Board of Directors

ASHG is a professional society, led by volunteers. Nominated and elected to serve on the Board consistent with the ASHG Bylaws, members guide the Society’s direction and resources, applying their broad perspective and diverse experience in the genetics and genomics research community.

Elections for the 2025 ASHG Board of Directors are open July 11 – August 13, 2024. Current members can access the electronic ballot from a unique link sent by email July 11.

Executive Committee

Bruce Gelb, PhD, President-Elect Bruce Gelb, MD (2025)
Icahn School of Medicine

Brendan Lee, PhDBrendan Lee, MD, PhD (2024)
Past President
Baylor College of Medicine
Sarah Tishkoff, PhD President-elect Sarah Tishkoff, PhD (2026)
University of Pennsylvania
Heather Mefford, MD, PhD (2025)
St. Jude Children’s Hospital
Wendy Chung, MD, PhDWendy Chung, MD, PhD (2025)
Boston Children’s Hospital
Amanda Perl ASHG CEOAmanda Perl
Chief Executive Officer


Yvonne Bombard, PhDYvonne Bombard, PhD (2024)
 University of Toronto
Christine EngChristine Eng, MD (2026)
Baylor College of Medicine

Joseph G Gleeson, MD Board Member ElectJoseph Gleeson, MD (2025)
University of California, San Diego

Chris Gunter, PhDChris Gunter, PhD (2025)
National Institutes of Health
Serving in her personal capacity

Ophir Klein, MD, PhDOphir Klein, MD, PhD (2025)
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Bruce Korf, MD, PhDBruce Korf, MD, PhD (2025)
AJHG Editor-in-Chief
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Rebecca Meyer-Schuman, PhDRebecca Meyer-Schuman, PhD (2026)
Baylor College of Medicine

Krystal TsosieKrystal Tsosie, PhD (2026)
Arizona State University

Wendy Uhlmann, MSWendy Uhlmann, MS (2024)
Division of Genetic Medicine
University of Michigan

Digna Velez Edwards, PhDDigna Velez Edwards, PhD (2025)
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Scott Williams, PhDScott Williams, PhD (2026)
Case Western Reserve University

Affiliations are listed for informational purposes only. Members do not represent their organizations.

Board Meeting Summaries

Archived Business Meeting Minutes


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