President: Oscar Gomez, M.D., Ph.D.
Chief, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Oishei Children’s Hospital
Associate Professor Department of Pediatrics
Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences


President Elect: Mark Hicar, M.D., Ph.D.
Attending Physician, Division of Infectious Disease, Oishei Children’s Hospital
Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Buffalo, NY


Immediate Past President: Cara Clementi, Ph.D., MLS(ASCP)Technical Director, Clinical Microbiology Laboratory,
Kaleida Heath, Buffalo, NY


Secretary-Treasurer: Lynn Connors, B.S, MT (ASCP)
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Biotechnical and Clinical Laboratory Science,
Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Buffalo, NY


Councilor and ASM COMS Representative: Elaine Haase, Ph.D., MT(ASCP)
Research Associate Professor, University at Buffalo
School of Dental Medicine, Division of Oral Biology


Planning Committee: Oscar Gomez, Mark Hicar, Lynn Connors, Elaine Haase, Diane Dryja, John Crane, Peter Trabold, Kelly Cycon, Jean Myers, Cara Clementi


Webmaster: Jean Myers, B.A., I(ASCP)