020
Dan Kowal 2021
Veronika Rockova 2022
Jon Stroud 2023
Cathy W.S. Chen 2024
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
Raquel Prado (Chair) 2020
Catherine Forbes 2020
Alejandro Jara 2020
Fan Li 2020
Brunero Liseo 2020
Manuel Mendoza 2020
Xinyi Xu 2020
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
Kerrie Mengersen 2020-2022
Steve MacEachern 2020-2022
Amy Hering 2020-2022
Continuing Education Committee
The Continuing Education Committee coordinates activities designed to promote knowledge and foster skills in Bayesian analysis.

Member Term
Kassie Fronczyk 2018-2020
Antonietta Mira (Chair) 2019-2021
Gregor Kastner 2020-2022
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
Clara Grazian 2019-2020
Pierre Jacob 2019-2021
Trevor Campbell 2019-2022
Herbie Lee 2019-2023
Judith Rousseau 2020-2024
ISBA Prize Committee
The ISBA Prize Committee coordinates awards committees for the various ISBA prizes.


Member Term Ends (January)
Rob Weiss 2021
Maria de Iorio (Chair) 2021
Vanja Dukic 2022
Hedibert Lopes 2022
Helga Wagner 2023
Yasuhiro Omori 2023
DeGroot Prize Committee
Member Term
Sudipto Banerjee (chair) 2017
Judith Rousseau 2017
Maria de Iorio 2017
Michael Smith 2017
Lindley Prize Committee
Member Term
Bruno Sanso (chair) 2018
Adrian Dobra 2018
Bertrand Clarke 2018
Dan Spitzner 2018
Mark Steel 2018
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
Christian Robert (chair) 2020-2021
Merlise Clyde 2020-2021
Sonia Petrone 2020-2021