Board of Directors

The BSCS Board of Directors is composed of educators, educational researchers, scientists, and business leaders from across the country. BSCS board members take an active leadership role in the organization. They are elected to three-year terms for up to two terms. BSCS hosts two Board meetings a year.

Richard Cardullo is the current BSCS Board Chair.

Richard A. Cardullo, Ph.D., is a Distinguished Teaching Professor of Biology at the University of California Riverside. As a cell biologist...

Janet Coffey, Ph.D., is a program officer at the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation in Palo Alto, CA. In this position, she is responsible...

Alan J. Friedman, Ph.D., is an independent consultant in the areas of museum development and science communication. For 22 years he served...

Julie Gess-Newsome, PhD, was appointed Dean of the Graduate School of Education with Willamette University in June 2011. Previously, she...

Louis M. Gomez, Ph.D., is the MacArthur Chair in Digital Media and Learning at UCLA’s Graduate School of Education & Information...

Carlo Parravano, Ph.D., recently retired from his position as Executive Director of the Merck Institute for Science Education. In this position Dr....

James W. Pellegrino, Ph.D., is Liberal Arts and Sciences Distinguished Professor and Distinguished Professor of Education at the University...

Thomas T. Peters, Ed.D., is Executive Director of South Carolina's Coalition for Mathematics and Science at Clemson University. His role is...

Richard J. Shavelson, Ph.D., is the Margaret Jacks Professor of Education and Professor of Psychology (Emeritus) at Stanford University....