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Officers & Council

Updated December 4, 2019

Officers & Council


The Governor of Pennsylvania

Linda Greenhouse

Vice Presidents
Rowena G. Matthews 2017-2020  
Warren M. Washington 2018-2021 
Elizabeth Cropper 2019-2022

Curator, Fine Arts
Roger S. Bagnall

Curator, Jefferson Garden
Keith Thomson

Richard B. Worley 2019–2022

Julia Haig Gaisser 2019–2022

Executive Officer
Robert Mason Hauser


  2017–2020 2018–2021 2019–2022
Class 1 Stephen J. Benkovic William H. Hooke Warren M. Washington
Class 2 Nina G. Jablonski Leslie C. Aiello Philip D. Gingerich
Class 3 Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham Douglas S. Massey Linda K. Kerber
Class 4 Roger S. Bagnall Caroline W. Bynum

Christopher P. Jones

Class 5 Werner Gundersheimer Babak Ashrafi Kathleen Hall Jamieson

Council consists of the above elected Officers and Councilors, and the Chairmen of the Committees on Audit, Budget, Development, Investment, Library & Museum, Meetings, Nomination of Officers, Publications, Research, and the APS Fund: Michael I. Sovern, Samuel O. Thier, John S. Reed, Barbara B. Oberg, Conrad K. Harper, and Jonathan R. Cole; with Clyde F. Barker and Frank H. T. Rhodes by invitation.

Executive Committee

Linda Greenhouse, Rowena G. Matthews

Robert Mason Hauser, Warren M. Washington

Elizabeth Cropper, Richard B. Worley