About the SocietyBoard & Committees
Board of Directors
The Society is governed by an elected board of directors with staggered six-year terms.
President- Margaret L. (Peggy) Stubbs
is Professor of Psychology at Chatham University in Pittsburgh PA. Her specialties include psychosocial aspects of menstruation; attitudes towards menstruation, pubertal development; and menstrual education throughout the lifespan.
President-elect – Ingrid Johnston-Robeldo
Secretary – Laura Wershler
is the former Executive Director of Sexual Health Access Alberta (formerly Planned Parenthood Alberta), a non-profit that facilitates access to comprehensive sexual and reproductive health information, education and services, in Calgary, Alberta.
Treasurer – Alexandra Jacoby
is a self-taught artist and creator of vagina vérité®
is an Associate Professor of Nursing at University of Arizona.
is an Associate Professor of Women’s Studies at University of Massachusetts-Boston. Her specialities include women-centered social movements, including menstrual activism.
is Professor of Psychology at Connecticut College. Her specialties include PMS, attitudes toward menstruation and menopause, sociocultural aspects of menstruation, and cognitive and behavioral changes across the menstrual cycle.
Paula S. Derry
is a health psychologist who works independently. Her specialties include theoretical and analytic work in a broad range of areas pertaining to the biology and psychosocial aspects of menopause, including a holistic model of menopause.
is an Assistant Professor of sociology at Wayne State University.
Mindy J. Erchull
is a social psychologist who works as an Assistant Professor of psychology at the University of Mary Washington in Virginia.
is is a Clinical Assistant Professor with the School of Population and Public Health, and a Research Associate in Endocrinology with the Centre for Menstrual Cycle and Ovulation Research (CeMCOR), both at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada. Her interests include normal menstrual physiology and its relationship to women’s experience, perimenopause, and vasomotor symptoms (hot flushes and night sweats) in both perimenopausal and menopausal women, and the role of values and attitudes in the construction and translation of medical knowledge about women’s health (e.g., extended oral contraception for menstrual suppression). She is also interested in gender- and sex-differences in life course epidemiology of midlife, and its impact on healthy aging.
David Linton [Newsletter Editor]
is Professor of Communication Arts at Marymount Manhattan College in New York.
Maria Luisa Marván
is a researcher at the Institute of Psychological Research, Universidad Veracruzana and belongs to the Mexican Research Association. Her specialties include sociocultural aspects of menstruation, pms, and attitudes toward menarche and menstruation.
Margaret (Peggy) Moloney
is Associate Professor of Nursing at Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia. Her research interests are the experiences of women with migraines; Internet-based research; finding ways to help women prevent and control migraine headaches; and women’s experiences in the perimenopause.
is Professor of Endocrinology at the University of British Columbia and Scientific Director of the new Centre for Menstrual Cycle and Ovulation Research. Her specialties include ovulation, perimenopause, progesterone, and a feminist approach to women’s health.
Immediate Past President – Elizabeth A. Kissling
is Professor of Communication Studies and Women’s and Gender Studies at Eastern Washington University.