Mayor appoints faculty, staff representatives to Metro boards

(Vanderbilt University)
(Vanderbilt University)

Metro Nashville Mayor Megan Barry has made a number of appointments to boards, committees and advisory committees in recent weeks. Among them are a number of members of the Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center communities, including:

The Smart City Working Group, appointed by the mayor and also known as Connected Nashville, includes the following members of the Vanderbilt community:

  • Abhishek Dubey, research scientist and adjunct assistant professor of computer science;
  • Mario Avila, founding director of the Turner Family Center for Social Ventures, Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management;
  • Gautam Biswas, professor of computer science, professor of computer engineering and professor of engineering management;
  • James Fraser, associate professor in the Department of Human and Organizational Development;
  • Ebony McGee, assistant professor of education, diversity and STEM education in the Department of Teaching and Learning;
  • Hasina Akhtar Mohyuddin, doctoral student in the Department of Human and Organizational Development; and
  • Jules White, assistant professor of computer science.

If you know of other members of the Vanderbilt community serving on Metro boards and councils, please send that information to the contact below so they may be included.