AES Officers and Committees


2019 AES BoG & Committee Chairs

The Audio Engineering Society 2018 and 2019 Board of Governors and Committee Chairs gathered in New York during the 145th AES International Convention

  • Nadja Wallaszkovits, President
  • Agnieszka Roginska, President-Elect
  • David Scheirman, Past President
  • Alex Kosiorek, Vice President, Western Region, USA/Canada
  • Mike Porter, Vice President, Central Region, USA/Canada
  • Gary Gottlieb, Vice President, Eastern Region, USA/Canada
  • Per Sjösten,  Vice President, Northern Region, Europe
  • Thomas Görne, Vice President, Central Region, Europe
  • Ufuk Önen, Vice President, Southern Europe/Middle East/Africa Region
  • Cesar Lamschtein, Vice President, Latin American Region
  • Shusen Wang, Vice President, Asia-Pacific Region
  • Valerie Tyler, Secretary
  • Richard Wollrich,Treasurer


  • Alex Case
  • Martha de Francisco
  • Leslie Gaston-Bird
  • John Krivit
  • Jessica Livingston
  • Piper Payne
  • Kyle P. Snyder
  • Jonathan Wyner

Committee Chairs

  • Bozena Kostek, Journal of the Audio Engineering Society (JAES) Editor-in-Chief
  • Alex Case, Awards
  • Bill Foster & Gary Gottlieb, Conference Policy
  • Thomas Sporer & Richard Wollrich, Convention Policy
  • Leslie Gaston-Bird, Diversity and Inclusion
  • Magdalena Piotrowska, Education
  • Brecht De Man (Europe); John Krivit, Gabriel Herman, Mitchell Graham (US); Ezequiel Colavita (Latin America), Education, vice chairs
  • Richard Wollrich, Finance
  • Glenn Lorbecki, Financial Planning
  • Gary Gottlieb & Bill Wray, Historical
  • J.G. (Jay) McKnight, Historical, chair emeritus
  • John Krivit, Laws and Resolutions
  • Agnieszka RoginskaLaws and Resolutions, vice chair
  • Alex Case & Jessica Livingston, Membership
  • David Scheirman, Nominations
  • Joshua Reiss, Publications Policy
  • Rob Maher, Publications Policy, vice chair
  • Anthony Schultz, Regions and Sections
  • Cesar Lamschtein,  Regions and Sections, vice chair
  • Bruce Olson, Standards
  • Steve Hutt, Technical Council
  • Jürgen Herre & Michael Kelly, Technical Council, vice chairs
  • Gary Louie, Tellers


  • Colleen Harper, Executive Director
  • Chris Plunkett, Director of Operations
  • Robert Clyne, Marketing Manager
  • Graham Kirk, Director of Sales and Marketing
  • Frank Wells, Director of Communications
  • Bill McQuaide, Managing Editor of the JAES
  • Mary Ellen Ilich, Senior Editor of the JAES
  • Francis Rumsey, Consultant Technical Writer & Editor of the JAES
  • Lori Jackson, Membership Services, U.S./Canada/Latin America/Asia-Pacific
  • Sue Williams, Membership Services, Europe/Middle East/Africa
  • Richard Cabot, Standards Manager

More Information

Information on AES Technical Council and Committees

Information on Standards Committee officers, subcommittees, and working groups

Correspondence to AES officers and committee chairs should be addressed to them via the appropriate email form or via the society's international headquarters:

Audio Engineering Society, Inc.
551 Fifth Ave., Suite 1225
New York, NY 10176

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