LOS ANGELES – The Visual Effects Society (VES), the industry’s global professional honorary society, has announced its 2021 Board of Directors officers. The officers, who comprise the VES Board Executive Committee, were elected at the January 2021 Board meeting.
The officers include Lisa Cooke, who was elected Board Chair, and is the first woman to hold this role in the Society’s history. The five officers embody the global makeup up the Society, coming from Sections in the United States, New Zealand and London.
“The Society is proud to have exceptional leadership represented on our Executive Committee,” said Eric Roth, VES Executive Director. “This is a group of impassioned and venerated professionals with a vision for the Society’s future, especially amidst this time of dynamic change. We appreciate their commitment to serve our organization and our members worldwide.”
The 2021 Officers of the VES Board of Directors are:
Chair: Lisa Cooke
1st Vice Chair: Emma Clifton Perry
2nd Vice Chair: David H. Tanaka
Treasurer: Jeffrey A. Okun, VES
Secretary: Gavin Graham