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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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Jim Hopfensperger
2015-2020(1) Professor, Frostic School of Art, Western Michigan University

Alice Ming Wai Jim
Vice President for External Relations
2018-2022 Professor, Concordia University Research Chair, Montreal
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

Audrey G. Bennett
Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion
2018-2022 Professor, University of Michigan

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

David Raizman
Treasurer, Interim Executive Director
2018-2022 Distinguished University Professor Emeritus, Drexel University
Jeffrey P. Cunard
2018-2022 Partner, Debevoise & Plimpton, LLP
Lynne D. Allen 2019-2023 Professor, Director, School of Visual Arts, Boston University
Laura Anderson Barbata 2018-2022 Artist, author, performer, teacher
Dahlia Elsayed 2018-2022 Associate Professor, CUNY – La Guardia Community College
Carma Gorman 2016-2020 Associate professor, School of Design and Creative Technologies, The University of Texas at Austin
Niku Kashef 2019–2023 Artist, Educator, Independent Curator, Los Angeles
Ugochukwu-Smooth C. Nzewi 2019-2023 Smooth-Ugochukwu C. Nzewi, Steven and Lisa Tananbaum Curator in the Dept. of Painting and Sculpture, the Museum of Modern Art, New York
Jennifer Rissler 2019-2023 VP & Dean of Academic Affairs, San Francisco Art Institute
N. Elizabeth Schlatter
2016–2020 Deputy Director and Curator of Exhibits, University of Richmond Museums
Andrew Schulz
2016–2020 Vice President for the Arts, University of Arizona
Anuradha Vikram
2016–2020 Senior Lecturer, Graduate Public Practices, Otis College of Art & Design