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Executive Director and Officers 2022-2023

Allison Hubel

PRESIDENT
Prof. Allison Hubel
Professor of Mechanical Engineering and the Director of BioCoR
Mechanical Engineering 
The University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN 55455
United States

Greg FahyPAST PRESIDENT
Dr. Gregory M. Fahy
Chief Executive Officer and Chief Scientific Officer 
21st Century Medicine
14960 Hilton Dr
Fontana, CA 92336
United States
John M. Baust

PRESIDENT-ELECT
Dr. John M. Baust
Founder, President, and CEO
CPSI Biotech
2 Court Street
Owego, NY 13827
United States

Shannon Tessier

SECRETARY
Dr. Shannon N. Tessier 
Assistant Professor
Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital 
Boston, MA
United States 

Janet A.W. Elliott

EDITOR-IN-CHIEF
Dr. Janet A.W. Elliott
Editor-in-Chief, Cryobiology
University of Alberta Distinguished Professor & Canada Research Chair in Thermodynamics
Chemical & Materials Engineering Dept.
University of Alberta
Edmonton, T6G 2H5
Canada

Nilay ChakrabortyTREASURER
Dr. Nilay Chakraborty 

ATCC 
Gaithersburg, MD
United States

Nicole EvansEXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Nicole Evans
Society for Cryobiology
245 W Chase St.
Baltimore, MD 21201 
United States 

 

 

 

 

Governors 2022 - 2024

Kelvin Brockbank

Dr. Kelvin Brockbank
CEO, Tissue Testing Technologies LLC
Technical Parkway
North Charleston, SC 29406

United States

Estefania Paredes

Dr. Estefania Paredes
Universidade de Vigo
Marine Biological Resource Functional Preservation Service
Estación Cientifica Mariña de Toralla (ECIMAT)
Vigo, 36911, Galicia
Spain

Boris Rubinsky

Dr. Boris Rubinsky
Professor of the Graduate School
Mechanical Engineering 
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 94720-1740
United States 

 Governors 2023 - 2025

Daniel Ballesteros

Dr. Daniel Ballesteros
Lecturer
Department of Botany and Geology
University of Valencia 
Spain

Peter Kilbride

Dr. Peter Kilbride 
Senior Research Scientist
Cell & Gene Therapy
Cytiva
United Kingdom

 

Rebecca Sandlin

Dr. Rebecca Sandlin 
Assistant Professor
Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital 
Boston, MA
United States 

 

Governors 2024 - 2026

Fernanda Fonseca

Dr. Fernanda Fonseca 
Université Paris-Saclay, INRAE,
AgroParisTech, UMR SayFood, France

Matt Powell-Palm

Dr. Matthew Powell-Palm
Texas A&M University
College Station, TX
USA

 

Andy Shu

Dr. Zhiquan (Andy) Shu
Assistant Professor
School of Engineering and Technology
University of Washington Tacoma,
Tacoma, WA
USA