Governing Board

In the interval between the Council’s annual meeting, 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 – Elizabeth S. Greene – Term 1 (2023-2026)

First Vice President – Brian I. Daniels – Term 1 (2023-2026)

Vice President for Cultural Heritage – Ömür Harmanşah – Term 1 (2023-2025)

Vice President for Outreach and Education – Jen Thum – Term 1 (2024-2026)

Vice President for Research and Academic Affairs – Kim Shelton – Term 1 (2023-2025)

Vice President for Societies – Sabrina Higgins – Term 2 (2023-2025)

Treasurer – James Jansson – Term 1 (2024-2027)

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

Past President

Laetitia La Follette – Term 1 (2023-2026)

General Trustees

Elie Abemayor – Term 1 (2022-2025)

David Ackert – Term 1 (2024-2027)

Jeanne Bailey – Term 2 (2022-2025)

Jane Botsford Johnson – Term 2 (2024-2027)

Jay Conger – Term 2 (2024-2027)

Lawrence Cripe – Term 2 (2022-2025)

Julie Herzig Desnick – Term 1 (2024-2027)

Mark Hurst – Term 2 (2022-2025)

Michele Kidwell Gilbert – Term 1 (2024-2027)

Andrea Kmetz-Sheehy – Term 1 (2023-2026)

Kathleen Pavelko – Term 1 (2023-2026)

Patrick Suehnholz – Term 2 (2023-2026)

Barbara Sweet – Term 1 (2022-2025)

Jo Anne Van Tilburg – Term 1 (2024-2027)

Michael Wiseman – Term 1 (2022-2025)

John Yarmick – Term 1 (2022-2025)

Academic Trustees

Andrea De Giorgi – Term 1 (2023-2025)

SeungJung Kim – Term 1 (2021-2024)

Margaret Laird – Term 1 (2022-2025)

Joanne Murphy – Term 1 (2024-2027)

John Papadopoulos – Term 2 (2023-2026)

Betsey Robinson – Term 2 (2023-2026)

Daniel Schowalter – Term 1 (2023-2024)

Monica L. Smith – Term 2 (2024-2027)

Society Trustees

Joost Blom –Term 2 (2024-2027)

Andrew L. Goldman – Term 1 (2024-2027)

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

Thomas Sienkewicz – Term 2 (2022-2025)

Ex Officio Members

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

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

Jarrett A. Lobell – Editor-in-Chief, ARCHAEOLOGY

Kevin Quinlan – Publisher, ARCHAEOLOGY

Trustees Emeriti

Brian Heidtke

Charles La Follette

Honorary Presidents*

Jodi Magness

Andrew M.T. Moore

Elizabeth Bartman

C. Brian Rose

Jane Waldbaum

Stephen Dyson

James Russell

James Wiseman

*Honorary Presidents of the AIA are former Presidents who are still 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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