From the News Release of OSA: On September 18, at its Annual Business Meeting at the 2018 OSA Frontiers in Optics + Laser Science APS/DLS conference in Washington, DC, USA, The Optical Society (OSA) announced that its members have elected Constance J. Chang-Hasnain as Vice President in 2019. She is currently the Associate Dean for Strategic Alliances, College of Engineering, and John R. Whinnery Distinguished Chair Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences at University of California, Berkeley.
By accepting the vice presidency, Chang-Hasnain makes a four-year commitment to OSA's Board of Directors. She will serve one year as vice president in 2019, followed by one year as president-elect in 2020, president in 2021 and past-president in 2022.
“Connie’s international and strategic experience is a perfect fit for the OSA’s officer position,” said Elizabeth Rogan, CEO of The Optical Society. “Her numerous and effective volunteer roles reflect her strong connection with the photonics industry. Connie's years long involvement with OSA will undoubtedly provide a value to our members and be an asset to the Board.”