Mat Rappaport, President

Mat Rappaport


Associate Professor, Columbia College Chicago

Rachel Clarke, Secretary

Rachel Clarke


Professor, California State University, Sacramento

Jim Jeffers, Treasurer

Jim Jeffers


Assistant Professor, Indian River State College

Jessye McDowell, Chair of Communications

Jessye McDowell

Chair of Communications

Assistant Professor of Digital Media & Animation, St. Mary's College of Maryland

Kevin Hamilton, Chair and Editor-in-Chief of Media-N

Kevin Hamilton

Chair and Editor-in-Chief of Media-N

Professor, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Byron Rich, Chair of Events & Exhibitions Committee (Interim)

Byron Rich

Chair of Events & Exhibitions Committee (Interim)

Assistant Professor of Art, Director of Art & Tech., Allegheny College

Vagner Whitehead, Immediate Past President

Vagner Whitehead

Immediate Past President

Professor, Texas Woman's University

Past Presidents

Doreen Maloney, Founding President 2003 – 2006

Doreen Maloney

Founding President 2003 – 2006

Associate Professor, University of Kentucky, Lexington

Gwyan Rhabyt, President Emeritus 2006 – 2009

Gwyan Rhabyt

President Emeritus 2006 – 2009

Associate Professor, California State University, East Bay

Paul Catanese, President Emeritus 2009 - 2014

Paul Catanese

President Emeritus 2009 - 2014

Associate Professor, Columbia College Chicago

Paul Catanese is a hybrid media artist whose diverse range of works include installation, performance, printmaking, video, sculptural objects, handmade paper, artist books, code,, and projections which have been exhibited internationally, notably at the Whitney Museum of American Art, the New Museum of Contemporary Art, SFMOMA Artists Gallery, Chicago Cultural Center, La Villette and the China Academy of Art; with screenings at the Bangkok Experimental Film Festival, Stuttgart Filmwinter, FILE, ANIMAC, ExUrban Screens, New Forms Festival, and ISEA2014 Dubai. He has received commissions from Rhizome and Turbulence, and was awarded a 2014 Efroymson Contemporary Arts Fellowship. Catanese is Director of Graduate Study and Associate Professor of Art & Art History at Columbia College Chicago.

Vagner Whitehead, President Emeritus 2014 - 2017

Vagner Whitehead

President Emeritus 2014 - 2017

Professor, Texas Woman's University