As a non-profit charitable corporation, ASA is governed by a 13-member Board of Directors. Board members are elected for terms of three years, with two members rotating off each year. Current members are:



Henry Koffler
ASA Founder and President Emeritus
President Emeritus, University of Arizona
Board of Directors, Governor’s Advisory Council on Aging, Campus Research Corp. and COPE; Member, Tucson Airport Authority
Academy Village Resident
Helen S. Schaefer
ASA Board Chair
Director Emeritus, UA Foundation
Past President, Tucson Symphony
Past President, Tucson YWCA
President, Pima Council on Aging
James Edwin (Jed) Kee
ASA President
Professor Emeritus of Public Policy and Public Administration, George Washington University
Academy Village Resident
Peter Backus
President of PB Trading Company and Coyote Creek Development
Calvin Baker
Superintendent, Vail Unified School District
2011-12 Arizona Superintendent of the Year
Lifetime Achievement Award, Metropolitan Education Commission
President, Arizona School Administrators Association, 2010-11
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Fred T. Boice
Owner, Boice Financial Co.
Two-term  President, Arizona Board of Regents
Past President, Arizona Cattlegrowers’ Association, Tucson Airport Authority, and the University of Arizona Foundation


Gary Fenstermacher
Retired Professor of Education, University of Michigan
Former Dean, University of Arizona College of Education
Academy Village Resident
Edward Reid
Director, University of Arizona School of Music,
Professor of Music and
University Distinguished Outreach Professor
Nils Hasselmo
Retired President, the University of Minnesota
Retired president, the Association of American Universities
Former Provost the University of Arizona
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Professor Emeritus of History, University of Montana,
Russia and Beethoven scholar
Academy Village resident

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Marcia Neugebauer,
ASA Vice-President
for Programming
Space Physicist
Past President of the American Geophysical Union
Academy Village Resident
Mike Maharry
ASA Vice-President
for Administration
Retired newspaper editor
Academy Village Resident
Charles Prewitt
Retired Director, the Carnegie Institution for Science, Washington, D.C.
Academy Village Resident
Christopher Sheafe
Member, Pima County Bond Committee
Partner, Rancho Del Lago
Member, Rio Nuevo Board of Directors



President: Jed Kee
Vice-President: Administration:
Mike Maharry
Vice-President: Programming: Marcia Neugebaueer
Treasurer: Sabra Anderson
Music Liaison: Leslie Nitzberg
Founder and President Emeritus: Henry Koffler (
Administrator: Kathie Van Brunt (


Committee Chairs

Lecture Team: Marcia Neugebauer
Music Team: Leslie Nitzberg and Kathie Van Brunt
Finance Advisory Committee: Sabra Anderson
Outreach Committee: Mike Maharry
Technology Committee: Charlie Prewitt
Library Committee: Bev Robertson