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Academy Governors Re-Elect Cheryl Boone Isaacs as AMPAS President

Photo of Anne Thompson By Anne Thompson | Thompson on Hollywood August 6, 2014 at 12:57AM

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Board of Governors re-elected Cheryl Boone Isaacs as AMPAS president at a board meeting on August 5.
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Cheryl Boone-Isaacs
Cheryl Boone-Isaacs

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Board of Governors re-elected Cheryl Boone Isaacs as AMPAS president at a board meeting on August 5.

They also voted Jeffrey Kurland as first vice president, Leonard Engelman and John Bailey as vice president, Dick Cook as treasurer, and Bill Kroyer as secretary.

Boone Isaacs is beginning her second term as president and her 22nd year as a governor representing the Public Relations Branch. Last year Kurland served as vice president. Both Engelman and Cook were re-elected to their posts. These will be the first officer stints for Bailey and Kroyer.

This year studio PR veteran Boone Isaacs was inducted into the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Hall of Fame, and received the African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) Horizon Award and the 2014 Trailblazer award from Essence magazine.

Academy board members may serve up to three consecutive three-year terms, while officers serve one-year terms, with a maximum of four consecutive years in any one office.

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