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AA-STS Pamphlet 2019

At the American Associates of the STS forum (AA-STS), our mission is to support the Science and Technology in Society forum (STS forum), a worldwide movement of top leaders from different constituencies to discuss “Lights and Shadows of Science and Technology” from the long-term viewpoint of humankind, by securing the best contents and fund-raising opportunities from the U.S.

Board of Directors

  • Henry A. McKinnell, Chairman  Chairman of the Board, Moody's Corporation; former Chairman and CEO, Pfizer Inc
  • Ray O. Johnson, Vice Chairman/Treasurer  Executive in Residence, Bessemer Venture Partners; former SVP and CTO, Lockheed Martin Corporation
  • Rita Colwell  Distinguished University Professor, University of Maryland and Johns Hopkins University; former US Science Envoy; former Director, NSF
  • Jerome Friedman  Institute Professor and Professor of Physics Emeritus, MIT; Nobel Laureate, Physics 1990
  • Doon Gibbs  Director, Brookhaven National Laboratory
  • William H. Goldstein  Director, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
  • Charles Holliday, Jr  Chairman, Royal Dutch Shell plc; former Chairman, Bank of America
  • Rush D. Holt  CEO, AAAS; Executive Publisher, Science Family of Journals
  • Keoki Jackson  Chief Technology Officer, Lockheed Martin Corporation
  • Pradeep K. Khosla  Chancellor, University of California, San Diego
  • Steven Koonin  Director, Center for Urban Science and Progress, NYU; former Under Secretary for Science, DOE
  • Thomas Mason  Director, Los Alamos National Laboratory
  • Eric Mazur Balkanski Professor of Physics and Applied Physics and Area Chair of Applied Physics, Harvard University
  • Marcia McNutt  President, National Academy of Sciences
  • Bernard S. Meyerson Chief Innovation Officer Emeritus, IBM Corporation
  • Ellis Rubinstein  President and CEO, The New York Academy of Sciences
  • Hugh Thompson  Chief Technology Officer, Symantec Corporation
  • Keith Williams  President and CEO, UL LLC
  • Deborah Wince-Smith  President and CEO, United States Council on Competitiveness
  • Thomas Zacharia  Director, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
  • Elias Zerhouni  Medical Doctor; former US Science Envoy; former Director, NIH


American Associates of the STS forum

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Website: http://www.aa-stsforum.org

Sachiko Oba-Coté, Secretary

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