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  • AIGA presidents, 1914-present

    Since AIGA was founded in 1914, AIGA presidents have served as leaders of the organization and the national board of directors.

    William B. Howland 1914–1915
    John Clyde Oswald 1915–1916
    Arthur S. Allen 1917–1919
    Walter Gilliss 1920–1921
    Frederic W. Goudy 1921–1922
    Thompson Willing 1922–1923
    Burton Emmet 1924–1925
    W. Arthur Cole 1926–1927
    Frederic G. Melcher 1927–1928
    Frank Altschul 1928–1929
    Henry A. Groesbeck, Jr. 1930–1931
    Harry L. Gage 1932–1934
    Charles Chester Lane 1935–1936
    Henry Watson Kent 1936–1938
    Melbert B. Carey, Jr. 1939–1940
    Arthur R. Thompson 1941–1942
    George T. Bailey 1943–1944
    Walter Frese 1945–1946
    Joseph A. Brandt 1947–1948
    Donald S. Klopfer 1948–1950
    Merle Armitage 1951–1952
    Walter Dorwin Teague 1952–1953
    Dr. M.F. Agha 1953–1955
    Leo Lionni 1955–1957
    Sidney R. Jacobs 1957–1958
    Edna Beilenson 1958–1960
    Alvin Eisenman 1960–1963
    Ivan Chermayeff 1963–1966
    George Tscherny 1966–1968
    Allen Hurlburt 1968–1970
    Henry Wolf 1970–1772
    Robert O. Bach 1972–1974
    Karl Fink 1974–1976
    Massimo Vignelli 1976–1977
    Richard Danne 1977–1979
    James Fogleman 1979–1981
    David R. Brown 1981–1984
    Colin Forbes 1984–1986
    Bruce Blackburn 1986–1988
    Nancye Green 1988–1991
    Anthony Russell 1992–1994
    William Drenttel 1994–1996
    Lucille Tenazas 1996–1998
    Michael Bierut 1998–2001
    Clement Mok 2001–2003
    Michael Vanderbyl 2003–2005
    Bill Grant 2005–2007
    Sean Adams 2007–2009
    Debbie Millman 2009-2011
    Doug Powell 2011-2013
    Sean Adams & Drew Davies 2013-present
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