Psychonomic Society Executive Director
The Psychonomic Society (PS) is pleased to announce the appointment of Louis Shomette as the next Executive Director. Mr. Shomette assumed his position on January 26, 2014.
A seasoned association executive with over 20 years of experience, Mr. Shomette comes to PS from the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM), where he was the chief operating officer. At ASAM, Mr. Shomette led a major restructuring of the financial, operational and personnel resources leading to ASAM’s first profitable year in over eight.
Mr. Shomette has a decade of work at the Association for Psychological Science where he was instrumental in increasing APS membership and reinvigorating their Annual Convention, as well as running their awards programs and student caucus. Mr. Shomette’s experience spans all areas of association management including membership, publications, marketing, conventions, information systems, fundraising, HR, and governance. He has also held positions with the Food and Drug Law Institute and the Mathematical Association of America.
A native of Washington, DC, Mr. Shomette lives in Columbia, Maryland with his wife and two daughters. He holds a B.S. in business administration with a marketing concentration from the University of Hartford.