Leaders and Administration

Board of Trustees


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

Pierre T. Bastid
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
Vincent A. Mai
Ellen Marcus
Michael E. Marks
Nancy A. Marks
Stephanie Palmer McClelland
Christina McInerney
Lester S. Morse Jr.
Stephen A. Novick
Joseph W. Polisi
Susan W. Rose
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

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
Kristen Rodriguez
Jeremy T. Smith

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 Kashock 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
Stephen Carver, Chief Piano Technician
Robert Taibbi, Director of Recording
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
Jennifer Awe, Dean of Student Affairs
Kathleen Tesar, Associate Dean for Enrollment Management
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
Barrett Hipes, Director, Alan D. Marks Center for Career Services and Entrepreneurship
Teresa McKinney, Director of Community Engagement
Todd Porter, Director of Residence Life
Howard Rosenberg MD, Medical Director
Kate Satin, Title IX Coordinator
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
Irina Shteyn, Director of Financial Planning and Analysis
Nicholas Mazzurco, Director of Student Accounts/Bursar
Erin Tasman, Controller

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
Tunde Giwa, Chief Technology Officer
Caryn G. Doktor, Director of Human Resources
Adam Gagan, Director of Security
Scott Adair Holden, Director of Office Services
Helen Taynton, Director of Apprentice Program

Development and Public Affairs

Elizabeth Hurley, Vice President
Alexandra Day, Associate Vice President, Marketing and Communications
Amanita Heird, Director of Special Events
Sam Larson, Design Director
Katie Murtha, Director of Major Gifts
Lori Padua, Director of Planned Giving
Ed Piniazek, Director of Development Operations
Ira Rosenblum, Director of Publications
Nicholas Saunders, Director of Concert Operations
Edward Sien, Director of Foundation and Corporate Relations
Adrienne Stortz, Director of Sales
Tina Swiek, Director of Merchandising
Rebecca Vaccarelli, Director of Alumni Relations

Juilliard Global Ventures

Christopher Mossey, Senior Managing Director for Educational and Artistic Affairs
Courtney Blackwell Burton, Managing Director for Operations
Betsie Becker, Managing Director of K-12 Programs
Gena Chavez, Managing Director, Tianjin Juilliard School
Nicholas Moessner, Managing Director of Finance and Risk Management