Executive Committee
The Executive Committee serves as the governing body of the Academy and is the final authority for all policies of the Academy. The Executive Committee is composed of the
current AAA officers.


ACEJMC Accreditation Representative
The AAA is a dues-paid, voting member of the Accrediting Council for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (ACEJMC).

Patricia B. Rose, AAA Executive Director (Bio)


Awards Committee 
The Awards Committee recommends candidates for the Academy's Distinguished Service Awards, Kim Rotzoll Award for Advertising Ethics and Social Responsibility, "Sandy" and Billy I. Ross Awards.  Nominates and selects annual Outstanding Contribution to Research awardee. 

Chair: Joe Phelps, University of Alabama

Ronald Faber, University of Minnesota

Gayle Kerr, Queensland University of Technology

Jef Richards, Michigan State University

Pat Rose, Florida International University (ex officio)

Sela Sar, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


Communication Committee

This ad-hoc committee is responsible for overseeing the associations’ communications. 

Chair: Erin Willis, University of Colorado – Boulder


Michael Hanley, Ball State University  

Jameson Hayes, University of South Florida  

Rebecca Hayes, Illinois State University  

Joonghwa Lee, University of North Dakota  

Karen Malia, University of South Carolina

Joseph Radding, Intersection Marketing Communications  

RonaldSmith, Pennsylvania State University  


Finance Committee 
The Finance Committee advises the Executive Committee on handling of monies and audits the Academy finances. Members may not be on the Executive Committee currently or in the past three years. 

Darrel Muehling, Washington State University,Chair  (Bio) 


Herb Rotfeld, Auburn University

Jan S. Slater, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Joyce Wolburg, Marquette University


International Advertising Education Committee  (Website)
The International Advertising Education Committee is responsible for examining the proper role of the Academy in international advertising education. 

Chair: Charles R. Taylor, Villanova University   


Edoardo Teodoro Brioschi, Universita Cattolica Del Sacro Cuore, Italy

Shu-Chuan (Kelly) Chu, DePaul University

Wenyu Dou, City University of Hong Kong, China

Juliana Fernandes, University of Miami

Jong-Hyuok Jung, Texas Christian University

Louise Kelly,Queensland University of Technology, Australia

Carrie La Ferle, Southern Methodist University 

Hemant Patwardhan, Winthrop University

Wonsun Shin, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Hye Jin Yoon, Southern Methodist University


Membership Committee 
The Membership Committee promotes membership in the Academy.  

Chair: Jim Pokrywczynski, Marquette University


Laura F. Bright, Texas Christian University

Hojoon Choi, University of Houston

Mary Elizabeth Dunn, University of Texas

Tracy Harmon-Kizer, University of Dayton

Jaejin Lee, Florida State University

Jhih-Syuan (Elaine) Lin, University of Georgia

Sun-Young Park, Rowan University

Keith Quesenberry, Johns Hopkins University

Nominating Committee 
The Nominating Committee prepares a slate of officer nominations, conducts the election, and recommends candidates for Academy Fellows.  Consists of the past three Presidents of the Academy. 


Publications Committee 

The Publications Committee makes policy, oversees Academy publications ( including the Journal of Advertising, the Journal of Interactive Advertising), and selects the annual Journal of Advertising Best Article Award.  By AAA Constitution By-laws (Article I-7), comprised of nine members, serving staggered four-year terms. 

Chair: Russ Laczniak, Iowa State University


Hong Cheng, Virginia Commonwealth University  

Karen King, University of Georgia  

Hairong Li, Michigan State University  

Nancy Mitchell, University of Nebraska  

Manfred Schweiger, Ludwig Maximilians -University of Munich

Marla Royne Stafford, University of Memphis  

Debbie Treise, University of Florida  

Seounmi Youn, Emerson College 


Research Committee 
The Research Committee encourages research by members, solicits applicants for Academy research grants and dissertation awards, and selects the awardees.

Chair: Les Carlson, University of Nebraska


Sun Joo (Grace) Ahn, University of Georgia

Tae Hyun Baek, University of Kentucky

Aysen Bakir, Illinois State University

Jennifer Ball, University of Minnesota

Denise DeLorme, Louisiana State University

Brittany R.L. Duff, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Steve Edwards, Southern Methodist University

John B. Ford, Old Dominion University

Harsha Gangadharbatla, University of Colorado-Boulder

Stacy Landreth Grau, Texas Christian University

Eric Haley, University of Tennessee

Chang-Dae Ham, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Kineta Hung, Hong Kong Baptist University

Helen Katz, Starcom MediaVest Group

Jooyoung Kim, University of Georgia

Philip Kitchen, ESC Rennes School of Business 

Wei-Na Lee, University of Texas

Elizabeth Taylor Quilliam, Michigan State University

Nora Rifon, Michigan State University

Shelly Rodgers, University of Missouri

Ginger Rosenkrans, Pepperdine University

Sigal Segev, Florida International University

Kim Sheehan, University of Oregon

Patricia Stout, University of Texas

Patrick Vargas, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Michael Weigold, University of Florida

Marc Weinberger, University of Massachusetts and University of Georgia

Kevin Wise, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Doyle Yoon, University of Oklahoma

Sukki Yoon, Bryant University

Strategic Planning Committee
Chair: Ron Faber, University of Minnesota

Les Carlson, University of Nebraska

Brittany Duff, University of Illinois
Harsha Gangadharbatla, University of Colorado
Tom Kelleher, University of Florida
Joe Phelps, University of Alabama
Barb Phillips, University of Saskatchewan
Pat Rose, Florida International University – ex officio member

Esther Thorson, University of Missouri
Hyejin Yoon, Southern Methodist University


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