2016 Faculty

Ann Turner PhD, FASAE, CAE

Executive Director
AALAS and the AALAS Foundation

With over 40 years of experience in association management, health care administration, and education, Dr. Ann Turner has served her communities in various manners. She is currently the executive director of the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS) in Memphis, Tn. Dr. Turner earned a bachelor’s degree in Home Economics from the University of Tennessee, a Masters of Education in Child Development and Family Relations from Pennsylvania State University, and a Doctor of Philosophy in Community Systems Planning and Development also from Penn State.  Dr. Turner has been a Certified Association Executive (CAE) since 1989 and was awarded Fellow status in the American Society of Association Executives in 2006. She served on the Board of Directors for ASAE and the ASAE Foundation 2011 - 2013. Ann is a member of the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center IACUC.