Leadership – Southern Gerontological Society

The Southern Gerontological Society is a network of the South’s most respected gerontology professionals. Southern Gerontological Society (SGS) members are educators, aging network personnel, researchers, health professionals, and policy makers. SGS provides the bridge between research and practice, translating and applying knowledge in the field of aging.

Consider Becoming An SGS Officer

Officer elections for the SGS Board of Directors will soon be sent to the SGS Membership for their vote. The election ballot will be open for members to vote starting at the beginning of March 2017.

Consider becoming part of the SGS leadership community by submitting your name for one of the open board positions.

Click on the button below to get all the details and the nomination form.

Details And Nomination FormDetails And Nomination Form

SGS Officers

Effective July 1, 2016


R. Turner Goins, Ph.D.
Western Carolina Univ., Dept. of Social Work

Jennifer Craft Morgan, Ph.D.


Jennifer Craft Morgan, Ph.D.
Georgia State University Gerontology Institute

Pamela Pittman Brown


Pamela Pitman Brown, Ph.D., CPG
Winston-Salem State University


Christopher Kelly, Ph.D.
University of Nebraska at Omaha

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To be nominated in 2017.

Jennifer Bellingtier

Student Representative:

Jennifer Bellingtier
North Carolina State University

Past President:

Christine Jensen, Ph.D.
Riverside Center For Excellence in Aging, Williamsburg, VA

SGS Full Leadership Listing

To view or download the full listing of current Southern Gerontological Society officers, directors, and committees, please click on the Download button below. [PDF] – Last updated Aug. 08, 2016


SGS Past Presidents List

To view or download the listing of past Southern Gerontological Society presidents, please click on the Download button below. [PDF] – Last updated March 06, 2017