Member Driven, Global Board

IAASSE members play a direct role at every level to shape the future of the association.IAASSE has a dual technical structure and its highest governing body is, the IAASSE Executive board that comprises of IAASSE members. The Executive board includes President, Vice President and 15 executive members. The executive board takes care of internal activities and collectively manage all aspects of staff operations. The President, Vice President, and executive members are elected with a office term of four years.

The IAASSE executive board is accountable to the members and has supervision, control and direction of the affairs of the association. It actively pursues the association’s mission, determines its policy within the limits of the law, Bylaws, and Articles of Incorporation. It upholds the IAASSE Code of Ethics and supervises disbursement of the association’s funds. The Executive Board develops the strategic plan and direction for the association under the guidance of the association bylaws approved by the IAASSE members.The board recommends and implements policies and programs with specific intention to benefit its members, and the public in general.


Members on the board of take IAASSE forward with varied expertise, strategic leadership skills and a deep understanding of the communication profession. The executive team oversees full-time, part-time, and temporary employees dedicated to support IAASSE initiatives

Frank Lin Professor & Dean, California State University, San Bernardino, CA, USA


Professor Lin teaches in the Information and Decision Sciences Department. He received his PhD in Management Information Systems with minors in computer science and educational psychology and an MBA in Management Information Systems from State University of New York at Buffalo (SUNY Buffalo). As an Associate Dean for international programs at CBPA, he also leads several short-term study abroad programs to Japan, China, Taiwan, Korea, India, France, Germany, UAE, and Costa Rica.

Michael Pazzani Vice Chancellor, Research and Economic Development, University of California, Riverside, CA, USA

Vice President

Dr. Michael J. Pazzani is Vice Chancellor for Research and Economic Development at University of California, Riverside. His responsibilities at UCR include oversight of research, external funding for research, corporate partnerships and technology commercialization. Dr. Pazzani is also a Professor of Computer Science. He has published over 150 papers on machine learning, knowledge discovery from databases, personalization, internet search, and recommendation systems. He serves on the Editorial Board of Machine Learning. He is a Fellow of the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence.

Executive Team

  • Andy Borchers Professor, Lipscomb University, Nashvill, TN, USA
  • ZoubirMammeri Professor, Toulouse University, France
  • Ashok Patel Faculty, University of Florida, USA
  • Kaoru Sakatani Professor, Nihon University, Tokyo, Japan
  • Amimul Ahsan Professor, Putra Malaysia University, Malaysia
  • Pramod Kumar Mishra Faculty, Banaras Hindu University (BHU), India
  • Rajiv Misra Faculty, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Patna, India
  • Lalit Garg Faculty, University of Malta, Malta
  • Mohammed Smadi Islamic Azad University, Iran
  • EminTaner ELMAS Adjunct Professor (Dr.), Sistemas Technology & System Production, Turkey
  • Yun Tian Faculty, California State University, Fullerton, USA
  • M. Banu DURUKAN SALI Faculty, Dokuz Eylul University, Turkey
  • ChingHsien Hsu, Professor, Chung Hua University, China
  • Lai Khin Wee Faculty, Basra University Iraq
  • Nishtha Kesswani Faculty, Central University Of Rajasthan, India

Geographical Chapters/Associations

Further IAASSE is organized into distributed Chapterss based on geography and technical focus in Africa, China, Europe and India. These geographical Chapterss comprises of local members with similar technical interests and work as membership and business liaison to increase awareness of associations activities, organizing high‐quality conferences, to help increase the number of student and professional members.

IAASSE geographical Chapterss support local members, focus on its members' needs and provide unique opportunities like attending conferences, publishing research papers, creating connections, accessing critical research, allowing them to share technical, professional interests and establishing a personal networking system in the specific country.

Regardless of location and size, IAASSE geographical Chapters members comprises from academia, research, business, and industry. They have the right to sponsor state‐of‐the‐art conferences, conduct workshops, and publish their own newsletters.

Find a Geographical Chapters/Association