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Board and Staff

ATypI is a not-for-profit organisation which is democratically run by an elected Board.

Each Board member is elected by the ATypI general assembly at the annual general meeting for a three-year term. The ATypI statutes define the role of the Board and the modalities of an election. Below is the list of current Board members with their terms of office. Click on each Board member’s name for individual contact information. To write to the entire Board, .

Current Board members 

 

  • Gerry Leonidas | UK (2004–2010, 20132018), President
  • Petra Weitz | Germany (20062019), Vice-President
  • Jean-Baptiste Levée | France (20142019), Vice-President
  • Thomas Phinney | USA (20042020), Secretary
  • Carima El-Behairy | USA (20122018)Treasurer
  • Pedro Amado | Portugal (2017–2020)
  • Jo De Baerdemaeker | Belgium (20102019)
  • Clare Bell | Ireland (20092019)
  • Crystian Cruz | Brazil (2017–2020)
  • Simon Daniels | USA (20072018)
  • Linda Kudrnovská | Czech Republic (20102018)
  • Bruno Maag | United Kingdom (20142020)
  • Laura Meseguer | Spain (2017–2020)
  • Yves Peters | Belgium (2017–2020)
  • José Scaglione | Argentina (2007–2020)
  • Eben Sorkin | USA (20112018)
  • Onur Yazıcıgil | Turkey/USA (20122019)

 

Executive Director/Secretariat

Tamye Riggs | USA (2015)

 

Senior Events Coordinator

Liron Lavi Turkenich | Israel (2016–)

 

Past Presidents

In the past, the ATypI Board was chaired by a number of distinguished personalities from the typographic field.

  • Charles Peignot (President 19571968, †1983)
  • John Dreyfus (President 19681973, †2002)
  • Tage Bolander (President 19731977)
  • Martin Fehle (President 19771992, †2008)
  • Ernst-Erich Marhencke (President 19921995)
  • Mark Batty (President 19952004, current Honorary President)
  • Jean François Porchez (President 20042007, current Honorary President)
  • John D. Berry | USA (President 20072013, current Honorary President)
  • José Scaglione | Argentina (President 2013–2017, current Honorary President)