Association for University
Business and Economic Research

A national association of regional
economic research centers

Committees

Committee assignments effective November 2021 – October 2022.

Awards

Commendations

Patrick Barkey (University of Montana) – Chair
John Deskins (West Virginia University)
Michael Hicks (Ball State University)
Sean Snaith (University of Central Florida)

Publications

Patrick Barkey (University of Montana)* – Chair
Vanessa Fry (Boise State University)
Shannon Furniss (Market Interactives)
Valorie Rice (University of Arizona)
Nick Thiriot (University of Utah)*

*designates prior year award winner

External Relations

Patrick Barkey (University of Montana) – Chair
Jennifer Green (Jacksonville State University)
Eric Thompson (University of Nebraska – Lincoln)
Brian Lewandowski (University of Colorado – Boulder)

Fall Conference Planning

2022 Conference – Pensacola Beach

Patrick Barkey (University of Montana)
John Deskins (West Virginia University)
Shannon Furniss (Market Interactives)
Nicole Gislason (University of West Florida)
Jennifer Green (Jacksonville State University)
Michael Hicks (Ball State University)
Brian Lewandowski (University of Colorado)
Angela Sanders (University of West Florida)
Juliette Tennert (Utah System of Higher Ed.) – Chair

2023 Conference – San Antonio

John Deskins (West Virginia University)
Pamela Canon (Texas A&M University)
Shannon Furniss (Market Interactives)
Jennifer Green (Jacksonville State University)
Michael Hicks (Ball State University)
Bruce Kellison (University of Texas – Austin)
Brian Lewandowski (University of Colorado) – Chair
Gary Maler (Texas A&M University)
Cheryl Pruitt (Texas A&M University)
Juliette Tennert (Utah System of Higher Education)

Investments

Kathy Deck (University of Alabama)
Mike Hicks (Ball State University)
Bruce Kellison (University of Texas – Austin) – Chair

Member Engagement

John Deskins (West Virginia University)
Rajeev Dhawan (Georgia State University)
Shannon Furniss (Market Interactives)
James McCafferty (Western Washington Univ.) – Chair
Valorie Rice (University of Arizona)
Fred Treyz (REMI)

Membership

John Deskins (West Virginia University)
Shannon Furniss (Market Interactives)
Vanessa Fry (Boise State University)
Jennifer Green (Jacksonville State University)
Brian Lewandowski (University of Colorado) – Chair
James McCafferty (Western Washington University)
Valorie Rice (University of Arizona)

Nominating

Patrick Barkey (University of Montana) – Chair
John Deskins (West Virginia University)
Michael Hicks (Ball State University)
Brian Lewandowski (University of Colorado Boulder)
Juliette Tennert (Utah System of Higher Education)

Peer Review

Eric Thompson (University of Nebraska – Lincoln) – Chair

Financial Sustainability (Ad-Hoc)

Patrick Barkey (University of Montana)
John Deskins (West Virginia University)
Michael Hicks (Ball State University) – Chair