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Lisa M. Germano and Debra A. Major
Old Dominion University


Damon U. Bryant, SIOP student affiliate and 2003 Robert J. Wherry award winner, was selected as a Harold T. Gulliksen Psychometric Fellow for 20032004. The fellowship is sponsored by Educational Testing Service in Princeton, NJ. Bryant is a PhD candidate at the University of Central Florida.

According to the United States Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board, Laura L. Koppes, associate vice president at Eastern Kentucky University, was awarded a Fulbright Scholar grant to develop doctoral curriculum, lecture in I-O psychology and human resources management classes, and conduct research at the University of Hradec Kralove in the Czech Republic during the 2004 spring semester. When Laura assumes the editorship of TIP this May, we believe it will mark the first time that TIP has been edited from outside the US.

Edwin A. Fleishman, SIOP Fellow and past president of SIOP, has been awarded the American Psychological Foundation 2004 Gold Medal for Life Achievement in the Application of Psychology. The award will be presented at the APA convention in Honolulu, Hawaii this July.

Transitions, Appointments, and New Affiliations

Jennifer Frame accepted the position of human resource site service leader at the St. Charles Operations facility in Hahnville, Louisiana for the Dow Chemical Company. Previously, she was the implementation leader for Global Employee Surveys at Dow in Midland, Michigan.

After completing her internship, Julie Fuller accepted the position of manager of organization and management development (OMD) for the corporate division at PepsiCo. Fuller will be responsible for organizational capability efforts for the corporate division and the shared services IT organization as well as setting the agenda for core People Processes which include 360-feedback and organizational health surveys. She will be working with Allan Church and Paul Russell who are with the corporate OMD team. 

Rick Jacobs arranged a buyout of the State College-based business from SHL. The new entity, EB Jacobs, consists of 12 people and plans to continue its work with police, fire, and transportation agencies as well as expand its client base in the private sector. 

Dawn Riddle accepted a position as senior cognitive engineer for CHI Systems, Inc., a research and development company focusing on improving human performance in complex systems.

After an 18-month stint in Organization and Management Development (OMD) in Pepsi-Cola North America (PCNA), Janine Waclawski takes on a new role as an HR generalist. She now supports Marketing, Finance, Public Affairs, SoBe and HR for the Pepsi division. Her colleagues on the PCNA OMD team are fellow I-O psychologists Jeff Schippmann, who moved from his role in PepsiCo Corporate, and Venetta Coleman, who joined Pepsi as a senior manager last year from Darden Restaurants. Schippmann and Coleman own the entire development agenda for PCNA. 

The I-O program at Tulane University is pleased to welcome J. Craig Wallace to its faculty. Wallace comes to the program from Georgia Institute of Technology and will join SIOP members Ron Landis and Bryan Edwards in the Department of Psychology and colleagues Art Brief, Mike Burke, and Mary Waller in the Freeman School of Business.

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