Who We Are
The New York Chapter of the American Association for Public Opinion Research (NYAAPOR) is a thriving intellectual community of people engaged in methods, applications, and findings from public opinion research. Comprised of people involved in both academic and commercial research, NYAAPOR offers members and the research community at large an opportunity to discuss and debate methodological, ethical, and substantive issues related to a broad range of research topics.
A group of long-standing AAPOR members involved in commercial and academic research in the New York area founded the New York Chapter in 1979. Their motive was simply to meet more frequently for intellectual and professional discourse than was feasible through a national organization. They wanted what AAPOR offered, but more of it, more frequently.
From a circle of less than a dozen people, NYAAPOR has grown to an organization of about 250 members from all realms of public opinion and marketing research. Members come from large commercial research suppliers, advertising and PR agency research units, network polling units, small entrepreneurial firms, various government agencies, and academe. This diverse membership base is encouraged by an Executive Council whose elected leadership includes both commercial and non-commercial representatives.
Founding Partner at
Senior UX Researcher at Google
Senior UX Researcher at IBM
Senior Manager of Product Strategy & Portfolio Management at American Express
Survey Analysis Specialist at Canon USA
2021-2022 Executive Council
Associate Program Chair
Senior Analytics Manager - Elections Unit at NBC News
Lea Williams Rose
Senior Program Evaluator at the NYC Fire Department
Associate Communications Chair
Senior Manager, Research & Insights at Fuel Cycle
Market Research Consultant at Medpanel, Inc.
Associate Membership Chair
VP Brand Strategy & Communications
Councilor At Large
Director of Data Operations and Communications at the Roper Center for Public Opinion Research
Associate Councilor At Large
Managing Partner at Emery Consultants
Immediate Past President
Media and Marketing Researcher at
JAM Research, LLC
Data Quality Consultant at Samsung Electronics America