Friends of Asian Arts and Cultures

Unknown artist (Neo-Assyrian, Mesopotamian), Tiglath-Pileser III Receiving Homage, 745/727 BC, Limestone relief carving. Founders Society Purchase, Ralph Harman Booth Bequest Fund. DIA No. 50.32

Board of Directors 2013-2014


-Christopher Martella: President
-Jumana Jabaji Cooper: Vice President
-Alicia Masse: Finance Chair
-Dr. Freda Giblin: Secretary/ Chair of Membership
-Dr. Li Hsieh: Co-Chair of Membership
-Dr. Mieko Inaba: Co-Chair of Membership 


-Dr. Shiva Ahmadi
-Dr. Hashim Al-Tawil
-Jill Best
-S. Elie Boudt
-Dr. Nihad Dukhan
-Dr. Susan Erickson
-Dr. Li Hsieh
-Robert Jacobs
-David Morrison
-Emmy Peck
-Kristina Petzer
-Dr. Noelle Sunyu Lechner
-Carole Tibbits

Honorary Directors

-Dr. Jiu-Hwa Lo Upshur: Honorary Director Emerita
-Dr. Ali Moiin: Honorary Chairman Emeritus 


-Dr. Birgitta Augustin: Associate Curator of Asian Art
-Lina Meerchyad: Collection Research Associate
-Tarya Stanford: Administrative Assistant
-Deborah Odette: Planned Giving Officer