Leadership Overview

The thirty-third (and current) President of the American Branch is Leila N. Sadat, elected for a two-year term in October 2018. The President-Elect is Michael P. Scharf

The American Branch operates under the direction of an Executive Committee. The Chairman of the Executive Committee is David P. Stewart, and the Vice Presidents are Amity BoyeChristina M. CernaPaul R. Dubinsky, Chiara Giorgetti, and Peter K. Yu. The Treasurer is Houston Putnam Lowry. M. Imad Khan is the Branch's Secretary and Peter K. Yu and Jennifer Trahan are the Co-Directors of Studies.


The ABILA gratefully acknowledges the support of our Patrons. Patrons are life members of the Branch and do not pay annual dues.

Hon. Charles N. Brower
Lee C. Buchheit
Prof. David Caron (deceased)
Christina M. Cerna
Edward Gordon
Anthony Lee Larson
Prof. Cynthia C. Lichtenstein
Houston Putnam Lowry
Prof. Philip M. Moremen
Prof. John F. Murphy
Prof. James A.R. Nafziger
Prof. Ved P. Nanda
Andre Newburg (deceased)
Prof. John E. Noyes
Anibal M. Sabater
Prof. Leila N. Sadat
Prof. Mortimer N. Sellers
Charles D. Siegal (deceased)
Prof. David P. Stewart
Beth Van Schaack
Prof. Ruth G. Wedgwood