2018 Annual Meeting, Nov 17-20

Mark your calendars for the 2018 Annual Meeting! Plan to join your colleagues in Denver November 17-20. More info to come soon!

2018 Regional Meetings

Open Call for Papers:

Eastern International
Deadline: February 1

Deadline: January 16

New England-Maritimes
Deadline: January 17

Pacific Northwest
Deadline: January 19

Upper Midwest
Deadline: January 12

Open Registration:



New England-Maritimes



Regions Committee

Charge:  The Regions Committee promotes the work of the Academy's regional groups by recommending policies and good practices in administering regional groups; fostering communication between and among regional secretaries and other regional officers; and administering the regional development grants program.

Composition:  Ten regionally elected coordinators and the AAR Regions Director, who serves as committee chair.

Terms of Office:  Three years, renewable.

Current Members:

Member Position Term Start Term End
Jeffrey Brackett 2015 2018
James Bretzke 2014 2020
Brian Clearwater 2017 2020
Kelley Coblentz Bautch 2017 2018
Elizabeth Coody 2016 2019
Spencer Dew 2017 2018
Katherine Downey Chair 2018 2020
Verna Marina Ehret 2012 2018
Andrea Gacs 2017 2018
Elizabeth Hardcastle Staff Liaison 2016


Regional Officers' Handbook

Regions Newsletters:

November 2016
October 2015
September 2014
February 2013
January 2012