AES Officers and Committees


2019 AES BoG & Committee Chairs

The Audio Engineering Society 2019 and 2020 Board of Governors and Committee Chairs gathered in New York during the 147th AES International Convention

  • Agnieszka Roginska, President
  • Jonathan Wyner, President-Elect
  • Nadja Wallaszkovits, Immediate Past President
  • Alex Kosiorek, Vice President, Western Region, USA/Canada
  • Ian Corbett, 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
  • Albert Pinto, 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
  • Glenn Lorbecki,Treasurer
  • Marina Bosi,Treasurer-Elect


  • Alex Case
  • Brecht De Man
  • Leslie Gaston-Bird
  • Jessica Livingston
  • Valeria Palomino
  • Piper Payne
  • Magdalena Piotrowska
  • David Scheirman

Committee Chairs

  • Vesa Välimäki, Journal of the Audio Engineering Society (JAES) Editor-in-Chief
  • David Sheirman, Awards
  • Bill Foster & Gary Gottlieb, Conference Policy
  • Thomas Sporer, Alex Kosiorek, & Cesar Lamschtein, Convention Policy
  • Leslie Gaston-Bird & Piper Payne, Diversity and Inclusion
  • Magdalena Piotrowska & John Krivit, Education
  • Bill Foster, Financial Planning
  • Gary Gottlieb & Bill Wray, Historical
  • J.G. (Jay) McKnight, Historical, chair emeritus
  • Alex Case, Laws and Resolutions
  • Jonathan WynerLaws and Resolutions, vice chair
  • Alex Case, Membership
  • Nadja Wallaszkovitz, Nominations
  • Joshua Reiss, Publications Policy
  • Rob Maher, Publications Policy, vice chair
  • Anthony Schultz, Regions and Sections
  • Bruce Olson, Standards
  • Steve Hutt, Technical Council
  • Jürgen Herre & Michael Kelly, Technical Council, vice chairs
  • Gary Louie, Tellers
  • Chris Freitag, Tellers, alternate


  • Colleen Harper, Executive Director
  • Chris Plunkett, Director of Operations
  • Graham Kirk, Director of Sales and Marketing
  • Frank Wells, Director of Communications
  • 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
  • Robert Clyne, Marketing 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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