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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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OFFICERS
Jennifer Rissler
President
2022-2024 VP & Dean of Academic Affairs, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
Scherezade Garcia-Vazquez
Vice President for External Relations 
2020-2024 Interdisciplinary Visual Artist & Assistant Professor, University of Texas-Austin, Austin, Texas
Lynne D. Allen
Vice President for Committees
2020-2023 Professor, School of Visual Arts, Boston University, Boston, MA
Laura Anderson Barbata
Vice President for Annual Conference and Programs
2018-2022 Transdisciplinary Artist, Author, Performer, Teacher, New York, NY & Mexico 

Mora J. Beauchamp-Byrd
Vice President for Publications
2020-2024 Visiting Assistant Professor of Art and Design, University of Tampa, Tampa, FL

Kelly Walters
Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion
2021-2025 Assistant Professor, Communication Design, Parsons School of Design, The New School, New York, NY
Niku Kashef
Secretary
2019-2023 Artist, Educator, Independent Curator, Los Angeles, CA

Georgia Harrell
Treasurer
2021-2025 Managing Director, Kehinde Wiley Studios, New York, NY
Gregory V. Gooding
Counsel
2021-2025 Debevoise & Plimpton, LLP, New York, NY
Meme Omogbai
Executive Director and CEO
CAA, New York, NY
BOARD MEMBERS
Roland Betancourt 2021-2025 Professor, Art History, University of California, Irvine, CA
Lara M. Evans, Ph.D. 2021-2025 Interim Director, Research Center for Contemporary Native Arts, Institute of American Indian Arts, Santa Fe, NM
Gregory Gilbert 2022-2026 Director of Art History & Art Museum Studies Programs, Knox College, Galesburg, Illinois
Tiffany Holmes 2020-2024 Vice-Provost for Undergraduate Studies, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
Nazar Kozak 2022-2026 Senior Researcher, Department of Art Studies, Ethnography Institute, National Academy of Sciences & Associate Professor of Art History, Ivan Franko University of Lviv, Ukraine
Karen Leader 2022-2026 Associate Professor, Art History & Faculty Associate, Center for Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL
Victoria McCraven 2022-2024 Programs Manager, NXTHVN, New Haven, CT
Ugochukwu-Smooth C. Nzewi 2019-2023 Steven and Lisa Tananbaum Curator, Dept. of Painting and Sculpture, the Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Kelvin Parnell, Jr. 2021-2023 Ph.D. Candidate, Art & Architectural History, McIntire Dept. of Art, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
Wanda Raimundi-Ortiz 2021-2025 Associate Professor, Studio Art, School of Visual Arts & Design, University of Central Florida, FL
Katy Rogers 2020-2024 Vice President & Secretary, The Dedalus Foundation, New York, NY
Adity Saxena 2022-2026 Dean, Woxsen School of Arts & Design, Hyderabad, India
Nada Shabout 2020-2024 Professor of Art History, University of North Texas, Denton, TX
Ken Wissoker 2020-2024 Duke University Press, Durham, NC