CMMS Location Liaisons

The CMMS Location Liaison is a new volunteer position and initiative within CMMS to encourage an enthusiastic individual from a local university/company/agency/organization to serve as a liaison between CMMS and the individuals at your specific location, in order to help facilitate a more efficient exchange of information.


Current CMMS Location Liaisons

University of Maryland School of Dentistry – Baltimore, MD – Ru Ching Hsia
National Biodefense Analysis & Countermeasures Center – Frederick, MD – Robert Pope
Carnegie Science – Washington DC – Emma Bullock
National Cancer Institute / Leidos Biomedical Research Inc. – Frederick, MD – Kedar Narayan
USDA Agricultural Research Service – Beltsville, MD – Joe Mowery
Smithsonian Museum Conservation Institute – Suitland, MD – Thomas Lam
George Washington University – Washington DC – Christine Brantner
Hitachi High Technologies America, Inc. – Clarksville, MD – Jim Kilcrease
University of Maryland, Material Science and Engineering – College Park, MD – Zoey Warecki
Morgan State University – Baltimore, MD – Yucheng Lan

Example tasks of a CMMS Location Liaison
  • Recruit individuals at your organization to join CMMS.
  • When new individuals join your organization, tell them about CMMS, invite them to a CMMS event and encourage them to join.
  • Ensure individuals at your organization are notified of CMMS events, by forwarding event emails and/or posting event flyers at your location.
  • In January, remind individuals at your organization to pay their annual dues.
  • Ensure CMMS is notified of microscopy related events held at your organization so that we can help notify CMMS members of your event.
  • Inform CMMS of the types of events, speakers, or topics which would be of most interest to the individuals at your organization.
  • Advise CMMS on the best ways to recruit individuals at your organization.
  • Attend CMMS events to stay up to date with the society.
Sign Up to Serve:

To serve as a CMMS Location Liaison for your organization, please contact CMMS Outreach Officer, Thomas Lam at


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