Officers

The membership of the Children, Adolescents, and Media Division is brought together for an annual business meeting as part of the annual meeting of the International Communication Association. Nominations for officers are sought at the divisional business meeting and are solicited from the entire membership by email in July/August. Elections for officers are held in conjunction with the annual ballot issued through the International Communication Association in October. The elected official begins serving at the conclusion of the following annual meeting.

In total, there are five officer positions: Chair, Vice-Chair, Secretary, Student and Early Career Representative, and International Liaison. The Chair and Vice Chair/Chair Elect position for the Children, Adolescents, and Media Division is a four year term, consisting of two years as Vice Chair/Chair Elect followed by two years as Chair. The Secretary, Student and Early Career Representative, and International Liaison positions are two year terms.

For more information about the responsibilities of each of these positions, please view the CAM by-laws.

Chair
officers_JessicaPiotrowski_headshotJessica Taylor Piotrowski, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Amsterdam School of Communication Research
University of Amsterdam
@jesstpiotrowski • j.piotrowski@uva.nl
www.jessicataylorpiotrowski.com

Vice Chair
officers_Nancy_Jennings_headshotNancy Jennings, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
College of Arts and Sciences
University of Cincinnati
@jennings_nancy • nancy.jennings@uc.edu

Secretary
officers_Laura_Vandenbosch_headshotLaura Vandenbosch, Ph.D.
KU Leuven
Leuven School for Mass Communication Research
@L_Vandenbosch • laura.vandenbosch@kuleuven.be

Student and Early Career Representative
officers_Fashina_Alade_headshotFashina Aladé
Northwestern University
School of Communication
@MsKidsMedia • alade@u.northwestern.edu

International Liaison
officers_agnes_lucy_landoSr.  Prof. A. L. Lando PhD
Daystar University
School of Communication, Language & Performing Arts
alando@daystar.ac.ke

Previous Chairs
Sahara Byrne, Ph.D.
Erica Scharrer, Ph.D.
Amy Jordan, Ph.D.
Alison Bryant, Ph.D.
Patti Valkenburg, Ph.D.
Moniek Buijzen, Ph.D.

Previous Secretaries
Karin Fikkers, Ph.D.
Esther Rozendaal, Ph.D.
Susannah Stern, Ph.D.
Ariel Chernin, Ph.D.