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Publications Committee

The Publications Committee has primary responsibility for oversight of the organization’s three journals — Anatomical Sciences Education, Developmental Dynamics, and The Anatomical Record — as well as managing relationships with journal editors and publisher, Wiley.


  • Serve as a liaison between journal editors and the Board.
  • Oversee journal budgets and present them to the Board.
  • Act as an advocate for journals with the publisher.
  • Assist editors with issues of concern.
  • Negotiate contracts with editors and the journal publisher.
  • Chair attends annual publisher meetings.
  • One representative attends annual journal board meetings.
  • Conduct 3-year reviews of the editor-in-chief of each journal.


  • Be an active member in good standing.



NameCompanyThru Date
Kem RogersWestern University3/31/2025


NameCompanyThru Date
Tamara Franz-OdendaalMount Saint Vincent University3/31/2026
Michael HortschUniversity of Michigan3/31/2025
Lisa LeeUniversity of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus3/31/2026
Caio SarmentoCalifornia State University - Fresno3/31/2025


The committee shall hold video conferences as needed and meet during the Annual Meeting.


The Committee Chair makes a report to the Board at least once a year.


  • 3 members, including 1 chair.
  • Committee members serve 3-year terms, and the chair serves a 2-year term.
  •  The Chair serves as a non-voting, ex-officio member of the Board of Directors.

Appointment Process

  • Applications are solicited annually through a Call for Volunteers.
  • Applications are reviewed and scored by the committee chair; scores, demographics, needs of the committee, and comments from the reviews are taken into consideration when choosing new members.
  • New committee members are chosen and then reviewed by the Nominating Committee.
  • The new committee members are approved by the full Board of Directors.
  • After Board approval, notifications are sent out. Feedback is given if requested by the applicant.
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