Board of Directors

The Board of Directors governs the AAR. While meeting its legal fiduciary obligations, the Board concerns itself with strategic direction of the AAR through strategic planning, policy development, assessment, and advocacy.

PositionFull NameCompany
PresidentMayra RiveraHarvard University20
President-ElectAmir HussainLoyola Marymount University21
Vice PresidentJin Y Park 25
SecretaryLaurel C. SchneiderVanderbilt University40
TreasurerNadine S. Pence 45
At-Large DirectorLerone Martin 50
At-Large DirectorStacey Floyd-ThomasVanderbilt University50
Contingent Faculty DirectorNicole KirkMeadville Lombard Theological School55
Program Unit DirectorWhitney BaumanFlorida International University60
Regions DirectorBrian K. PenningtonElon University65
Status Committee DirectorThelathia Young 70
Student DirectorSabina Ali 76
AAR Executive DirectorAlice HuntAmerican Academy of Religion77