Leaders and Administration

Board of Trustees


Bruce Kovner, Chair
J. Christopher Kojima and Katheryn C. Patterson, Vice Chairs

Julie Anne Choi
Kent A. Clark
Barbara G. Fleischman
Mary Graham
Joan W. Harris
Matt Jacobson
Edward E. Johnson Jr.
Karen M. Levy
Teresa E. Lindsay
Laura Linney
Michael Loeb
Vincent A. Mai
Ellen Marcus
Greg Margolies
Nancy A. Marks
Stephanie Palmer McClelland
Christina McInerney
Lester S. Morse Jr.
Stephen A. Novick
Susan W. Rose
Jeffrey Seller
Deborah Simon
Sarah Billinghurst Solomon
William E. "Wes" Stricker, MD
Yael Taqqu
Damian Woetzel
Camille Zamora


Trustees Emeriti

June Noble Larkin, Chair Emerita
Mary Ellin Barrett
Kenneth S. Davidson
Keith R. Gollust
Sidney R. Knafel
Elizabeth McCormack

Joseph W. Polisi, President Emeritus

Juilliard Council

Mitchell Nelson, Chair

Michelle Demus Auerbach
Barbara Brandt
Brian J. Heidtke
Gordon D. Henderson
Peter L. Kend
Younghee Kim-Wait
Sophie Laffont

Jean-Hughes Monier
Terry Morgenthaler
John G. Popp
Grace E. Richardson
Jeremy T. Smith
Alexander I. Tachmes
Anita Volpe

Executive Officers and Senior Administration

Damian Woetzel, President

Office of the President

Jacqueline Schmidt, Vice President and Chief of Staff
Kathryn Kozlark, Special Projects Producer

Office of the Provost and Dean

Ara Guzelimian, Provost and Dean
José García-León, Dean of Academic Affairs and Assessment

Dance Division

Alicia Graf Mack, Director
Taryn Kaschock Russell, Associate Director
Katie Friis, Administrative Director

Drama Division

Evan Yionoulis, Richard Rodgers Director of the Drama Division
Richard Feldman, Associate Director 
Katherine Hood, Managing Director

Music Division

Adam Meyer, Director, Music Division and Deputy Dean of the College
Bärli Nugent, Assistant Dean, Director of Chamber Music
Joseph Soucy, Assistant Dean for Orchestral Studies
Mario Igrec, Chief Piano Technician
Joanna K. Trebelhorn, Director of Orchestral and Ensemble Operations

Historical Performance

Robert Mealy, Director
Benjamin D. Sosland, Administrative Director; Assistant Dean for the Kovner Fellowships


Wynton Marsalis, Director of Juilliard Jazz
Aaron Flagg, Chair and Associate Director

Ellen and James S. Marcus Institute for Vocal Arts

Brian Zeger, Artistic Director
Kirstin Ek, Director of Curriculum and Schedules
Monica Thakkar, Director of Performance Activities

Lila Acheson Wallace Library

Jane Gottlieb, Vice President for Library and Information Resources; Director of the C.V. Starr Doctoral Fellows Program
Jeni Dahmus Farah, Director, Archives  
Alan Klein, Director of Library Technical Services

Preparatory Division

Weston Sprott, Dean
Yoheved Kaplinsky, Artistic Director, Pre-College
Anthony McGill, Artistic Advisor, Music Advancement Program
Ekaterina Lawson, Director of Admissions and Academic Affairs, Pre-College
Anna Royzman, Director of Performance Activities, Pre-College

Enrollment Management and Student Development

Joan D. Warren, Vice President
Kathleen Tesar, Associate Dean for Enrollment Management
Barrett Hipes, Associate Dean for Student Development
Sabrina Tanbara, Assistant Dean of Student Affairs
Cory Owen, Assistant Dean for International Advisement and Diversity Initiatives
William Buse, Director of Counseling Services
Rachel Christensen, Administrative Director, Alan D. Marks Center for Career Services and Entrepreneurship
Katherine Gertson, Registrar
Tina Gonzalez, Director of Financial Aid
Teresa McKinney, Director of Community Engagement
Camille Pajor, Title IX Coordinator
Todd Porter, Director of Residence Life
Howard Rosenberg MD, Medical Director
Dan StokesDirector of Disability Support Services
Beth Techow, Administrative Director of Health and Counseling Services


Alexandra Wheeler, Vice President and Chief Advancement Officer
Katie Murtha, Director of Major Gifts
Lori Padua, Director of Planned Giving
Rebecca Vaccarelli, Director of Alumni Relations
Stephanie Gatton, Acting Director of Special Events

Public Affairs

Rosalie Contreras, Vice President of Public Affairs
Maggie Berndt, Communications Director
Benedict Campbell, Website Director
Jessica Epps, Marketing Director
Susan Jackson, Editorial Director

Office of the COO and Corporate Secretary

Lesley Rosenthal, Chief Operating Officer and Corporate Secretary
Christine Todd, Vice President and CFO
Cameron Christensen, Associate Vice President, Facilities Management
Kent McKay, Associate Vice President for Production
Betsie Becker, Managing Director of K-12 Programs
Michael Kerstan, Controller
Irina Shteyn, Director of Financial Planning and Analysis
Nicholas Mazzurco, Director of Student Accounts/Bursar
Nicholas Saunders, Director of Concert Operations
Tina Matin, Director of Merchandising
Kevin Boutote, Director of Recording

Administration and Law

Maurice F. Edelson, Vice President for Administration and General Counsel
Myung Kang-Huneke, Deputy General Counsel
Carl Young, Chief Information Officer
Steve Doty, Chief Technology Officer
Dmitriy Aminov, Director of IT Engineering
Clara Perdiz, Director of Client Services, IT
Jeremy Pinquist, Director of Enterprise Applications​​​​​​​
Caryn G. Doktor, Director of Human Resources
Adam Gagan, Director of Security
Helen Taynton, Director of Apprentice Program