Academy Foundation Board of Trustees 2012–2013
The Academy Foundation was established in 1944 with the purpose of organizing and overseeing the Academy’s educational and cultural activities, including the preservation of motion picture history.
In addition to operating the Academy Film Archive and the Margaret Herrick Library, the Foundation also presents the Academy’s rich assortment of screenings and other public programs each year.
President – Rob Friedman
Mr. Friedman is now the co-chairman and CEO of Summit Entertainment. Previously he held top-level positions at Warner Bros. and Paramount.
Vice President – Gale Anne Hurd
Ms. Hurd’s producing credits include "The Incredible Hulk," "The Abyss" and the first three "Terminator" movies. With fellow governor Hawk Koch, she is producing the upcoming "Very Good Girls."
Vice President – Jeffrey Kurland
Mr. Kurland is a costume designer whose most recent project was "Inception." He earned an Oscar nomination for "Bullets over Broadway."
Treasurer – Phil Robinson
Mr. Robinson earned an Oscar nomination for his screenplay of "Field of Dreams," which he also directed.
Secretary – Hawk Koch
Mr. Koch's producer credits include "Losing Isaiah" and "Gorky Park." He recently served as executive producer on "Source Code."