AIGA presidents, 1914-present

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

William B. Howland1914–1915
John Clyde Oswald1915–1916
Arthur S. Allen1917–1919
Walter Gilliss1920–1921
Frederic W. Goudy1921–1922
Thompson Willing1922–1923
Burton Emmet1924–1925
W. Arthur Cole1926–1927
Frederic G. Melcher1927–1928
Frank Altschul1928–1929
Henry A. Groesbeck, Jr.1930–1931
Harry L. Gage1932–1934
Charles Chester Lane1935–1936
Henry Watson Kent1936–1938
Melbert B. Carey, Jr.1939–1940
Arthur R. Thompson1941–1942
George T. Bailey1943–1944
Walter Frese1945–1946
Joseph A. Brandt1947–1948
Donald S. Klopfer1948–1950
Merle Armitage1951–1952
Walter Dorwin Teague1952–1953
Dr. M.F. Agha1953–1955
Leo Lionni1955–1957
Sidney R. Jacobs1957–1958
Edna Beilenson1958–1960
Alvin Eisenman1960–1963
Ivan Chermayeff1963–1966
George Tscherny1966–1968
Allen Hurlburt1968–1970
Henry Wolf1970–1772
Robert O. Bach1972–1974
Karl Fink1974–1976
Massimo Vignelli1976–1977
Richard Danne1977–1979
James Fogleman1979–1981
David R. Brown1981–1984
Colin Forbes1984–1986
Bruce Blackburn1986–1988
Nancye Green1988–1991
Anthony Russell1992–1994
William Drenttel1994–1996
Lucille Tenazas1996–1998
Michael Bierut1998–2001
Clement Mok2001–2003
Michael Vanderbyl2003–2005
Bill Grant2005–2007
Sean Adams2007–2009
Debbie Millman2009–2011
Doug Powell2011–2013
Sean Adams & Drew Davies2013–2014
Sean Adams2014–2015
Su Mathews2015–present