NCM Leadership

Elected members govern the Society for the Neural Control of Movement. These members comprise the Board of Directors who in turn elect Officers that comprise the Executive Committee. The Society’s Bylaws govern how the Board manages the Society. Officers and Board members are elected for three-year terms and may be re-elected to one additional contiguous term. The current Board comprises the following Officers and Directors.

NCM Officers

NCM’s Officers consist of a President and Conference Chair, a Vice-President and Program Chair, a Secretary/Treasurer, and an Academic Development Chair. Our current Officers are as follows.

Lee Miller, PhD

President & Conference Chair

Lee Miller is the Distinguished Professor of Neuroscience in the Departments of Physiology, Physical Medicine and Rehab, and Biomedical Engineering at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Evanston, Illinois. He currently serves as the President of the Society for the Neural Control of Movement and is the Chair for current and upcoming meetings.

Kathleen Cullen

Vice-President & Program Chair

Kathleen Cullen is a Professor of Biomedical Engineering, with appointments in Otolaryngology and Neuroscience at Johns Hopkins University, in Baltimore Maryland. She currently serves as the Vice President of the Society for the Neural Control of Movement and is the Program Chair for current and upcoming meetings.

Rachael Seidler


Rachael Seidler is a Professor of Applied Physiology & Kinesiology at the University of Florida.  Rachael  currently serves as the Treasurer/Secretary for the Society for the Neural Control of Movement and handles NCM membership matters.


Brian Corneil, PhD

Development Officer

Brian Corneil is a Professor in the Departments of Physiology & Pharmacology and Psychology at The University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario, and a scientist at the Robarts Research Institute in London, Ontario. He currently serves as the Development Officer for the Society for the Neural Control of Movement, taking the lead on sponsorship, sponsor support, advertising opportunities and scholarship applications.

NCM Directors

NCM Directors participate in ongoing Society affairs such as reviewing submitted content, serving as session monitors and promoting the Society and its meetings. Below is a list of our current Directors.

Term: 2019 – 2022

Megan Carey
Champalimaud Center of the Unknown, Portugal

Claire Honeycutt
Arizona State University, USA

Pieter Medendorp
Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour, Netherlands

Kazuhiko Seki
National Center of Neurology & Psychology, Japan

Heather McGregor – Trainee Board Member (2020 – 2022)
University of Florida, USA

Term: 2020 – 2023

Juan Alvaro Gallego
Imperial College London, GBR

Andrea d’Avella
Universita degli Studi di Messina, ITA

Joseph Galea
University of Birmingham, GBR

Gelsy Torres
University of Pittsburgh, USA




Term: 2021 – 2024

Neeraj Gandhi
University of Pittsburgh, USA

Adrian Haith
Johns Hopkins University, USA

Wilsaan Joiner
University of California, Davis, USA

Jennifer Semrau
University of Delaware, USA