History of the Institute for Critical Animal Studies Board of Directors

HISTORY OF THE INSTITUTE FOR CRITICAL ANIMAL STUDIES BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Structure of leadership, nonprofit incorporation, and communication is in parentheses below under the numerical year. Names are only in order of terms and position of president.

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2001

(Organization named and founded as Center for Animal Liberation Affairs – CALA)

(Communication via E-mails)

1. Steve Best (1st Term)
President and Co-Founder

2. Anthony J. Nocella II (1st Term)
Co-Founder

3. Alma Williams (1st Term)

4. Jason Bayless (1st Term)

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2002

(Communication via E-mails)

1. Steve Best (2nd Term)
President

2. Jason Bayless (2nd Term)

3. Anthony J. Nocella II (2nd Term)

4. DeLora Frederickson (1st Term)

5. Pulin Modi (1st Term)

6. Alma Williams (2nd Term)

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2003

(Communication via E-mails)

1. Steven Best (3rd Term)
President

2. Anthony J. Nocella II (3rd Term)

3. Lawrence Sampson (1st Term)

4. Michael Greger (1st Term)

5. Anuj Shah (1st Term)

6. Jason Edward Black (1st Term)

7. Jennifer Laurie Black (1st Term)

8. Richard Kahn (1st Term)

9. Stephen R. Kaufman (1st Term)

10. Matthew Calarco (1st Term)

11. Nathan Snaza (1st Term)

12. Yvone Pollock (1st Term)

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2004

(Communication via E-mails)

1. Steven Best (4th Term)
President

2. Anthony J. Nocella II (4th Term)

3. Matthew Calarco (2nd Term)

4. Richard Kahn (2nd Term)

5. Yvone Pollock (2nd Term)

6. Nathan Snaza (2nd Term)

7. John C. Alessio (1st Term)

8. Julie Andrzejewski (1st Term)

9. Lauren Eastwood (1st Term)

10. Lisa Kemmerer (1st Term)

11. Nathan Nobis (1st Term)

12. Barbara Noske (1st Term)

13. Maxwell Schnurer (1st Term)

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2005

(Communication via E-mails)

1. Steven Best (5th Term)
President

2. Anthony J. Nocella II (5th Term)

3. Matthew Calarco (3rd Term)

4. Richard Kahn (3rd Term)

5. Yvone Pollock (3rd Term)

6. John C. Alessio (2nd Term)

7. Julie Andrzejewski (2nd Term)

8. Lauren Eastwood (2nd Term)

9. Lisa Kemmerer (2nd Term)

10. Nathan Nobis (2nd Term)

11. Barbara Noske (2nd Term)

12. Maxwell Schnurer (2nd Term)

13. Charlotte Laws (1st Term)

14. Cameron Naficy (1st Term)

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2006

(Organization renamed as Institute for Critical Animal Studies – ICAS)

(Communication via E-mails)

1. Steven Best (6th Term)
President

2. Anthony J. Nocella II (6th Term)

3. Matthew Calarco (4th Term)

4. Richard Kahn (4th Term)

5. John C. Alessio (3rd Term)

6. Julie Andrzejewski (3rd Term)

7. Lauren Eastwood (3rd Term)

8. Lisa Kemmerer (3rd Term)

9. Barbara Noske (3rd Term)

10. Maxwell Schnurer (3rd Term)

11. Charlotte Laws (2nd Term)

12. Nicola Taylor (1st Term)

13. Stephen Clark (1st Term)

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2007

(Communication via E-mails)

(Established 501 c 3 status in NY)

1. Steven Best (7th Term)
President

2. Anthony J. Nocella, II (7th Term)

3. Richard Kahn (5th Term)

4. Lisa Kemmerer (4th Term)

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2008

(Communication via E-mails)

1. Steven Best (8th Term)
President

2. Anthony J. Nocella II (8th Term)

3. Richard Kahn (6th Term)

4. Lisa Kemmerer (5th Term)

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2009

(Communication via E-mails)

(Gave up 501 c 3 status)

(No President, non-hieratical collectively ran)

1. Anthony J. Nocella II (9th Term)

2. Jason Bayless (3rd Term)

3. Sarat Colling (1st Term)

4. Anastasia Yarrough (1st Term)

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2010

(Communication via E-mail)

1. Brian Lowe (1st Term)
President

2. Anthony J. Nocella, II (10th Term)

3. Sarat Colling (2nd Term)

4. Carolyn Drew (1st Term)

5. Susan Thomas (1nd Term)

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2011

(Communication via E-mail)

1. Susan Thomas (2nd Term)
President

2. Anthony J. Nocella II (11th Term)

3. Sarat Colling (3rd Term)

4. Carolyn Drew (2nd Term)

5. Amber Gilewski (1st Term)

6. Dylan Powell (1st Term)

7. Kimberly Socha (1st Term)

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2012

(Board Meetings began via Skype a few times a year)

1. Susan Thomas (3rd Term)
President

2. Anthony J. Nocella II (12th Term)

3. Sarat Colling (4th Term)

4. Carolyn Drew (3rd Term)

5. Kimberly Socha (2nd Term)

6. Amber George (1st Term)
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2013

(From year forward the Institute for Critical Animal Studies Board of Directors structure changed to Board of Executive Directors: no president and all members below have all equal power as Executive Directors of specific programs)

(Board meetings via skype a few times a year)

(communication via listserve)

1. Anthony J. Nocella II (13th Term)

2. Carolyn Drew (4th Term)

3. Susan Thomas (4th Term)

4. Amber George (2nd Term)

5. Veronica Guevara-Lovgren (1st Term)

6. Kelly Struthers Montford (1st Term)

7. Drew Winter (1st Term)

8. Joe Leeson-Schatz (1st Term)

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2014

(Began monthly board meetings via Skype)

(communication via listserve)

1. Anthony J. Nocella II (14th Term)
Executive Director of Administration

2. Carolyn Drew (5th Term)
Executive Director of Regions

3. Amber George (3rd Term)
Executive Director of Finance

4. Joe Leeson-Schatz (2nd Term)
Executive Director of Intersectional Research Collectives

5. Stephanie Eccles (1st Term)
Executive Director of Students for Critical Animal Studies

6. Ian Smith (1st Term)
Executive Director of Board Relations

7. Ian Purdy (1st Term)
Executive Director of Publicity

8. Nick Silcox (1st Term)
Executive Director of Students for Critical Animal Studies

9. Sean Parson (1st Term)
Executive Director of Board Relations
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2015

(Reestablished 501 c 3 status)

(Monthly board meetings via Skype, including regular program/department Skype meetings)

(communication via listserve)

1. Anthony J. Nocella II (15th Term)
Executive Director of Personnel

2. Carolyn Drew (6th Term)
Executive Director of Regions

3. Amber George (4th Term)
Executive Director of Finance

4. Stephanie Eccles (2st Term)
Executive Director of Students for Critical Animal

5. Ian Purdy (2nd Term)
Executive Director of Publicity

6. Joe Leeson-Schatz (2nd Term)
Executive Director of Intersectional Research Collectives Studies

7. Johnny Lupinacci (1st Term)
Executive Director of Publications

8. Sinem Ketenci (1st Term)
Executive Director of Board Relation

9. Lauren O’Laughlin (1st Term)
Executive Director of Students for Critical Animal Studies

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2016

TBA

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