The SAS is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization. It is governed by its Board who appoint and vote for its officers on an annual basis. Members, interested in a position on the board are welcome to contact us here. All information pertaining to the running of the Society, including election of officers, can be found in the Society for Animation Studies Bylaws. As a principle of operation, Board Members can serve up to a maximum of five years in their appointed role.
|Chairperson of the Board||Pamela Turner||Virginia Commonwealth University, USA (Start: 2018)|
|President||Chris Pallant||Canterbury Christ Church University, UK (Start: 2019)|
|Vice President, Awards Oversight||Amy Ratelle||University of Toronto, CAN (Start: 2019)|
|Secretary||Mihaela Mihailova||University of Michigan, USA (Start: 2019)|
|Treasurer||Tim Jones||Robert Morris University, USA (Start: 2020)|
|Student member||Jason Cody Douglass||Waseda University, Japan (Start: 2020)|
|Social Media Lead||Cristina Formenti||University of Udine, IT (Start: 2018)|
|SIG Lead||Andy Buchanan||Purdue University, USA (Start: 2022)|
|Member At Large||Bella Honess Roe||University of Surrey, UK (Start: 2022)|
Officers are members of the society that help run the organisation in different capacities.
|Membership Officer||Tim Jones||Robert Morris University, USA|
|Newsletter Editor||Lilly Husbands||Middlesex University, UK|
|Newsletter Editor||Christopher Holliday||King’s College London, UK|
|Historian||Charles daCosta||Queensland University of Technology, AUS|
|Awards and Outreach Committee Chair||Peter Chanthanakone||University of Iowa, US|