NCM Leadership

Elected members govern the Society for the Neural Control of Movement. These members comprise the Board of Directors who in turn elect Officers that comprise the Executive Committee. The Society’s Bylaws govern how the Board manages the Society. Officers and Board members are elected for three-year terms and may be re-elected to one additional contiguous term. The current Board comprises the following Officers and Directors.

NCM Officers

NCM’s Officers consist of a President and Conference Chair, a Vice-President and Program Chair, a Secretary/Treasurer, and an Academic Development Chair. Our current Officers are as follows.

Lee Miller, PhD

President & Conference Chair

Lee Miller is the Distinguished Professor of Neuroscience in the Departments of Physiology, Physical Medicine and Rehab, and Biomedical Engineering at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Evanston, Illinois. He currently serves as the President of the Society for the Neural Control of Movement and is the Chair for current and upcoming meetings.

Kathleen Cullen

Vice-President & Program Chair

Kathleen Cullen is a Professor of Biomedical Engineering, with appointments in Otolaryngology and Neuroscience at Johns Hopkins University, in Baltimore Maryland. She currently serves as the Vice President of the Society for the Neural Control of Movement and is the Program Chair for current and upcoming meetings.

Stephen Scott, PhD

Secretary/Treasurer

Stephen Scott currently holds a position of Professor in the Department of Department of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario. He currently serves as the Treasurer/Secretary for the Society for the Neural Control of Movement and handles NCM membership matters.

Brian Corneil, PhD

Development Officer

Brian Corneil is Associate Professor in the Departments of Physiology & Pharmacology and Psychology at The University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario, and a scientist at the Robarts Research Institute in London, Ontario. He currently serves as the Development Officer for the Society for the Neural Control of Movement, taking the lead on sponsorship, sponsor support, advertising opportunities and scholarship applications.

NCM Directors

NCM Directors participate in ongoing Society affairs such as reviewing submitted content, serving as session monitors and promoting the Society and its meetings. Below is a list of our current Directors.

Directors

Term: 2014 – 2017

Jeroen Smeets
VU University, Netherlands

Kathleen Cullen
McGill University, Canada

Jean-Jacques Orban de Xivry
Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium

Term: 2015 – 2018

Alaa Ahmed
University of Colorado, USA

Dagmar Sternad
Northeastern University, USA

Scott Grafton
University of California, Santa Barbara, USA

Andrew Pruszynski
Umea University, Sweden

Term: 2016 – 2019

Pieter Medendorp
Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour

Rachel Seidler
University of Michigan

Lena Ting
Emory University & Georgia Tech

Rob Turner
University of Pittsburgh (1 year appointment)

John van Opstal
Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour