AES Officers and Committees

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


  • Jonathan Wyner, President
  • Joshua Reiss, President-Elect
  • Agnieszka Roginska, Immediate Past President
  • Alex Kosiorek, Vice President, Western Region, USA/Canada
  • Ian Corbett, Vice President, Central Region, USA/Canada
  • Gabriel Herman, Vice President, Eastern Region, USA/Canada
  • Elena Prokofieva,  Vice President, Northern Region, Europe
  • Thomas Görne, Vice President, Central Region, Europe
  • Alberto 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
  • Marina BosiTreasurer


  • Brecht De Man
  • Brad McCoy
  • Valeria Palomino
  • Magdalena Piotrowska
  • David Scheirman
  • Nadja Wallaszkovits
  • Paul “Willie Green” Womack
  • Jun Yamazaki

Committee Chairs

  • Vesa Välimäki, Journal of the Audio Engineering Society (JAES) Editor-in-Chief
  • Nadja Wallaszkovits, Awards
  • Marina Bosi, Audit
  • Mary Mazurek & Cecilia Wu, Diversity and Inclusion
  • John Krivit, Education
    – Kazuhiko Kawahara, Vice Chair, Asia
    – Magdalena Piotrowska, Vice Chair, Europe
    – Jorge Azama, Vice Chair, Latin America
    – Gabe Herman, Vice Chair, High School Audio Education
    – Christoph Thompson, Vice Chair, Student Design Competition
    – Miles Fulwider, Vice Chair, Student Recording Competition
  • Bill Foster, Graham Kirk & Agnieszka Roginska,  Events Coordination
    – Gary Gottlieb, Vice Chair, Conferences
    – Cesar Lamschtein, Vice Chair, Conventions
    – Brad Swanson, Vice Chair, Training & Development
  • Bill Foster, Financial Planning
  • Gary Gottlieb & Bill Wray, Historical
  • J.G. (Jay) McKnight, Chair Emeritus, Historical
  • David Scheirman, Laws and Resolutions
    – Josh Reiss, Vice Chair, Laws and Resolutions
  • Alex Case, Membership
  • Agnieszka Roginska, Nominations
  • Joshua Reiss, Publications Policy
    Rob Maher, Vice Chair, Publications Policy
  • Anthony Schultz, Regions and Sections
  • Bruce Olson, Standards
  • Jürgen Herre & Steve Hutt, Technical Council
    Michael Kelly, Vice Chair, Technical Council
  • Gary Louie, Board of Tellers
    Chris Freitag, Alternate, Board of TellersM


  • 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
  • Sean Martin, Sales 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.
132 E 43rd St., Suite 405
New York, NY 10017

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