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Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is charged with CAA’s long-term financial stability and strategic direction; it is also the association’s governing body. The board sets policy regarding all aspects of CAA’s activities, including publishing, the Annual Conference, awards and fellowships, advocacy, and committee procedures.

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N. Elizabeth Schlatter
2020-2023 Deputy Director and Curator of Exhibits, University of Richmond Museums

Jim Hopfensperger
Past President
2020-2021 Professor, Frostic School of Art, Western Michigan University

Jennifer Rissler
Vice President for External Relations
2020-2023 VP & Dean of Academic Affairs, San Francisco Art Institute
Julia A. Sienkewicz
Vice President for Committees
2017–2021 Assistant Professor, Art History, Roanoke College
Melissa Potter
Vice President for Annual Conference and Programs
2017-2021 Associate Professor, MFA, Columbia College Chicago

Peter Lukehart
Vice President for Publications
2017-2021 Associate Dean, Center for Advanced Study in Visual Arts, National Gallery of Art

Niku Kashef
Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion
2019-2023 Artist, Educator, Independent Curator, Los Angeles

Colin Blakely
2017-2021 Director and Professor, School of Art, University of Arizona

Jeffrey P. Cunard
2018-2022 Partner, Debevoise & Plimpton, LLP
Lynne D. Allen 2019-2023 Professor, Director, School of Visual Arts, Boston University
Lara Ayad 2020-2022 Assistant Professor, Art History, Skidmore College
Laura Anderson Barbata 2018-2022 Artist, author, performer, teacher
Mora Beauchamp-Byrd 2020-2024 Visiting Assistant Professor of Art and Design, University of Tampa
Audrey G. Bennett 2018-2022 Professor of Design, University of Michigan
John Davis 2020-2024 Interim Director, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Dahlia Elsayed 2018-2022 Associate Professor, CUNY – La Guardia Community College
Scherezade Garcia 2020-2024 Interdisciplinary visual artist, Assistant Professor, Parsons School of Design
Tiffany Holmes 2020-2024 Vice-Provost for Undergraduate Studies, Maryland Institute College of Art
Alice Ming Wai Jim 2018-2022 Professor, Concordia University, Research Chair, Montreal, Canada
Ugochukwu-Smooth C. Nzewi 2019-2023 Steven and Lisa Tananbaum Curator, Dept. of Painting and Sculpture, the Museum of Modern Art, New York
Katy Rogers 2020-2024 Vice President and Secretary, The Dedalus Foundation
Nada Shabout 2020-2024 Professor of Art History, University of North Texas
Ken Wissoker 2020-2024 Duke University Press