INS Committees

The International Neuropsychological Society has several permanent committees that exist to assist the Board of Governors with society operations, as well as ad hoc committees that are formed as needed. INS members are encouraged to become more involved in the Society by serving on INS permanent and ad-hoc committees.

If you are interested in becoming and INS committee member, please view available positions HERE.

If you are interested in volunteering, please contact an INS committee chairperson listed below, or contact to inquire about ad-hoc committee opportunities.


Chair: Christian Salas

The INS Awards Committee was created to recommend current and past INS members to the Board of Governors for the purpose of recognizing outstanding achievement in areas related to neuropsychology and recognizing significant contributions made to the INS.

To learn more about the INS Awards Program, including past award recipients and how to nominate potential future recipients, please visit the INS Awards page.
Committee Members: Robin Morris, Preeti Sunderaraman, Ann Watts, Laura Zahodne

Conflict of Interest

Chair: Cynthia Honan

Continuing Education

Chair: Benjamin Hampstead

The International Neuropsychological Society is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The International Neuropsychological Society maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

To learn more about the online Continuing Education credits, please visit the INS Continuing Education page.
Committee Members: Kendra Anderson, Gregory Brown, Rebecca Charlton, Stephen Correia, Duke Han, Kevin Manning, Luis Medina, Suzanne Penna, Reem Tarazi, Ericka Wodka

Science Committee

Chair: Lena Dobson

The Science Committee was founded in 2015 and oversee multiple areas, including the Special Interest Groups, INS Conference (formerly Travel) Awards, and global advocacy. The Committee works to prioritize and advance knowledge regarding appropriateness, validity, and generalizability of neuropsychology methods across international settings, especially in developing countries. Throughout the years, the Committee has developed, and offered, Conference (formerly Travel) Awards for students in developing countries. Our future goals include expanding global engagement, encouraging international networking, and increase research collaborations.

Committee Members: Lisanne Jenkins, Marianna Kapsetaki, Lenka Kramska, Mohammed Mudarris, Rochele Paz Fonseca, Leigh Schrieff, Leah Whitlow, Dahyun Yi

SIGs (Special Interest Groups)

Liaison: Ruchika Prakash

INS special interest groups (SIGs) provide a forum for INS members with common interests to come together during INS meetings, for the purpose of sharing recent research, discussing professional issues, and interacting informally. SIG members also engage in various activities between meetings (e.g., list serves, newsletters). Currently, there are eight SIGs: NeuroCOVID, Sports Concussion, Oncology, Epilepsy, Brain Injury, SEC, Dementia, and Cultural. All INS members, including student and trainee members, are welcome to join a SIG. We look forward to hearing from you!

To learn more about the available SIGs, please visit their page at, or visit the INS-SIGs Facebook page at

Committee Members: William Barr, Sallie Baxendale, Cady Block, Adam Brickman, Donna Broshek, Lucia Crivelli, Lucette Cysique, Unai Diaz-Orueta, Lena Dobson, Lisa Jacobson, Christine Koterba, Yen Ying Lim, Emilia Łojek, Bernice Marcopulos, Skye McDonald, Luis Medina, Gerhard Müller, Michael W. Parsons, Yakeel Quiroz, Nicholas Ryan, Michele Sadeh, Matthew Staios, Lyn Turkstra

Social Media

Co-Chair: Anna Egbert
Co-Chair: Emma Rhodes

The Social Media Committee works to promote and amplify INS and its global membership via social media applications such as Twitter and Facebook. Our mission is to showcase the activities and scholarship of INS and its members, disseminate up to date INS news and announcements, and promote engagement with INS members and social media followers around the world.

Contact us on FaceBook

Connect with us on Twitter

Committee Members: Natalia Gawron, Ewa Malinowska

Student Liaison Committee

Co-Chair: Taylor Jenkin
Co-Chair: Josh Fox-Fuller

The mission of the INS Student Liaison Committee is to foster the professional development of students of neuropsychological sciences by promoting student contributions to the study of brain-behavioral relationships, addressing the academic and professional needs of students, and encouraging student leadership within the INS. The INS-SLC is a student-run organization which was formed in 2010.

To learn more about the SLC, please visit their page at, or visit the INS-SLC Facebook page at

Committee Members: Stacey Brothers, Aishani Desai, Fareshte Erani, Maxi Folmer, Claudia Pulcini, Altay Yüce Turan