Leaders and Administration

Board of Trustees


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

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

Trustees Emeriti

June Noble Larkin, Chair Emerita
Mary Ellin Barrett
Sidney R. Knafel
Elizabeth McCormack
John J. Roberts

Juilliard Council

Mitchell Nelson, Chair

Michelle Demus Auerbach
Barbara Brandt
Brian J. Heidtke
Gordon D. Henderson
Peter L. Kend
Younghee Kim-Wait
Paul E. Kwak, MD
Min Kyung Kwon
Sophie Laffont

Jean-Hugues Monier
Terry Morgenthaler
Howard S. Paley
Pamela J. Newman
John G. Popp
Grace E. Richardson
Jeremy T. Smith
Alexander I. Tachmes
Anita Volpe

Executive Officers and Senior Administration

Office of the President

Joseph W. Polisi, President
Jacqueline Schmidt, Chief of Staff

Office of the Provost and Dean

Ara Guzelimian, Provost and Dean
José García-León, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Robert Ross, Assistant Dean for Preparatory Education
Kent McKay, Associate Vice President for Production

Dance Division

Lawrence Rhodes, Artistic Director Emeritus 
Taryn Kaschock Russell, Acting Artistic Director
Katie Friis, Administrative Director

Drama Division

Richard Feldman, Acting Director 
Katherine Hood, Managing Director

Music Division

Adam Meyer, Associate Dean and Director
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

Pre-College Division

Yoheved Kaplinsky, Artistic Director
Ekaterina Lawson, Director of Admissions and Academic Affairs
Anna Royzman, Director of Performance Activities

Evening Division

Danielle La Senna, Director

Lila Acheson Wallace Library

Jane Gottlieb, Vice President for Library and Information Resources; Director of the C.V. Starr Doctoral Fellows Program

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
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
Beth Techow, Administrative Director of Health and Counseling Services
Holly Tedder, Director of Disability Services and Associate Registrar


Christine Todd, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Michael Kerstan, Controller
Irina Shteyn, Director of Financial Planning and Analysis
Nicholas Mazzurco, Director of Student Accounts/Bursar

Administration and Law

Maurice F. Edelson, Vice President for Administration and General Counsel
Joseph Mastrangelo, Vice President for Facilities Management
Myung Kang-Huneke, Deputy General Counsel
Carl Young, Chief Information Officer
Steve Doty, Chief Technology Officer
Dmitriy Aminov, Director of IT Engineering
Caryn G. Doktor, Director of Human Resources
Adam Gagan, Director of Security
Scott Adair Holden, Director of Office Services
Jeremy Pinquist, Director of Client Services, IT
Helen Taynton, Director of Apprentice Program

Development and Public Affairs

Alexandra Day, Associate Vice President, Marketing and Communications
Katie Murtha, Acting Director of Development
Benedict Campbell, Website Director
Amanita Heird, Director of Special Events
Susan Jackson, Editorial Director
Sam Larson, Design Director
Lori Padua, Director of Planned Giving
Ed Piniazek, Director of Development Operations
Nicholas Saunders, Director of Concert Operations
Edward Sien, Director of Foundation and Corporate Relations
Adrienne Stortz, Director of Sales
Tina Matin, Director of Merchandising
Rebecca Vaccarelli, Director of Alumni Relations

Juilliard Global Ventures

Betsie Becker, Managing Director of K-12 Programs
Gena Chavez, Managing Director, Tianjin Juilliard School
Nicholas Moessner, Managing Director of Finance and Risk Management