Governing Board

In the interval between the Council’s annual meetings, the Governing Board exercises full power in managing the Institute and conducting its affairs. In addition, the Governing Board has responsibility for preparing and approving the organization’s annual budget, for overseeing its investments and endowment, and for conducting fundraising initiatives. The Governing Board meets three times per year and consists of seven Officers and 24 to 30 Trustees elected by Council. There are three divisions of Trustees, representing the AIA’s diverse constituency: General Trustees, Academic Trustees, and Society Trustees.

Officers

President – Laetitia La Follette – Term 1 (2020-2023)

First Vice President – Elizabeth S. Greene – Term 1 (2020-2023)

Vice President for Cultural Heritage – Brian Daniels – Term 1 (2020-2022)

Vice President for Outreach and Education – Laura Rich – Term 1 (2020-2022)

Vice President for Research and Academic Affairs – Thomas Tartaron – Term 2 (2021-2023)

Vice President for Societies – Sabrina Higgins – Term 1 (2021-2023)

Treasurer – David Adam – Term 1 (2021-2024)

Secretary – Rebecca W. King (Executive Director) – ex officio

Past President

Jodi Magness – Term 1 (2020-2023)

General Trustees

Deborah Arnold – Term 2 (2020-2023)

Jeanne Bailey – Term 1 (2019-2022)

David Boochever – Term 2 (2019-2022)

Jane Botsford Johnson – Term 1 (2021-2024)

Thomas Carpenter – Term 2 (2021-2024)

Jay Conger – Term 1 (2021-2024)

Lawrence Cripe – Term 1 (2019-2022)

Mathea Falco – Term 1 (2021-2024)

Joshua Gates – Term 2 (2021-2024)

Julie Herzig Desnick – Term 2 (2020-2023)

Mark Hurst – Term 1 (2020-2022)

Elizabeth Macaulay – Term 1 (2021-2024)

Barbara Meyer – Term 2 (2019-2022)

Paula Paster Michtom – Term 1 (2021-2024)

Patrick Suehnholz – Term 1 (2020-2023)

Maria Vecchiotti – Term 2 (2021-2024)

Academic Trustees

Elizabeth M. Greene – Term 2 (2021-2024)

Ömür Harmanşah – Term 1 (2021-2024)

Alexandra Jones – Term 1 (2021-2024)

SeungJung Kim – Term 1 (2021-2024)

John Papadopoulos – Term 1 (2020-2023)

Betsey Robinson – Term 1 (2020-2023)

Kim Shelton – Term 1 (2019-2022)

Monica L. Smith – Term 1 (2021-2024)

Anthony Tuck – Term 1 (2020-2022)

Society Trustees

Joost Blom – Term 1 (2021-2024)

Arthur Cassanos – Term 2 (2019-2022)

Gary Linn – Term 2 (2021-2024)

Thomas Sienkewicz – Term 1 (2019-2022)

Ex Officio Members

Emma Blake – Editor-in-Chief, American Journal of Archaeology

Robert Schon – Editor-in-Chief, American Journal of Archaeology 

Jarrett Lobell – Editor-in-Chief, ARCHAEOLOGY

Kevin Quinlan – Publisher/COO, ARCHAEOLOGY

Trustees Emeriti

Brian Heidtke

Charles La Follette

Honorary Presidents*

Andrew M.T. Moore

Elizabeth Bartman

C. Brian Rose

Jane Waldbaum

Stephen Dyson

James Russell

Martha Joukowsky

James Wiseman

*Living

Click here for a complete list of Former Presidents of the AIA, including those who are deceased.

Legal Counsel

Mitchell S. Eitel – Sullivan & Cromwell, LLP

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