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Workshop on the Future of Federal Household Surveys. Previously, she was a survey researcher at Mathematica Policy Research (MPR), where she conducted methodological research and oversaw data collections for the National Science Foundation, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and other clients. Prior to joining MPR, she was a survey director in the Ohio State University Center for Survey Research. She has a Ph.D. in communication, with an interdisciplinary specialization in survey research, from Ohio State University.

JOSEPH SALVO is director of the Population Division at the New York City Department of City Planning. His background includes a year at the U.S. Census Bureau. He has broad expertise in the application of small-area data for policies and programs, and uses of census data to address the concerns of local government. A past president of the Association of Public Data Users, he has served on various advisory committees to the Census Bureau. He has experience with the Census Bureau’s Master Address File and TIGER geographic database, and he has been involved in the evaluation of the American Community Survey since its inception. At the National Research Council, he served on the Panel on the Functionality and Usability of Data from the American Community Survey and the Panel on Research on Future Census Methods, and he chaired the Local Update of Census Addresses working group. He has an M.A. and a Ph.D. in sociology from Fordham University, is a fellow of the American Statistical Association, and is a recipient of the Sloan Public Service Award from the Fund for the City of New York.

RICHARD VALLIANT is a research professor at the Joint Program for Survey Methodology at the University of Maryland, and Survey Research Center, University of Michigan. He was formerly an associate director at Westat and a mathematical statistician with the Bureau of Labor Statistics. His 30 years of applied experience includes survey sampling, estimation theory, and statistical computing for establishment and household surveys. At the National Research Council, he served on the Panel to Review Research and Development Statistics at the National Science Foundation. He is a fellow of the American Statistical Association, a former member of the Census Advisory Council, and an elected member of the International Statistical Institute. He has served as associate editor of the Journal of the American Statistical Association—Theory and Methods, the Journal of the American Statistical Association—Applications and Case Studies, the Journal of Official Statistics, and Survey Methodology. He has an M.S. in statistics from Cornell University and a Ph.D. in biostatistics from Johns Hopkins University.

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