Appointments and Committees
Executive CommitteeThe Executive Committee shall consist of the officers of the association and three members from the current board, including, if possible, one student member.
Updated January 18, 2014
Julie Chen, President
Kerry McAleer-Keeler, Executive Vice President
Macy Chadwick, Secretary
Mare Blocker, Treasurer
Marnie Powers-Torrey, VP Membership
Sarah Hulsey, VP Meetings and Programs
Matt Runkle, Student member
Nominating and Membership Committee
The Nominating and Membership Committee, appointed by the Executive Committee, shall consist of one former chairperson, one director, and one member not a director, together with no more than two such other members, whether or not directors.
Marnie Powers-Torrey, VP Membership, Committee Chair
Steering CommitteeThe Steering Committee shall have the Executive Vice President of the board as its chairperson and shall consist of five members who will solicit new ideas, recommendations and suggestions to further the aims of the association and the profession. The committee shall function as a research and development group responsible for suggesting long range planning to the board.
Kerry McAleer-Keeler, Committee Chair
Ex officio members:
Communications CommitteeThe Communications Committee shall be responsible for all communications with and between the members. The committee shall have responsibility for the content of the association's newsletter, website, and other instruments of communication.
Shawn Simmons, Committee Chair
Camden Richards, Managing Editor, Newsletter
Molly Dotson, Assistant Editor, Newsletter
Jaime Shaffer, Facebook Coordinator
The Publications Committee shall have a director as its chairperson and shall consist of five members at least two of which shall be directors and two non-directors and one of which is a former editor of the journal when possible. The Publications Committee shall have responsibility for the design and production of the association's journal (at such time as the board decides to publish one), newsletter, and other documents, except for those overseen by the Communications Committee, as directed by the board.
Jeff Groves, Committee Chair
Elisabeth Long, Editor, Openings
ARCHIVES PROJECT SUBCOMMITTEE
Bob Riter, Vice Chair
CRITICISM AND THEORY SUBCOMMITTEE
Michelle Strivezer, Vice Chair
ORAL HISTORY SUBCOMMITTEE
Bonnie O'Connell, Vice Chair
Meetings and Programs CommitteeThe Meetings and Programs Committee shall recommend the annual national meeting program chairperson to the board and shall oversee the planning and production of the annual national meeting and the biannual national conference. The committee shall also advise the board on suitable locations and hosts for future meetings.
Sarah Hulsey, Committee Chair and Vice-chair for Meetings
Karen Zimmerman, Vice-chair for Programs
Lisa Beth Robinson
Awards CommitteeThis ad-hoc committee was created at the annual meeting January 10-11, 2008. The Executive Committee appoints. There is no limit to the number of committee members. The Awards Committee is responsible for overseeing the promotion and management of all CBAA awards.
Emily Tipps, Chair
Candida Pagan, Vice-Chair for Travel Grants
Suzanne Powney, Vice-Chair for Project Grants
Development CommitteeThis ad-hoc committee was created at the annual meeting January 9-10, 2009.
The Development Committee is responsible for identifying and cultivating donors and coordinating all fund raising activities.
Cynthia Nourse Thompson, Chair
Task Force on CriticismThis ad-hoc committee was created at the annual meeting January 9-10, 2009.
The Task Force on Criticism is responsible for developing and identifying potential publishing venues and prioritizing ideas for the enrichment of the discourse in book art, as well as its integration into mainstream art discourse. Specific objectives will be to compile a list of potential publications, both print and online, for the placement of reviews and other writings on the field.
Betty Bright, Co-Chair
Kathy Walkup, Co-Chair
Task Force on Strategic Planning
This ad-hoc committee was created at the annual meeting on January 8-10, 2010 to develop long-term strategic plans for the organization.
Kathy Walkup, Chair
Editorial BoardThis ad-hoc committee was created at the annual meeting January 8-10, 2010. The Executive Committee appoints. There is no limit to the number of committee members.
Elisabeth Long, Editor, CBAA Journal
Laurie Whitehill Chong