LOS ANGELES, CA — The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced its newly elected 2022–2023 Board of Governors. The governors will take office at the first scheduled board meeting of the new term.

BOARD OF GOVERNORS

The Board of Governors directs the Academy’s strategic vision, preserves the organization’s financial health and assures the fulfillment of its mission.

Governors attend 6–8 board meetings annually (in person or by video conference when out of town). Each Governor also serves on one board oversight committee and their branch’s executive committee, and they are expected to represent their branch at numerous Academy events through the year.

Governors have fiduciary responsibilities imposed by state law to serve the Academy’s best interests, by acting with responsibility and care when approving annual goals presented by management, as well as major policies concerning governance.

CEO Dawn Hudson oversees a staff of more than 400 who conduct the Academy’s day-to-day business.

OFFICERS 2021–2022

PRESIDENT — DAVID RUBIN

Mr. Rubin’s career as a casting director includes more than 90 motion pictures, including “The English Patient,” “Men in Black,” “The Talented Mr. Ripley,” and “Lars and the Real Girl.” In 2002, he received the Casting Society of America’s Hoyt Bowers Award for outstanding contribution to the casting profession. Mr. Rubin is a governor of the Casting Directors Branch.

VICE PRESIDENT / SECRETARY — DONNA GIGLIOTTI

Ms. Gigliotti is one of only nine women to win an Academy Award for Best Picture. She received the 1998 Oscar for producing “Shakespeare In Love.” She received three additional Academy Award nominations for Best Picture: “Hidden Figures” (2016), “Silver Linings Playbook” (2013), and “The Reader”(2008). She is President of Tempesta Films, a film production company based in New York. Ms. Gigliotti is a governor of the Executives Branch.

VICE PRESIDENT / TREASURER — DAVID LINDE

Mr. Linde is Chief Executive Officer at Participant. He has held executive, founder, and producer roles at Lava Bear Films, Universal Pictures, Focus Features, and Good Machine. He also received an Oscar nomination for Best Picture for “Arrival” in 2017. Mr. Linde is a governor of the Executives Branch.

VICE PRESIDENT — DEVON FRANKLIN

Mr. Franklin, a member of the Executives Branch, is the former SVP of Production for Columbia Pictures Entertainment and now runs his own production company, Franklin Entertainment. He has produced the hit films “Breakthrough,” “The Star,” and “Miracles from Heaven.” He is also a New York Times bestselling author and minister. Mr. Franklin is a Governor-at-Large.

VICE PRESIDENT — LARRY KARASZEWSKI

Mr. Karaszewski is best known for unusual true stories written in tandem with Scott Alexander. Their feature film credits include the Oscar-winning “Ed Wood,” “The People vs. Larry Flynt,” “Man on the Moon,” “Big Eyes,” and “Dolemite is My Name.” Mr. Karaszewski served as co-chair of the International Feature Film category from 2018–2021. He won the Emmy, Golden Globe, PGA and WGA Award for “The People v O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story.” Mr. Karaszewski is a governor of the Writers Branch.

VICE PRESIDENT — ISIS MUSSENDEN

Ms. Mussenden’s credits include “The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and The Wardrobe” (and two additional sequels), “American Psycho,” and “The Wolverine.” In addition, she was the first costume designer to receive costume-design credit for animation: “Shrek,” “Shrek 2,” and “Puss in Boots.” Ms. Mussenden is a governor of the Costume Designers Branch.

VICE PRESIDENT — WYNN P. THOMAS

Mr. Thomas’ credits include “Hidden Figures,” “A Beautiful Mind,” “Cinderella Man,” “Mars Attacks!,” “Malcolm X,” and “Do the Right Thing.” Mr. Thomas is a governor of the Production Design Branch.

VICE PRESIDENT — JENNIFER TODD

Ms. Todd produced the double Oscar-winning film “Alice in Wonderland” and the Oscar-nominated films “Memento” and “Across the Universe.” She recently produced the Emmy-nominated 89th and 90th Annual Academy Awards. Ms. Todd is a governor of the Producers Branch.

VICE PRESIDENT — JANET YANG

Ms. Yang, a member of the Producers Branch, began her career in China in distribution. Her extensive film and TV producing credits include “The Joy Luck Club,” “The People vs. Larry Flynt,” “Shanghai Calling,” “High Crimes,” “Dark Matter,” “Zero Effect,” and the Oscar-nominated animated film, “Over the Moon.” She won an Emmy for the HBO film, “Indictment: The McMartin Trial.” Ms. Yang is a Governor-at-Large.

CEO — DAWN HUDSON

Prior to becoming the Academy’s CEO in 2011, Ms. Hudson was the Executive Director of Film Independent, which grew from a small non-profit into a nationally recognized arts institution under her leadership. She has worked in the arts for more than 25 years.

GOVERNORS 2021–2022

ACTORS BRANCH

LAURA DERN

Ms. Dern won the Oscar for her supporting role in “Marriage Story” and earned Oscar nominations for her leading role in “Rambling Rose” and for her supporting role in “Wild.” Her other credits include “Mask,” “Blue Velvet,” “Wild At Heart,” ”Jurassic Park,” “Citizen Ruth,” “99 Homes,” and “Star Wars: The Last Jedi.”

WHOOPI GOLDBERG

Oscar winner for “Ghost” and nominated for “The Color Purple,” Ms. Goldberg hosted the Academy Awards four times. Feature credits include “Soapdish,” “Corrina, Corrina,” two “Sister Act” films, and “The Lion King.” A Grammy, Emmy, and Tony winner, as well as Ambassador for the U.N., she is a recipient of the Mark Twain prize.

RITA WILSON

Rita Wilson has acted in over thirty films including “Sleepless in Seattle,” “It’s Complicated,” “Runaway Bride,” “Mixed Nuts,” “Jingle All the Way,” “That Thing You Do,” and “Gloria Bell.” She is also the producer of “My Big Fat Greek Wedding,” “My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2,” and Executive Producer of “Mamma Mia!” and “Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again.” In 2003, she was the recipient of the Producers Guild Visionary Award for My Big Fat Greek Wedding.

CASTING DIRECTORS BRANCH

KIM TAYLOR-COLEMAN

Mrs. Coleman has been a casting director for over 20 years. Feature credits include “Space Jam: A New Legacy,””Cheaper By the Dozen,””Da 5 Bloods,””Harriet,””Blackkklansman,” and Tyler Perry’s films and television shows. Television credits include “Lovecraft Country,””The Good Lord Bird,””Genius: Aretha.” She received an Emmy nomination for “American Crime.”

DAVID RUBIN

Mr. Rubin’s career as a casting director includes more than 90 motion pictures, including “The English Patient,” “Men in Black,” “The Talented Mr. Ripley,” and “Lars and the Real Girl.” In 2002, he received the Casting Society of America’s Hoyt Bowers Award for outstanding contribution to the casting profession.

DEBRA ZANE

Ms. Zane has been a casting director for nearly three decades. Her feature credits include “Mulan,” “The Hunger Games” trilogy, “The Planet of the Apes” trilogy, “Dreamgirls,” “Seabiscuit,” “Catch Me If You Can,” “Traffic,” “Galaxy Quest,” and “American Beauty.” Debra is a graduate of Sarah Lawrence College.

CINEMATOGRAPHERS BRANCH

PAUL CAMERON

Mr. Cameron is a BAFTA winner for “Collateral” and two-time EMMY nominee for the HBO series “Westworld.” His credits include “Reminiscence,” “Man on Fire,” “Swordfish,” “Gone in Sixty Seconds,” and, as director, “Westworld.”

ELLEN KURAS

Oscar nominated for her film “The Betrayal/Nerakhoon,” Ms. Kuras is a two-time Primetime Emmy winner. Her credits include “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind,” “Blow,” “Summer of Sam,” “Wormwood,” “Rolling Thunder Revue,” and, as a director, “Ozark” and “Catch 22.”

MANDY WALKER

Ms. Walker’s credits include “Mulan,” “Hidden Figures,” “Australia,” “Shattered Glass,” and “Lantana.” She was inducted into the Hall of Fame of The Australian Cinematographers Society in 2017, and was an artist in residence at UCLA in 2015.

COSTUME DESIGNERS BRANCH

RUTH E. CARTER

Oscar Winner for Best Costume Design for “Black Panther,” and the first African American to win in her category. Oscar nominations for “Malcolm X” and “Amistad,” making her the first African American to be nominated in her category. Over 50 film credits including “Do the Right Thing,” “Selma,” “Dolemite is My Name,” and “Coming 2 America,” the Costume Designers Guild awarded her their Career Achievement Award in 2018. Ms. Carter holds an honorary doctorate from Boston’s Suffolk University.

EDUARDO CASTRO

Mr. Castro’s film credits include “Bird on a Wire,” “Sugar Hill,” “The Perez Family,” “Kama Sutra, A Tale of Love,” “Bride & Prejudice” and recipient of 5 Costume Designers Guild Awards, including the Career Achievement Award in 2013.

ISIS MUSSENDEN

Ms. Mussenden’s credits include “The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and The Wardrobe” (and two additional sequels), “American Psycho,” and “The Wolverine.” In addition, she was the first costume designer to receive costume-design credit for animation: “Shrek,” “Shrek 2,” and “Puss in Boots.”

DIRECTORS BRANCH

SUSANNE BIER

Ms. Bier is the director of the Oscar-winning film, “In a Better World,” and the Emmy-winning director for the series, “The Night Manager.” Her film “After the Wedding” received an Oscar nomination in the Foreign Language Film category. Additional credits include “Things We Lost in the Fire,” the original “Brothers,” “Open Hearts,” and “Bird Box.” Ms. Bier is co-chair of the International Feature Film category.

AVA DUVERNAY

Ms. DuVernay’s directorial work includes Best Picture nominee “Selma,” Best Documentary nominee “13th,” “A Wrinkle In Time,” “Middle Of Nowhere,” “I Will Follow,” “Queen Sugar” and her Emmy Award winning series “When They See Us.” She amplifies the work of Black artists, people of color and women of all kinds through her multi-platform arts collective, ARRAY.

STEVEN SPIELBERG

Mr. Spielberg is a 17-time Oscar nominee and has won Academy Awards for directing and producing “Schindler’s List” and for directing “Saving Private Ryan.” Additional credits include “Bridge of Spies,” “The Post,” and “Ready Player One.”

DOCUMENTARY BRANCH

KATE AMEND

Ms. Amend is the editor of the Oscar-winning documentaries “Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport” and “The Long Way Home.” Other credits include “Dave Grusin: Not Enough Time,” “The Case Against 8,” “Beah: A Black Woman Speaks,” “Foster,” and “Feminists: What Were They Thinking?”

JEAN TSIEN

Ms. Tsien has been working in documentaries for four decades. Her editing credits include the Oscar-nominated documentary feature “Scottsboro: An American Tragedy,” and the Primetime Emmy Award winner “The Apollo.” She recently won two Peabodys for “76 Days,” which she produced, and “Asian Americans,” which she executive produced. In 2020, she received the DOC NYC Lifetime Achievement Award.

ROGER ROSS WILLIAMS

Mr. Williams won an Oscar for his short documentary, “Music by Prudence,” and a second nomination for his feature documentary, “Life, Animated.” His other credits include “The Apollo,” “God Loves Uganda,” and “Blackface.”

EXECUTIVES BRANCH

PAM ABDY

Mrs. Abdy is the President of MGM’s Motion Picture Group where she oversees development, production and post-production for all MGM and Orion films.

DONNA GIGLIOTTI

Ms. Gigliotti is one of only nine women to win an Academy Award for Best Picture. She received the 1998 Oscar for producing “Shakespeare In Love.” She received three additional Academy Award nominations for Best Picture: “Hidden Figures” (2016), “Silver Linings Playbook” (2013), and “The Reader”(2008). She is President of Tempesta Films, a film production company based in New York.

DAVID LINDE

Mr. Linde is Chief Executive Officer at Participant. He has held executive, founder, and producer roles at Lava Bear Films, Universal Pictures, Focus Features, and Good Machine. He also received an Oscar nomination for Best Picture for “Arrival” in 2017.

FILM EDITORS BRANCH

DODY J. DORN

Ms. Dorn earned an Oscar nomination for her work on “Memento.” She has also edited such features as “Kingdom of Heaven,” “Australia,” “End of Watch,” and “Fury.”

STEPHEN RIVKIN

Mr. Rivkin earned an Oscar nomination for his work on “Avatar.” Other film editing credits include “Alita: Battle Angel,” the first three films of the “Pirates of the Caribbean” franchise, “Ali,” “The Hurricane,” and “Robin Hood: Men in Tights.”

TERILYN A. SHROPSHIRE

Ms. Shropshire is an award-winning editor whose feature credits include: “The Old Guard,” “Beyond the Lights,” “The Secret Life of Bees,” “Talk to Me,” “Love and Basketball,” and “Eve’s Bayou.” She is a Sundance Institute/Adobe Mentorship Award recipient for her commitment to supporting our future rising stars in the craft.

MAKEUP ARTISTS AND HAIRSTYLISTS BRANCH

HOWARD BERGER

Mr. Berger won an Oscar for his makeup work on “The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe” and was nominated for “Hitchcock.” His other feature credits include “Dances With Wolves,” “Lone Survivor,” “Kill Bill 1 & 2,” “The Green Mile,” and “Oz the Great and Powerful.”

BILL CORSO

Mr. Corso is an Academy Award Winning Makeup Artist for “Lemony Snicket’s a Series of Unfortunate Events” and nominated twice for “Click” and “Foxcatcher.” Feature credits include “Deadpool 1&2,” “Bill and Ted Face the Music,” “Kong:Skull Island” and “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.” Clients include Harrison Ford and Jim Carrey.

LINDA FLOWERS

Ms. Flowers’s credits include Midway, There Will Be Blood, The Social Network, Hunger Games, Catching Fire, Iron Man 2, Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events, Angels and Demons, and Fast and Furious 3,4,7 & 8.

MARKETING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS BRANCH

LAURA C. KIM

Ms. Kim is EVP, Marketing at Participant where she oversees marketing on specialty films including narrative, documentary, international and series on the company’s behalf. Prior to Participant, she founded Inside Job, a marketing and distribution consultancy, served as EVP, Marketing at Warner Independent Pictures and SVP, Film at MPRM.

CHRISTINA KOUNELIAS

Ms. Kounelias is the President, Worldwide Marketing and Communications, at Participant, where she oversees global strategy for all marketing, branding, and communications initiatives. Prior to Participant, she served as Chief Marketing Officer at the Academy and previously held senior marketing posts at New Line Cinema, Fox, and Miramax Films.

NANCY UTLEY

Ms. Utley is the former Chairman of Searchlight Pictures, where she jointly managed all aspects of the company, including production, acquisitions, marketing, and distribution.

MUSIC BRANCH

LESLEY BARBER

Lesley Barber is best known for her score for Kenny Lonergan’s Oscar-winning “Manchester by the Sea.” Her other credits include “Late Night,” “Mansfield Park,” “Irreplaceable You,” “How To Change The World,” and “You Can Count on Me” amongst others.

CHARLES BERNSTEIN

Mr. Bernstein is best known for scoring genre classics, “A Nightmare on Elm Street” (the original), Stephen King’s “Cujo,” and “The Entity,” among over 130 feature films and TV movies. His credits also include “Inglorious Basterds” and Oscar-winning documentaries, “Czechoslovakia 1968” and “Maya Lin: A Strong Clear Vision.”

LAURA KARPMAN

Laura Karpman is an award-winning composer and a tireless champion for women in music. With a doctorate from Juilliard, her work spans film, television, concert halls, theater, and video games. She is a four-time Emmy winner whose feature credits include “Paris Can Wait,” “The Beguiled,” and “Step.”

PRODUCERS BRANCH

MARK JOHNSON

Mr. Johnson received a Best Picture Oscar for “Rain Man” and a nomination for “Bugsy.” He has also produced such films as “Donnie Brasco,” “The Notebook,” “Galaxy Quest,” Steven Soderbergh’s “Logan Lucky,” and Alexander Payne’s “Downsizing.”

LYNETTE HOWELL TAYLOR

Ms. Howell Taylor has produced over 25 films in the last 15 years, including Bradley Cooper’s directorial debut “A Star is Born,” which received eight Academy Award nominations. Most recently, she served as Executive Producer on Derek Cianfrance’s HBO limited series “I Know This Much is True” as well as produced the 92nd Academy Awards. Her film credits include “Captain Fantastic,” “The Accountant,” and “Blue Valentine.”

JENNIFER TODD

Ms. Todd produced the double Oscar-winning film “Alice in Wonderland” and the Oscar-nominated films “Memento” and “Across the Universe.” She recently produced the Emmy-nominated 89th and 90th Annual Academy Awards.

PRODUCTION DESIGN BRANCH

TOM DUFFIELD

Mr. Duffield’s credits include “Patriots Day,” “Hell or High Water,” “Lone Survivor,” “Broken City,” “The Kingdom,” “ The Rundown,” ”The Ring,” and “Ed Wood.”

JAN PASCALE

Ms. Pascale was nominated for an Academy Award for her work as set decorator on “Good Night, and Good Luck.” Her other credits include “Argo,” “The Spiderwick Chronicles,” “Syriana,” and “Training Day.”

WYNN P. THOMAS

Mr. Thomas’ credits include “Hidden Figures,” “A Beautiful Mind,” “Cinderella Man,” “Mars Attacks!,” “Malcolm X,” and “Do the Right Thing.”

SHORT FILMS AND FEATURE ANIMATION BRANCH

BONNIE ARNOLD

Animation veteran Bonnie Arnold produced the Academy Award-nominated films “How to Train Your Dragon” and “How to Train Your Dragon 2.” Additional producing credits include “Toy Story,” “Tarzan,” as well as the live-action films, “Dances with Wolves” and “The Last Station.” She served as Co-President/President of Feature Animation at DreamWorks Animation (2015–17).

JON BLOOM

Mr. Bloom is an award-winning filmmaker, including his Oscar-nominated live-action short film, “Overnight Sensation,” which he produced and directed. He has created special montages for the Academy Awards Ceremony, The Governors’ Awards, and other events, as well as the first ever In Memoriam segment on the Oscars telecast. He has served 19 years on the Board of Governors.

JENNIFER YUH NELSON

Ms. Yuh Nelson received an Oscar nomination for the Animated Feature “Kung Fu Panda 2.” Her other feature credits include “Kung Fu Panda 3,” “Kung Fu Panda,” and “Madagascar.”

SOUND BRANCH

GARY C. BOURGEOIS

Mr. Bourgeois has been in the film sound business for over 50 years encompassing production sound, scoring and music, rerecording and all elements within that classification. From Documentary to major Feature films, he has embraced mentorship.

KEVIN COLLIER

Mr. Collier currently serves as the VP of Engineering and Technology, Warner Bros. Studio Facilities, a position he’s held for more than twenty years. Prior to Warner Bros., Mr. Collier worked at NBC Universal and Quad Eight Electronics.

TERI E. DORMAN

Ms. Dorman has worked on over 140 films. Her credits include “LaLaLand,” “Foxcatcher,” “Unstoppable,” “Amazing Spider-Man,” “Moneyball,” “Pirates of the Caribbean” series, ”Spy Game,“ “Man on Fire,” Pearl Harbor,” “Prince of Tides, “LethalWeapon2,” “Bird,” “Top Gun,” and “The Deer Hunter.”

VISUAL EFFECTS BRANCH

CRAIG BARRON

Mr. Barron has contributed visual effects to more than a hundred motion pictures. He received an Oscar nomination for his work on “Batman Returns” and was awarded Best Visual Effects on “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button.” He is co-chair of the Academy’s Science and Technology Council.

ROB BREDOW

Rob Bredow is an Academy Award Nominated VFX Supervisor (“SOLO: A Star Wars Story”) with credits dating back to “Independence Day.” He serves as Executive Creative Director and Head of Industrial Light & Magic. He chairs the Academy Software Foundation, is a member of the Academy’s Science and Technology Council, and has previously served as CTO at Sony Pictures and Lucasfilm.

BROOKE BRETON

Ms. Breton has been involved in a wide variety of films which have received Academy recognition and awards. Key projects include: Avatar, Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World, Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home, Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country, and Dick Tracy. A veteran in the field of visual effects, Ms. Breton was instrumental in the start up of Digital Domain as well as DreamWorks Animation.

WRITERS BRANCH

LARRY KARASZEWSKI

Mr. Karaszewski is best known for unusual true stories written in tandem with Scott Alexander. Their feature film credits include the Oscar-winning “Ed Wood,” “The People vs. Larry Flynt,” “Man on the Moon,” “Big Eyes,” and “Dolemite is My Name.” Mr. Karaszewski served as co-chair of the International Feature Film category from 2018–2021. He won the Emmy, Golden Globe, PGA and WGA Award for “The People v O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story.”

HOWARD A. RODMAN

Mr. Rodman wrote the films “Joe Gould’s Secret,” “August,” and “Savage Grace.” He is past president of the WGAW, professor at USC’s School of Cinematic Arts, and an artistic director of the Sundance Screenwriting Labs

ERIC ROTH

Mr. Roth won an Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay for “Forrest Gump” and has been nominated for his screenplays of “The Insider,” “Munich,” “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button,” and “A Star is Born.” He wrote Mr. Kurosawa’s “Rhapsody in August,” “The Horse Whisperer,” “Ali,” and Best Picture Nominee, “Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close.” He received the WGA Laurel Award for Lifetime Achievement.

GOVERNORS-AT-LARGE

(Nominated by the President and elected by the board)

DEVON FRANKLIN

Mr. Franklin, a member of the Executives Branch, is the former SVP of Production for Columbia Pictures Entertainment and now runs his own production company, Franklin Entertainment. He has produced the hit films “Breakthrough,” “The Star,” and “Miracles from Heaven.” He is also a New York Times bestselling author and minister.

RODRIGO GARCÍA

Mr. García is a former cinematographer, a writer/director, and a member of the Directors Branch. Among his movies are “Things You Can Tell Just by Looking at Her,” “Nine Lives,” “Mother and Child,” and “Albert Nobbs.” His pilot directing credits include “Carnivale,” “Big Love,” and “In Treatment.”

JANET YANG

Ms. Yang, a member of the Producers Branch, began her career in China in distribution. Her extensive film and TV producing credits include “The Joy Luck Club,” “The People vs. Larry Flynt,” “Shanghai Calling,” “High Crimes,” “Dark Matter,” “Zero Effect,” and the Oscar-nominated animated film, “Over the Moon.” She won an Emmy for the HBO film, “Indictment: The McMartin Trial.”

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