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
ISIS MUSSENDEN, Vice President
WYNN P. THOMAS, Vice President
JIM GIANOPULOS, Treasurer
JANET YANG, Secretary
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.