The present board was elected at the Annual Meeting of the association on October 5, 2019, at the GSA conference in Portland, OR. The association is an institutional member of the GSA.

Ilana OFFENBERGER, associate professor in the history department, University of Massachusetts – Dartmouth, MA
(until October 2020)

Vice President:
Matthew Paul BERG, John Carroll University, University Heights, OH
(to become president in September 2020).

Immediate Past President:
Gary B. COHEN, professor of modern Central European history, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
(until October 2020)


Michael Bryant, Professor of History and Legal Studies, Bryant University
(appointed for the period 2017-2022)

Present members of the board:

Marc LANDRY, University of New Orleans
(until October 2022)

Eva KUTTENBERG, Penn State at Erie, The Behrend College, Erie, PA
(until October 2020)

Margarete LAMB-FAFFELBERGER, Lafayette College, Easton, PA
(until October 2020)

Jan-Ruth MILLS, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
FSU graduates Fulbright awards
(until October 2021)

Sarah PAINITZ, Butler University, Indianapolis, IN
(until September 2021)

Helga SCHRECKENBERGER, University of Vermont
(until October 2022)

Frances TANZER, Clark University, Worcester, MA
Clark University – History / Visiting Faculty
(until September 2021)

Jacqueline VANSANT, University of Michigan-Dearborn
(until October 2022)

Janek WASSERMAN, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL
(until October 2020).

And, ex officio (without voting privileges):

Gerhard BAUMGARTNER (represented permanently by Winfried R. GARSCHA), Documentation Center of Austrian Resistance, Vienna, Austria
DÖW-MitarbeiterInnen / Baumgartner

Michael HAIDER, director, Austrian Cultural Forum, New York, NY (may be represented temporarily by Christian Joseph EBNER, Deputy Director)
ACFNY Director and Deputy Director

Luza Prize Committee 2017-2020

Günter BISCHOF, professor of history; director, Center Austria: The Austrian Marshall Plan Center for European Studies, University of New Orleans

Gerald FETZ, dean and professor of German emeritus, University of Montana, Missoula, MT

Winfried R. GARSCHA, Austrian Research Agency for Post-war Justice at the Documentation Center of Austrian Resistance, Vienna (ex officio)
DÖW-MitarbeiterInnen / Garscha