Academic Competition Federation

Members

Last Updated: November 20, 2019

For information on how to become an ACF member, see the About page.

Officers

Officer Position Contact
Billy Busse President president@acf-quizbowl.com
Matt Bollinger Communications communications@acf-quizbowl.com
Alex Damisch Mirror Coordinator hosting@acf-quizbowl.com
Cody Voight Treasurer treasurer@acf-quizbowl.com
Ryan Rosenberg Webmaster webmaster@acf-quizbowl.com

Other Contact Emails

Full Members

Full members are ACF’s editors, officers, and tournament directors. They vote in all ACF elections and on all constitutional amendments.

Name Affiliation Contributions
Matt Bollinger Alumnus, University of Virginia Communications Officer, 2019–2020
ACF Nationals 2019 Editor
ACF Nationals 2017 Head Editor
ACF Fall 2012 Head Editor
ACF Fall 2011 Editor
Jordan Brownstein Alumnus, University of Maryland ACF Nationals 2019 Editor
ACF Nationals 2018 Editor
ACF Fall 2014 Editor
Billy Busse Alumnus, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign President, 2019–2020
Meeting Chair, 2018–2019
ACF Nationals 2016 Editor
ACF Nationals 2015 Editor
Rob Carson Alumnus, University of Minnesota ACF Regionals 2019 Editor
ACF Nationals 2018 Logistics
ACF Nationals 2016 co–Head Editor
ACF Nationals 2015 Editor
ACF Regionals 2013 Editor
ACF Regionals 2011 Head Editor
ACF Winter 2010 Editor
ACF Fall 2008 Editor
Alex Damisch M.S., DePaul University
Alumna, Lawrence University
Mirror Coordinator, 2019–2020
Treasurer, 2018–2019
ACF Nationals 2019 Editor
ACF Nationals 2018 Logistics
Stephen Eltinge Ph.D Candidate, Yale University
Alumnus, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
ACF Regionals 2018 Editor
Communications Officer, 2014–2017
ACF Fall 2013 Editor
Andrew Feist A.M. and PhD, Duke University
Alumnus, University of Central Missouri
ACF Nationals 2019 Stats Director
ACF Nationals 2018 Stats Director
Carsten Gehring Alumnus, Carleton College ACF Nationals 2018 Proofreader
ACF Regionals 2017 Proofreader
ACF Regionals 2014 Editor
ACF Fall 2011 Head Editor
ACF Fall 2010 Editor
Auroni Gupta Ph.D Student, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
MPH, University of Michigan School of Public Health
Alumnus, University of California, San Diego
ACF Nationals 2019 Head Editor
ACF Regionals 2018 Head Editor
ACF Nationals 2014 Editor
ACF Regionals 2012 Editor
ACF Fall 2009 Editor
Andrew Hart J.D., University of Minnesota Law School
Alumnus, University of Minnesota
ACF Nationals 2019 Editor
ACF Nationals 2018 Head Editor
ACF Regionals 2017 Head Editor
Meeting Chair, 2010–2015
ACF Fall 2013 Editor
ACF Winter 2010 Head Editor
ACF Fall 2008 Head Editor
ACF Fall 2007 Editor
Will Holub-Moorman Alumnus, Harvard University ACF Regionals 2019 Editor
ACF Regionals 2018 Editor
Ike Jose Alumnus, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign ACF Nationals 2019 Editor
ACF Nationals 2017 Editor
ACF Nationals 2016 co-Head Editor
ACF Nationals 2015 Editor
Rahul Keyal University of Californa, Berkeley ACF Fall 2019 Head Editor
ACF Fall 2018 Editor
Ophir Lifshitz Alumnus, University of Maryland ACF Fall 2019 Proofreading and Packetizing
ACF Regionals 2019 Logistics and Advanced Statistics
ACF Regionals 2018 Logistics and Advanced Statistics
Stephen Liu J.D., Stanford Law School
Alumnus, Harvard University
ACF Nationals 2018 Editor
ACF Regionals 2017 Editor
ACF Regionals 2015 Editor
ACF Fall 2013 Head Editor
ACF Fall 2012 Editor
Bruce Lou Alumnus, University of California, Berkeley ACF Regionals 2019 Editor
ACF Fall 2017 Editor
ACF Fall 2016 Editor
Sam Luongo Alum, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Education
Alum, University of Virginia
Webmaster, 2018–2019
Meeting Chair, 2017–2018
ACF Nationals 2018 Tournament Director
ACF Regionals 2015 Editor and Logistics Coordinator
ACF Fall 2011 Editor
Jonathan Magin Alumnus, University of Maryland Meeting Chair, 2018
ACF Fall 2017 Head Editor
ACF Nationals 2013 Head Editor
ACF Nationals 2012 Head Editor
ACF Nationals 2011 Editor
ACF Nationals 2009 Editor
ACF Regionals 2009 Head Editor
ACF Fall 2007 Editor
Will Nediger Ph.D, University of Michigan
Alumnus, University of Western Ontario
ACF Regionals 2019 Head Editor
ACF Regionals 2014 Editor
ACF Fall 2009 Editor
Ryan Rosenberg Alumnus, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Webmaster, 2019–2020
ACF Nationals 2019 Tournament Director
ACF Nationals 2018 Assistant Tournament Director
ACF Fall 2017 Editor
ACF Fall 2015 Editor
Bernadette Spencer Minnesota ACF Nationals 2019 Travel Logistics
ACF Nationals 2018 Travel Logistics
ACF Nationals 2017 Travel Logistics
Jerry Vinokurov Alumnus, University of California-Berkeley
Ph.D, Brown University
ACF Nationals Tournament Director, 2015–2017
Treasurer 2010–2015
ACF Nationals 2014 Head Editor
ACF Nationals 2012 Editor
ACF Nationals 2011 Head Editor / Tournament Director
ACF Regionals 2010 Head Editor
ACF Winter 2009 Head Editor
ACF Regionals 2007 Editor
Cody Voight Alumnus, Virginia Commonwealth University Treasurer, 2019–2020
ACF Regionals 2017 Editor
ACF Nationals 2016 Stats Director
ACF Nationals 2015 Assistant Tournament Director
ACF Regionals 2013 Editor
Andrew Wang Alumnus, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign ACF Nationals 2019 Editor
ACF Nationals 2018 Editor
ACF Fall 2015 Editor
Ryan Westbrook J.D., Wayne State University Law School
Alumnus, University of Michigan
ACF Nationals 2018 Editor
ACF Nationals 2016 Editor
ACF Nationals 2015 Head Editor
ACF Nationals 2014 Editor
ACF Nationals 2010 Editor
ACF Nationals 2008 Editor
ACF Regionals 2007 Editor
Jennie Yang Stanford University ACF Regionals 2019 Editor
ACF Fall 2017 Editor

Provisional Members

Provisional members are community members who have ably assisted ACF in the past and may be invited to apply for full membership if they so do again in the future.

Name Affiliation Contributions
JinAh Kim Alumna, University of Pennsylvania ACF Nationals 2019 Editor
Olivia Lamberti Stanford University ACF Fall 2018 Editor
Katherine Lei Montgomery Blair High School ACF Fall 2019 Editor
Evan Lynch Ph.D Student, University of Southampton
Alumnus, University of Cambridge
ACF Fall 2017 Editor
Caroline Mao Mount Holyoke College ACF Fall 2019 Editor
Ben Miller University of Chicago ACF Fall 2019 Editor
Tracy Mirkin University of Florida ACF Fall 2019 Editor
Itamar Naveh-Benjamin Alumnus, University of Missouri ACF Fall 2016 Editor
Benji Nguyen Alumnus, Stanford University ACF Regionals 2017 Editor
Ashwin Ramaswami Stanford University Communications Officer, 2018–2019
ACF Fall 2018 Editor
ACF Fall 2017 Editor
Nitin Rao University of Pennsylvania ACF Fall 2018 Editor
Graham Reid Ph.D Student, University of Maryland ACF Regionals 2019 Editor
Rebecca Rosenthal Swarthmore College ACF Nationals 2019 Assistant TD
Kenji Shimizu Alumnus, University of Michigan ACF Regionals 2018 Editor
Margaret Tebbe University of Pennsylvania ACF Nationals 2019 Host Logistics Contact

Emeritus Members

Emeritus members are former ACF full members who have decided to take a step back from active involvement in ACF.

Name Affiliation Contributions
Evan Adams Alumnus, University of Virginia Law School
Alumnus, Virginia Commonwealth University
ACF Nationals 2017 Editor
ACF Regionals 2014 Head Editor
ACF Fall 2010 Head Editor
ACF Fall 2009 Editor
Bruce Arthur Alumnus, Harvard Law School
Alumnus, University of Chicago
ACF Nationals 2013 Editor
ACF Nationals 2012 Editor
ACF Nationals 2011 Contributor
Zeke Berdichevsky J.D., George Washington University Law School
M.A., Ph.D. Candidate (ABD), English Literature, University of Michigan
Alumnus, University of Maryland
ACF Nationals 2010 Head Editor
ACF Nationals 2004 Head Editor
ACF Regionals 2002 Head Editor
Will Butler Ph.D. Student, Biology, Georgia Tech
Alumnus, University of Virginia
ACF Regionals 2012 Editor
ACF Fall 2010 Editor
Tommy Casalaspi Ph.D Student, Harvard University
University of Virginia
ACF Nationals 2017 Editor
ACF Regionals 2015 Editor
Trevor Davis Graduate Student, University of Alberta
Alumnus, Carnegie Mellon University
ACF Regionals 2015 Editor
ACF Regionals 2012 Head Editor
ACF Winter 2010 Editor
ACF Fall 2008 Editor
Susan Ferrari Ph.D., Cancer Biology, University of Chicago
Alumna, University of Chicago
Communications Officer, 2011–2014
ACF Nationals Editor 2012
ACF Nationals Editor 2011
ACF Nationals Editor 2010
Ted Gioia Alumnus, Harvard University ACF Nationals Editor 2014
ACF Regionals Editor 2011
ACF Regionals Editor 2010
ACF Fall Editor 2008
David Hamilton Fellow, Casualty Actuarial Society
M.B.A., Elon University Love School of Business
Alumnus, University of Maryland
ACF Nationals 2001 Editor
ACF Nationals 2000 Editor
ACF Regionals 1999 Editor
Jeff Hoppes M.A., History, University of California-Berkeley
Alumnus, Princeton University
ACF Regionals 2005 Editor
Matt Jackson Alumnus, Yale University Lead writer, August 2016 ACF rules revision
ACF Nationals 2015 Assistant Tournament Director
ACF Regionals 2015 Head Editor
ACF Regionals 2014 Editor
Dennis Jang Alumnus, Brown University ACF Winter 2010 Editor
ACF Winter 2009 Editor
ACF Fall 2008 Editor
Gaurav Kandlikar Ph.D Student, UCLA
Alumnus, University of Minnesota
ACF Fall 2016 Head Editor
ACF Fall 2015 co-Head Editor
ACF Fall 2014 co-Head Editor
ACF Fall 2011 Editor
Gautam Kandlikar Alumnus, University of Minnesota Treasurer 2015–2017
ACF Fall 2014 co-Head Editor
ACF Fall 2009 Head Editor
ACF Fall 2008 Editor
Matt Keller Alumnus, Vanderbilt University ACF Regionals 2008 Editor
Eddie Kim SoCal Quizbowl ACF Fall 2016 Editor
ACF Fall 2015 Editor
Matt Lafer Alumnus, University of Michigan ACF Nationals 2009 Editor
ACF Nationals 2008 Editor
ACF Regionals 2006 Editor
John Lawrence PhD Candidate, University of Chicago
Alumnus, Yale University
ACF Regionals 2016 Head Editor
ACF Regionals 2013 Editor
ACF Fall 2013 Editor
ACF Regionals 2012 Editor
ACF Fall 2010 Editor
Paul Litvak Ph.D., Behavioral Decision Making, Carnegie Mellon University
Alumnus, University of Michigan
ACF Nationals 2004 Editor
Subash Maddipoti Alumnus, University of Chicago ACF Nationals 2001 Editor
Wesley Matthews Alumnus, Indiana University ACF Nationals 2008 Editor
Trygve Meade Alumnus, Southern Illinois University Law School
Alumnus, University of Illinois
ACF Regionals 2010 Editor
ACF Winter 2009 Editor
Eric Mukherjee M.D./Ph.D, University of Pennsylvania
Alumnus, Brown University
ACF Regionals 2019 Editor
ACF Winter 2010 Editor
ACF Regionals 2009 Editor
Jason Paik MD/Ph.D., Cancer Biology, University of Alabama School of Medicine
Alumnus, Washington University, St. Louis
ACF Nationals 2004 Editor
Chris Ray Ph.D Candidate, The Ohio State University
MA, University of Chicago
Alumnus, University of Maryland
ACF Regionals 2016 Editor
ACF Regionals 2013 Head Editor
ACF Regionals 2010 Editor
Matt Reece Ph.D., Theoretical Physics, Cornell University
Alumnus, University of Chicago
ACF Nationals 2010 Editor
Max Schindler Alumnus, University of Chicago ACF Regionals 2016 Editor
ACF Fall 2014 Editor
Adam Silverman Ph.D Candidate, Northwestern University
Alumnus, Georgia Tech
ACF Regionals 2017 Editor
ACF Regionals 2014 Editor
ACF Fall 2013 Editor
Mike Sorice Ph.D. Candidate, Nuclear, Plasma, and Radiological Engineering, University of Illinois ACF Nationals 2013 Editor
ACF Regionals 2006 Head Editor
ACF Regionals 2005 Editor
Guy Tabachnick Alumnus, Brown University ACF Regionals 2012 Editor
ACF Fall 2010 Editor
Seth Teitler Ph.D., Astrophysics, University of Chicago
Alumnus, University of California-Berkeley
ACF Fall 2009 Advisor
ACF Regionals 2007 Head Editor
ACF Fall 2005 Editor
Nathan Weiser Alumnus, Stanford University ACF Fall 2018 Head Editor
ACF Regionals 2017 Editor
ACF Fall 2015 Editor
Dwight Wynne Ph.D. Candidate, Biomedical Engineering, University of California-Irvine
Alumnus, University of California-Los Angeles
Designer of A-value qualification system
ACF Regionals 2011 Editor
ACF Regionals 2010 Editor
ACF Nationals 2009 Editor
Andrew Yaphe J.D., Stanford University Law School
University of Chicago
Alumnus, University of Virginia
ACF Nationals Head Editor, 2005–07
ACF Regionals Head Editor, 2000, 2005
ACF Fall 2007 Head Editor
ACF Nationals 2001 Editor
Richard Yu Alumnus, Washington University in St. Louis ACF Fall 2017 Editor
ACF Fall 2015 co-Head Editor
ACF Fall 2014 Editor