Lemma W. Senbet  

Professional Offices and Committees

 

  • Elected Member, The Board of Directors, American Finance Association, 1991-94; 1996-99.

  • President, Western Finance Association, 1989-90.

  • President-Elect, (Program Chairman for the 1989 Annual Meetings in Seattle), Western Finance Association, 1988-89.

  • Executive Committee, Consortium of Financial Economics and Accounting, 1994-

  • Member, External Advisory Group, The World Bank Project “Making Finance Work for Africa” (2006).

  • Member,  Steering Committee, Financial Economists Roundtable, 2004.

  • Chair, Nominating Committee, Western Finance Association, 1990-1991.

  • Vice-President, Western Finance Association, 1987-88.

  • Member, the American Finance Association Nominating Committee, 1981, 1990.

  • Member, Western Finance Association Executive Committee, 1987-1991; Chair (1989-90).

  • Chair, Western Finance Association Policy Advisory Committee, 1989-90.

  • Coordinator (and Chair), the 1990 FMA Doctoral Panel, Orlando, Florida.

  • Program Review Committee (evaluation of papers and organization of sessions). American Finance Association meetings: 1987-90; 1992-93; 195-1998; 2000-2002; 2004-10

  • A program Committee member, the Financial Management Association meetings: 1980, 1984-89; 1996- 97; 1999 -00 (Track Chair), 2005-06.

  • A Program Committee member, Western Finance Association meetings:1988-2010.

  • A program Committee member, European Financial Management Association, 2006-7.

  • Member, Review Panel, International Conference on Finance, Taipei, Taiwan, 2006.

  • Member, Review Panel, McGill Conference on Global Finance, 2006-7.

  • A member of the Review Panel, Conferences on Pacific-Basin Finance, 1988-96.

  • A member of the Review Panel, Asia Pacific Finance Association, 1997.

  • A member of the Review Panel, Indiana Symposium, 1987.

  • A member of the Review Panel, UC-Riverside Symposia on "Recent Advances in International Banking and Finance," 1985-.1991.

  • Chair, Search Committee for Editor, Journal of African Finance and Economic Development, 1995.

  • Chair, Elections Committee, African Finance and Econ Association, 1995.

  • Served on the nominating group for the Hunger Project Global Office in New York; Laurete for the Africa Prize, 1994-96.

  • Financial Economics and Accounting conference; annual function featured by a consortium of eight universities – Maryland, Michigan, NYU, Texas, UNC, etc.  Program Director, 1995, 2002, 2010.

  • Track Chair (in charge of award selection in all nine categories of awards),   FMA Meetings, October 2008   

  • Financial Economists Roundtable,  Elected to Steering Committee, 2004- 2009; Elected to Executive Committee, 2006-2009.

  • Selection Committee for the 2009 FMA Fellow(s) [Chair]