Board & Staff

Members of the Board of Directors serve as representatives of the membership, assuring that the organization runs in accordance with the agreed upon mission, policies and laws of the membership. 

Executive Committee 

President Nancy Uscher

Dean, College of Fine Arts
University of Nevada Las Vegas

Secretary James Frazier

Dean, College of Fine Arts
Florida State University

Treasurer Laura Franklin  (re-elected: 2022 – 2025)

Dean, College of Humanities, Fine Arts and Communications
Lewis University

Immediate Past President Jean Miller

Dean, Wonsook Kim College of Fine Arts
Illinois State University


Board of Directors (2019-2022, extended to 2023)

Board Member John W. Scheib

(completing a term vacated by a retiring board member)
Dean, College of Arts
University of Utah

Board Member Royce Smith

Dean, College of Arts & Architecture
Montana State University

Board of Directors (2021-2024)

Board Member Sarah Bay-Cheng

Dean, School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design
York University

Board Member Eileen Strempel

Inaugural Dean, Herb Alpert School of Music

Board of Directors (2022-2025)

Board Member Sabrina Madison-Cannon

Phyllis and Andrew Berwick Dean, School of Music and Dance
University of Oregon

Executive Director Alison Pruitt