Leadership and Governance

AACSB Board Nominations and Elections

Support AACSB’s mission and vision to transform business education for global prosperity.

AACSB periodically seeks candidates for officer and director positions to serve on AACSB’s board of directors.

Support of our mission to foster engagement, accelerate innovation, and amplify impact in business education worldwide requires active participation of business education’s most qualified leaders.  

We are pleased to announce the results of the 2024 officer and board of directors election:

Vice Chair-Chair Elect

  • Joyce A. Strawser, Seton Hall University

AACSB Official Representative of an Organization From the Americas

  • Frank Buckless, North Carolina State University
  • Lisa Ordóñez, University of California, San Diego
  • Rowena Ortiz-Walters, St. Mary’s University
  • Barbara Ritter, Jacksonville University
  • Margaret L. Williams, Texas Tech University

AACSB Official Representative of an Organization From Asia Pacific

  • Amanda Gudmundsson, Queensland University of Technology

AACSB Official Representative of an Organization From Europe, the Middle East, and Africa

  • Mariëlle G. Heijltjes, Maastricht University
  • Lee Newman, IE Business School

The vice chair-chair elect serves three consecutive one-year terms as vice chair-chair elect, chair, and immediate past chair. All other directors serve a three-year term. Newly elected directors will take office on July 1, 2024.

We thank all candidates for their participation in this year’s election and congratulate our newly elected directors. We also extend a special thanks to the members of the Nominating Committee for their dedication and valuable contributions to this important process.

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