About

Council & Staff

COUNCIL

The Guild is governed by a board of directors (Council) elected from its membership. These writers, in various stages of their theatrical careers, meet monthly to decide policy for the Guild. Past presidents of the Council include Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein, Moss Hart, Alan Jay Lerner, Frank Gilroy, Robert Anderson, Stephen Sondheim, Peter Stone, John Weidman, and Stephen Schwartz.

Doug Wright
President

Lisa Kron
Vice-President

Lynn Nottage
Secretary

Julia Jordan
Treasurer

Lee Adams
Lynn Ahrens
Kristen Anderson-Lopez
David Auburn
Dan Berkowitz (California Region)
Susan Birkenhead
Craig Carnelia
Kirsten Childs
Teresa Coleman Wash (Southern Region)
Kia Corthron
Gretchen Cryer
Kristoffer Diaz
Christopher Durang
Jules Feiffer
William Finn
Stephen Flaherty
Maria Irene Fornes
Rebecca Gilman
Daniel Goldfarb
Micki Grant
Amanda Green
John Guare
Carol Hall
Sheldon Harnick
Donna Hoke (New England Region)
Timothy Huang
Mark Hollmann
Tina Howe
Branden Jacobs-Jenkins
Christine Toy Johnson
John Kander
Arthur Kopit
Michael Korie
Tony Kushner
James Lapine
Warren Leight
Mike Lew
David Lindsay-Abaire
Andrew Lippa
Robert Lopez
Emily Mann
Donald Margulies
Terrence McNally
Alan Menken
Lin-Manuel Miranda
Marsha Norman
Austin Pendleton
Douglas Post (Northern Region)
Theresa Rebeck
Jonathan Reynolds
Nikkole Salter
Robert Schenkkan
Stephen Schwartz
John Patrick Shanley
David Shire
Stephen Sondheim
Lloyd Suh
Gwydion Suilebhan (Mid-Atlantic Region)
Jeffrey Sweet
Alfred Uhry
John Weidman
Michael Weller
George Wolfe
Charlayne Woodard
Maury Yeston

STAFF

Ralph Sevush
Executive Director Business Affairs

Tina Fallon
Executive Director Creative Affairs

Claudia Stuart
Director of Finance and Administration

David Faux
Associate Executive Director of Business Affairs

Tari Stratton
Director of Education, Events & Outreach

Joey Stocks
Director of Publications

Deborah Murad
Director of Business Affairs

Zack Turner
Director of Marketing

Emmanuel Wilson
Director of Membership

Jenna Chrisphonte
Director of Community Engagement

Amy Von Vett
Manager of Business Affairs

Jordan Stovall
Executive Administrator, DGI & Regional Rep Program

Lily Dwoskin
Office Assistant

Sarah Rebell
Office Administrator

Amelia French
Publications Assistant

Kristin Kapinos
BA Office Assistant