DAVID RUBIN
IS RE- ELECTED PRESIDENT
OF THE
ACADEMY OF MOTION PICTURE ARTS AND SCIENCES

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Casting Director David Rubin   photo courtesy: Publicity@OSCARS.ORG

LOS ANGELES, CA --The  ACADEMY BOARD OF GOVERNORS announced today that Casting Director DAVID RUBIN was re-elected president of the  Academy of Motion Picture Arts and sciences. Also elected for the 2020-2021 office positions by the Board were:           

LOIS BURWELL, First Vice President (Chair, Awards and Events Committee)

LARRY KARASZEWSKI  Vice President
(Chair,  Preservation and History  Committee)

ISIS MUSSENDEN, Vice President
(Chair Museum Committee)

WYNN  P. THOMAS, Vice President
(Chair Education and Outreach Committee)

JIM GIANOPULOS, Treasurer
(Chair, Finance Committee

JANET YANG, Secretary
(Chair, Membership and Governance Committee)

With more than 100 film and television credits, RUBIN has cast such features  as "The English Patient," "Men in Black," "Hairspray," "Lars and the Real Girl" "The Talented Mr. Ripley," "Four Weddings and a Funeral," "Get Shorty" "My Best Friend's Wedding"  "William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet," "Space balls" "Fried Green Tomatoes," and "The Firm"

RUBIN is beginning his second term as president and his eight year as a governor representing the Casting Directors Brand.  BURWELL and KARASZEWSKI were re-elected to their post. GIANOPULOS returns to a previously held office after a hiatus. This will be the first officer stint for MUSSENDEN, THOMAS and YANG.

Academy Board Members may serve up to two three-year terms, followed by at least a two-year hiatus, after which they may serve up to two additional year terms. Officers serve one-year terms, with a maximum of four consecutive years in any one office.