November 18, 2022
Academy News

Newly Elected Governors for 2023-2024 Term Announced

The Television Academy today announced the newly elected members to the Board of Governors who will serve two-year terms beginning Jan. 1, 2023 – Dec. 31, 2024. More than half of those elected are new to the Academy's boardroom and represent diverse talent and professions across the industry.

Click here for the list of the Academy's Board of Governors for 2023.

The 16 newly elected governors who will serve their first-ever term are: Bobbi Banks (Sound Editors), Eric Becker (Lighting, Camera & Technical Arts); Mary Lou Belli (Directors); Hillary Bibicoff (Professional Representatives); Patrick Cady, ASC (Cinematographers); Lamb Chamberlin (Animation); Megan Chao (Documentary Programming); Tessandra Chavez (Choreography); Yvette Cobarrubias (Commercials); David Hartle (Production Executives); Christina Lee (Public Relations); Robert M. Malachowski Jr., ACE (Picture Editors); Lynn Renee Maxcy (Writers); Eddie Perez (Stunts); Gloria Ponce (Children's Programming); and Kimberly Wannop (Art Directors/Set Decorators).

Twelve governors are returning to serve a second term: Wendy Aylsworth (Science & Technology); Nikki Carbonetta (Makeup Artists/Hairstylists); Tony Carey (Producers); Jill Dickerson (Reality Programming); Jo DiSante (Television Executives); Joe Earle, CAS (Sound); Christie Lyn Lugo Leigh (Los Angeles Area); Luke Reichle (Costume Design & Supervision); Jeff Russo (Music); Derek Spears (Special Visual Effects); Kim Taylor-Coleman, CSA (Casting Directors); and Steve Viola (Motion & Title Design).

Two additional governors-elect will serve new two-year terms after multiple-year absences from the Television Academy's governing body: Eva Basler (Daytime Programming) and Kate Linder (Performers).

In accordance with the renaming of the Interactive Media Peer Group as the Emerging Media Programming Peer Group, with new membership requirements effective Jan. 1, 2023, elections for that Peer Group will take place Dec. 5 - 19, 2022.


Stephanie Goodell
breakwhitelight (for the Television Academy)

For the complete press release, click here.

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