The APS is governed by an elected Council consisting of the President, the President-Elect, the immediate Past President, and nine Councillors.

Management of the affairs of the Society is the responsibility of a full-time Executive Director appointed by and responsible to the Council. The Society maintains a staff and offices in Rockville, Maryland.

The Society conducts its operations based on a Constitution and Bylaws, as given in the Society's Operational Guide. As a nonprofit scientific organization, the Society holds tax-exempt status.

2018 APS Council

Jeff M. Sands, MD
Emory University, School of Medicine, Renal Division, 1639 Pierce Drive, NE, WMB Room 338, Atlanta, GA 30322-0001
Phone: 404-727-2525
Fax: 404-727-3425
Term ends: 2019

Past President
Dennis Brown, PhD
Program Membrane Biology, Massachusetts General Hospital, 185 Cambridge St - Simches Res Ctr, Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 617-726-5665
Fax: 6176423182
Term ends: 2019


Meredith Hay, PhD
Department of Physiology, University of Arizona, 1501 N. Campbell Rd, Room 4103, Tucson, AZ 85724
Phone: 520-626-7384
Fax: 520-621-9118
Term ends: 2019

Charles H. Lang, PhD
Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Dept. Cellular/Molecular Physiology, 500 University Dr-(H166), Hershey, PA 17033-0850
Phone: 717-531-5538
Fax: 717-531-7667
Term ends: 2020

Merry L. Lindsey, PhD
University of Mississippi Medical Center, Department of Physiology and Biophysics, 2500 North State St - Rm G351-04, Jackson, MS 39216
Phone: 601-815-1329
Fax: 601-984-1817
Term ends: 2020

Ronald M. Lynch, PhD
University of Arizona Health Science Center, Department of Physiology, College of Medicine, 4104, Tucson, AZ 85724
Phone: 520-626-2472
Fax: 520-626-5051
Term ends: 2020

David L. Mattson, PhD
Medical College of Wisconsin, Department of Physiology, 8701 Watertown Plank Road, Milwaukee, WI 53226
Phone:(414) 955-8571
Fax: (414) 955-6546
Term ends: 2021

Timothy I. Musch, PhD
Kansas State University, Department of Anatomy and Physiology, 128 Coles Hall, Manhattan, KS 66506-5602
Phone: (785) 532-4523
Fax: (785) 532-4557
Term ends: 2021

Jennifer S. Pollock, PhD
University of Alabama at Birmingham, Cardio-Renal Physiology & Medicine, 1720 2nd Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35294
Phone:(205) 975-7525
Term ends: 2019
Willis K. Samson, PhD
Pharmacological & Physiological Sciences, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, 1402 South Grand Boulevard, St Louis, MO 63104-1083
Phone: (314) 977-8677
Fax: (314 977-8670
Term ends: 2019

Harold D. Schultz, PhD
Dept Cellular & Integrative Physiology, University Nebraska Med Ctr, 985850 Nebrasaka Med Ctr, Omaha, NE 68198-5850 
Phone: 402-559-7167
Fax: 402-559+-4438
Term ends: 2019

Larissa A. Shimoda, PhD
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, JHAAC 4A.52, 5501 Hopkins Bayview Circle, Baltimore, MD 21224
Phone: 631-444-2932
Fax: 631-444-3432
Term ends: 2021

Education Committee Chair
Jeffrey L. Osborn, PhD
Department of Biology, University of Kentucky, 101 Thomas Hunt Morgan Bldg., Lexington, KY 40506
Phone: 859-257-3988
Term ends: 2018

Finance Committee Chair
Paul A. Welling, MD
University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Physiology, 655 W Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone: (410) 706-3851
Fax: (410) 706-8341
Term ends: 2021

Joint Program Committee Chair
Robert L. Hester , PhD
University of Mississippi, Department of Physiology, 2500 N. State St., Jackson, MS 39216
Phone: 601-984-1816
Fax: 601-984-1817
Term ends: 2016

Publications Committee Chair
Curt D. Sigmund, PhD
Department of Pharmacology, University of Iowa, 2-471B-1 Bowen Science Bldg, Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 319-335-7410
Fax: 319-335-8930
Term ends: 2019

Science Policy Committee Chair
Laura McCabe, PhD
Department of Physiology, Michigan State University, Biomedical Physical Science Bldg., 567 Wilson Road, East Lansing, MI 48824
Phone: 517-884-5152
Term Ends: 2019

Section Advisory Committee Chair
Sean D. Stocker, PhD
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Renal-Electrolyte, A919 Scaife Hall, 3550 Terrace Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261
Phone: (717) 805-5862
Term ends: 2021

FASEB Board Representative
Kevin C. Kregel, PhD
Department of Health & Human Physiology, University of Iowa, 532 Field House, Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: (319) 594-1614 
Fax: (319) 335-6966 
Term Ends: 2021

Executive Director
Scott Steen, CAE, FASAE
American Physiological Society
6120 Executive Boulevard, Suite 600, Rockville, MD 20852-4911
Phone: 301-634-7118
Fax: 301-634-7241

APS Staff
Linda Allen
APS - Membership
6120 Executive Boulevard, Suite 600, Rockville, MD 20852-4911
Phone: 301-634-7172
Fax: 301-634-7241

Marsha Lakes Matyas, PhD
APS - Education
6120 Executive Boulevard, Suite 600, Rockville, MD 20852-4911
Phone: 301-634-7132
Fax: 301-634-7098

Robert Price
APS - Business Office
6120 Executive Boulevard, Suite 600, Rockville, MD 20852-4911
Phone: 301-634-7173
Fax: 301-634-7418

Rita Scheman
APS - Publications
6120 Executive Boulevard, Suite 600, Rockville, MD 20852-4911
Phone: 301-634-7071
Fax: 301-634-7245

Scarletta Whitsett
APS - Executive Office
6120 Executive Boulevard, Suite 600, Rockville, MD 20852-4911
Phone: 301-634-7165
Fax: 301-634-7241