APS General Election 2020

Meet the Candidates

In the 2020 General Election, APS members have the opportunity to elect a new Vice President, General Councilor, International Councilor, and Chair-Elect of the Nominating Committee. The polls are open from Wednesday, July 15 through Wednesday, August 26, 2020.

Cast Your Vote

Get to know this year’s candidates, and vote for those you feel will best represent the interests of APS. Those who are elected will begin their terms on January 1, 2021.

Once again, APS has partnered with Survey & Ballot Systems to administer the election via email. To make sure that you receive a ballot, add noreply@directvote.net to your approved sender list. For help with setting your email permissions, please review How to Whitelist Emails. To request a paper ballot, contact governance@aps.org.

APS wishes to acknowledge all of this year’s candidates for their willingness to volunteer time and help guide the Society’s best interests. More information about the election will be published in a forthcoming APS News article.

For Vice President

Charles H. Bennett

Charles H. Bennett
IBM Research Division
T.J. Watson Research Center

Candidate Statement & Bio

Robert Rosner

Robert Rosner
The University of Chicago

Candidate Statement & Bio

For General Councilor

Gabriela Gonzalez

Gabriela Gonzalez
Louisiana State University

Candidate Statement & Bio

Henry C. Kapteyn

Henry C. Kapteyn
University of Colorado at Boulder
KMLabs Inc.

Candidate Statement & Bio

For International Councilor

Nathan Berkovits

Nathan Berkovits
ICTP South American Institute for Fundamental Research
IFT-UNESP

Candidate Statement & Bio

Karen Hallberg

Karen Hallberg
Bariloche Atomic Center and Balseiro Institute

Candidate Statement & Bio

For Chair-Elect of the Nominating Committee

William Barletta

William Barletta
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Candidate Statement & Bio

William (Bill) Zajc

William (Bill) Zajc
Columbia University

Candidate Statement & Bio

Nominees and award and office holders are expected to meet standards of professional conduct and integrity as described in the APS Ethics Guidelines. Violations of these standards may disqualify people from consideration or lead to revocation of honors or removal from office.