AIA News

January 6, 2022

2022 Council Election Results

Governing Board

The following individuals were elected to the Governing Board:

Vice President for Cultural Heritage

Brian I. Daniels, Term 2 (2022-2024)

Vice President for Outreach and Education

Laura Rich, Term 2 (2022-2024)

Academic Trustees

Kim Shelton, Term 2 (2022-2025)

Margaret Laird, Term 1 (2022-2025)

General Trustees

Jeanne Bailey, Term 2 (2022-2025)

Lawrence Cripe, Term 2 (2022-2025)

Mark Hurst, Term 2 (2022-2025)

Elizabeth Macauley, Term 1 (2021-2024)*confirmation of prior appointment 

Jay Conger, Term 1 (2021-2024)*confirmation of prior appointment 

Michael Wiseman, Term 1 (2022-2025)

Barbara Sweet, Term 1 (2022-2025)

Elie Abemayor, Term 1 (2022-2025)

Society Trustees

Thomas Sienkewicz, Term 2 (2022-2025)

Ann Olga Koloski-Ostrow, Term 1 (2022-2025)

Thank you to Blair Fowlkes Childs for running for election to the Governing Board as an Academic Trustee and Sarah Bond for running for election to the Governing Board as a Society Trustee.

The AIA expresses its gratitude and appreciation to the following individuals who completed their service on the Governing Board this year.

Anthony Tuck, Academic Trustee (2020-2022)

David Boochever, General Trustee (2016-2022)

Barbara Meyer, General Trustee (2016-2022)

Arthur Cassanos, Society Trustee (2016-2022)

Nominating Committee

The following individuals were elected to the Nominating Committee:


John Papadopoulos, Term 2 (2022-2023)


Eric Cline, Term 2 (2022-2023)

Julie Herzig Desnick, Term 2 (2022-2023)

Charles Steinmetz, Term 1 (2022-2023)

John Yarmick, Term 1 (2022-2023)

SeungJung Kim, Term 1 (2022-2023)

Thank you to Jay Conger, Lawrence Cripe, and Elizabeth M. Greene for running for election to the Nominating Committee as Members.

The AIA wishes to extend its sincere thanks to the 2021-2022 Nominating Committee, chaired by John Papadopoulos, for its hard work in assembling an excellence slate of nominees. The 2021-2022 Nominating Committee also included Deborah Arnold, Thomas Carpenter, Eric Cline, Julie Herzig Desnick, and J. Theodore Peña.

Corresponding Members

The following individuals were elected as Corresponding Members of the Institute:

Rémy Boucharlat
Senior Researcher Emeritus, Maison de l’Orient et de la Méditerranée, Lyons

Dimitris Damaskos
Professor and President of Department, University of Patras

Dragomir Garbov
Associate Researcher, Centre for Underwater Archaeology, Sozopol, Bulgaria

Despina Ignatiadou
Head Curator, Sculpture Department, National Archaeological Museum, Athens, Greece

Vasiliki Kassianidou
Professor of Archaeology, University of Cyprus

Noor Agha Noori
Former Director of both the Archaeological Institute of Afghanistan and the Archaeology Committee of Afghanistan

Massimo Osanna
Professor of Classical Archaeology, University of Naples and General Director of Museums, Italian Ministry of Culture

Mohammad Fahim Rahimi
Director of the National Museum of Afghanistan

Elisavet Bettina Tsigarida
Director of the Museum and Eforate of Antiquities of Pella, Greek Archaeological Service

The AIA wishes to extend its sincerest thanks to the 2021-2022 Corresponding Members Committee, chaired by Thomas Carpenter, for their hard work in assembling this year’s slate of nominees. The 2021-2022 Corresponding Members Committee also included Sebastian Heath, Charles Jones, Lauren Petersen, Paul Scotton, and Jo Anne Van Tilburg.

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