Members

Last updated: June 6, 2022

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

Officers

ACF’s officers also serve as ACF’s board of directors.

Officer Position Contact
Michael Kearney President president@acf-quizbowl.com
Mia McGill Communications communications@acf-quizbowl.com
Nick Jensen Editor-in-Chief editing@acf-quizbowl.com
John Nienajadlo Site Coordinator hosting@acf-quizbowl.com
Ryan Rosenberg ACF Nationals Tournament Director td@acf-quizbowl.com
Ganon Evans Treasurer treasurer@acf-quizbowl.com
Caroline Mao Webmaster webmaster@acf-quizbowl.com

Head editors

Head editor Tournament Contact
Arjun Nageswaran and Steven Liu 2022 ACF Fall fall@acf-quizbowl.com
Joseph Krol 2022 ACF Winter winter@acf-quizbowl.com
Nick Jensen 2023 ACF Regionals regionals@acf-quizbowl.com
2023 ACF Nationals nationals@acf-quizbowl.com

Other contacts

Position Contact
ACF Nationals Staffing staffing@acf-quizbowl.com
Eligibility Committee eligibility@acf-quizbowl.com

Full members

Full members can vote in all ACF elections and on all constitutional amendments.

Name Affiliation Contributions
Matt Bollinger
  • Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Alumnus, University of Virginia
  • 2021 ACF Nationals co-Head Editor
  • Editor-in-Chief, 2020-21
  • Communications Officer, 2019-20
  • 2019 ACF Nationals Editor
  • 2017 ACF Nationals Head Editor
  • 2012 ACF Fall Head Editor
  • 2011 ACF Fall Editor
Jordan Brownstein
  • Alumnus, University of Maryland
  • 2021 ACF Regionals Editor
  • 2020 ACF Regionals Editor
  • 2019 ACF Nationals Editor
  • 2018 ACF Nationals Editor
  • 2014 ACF Fall Editor
Billy Busse
  • Alumnus, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • President, 2019-20
  • 2020 ACF Regionals Science Oversight
  • Meeting Chair, 2018-19
  • 2016 ACF Nationals Editor
  • 2015 ACF Nationals Editor
Rob Carson
  • Alumnus, University of Minnesota
  • Nationals Staff Coordinator, 2019-22
  • 2019 ACF Regionals Editor
  • 2018 ACF Nationals Logistics
  • 2016 ACF Nationals co-Head Editor
  • 2015 ACF Nationals Editor
  • 2013 ACF Regionals Editor
  • 2011 ACF Regionals Head Editor
  • 2010 ACF Winter Editor
  • 2008 ACF Fall Editor
Alex Damisch
  • M.S., DePaul University
  • Alumna, Lawrence University
  • President, 2020-21
  • Site Coordinator, 2019-20
  • Treasurer, 2018-19
  • 2019 ACF Nationals Editor
  • 2018 ACF Nationals Logistics
Justin Duffy
  • Harvard Law School
  • Alumnus, Harvard College
  • 2021 ACF Fall Editor and Oversight
  • 2020 ACF Fall Editor
Stephen Eltinge
  • PhD, Yale University
  • Alumnus, MIT
  • 2022 ACF Nationals Editor
  • 2021 ACF Regionals Editor
  • 2018 ACF Regionals Editor
  • Communications Officer, 2014-17
  • 2013 ACF Fall Editor
Ganon Evans
  • Alumnus, University of Iowa
  • Treasurer, 2021-23
  • 2022 ACF Regionals Editor
  • 2021 ACF Nationals Qualifier Tournament Director
  • 2020 ACF Winter Editor
  • 2019 ACF Fall Editor
Andrew Feist
  • A.M. and PhD, Duke University
  • Alumnus, University of Central Missouri
  • Treasurer, 2019-19
  • 2019 ACF Nationals Stats Director
  • 2018 ACF Nationals Stats Director
Andrew Hart
  • J.D., University of Minnesota Law School
  • Alumnus, University of Minnesota
  • Carper Committee Chair, 2019-present
  • 2019 ACF Nationals Editor
  • 2018 ACF Nationals Head Editor
  • 2017 ACF Regionals Head Editor
  • Meeting Chair, 2010-15
  • 2013 ACF Fall Editor
  • 2010 ACF Winter Head Editor
  • 2008 ACF Fall Head Editor
  • 2007 ACF Fall Editor
Nick Jensen
  • PhD Student, University of California, Davis
  • Alumnus, Dartmouth College
  • Editor-in-Chief, 2022-23
  • 2023 ACF Regionals Head Editor
  • 2022 ACF Regionals Editor
  • 2021 ACF Winter Editor
  • 2020 ACF Winter Editor
  • 2020 ACF Regionals Editor
Michael Kearney
  • Alumnus, Yale University
  • President, 2022-23
  • 2022 ACF Nationals Tournament Director
  • 2021 Interim Site Coordinator
  • 2021 ACF Regionals Editor
  • 2020 ACF Fall and Regionals Site Tournament Director
Rahul Keyal
  • Alumnus, University of California, Berkeley
  • 2019 ACF Fall Head Editor
  • 2018 ACF Fall Editor
JinAh Kim
  • Alumna, University of Pennsylvania
  • Treasurer, 2020-21
  • 2020 ACF Regionals Head Editor
  • 2019 ACF Nationals Editor
John Lawrence
  • PhD, University of Chicago
  • Alumnus, Yale University
  • 2022 ACF Nationals Head Editor
  • 2021 ACF Nationals Qualifier Head Editor
  • 2016 ACF Regionals Head Editor
  • 2013 ACF Regionals Editor
  • 2013 ACF Fall Editor
  • 2012 ACF Regionals Editor
  • 2010 ACF Fall Editor
Katherine Lei
  • MIT
  • 2021 ACF Fall Head Editor
  • 2019 ACF Fall Editor
Ophir Lifshitz
  • Alumnus, University of Maryland
  • Webmaster, 2021-22
  • 2020 ACF Regionals Oversight, Logistics, and Advanced Stats
  • 2019 ACF Fall Proofreading and Packetizing
  • 2019 ACF Regionals Logistics and Advanced Stats
  • 2018 ACF Regionals Logistics and Advanced Stats
Evan Lynch
  • PhD Student, University of Southampton
  • Alumnus, University of Cambridge
  • 2020 ACF Regionals Logistics Support
  • 2019 ACF Fall Logistics Support
  • 2017 ACF Fall Editor
Caroline Mao
  • Barnard College
  • Webmaster, 2022-23
  • 2021-22 ACF Nationals Program Designer
  • Communications Officer, 2020-21
  • 2019 ACF Fall Editor
Ben Miller
  • Alumnus, University of Chicago
  • 2020 ACF Fall Head Editor
  • 2019 ACF Fall Editor
Tim Morrison
  • PhD Student, Stanford University
  • 2021 ACF Winter Head Editor
  • 2021 ACF Regionals Editor
Olivia Murton
  • PhD, Harvard University
  • Alumna, MIT
  • 2022 ACF Nationals Proofreader
  • Communications Officer, 2021-22
  • 2021 ACF Nationals Proofreader
  • 2021 ACF Online Moderator Training
  • 2021 ACF Regionals Logistics Support & Proofreader
Nitin Rao
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • 2021 ACF Regionals Editor
  • 2020 ACF Regionals Editor
  • 2018 ACF Fall Editor
Ryan Rosenberg
  • Alumnus, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • 2023 ACF Nationals Tournament Director
  • President, 2021-22
  • Webmaster, 2019-21
  • 2019 ACF Nationals Tournament Director
  • 2018 ACF Nationals Assistant Tournament Director
  • 2017 ACF Fall Editor
  • 2015 ACF Fall Editor
Christopher Sims
  • PhD Student, Northwestern University
  • Alumnus, University of Toronto
  • 2021 ACF Winter Editor
  • 2020 ACF Winter Editor
Bernadette Spencer
  • Minnesota
  • 2022 ACF Nationals Travel Logistics
  • 2021 ACF Nationals Travel Logistics
  • 2019 ACF Nationals Travel Logistics
  • 2018 ACF Nationals Travel Logistics
  • 2017 ACF Nationals Travel Logistics
Margaret Tebbe
  • Alumna, University of Pennsylvania
  • Site Coordinator, 2020-21
  • 2019 ACF Nationals Host Logistics Contact
Cody Voight
  • Alumnus, Virginia Commonwealth University
  • 2021 ACF Nationals Tournament Director
  • Treasurer, 2019-20
  • 2017 ACF Regionals Editor
  • 2016 ACF Nationals Stats Director
  • 2015 ACF Nationals Assistant Tournament Director
  • 2013 ACF Regionals Editor
Andrew Wang
  • Alumnus, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • 2020 ACF Winter Science Oversight
  • 2019 ACF Nationals Editor
  • 2018 ACF Nationals Editor
  • 2015 ACF Fall Editor
Ryan Westbrook
  • J.D., Wayne State University Law School
  • Alumnus, University of Michigan
  • 2021 ACF Nationals co-Head Editor
  • 2018 ACF Nationals Editor
  • 2016 ACF Nationals Editor
  • 2015 ACF Nationals Head Editor
  • 2014 ACF Nationals Editor
  • 2010 ACF Nationals Editor
  • 2008 ACF Nationals Editor
  • 2007 ACF Regionals Editor
Jennie Yang
  • Alumna, Stanford University
  • 2021 ACF Nationals Editor
  • 2019 ACF Regionals Editor
  • 2017 ACF Fall Editor
Alex Hardwick
  • Oxford University
  • 2022 ACF Regionals Editor
  • 2020 ACF Fall Editor
Taylor Harvey
  • Alumnus, University of Florida
  • Editor-in-Chief, 2021-22
  • 2022 ACF Regionals Head Editor
  • 2020 ACF Regionals Editor
Arjun Nageswaran
  • Harvard University
  • 2022 ACF Fall co-Head Editor
  • 2022 ACF Regionals Editor
  • 2020 ACF Fall Editor
Theresa Nyowheoma
  • Alumna, New York University
  • Site Coordinator, 2021-22
  • 2021 ACF Regionals Tournament Director
  • 2020 ACF Fall Tournament Director
Chandler West
  • M.Ed., Vanderbilt University
  • Alumnus, Auburn University
  • 2022 ACF Regionals Editor
  • 2020 ACF Winter Editor
Annabelle Yang
  • MD Candidate, Washington University in St. Louis
  • Alumna, Duke University
  • 2022 ACF Regionals Editor
  • 2021 ACF Regionals Editor
Graham Reid
  • PhD, University of Maryland
  • 2022 ACF Regionals Editor
  • 2019 ACF Regionals Editor

Provisional members

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

Name Affiliation Contributions
Ethan Ashbrook
  • University of Minnesota
  • 2021 ACF Winter Editor
Geoffrey Chen
  • Cornell University
  • 2020 ACF Regionals Editor
Halle Friedman
  • Alumna, University of Chicago
  • 2020 ACF Fall Editor
  • 2019 ACF Fall Editor
William Golden
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • 2020 ACF Winter Head Editor
Karan Gurazada
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • 2021 ACF Fall Editor
Natan Holtzman Stanford University
  • 2021 ACF Regionals Editor
Wonyoung Jang
  • University of Chicago
  • 2020 ACF Regionals Editor
Justin Jasperse
  • Northwestern University
  • 2021 ACF Nationals Host Logistics Contact
Hasna Karim
  • Alumna, Yale University
  • 2021 ACF Regionals Editor
Joseph Krol
  • University of Cambridge
  • 2022 ACF Winter co-Head Editor
  • 2021 ACF Winter Editor
Matthew Lehmann
  • Washington University in St. Louis
  • 2020 ACF Fall Oversight and Editor
Angela Lin
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • 2021 ACF Winter Editor
Steven Liu
  • MIT
  • 2022 ACF Fall co-Head Editor
  • 2021 ACF Winter Editor
Mitch McCullar
  • University of Illinois
  • 2021 ACF Fall Editor
Jack Mehr
  • Alumnus, University of Virginia
  • 2021 ACF Nationals Editor
Tracy Mirkin
  • University of Florida
  • 2019 ACF Fall Editor
Hari Parameswaran
  • Georgia Institute of Technology
  • 2021 ACF Regionals Editor
Bryanna Shao
  • Vanderbilt University
  • 2020 ACF Winter Editor
Ethan Strombeck
  • Stanford University
  • 2021 ACF Fall Editor
Ned Tagtmeier
  • University of Chicago
  • 2021 ACF Fall Editor
Will Alston
  • M.B.A., Columbia University
  • Alumnus, Dartmouth College
  • 2022 ACF Nationals Editor
Zac Bennett
  • University of Oklahoma
  • 2021 ACF Winter Tournament Director
Jordan Davidsen
  • Yale University
  • 2022 ACF Nationals Assistant Tournament Director
Jacob Egol
  • Duke University
  • 2021 ACF Fall Logistics
Mia McGill
  • Coach, Irondale High School
  • Communications Officer, 2022-23
  • 2022 ACF Nationals Logistics Coordinator
John Nienajadlo
  • University of Florida
  • Site Coordinator, 2022-23
  • 2022 ACF Regionals Tournament Director
  • 2021 ACF Winter Tournament Director
Grant Peet
  • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
  • 2022 ACF Regionals Editor
Jonathen Settle
  • Alumnus, University of Florida
  • 2022 ACF Regionals Editor
Harry White
  • Alumnus, Virginia Tech
  • 2022 ACF Regionals Nationals Live Stats

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
Will Nediger
  • PhD, University of Michigan
  • Alumnus, University of Western Ontario
  • 2019 ACF Regionals Head Editor
  • 2014 ACF Regionals Editor
  • 2009 ACF Fall Editor
Jonathan Pinyan Alumnus, Washington University in St. Louis
  • 2019 ACF Nationals Stats Director
  • 2015 ACF Nationals Stats Director
  • 2014 ACF Nationals Stats Director
Bruce Lou
  • Alumnus, University of California, Berkeley
  • 2019 ACF Regionals Editor
  • 2017 ACF Fall Editor
  • 2016 ACF Fall Editor
Sam Luongo
  • Alum, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Education
  • Alum, University of Virginia
  • Webmaster, 2018-19
  • Meeting Chair, 2017-18
  • 2018 ACF Nationals Tournament Director
  • 2015 ACF Regionals Editor and Logistics Coordinator
  • 2011 ACF Fall Editor
Will Holub-Moorman
  • Alumnus, Harvard University
  • 2019 ACF Regionals Editor
  • 2018 ACF Regionals Editor
Evan Adams
  • Alumnus, University of Virginia Law School
  • Alumnus, Virginia Commonwealth University
  • 2017 ACF Nationals Editor
  • 2014 ACF Regionals Head Editor
  • 2010 ACF Fall Head Editor
  • 2009 ACF Fall Editor
Bruce Arthur
  • Alumnus, Harvard Law School
  • Alumnus, University of Chicago
  • 2013 ACF Nationals Editor
  • 2012 ACF Nationals Editor
  • 2011 ACF Nationals Contributor
Zeke Berdichevsky
  • J.D., George Washington University Law School
  • M.A., PhD Candidate (ABD), English Literature, University of Michigan
  • Alumnus, University of Maryland
  • 2010 ACF Nationals Head Editor
  • 2004 ACF Nationals Head Editor
  • 2002 ACF Regionals Head Editor
Will Butler
  • PhD Student, Biology, Georgia Tech
  • Alumnus, University of Virginia
  • 2012 ACF Regionals Editor
  • 2010 ACF Fall Editor
Tommy Casalaspi
  • PhD Student, Harvard University
  • University of Virginia
  • 2017 ACF Nationals Editor
  • 2015 ACF Regionals Editor
Trevor Davis
  • Graduate Student, University of Alberta
  • Alumnus, Carnegie Mellon University
  • 2015 ACF Regionals Editor
  • 2012 ACF Regionals Head Editor
  • 2010 ACF Winter Editor
  • 2008 ACF Fall Editor
Susan Ferrari
  • PhD, Cancer Biology, University of Chicago
  • Alumna, University of Chicago
  • Communications Officer, 2011-14
  • 2012 ACF Nationals Editor
  • 2011 ACF Nationals Editor
  • 2010 ACF Nationals Editor
Carsten Gehring
  • Alumnus, Carleton College
  • 2018 ACF Nationals Proofreader
  • 2017 ACF Regionals Proofreader
  • 2014 ACF Regionals Editor
  • 2011 ACF Fall Head Editor
  • 2010 ACF Fall Editor
Ted Gioia
  • Alumnus, Harvard University
  • 2014 ACF Nationals Editor
  • 2011 ACF Regionals Editor
  • 2010 ACF Regionals Editor
  • 2008 ACF Fall Editor
David Hamilton
  • Fellow, Casualty Actuarial Society
  • M.B.A, Elon University Love School of Business
  • Alumnus, University of Maryland
  • 2001 ACF Nationals Editor
  • 2000 ACF Nationals Editor
  • 1999 ACF Regionals Editor
  • Co-founder
Jeff Hoppes
  • M.A., History, University of California, Berkeley
  • Alumnus, Princeton University
  • 2005 ACF Regionals Editor
Matt Jackson
  • Alumnus, Yale University
  • Lead writer, August 2016 ACF rules revision
  • 2015 ACF Nationals Assistant Tournament Director
  • 2015 ACF Regionals Head Editor
  • 2014 ACF Regionals Editor
Dennis Jang
  • Alumnus, Brown University
  • 2010 ACF Winter Editor
  • 2009 ACF Winter Editor
  • 2007 ACF Fall Editor
Gaurav Kandlikar
  • PhD Student, UCLA
  • Alumnus, University of Minnesota
  • 2016 ACF Fall Head Editor
  • 2015 ACF Fall co-Head Editor
  • 2014 ACF Fall co-Head Editor
  • 2011 ACF Fall Editor
Gautam Kandlikar
  • Alumnus, University of Minnesota
  • Treasurer, 2015-17
  • 2014 ACF Fall co-Head Editor
  • 2009 ACF Fall Head Editor
  • 2008 ACF Fall Editor
Matt Keller
  • Alumnus, Vanderbilt University
  • 2008 ACF Regionals Editor
  • 2006 ACF Fall Editor
Eddie Kim
  • SoCal Quizbowl
  • 2016 ACF Fall Editor
  • 2015 ACF Fall Editor
Matt Lafer
  • Alumnus, University of Michigan
  • 2009 ACF Nationals Editor
  • 2008 ACF Nationals Editor
  • 2006 ACF Regionals Editor
Paul Litvak
  • PhD, Behavioral Decision Making, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Alumnus, University of Michigan
  • 2004 ACF Nationals Editor
Stephen Liu
  • J.D., Stanford Law School
  • Alumnus, Harvard University
  • 2022 ACF Nationals Editor
  • 2018 ACF Nationals Editor
  • 2017 ACF Regionals Editor
  • 2015 ACF Regionals Editor
  • 2013 ACF Fall Head Editor
  • 2012 ACF Fall Editor
Subash Maddipoti
  • Alumnus, University of Chicago
  • 2004 ACF Fall Head Editor
  • 2001 ACF Nationals Editor
Jonathan Magin
  • Alumnus, University of Maryland
  • 2021 ACF Online Moderator Training
  • Meeting Chair, 2018
  • 2017 ACF Fall Head Editor
  • 2013 ACF Nationals Head Editor
  • 2012 ACF Nationals Head Editor
  • 2011 ACF Nationals Editor
  • 2009 ACF Nationals Editor
  • 2009 ACF Regionals Head Editor
  • 2007 ACF Fall Editor
Wesley Matthews
  • Alumnus, Indiana University
  • 2008 ACF Nationals Editor
Trygve Meade
  • Alumnus, Southern Illinois University Law School
  • Alumnus, University of Illinois
  • 2010 ACF Regionals Editor
  • 2009 ACF Winter Editor
Jason Paik
  • MD/PhD, Cancer Biology, University of Alabama School of Medicine
  • Alumnus, Washington University in St. Louis
  • 2004 ACF Nationals Editor
Chris Ray
  • PhD Candidate, The Ohio State University
  • MA, University of Chicago
  • Alumnus, University of Maryland
  • 2016 ACF Regionals Editor
  • 2013 ACF Regionals Head Editor
  • 2010 ACF Regionals Editor
Matt Reece
  • PhD, Theoretical Physics, Cornell University
  • Alumnus, University of Chicago
  • 2010 ACF Nationals Editor
Max Schindler
  • Alumnus, University of Chicago
  • 2016 ACF Regionals Editor
  • 2014 ACF Fall Editor
Adam Silverman
  • PhD, Northwestern University
  • Alumnus, Georgia Tech
  • 2022 ACF Nationals Editor
  • 2017 ACF Regionals Editor
  • 2014 ACF Regionals Editor
  • 2013 ACF Fall Editor
Mike Sorice
  • PhD Candidate, Nuclear, Plasma, and Radiological Engineering, University of Illinois
  • 2013 ACF Nationals Editor
  • 2006 ACF Regionals Head Editor
  • 2005 ACF Regionals Editor
Guy Tabachnick
  • Alumnus, Brown University
  • 2012 ACF Regionals Editor
  • 2010 ACF Fall Editor
Seth Teitler
  • PhD, Astrophysics, University of Chicago
  • Alumnus, University of California, Berkeley
  • 2009 ACF Fall Advisor
  • 2007 ACF Regionals Head Editor
  • 2005 ACF Fall Editor
Jerry Vinokurov
  • Alumnus, University of California, Berkeley
  • PhD, Brown University
  • 2015–2017 ACF Nationals Tournament Director
  • Treasurer, 2010-15
  • 2014 ACF Nationals Head Editor
  • 2012 ACF Nationals Editor
  • 2011 ACF Nationals Head Editor / Tournament Director
  • 2010 ACF Regionals Head Editor
  • 2009 ACF Winter Head Editor
  • 2007 ACF Regionals Editor
Nathan Weiser
  • Alumnus, Stanford University
  • 2018 ACF Fall Head Editor
  • 2017 ACF Regionals Editor
  • 2015 ACF Fall Editor
Dwight Wynne
  • PhD Candidate, Biomedical Engineering, University of California-Irvine
  • Alumnus, University of California-Los Angeles
  • Designer of A-value qualification system
  • 2011 ACF Regionals Editor
  • 2010 ACF Regionals Editor
  • 2009 ACF Nationals Editor
Andrew Yaphe
  • J.D., Stanford University Law School
  • University of Chicago
  • Alumnus, University of Virginia
  • 2007 ACF Fall Head Editor
  • 2007 ACF Nationals Head Editor
  • 2006 ACF Nationals Head Editor
  • 2005 ACF Nationals Head Editor
  • 2005 ACF Regionals Head Editor
  • 2001 ACF Nationals Editor
  • 2000 ACF Regionals Head Editor
Richard Yu
  • Alumnus, Washington University in St. Louis
  • 2017 ACF Fall Editor
  • 2015 ACF Fall co-Head Editor
  • 2014 ACF Fall Editor