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Executive Committee

Between meetings of the Board of Directors, the Executive Committee advises the board, undertakes the management of CAA business, and exercises such powers as may be delegated to it by the board. (See Article VIII, Section 3 of the CAA By-laws.)


Jim Hopfensperger, CAA President, Chair
Western Michigan University

Andrew Schulz, Vice President for External Relations
Penn State

Julia A. Sienkewicz, Vice President for Committees
Roanoke College

N. Elizabeth Schlatter, Vice President for Annual Conference and Programs
University of Richmond Museums

Rachel Weiss, Vice President for Publications
School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Roberto Tejada, Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion
University of Houston

Melissa Hilliard Potter, Secretary
Columbia College Chicago

Peter Lukehart, Interim Treasurer
Center for Advanced Study in Visual Arts, National Gallery of Art

Jeffrey P. Cunard, Partner, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, Counsel

Hunter O’Hanian, Executive Director and CEO, Ex-officio

Staff: Teresa Lopez, CAA CFO


Please direct all queries regarding the Executive Committee to Vanessa Jalet, CAA executive liaison.