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Board of Directors

2019 Board of Directors

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Thirteen Academy members are elected to serve on the board of directors for terms of three years. The Board is comprised of the President, two Vice-Presidents for Architecture, three Vice-Presidents for Art, three Vice-Presidents for Literature, two Vice-Presidents for Music, the Secretary, and the Treasurer. The board appoints members to serve on committees and hires the Executive Director. Current board members are listed below. 

Billie Tsien, 2018-2021
President
Annabelle Selldorf, 2020-2023
Vice President for Architecture

Ann Hamilton, 2019-2022

Vice Presidents for Art

Martin Puryear, 2018-2021

Vice Presidents for Art

Mary Gordon, 2018-2021

Vice Presidents for Literature

Paul Muldoon, 2019-2022

Vice Presidents for Literature

Jane Smiley, 2019-2022

Vice Presidents for Literature

Tania León, 2018-2021

Vice Presidents for Music

Augusta Read Thomas, 2020-2023

Vice Presidents for Music

Lorrie Moore, 2018-2021

Secretary

Louis Begley, 2018-2021

Treasurer

Cody Upton

Executive Director

Kwame Anthony Appiah, 2022 – 2025

President

​​Annabelle Selldorf, 2020 – 2024

Vice-President for Architecture

Billie Tsien, 2022 – 2025

Vice-President for Architecture

Mel Chin, 2022 – 2025

Vice-President for Art

Joan Jonas, 2022 – 2025

Vice-President for Art

Amy Sillman, 2022 – 2023

Vice-President for Art

​​Hilton Als, 2022 – 2025

Vice-President for Literature

Paul Muldoon, 2019 – 2023

Vice-President for Literature

Jane Smiley, 2019 – 2023

Vice-President for Literature

Alvin Singleton, 2022 – 2025

Vice-President for Music

Augusta Read Thomas, 2020 – 2024

Vice-President for Music

Ann Hamilton, 2022 – 2025

Secretary

Edward Hirsch, 2022 – 2023

Treasurer

Cody Upton

Executive Director

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