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.

Applications and nominations for ASHG Board of Directors service are open for service beginning January 2024. Early career, trainee, and non-trainee positions are available. Click here to learn more and apply! Applications and nominations close March 21, 2023

Executive Committee

Brendan Lee, PhDBrendan Lee, MD, PhD (2024)
Department of Molecular and Human Genetics
Baylor College of Medicine

Charles Rotimi, PhD (2023)
National Institutes of Health*
*Dr. Rotimi is serving in his personal capacity

Bruce Gelb, PhD, President-Elect Bruce Gelb, MD (2025)
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Heather Mefford, MD, PhD (2025)
St. Jude Children’s Hospital
Susan A. Slaugenhaupt, PhD (2023)
Massachusetts General Hospital Research Institute
Harvard Medical School
Wendy Chung, MD, PhDWendy Chung, MD (2024)
Columbia University
Mona Miller, MPP
Chief Executive Officer


Yvonne Bombard, PhDYvonne Bombard, PhD (2024)
 University of Toronto

Joseph G Gleeson, MD Board Member ElectJoseph Gleeson, MD (2025)
University of California
Claudia Gonzaga-JaureguClaudia Gonzaga-Jauregui, PhD (2023)

Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM)

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
Kiran MusunuruKiran Musunuru, MD, PhD (2023)
Cardiovascular Institute,
Perelman School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania
Ebony Shah-Williams, PhD (2023)
Baylor Genetics
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

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


Board Meeting Summaries

Archived Business Meeting Minutes


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