Leadership & Staff

The LINK program is guided under the leadership and facilitation of NSF-funded investigators with extensive involvment in mentoring students, fellows, early-career scientists, and undergraduate faculty, members of the NSF Biological Directorate, and dedicated members of the ASM Education Department.


LINK Steering Committee  

  • Chair, Beronda Montgomery, Michigan State University
  • Beth Lazazzera, University of California, Los Angeles
  • Stacey Simon, National Science Foundation


Ex Officio

  • Neil Baker, The Ohio State University
  • Susanne von Bodman, National Science Foundation


ASM Staff

Amy Chang

Director, ASM Education


Kelly Diggs-Andrews

ASM-LINK Mentoring Fellow