The NHA Board of Directors oversees the business and affairs of the National Humanities Alliance and determines policies, except those requiring a vote of the membership.  The board is composed of up to twenty-two members, including four officers and nine directors elected directly by the membership, up to seven directors elected by the board, and two non-elected (ex officio) officers.  


David Marshall—NHA President
Executive Vice Chancellor, University of California, Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, CA)

James Grossman—NHA Vice President 
Executive Director, American Historical Association (Washington, DC)

Pauline Yu—NHA Treasurer
President, American Council of Learned Societies (New York, NY)

Teresa Mangum—NHA Secretary
Director, Obermann Center for Advanced Studies at the University of Iowa (Iowa City, IA)

Stephen Kidd—NHA Executive Director (ex officio)


Mary Sue Coleman
President, Association of American Universities (Washington, DC)

Jack Fitzmier
Executive Director, American Academy of Religion (Atlanta, GA)

Jonathan Holloway
Provost, Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)

Paula Krebs
Executive Director, Modern Language Association of America (New York, NY)

Frederick Lawrence
Secretary, The Phi Beta Kappa Society (Washington, DC)

Ed Liebow
Executive Director, American Anthropological Association (Arlington, VA)

Esther Mackintosh
President, Federation of State Humanities Councils (Arlington, VA)

Timothy Murray
Director, Cornell Council for the Arts, Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)

Lynn Pasquerella
President, Association of American Colleges and Universities (Washington, DC)

Alyson Reed
Executive Director, Linguistic Society of America (Washington, DC)

Ben Vinson III
Dean, Columbian College of Arts & Sciences, George Washington University (Washington, DC)

Eryl Wentworth
Executive Director, American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (Washington, DC)

Michael Witmore
Director, Folger Shakespeare Library (Washington, DC)