The AIN Board

Current board members:

  • Bård Brænde
  • Paul Z Jackson
  • Jeanne Lambin
  • Gabe Mercado
  • Alan Montague
  • Joseph Novick (General Counsel)
  • Mary Jane Pories


  • Simo Routarinne
  • Barbara Tint
  • Jon Trevor
  • Raymond van Driel
  • Sue Walden
  • Missy Whitis
  • Lisa Yeager

Each year six of these places are up for re-election.

Applied Improvisation Network
Exhibits to the By-Laws of the Corporation
Version 9

October 15, 2013

Exhibit A – Membership of the Corporation

This Exhibit modifies Article II, Section 1 (a) of the By-Laws.
Members of the corporation shall consist of individuals who have completed one of the following:
1. Attended one or more International Conferences of the Applied Improvisation Network; 2. Paid a $10 Membership Fee via an online fee system
Membership shall last for Three Years from the ending date of the conference attended or from the time the fee was paid.
The secretary or treasurer of the corporation will maintain the online fee system.
Exhibit B – Annual Meeting
This Exhibit modifies Article II, Section 2 (a) of the By-Laws.
Each subsequent Annual Meeting must take place within the calendar year following the calendar year of the previous meeting.
Annual or Special Meetings of the Corporation may only be called by a majority vote of a quorum of the Board.
Exhibit C – Notice of Meeting
This Exhibit modifies Article II, Section 2 (d) of the By-Laws:
Notice of Annual or Special Meetings may also be given by a conspicuous posting on the official website of the Corporation and by electronic mail to the members on record at the time of the notice.
Exhibit D – Quorum
A Quorum of the Board of Directors shall be no less than 1/2 of the total number of Directors serving at the time of the meeting.
A Quorum of the membership shall be no less than 30 members.
Exhibit E – Board of Directors
This Exhibit modifies Article III, Section 1 of the By-Laws.
The Board of Directors shall consist of no fewer than 7 and no more than 16 members.

At the time of the adoption of this Exhibit, the Board will consist of the following members:
Paul Z Jackson – President (1)
Sue Walden – VP (1)
Baard Braende (1)
Martin Ciesielski (1)
David Matthew Prior (1)
Alan Montague (1)
Belina Raffy (1)
Mike Weaver – Sec. (2)
Raymond Van Driel (2)
Leif Hansen (2)
Lyn Travis (2)
Rich Cox (2)
Hikaru Hie (2)
Mary Jane Pories (2)
Zohar Adner – Treasurer (2)

Board Members denoted with a (1) are serving terms that expire in 2015. Board Members denoted with a (2) are serving terms that expire in 2014.
Exhibit F – Term of Service for Board Members
This Exhibit modifies Article III, Section 2 of the By-Laws.
1.At each Annual Meeting beginning in 2014, the Membership will nominate and elect Members to the Board for terms of two years, to replace any Directors who have left the Board or whose terms have expired.
2.Members may hold Director positions for up to three complete, consecutive two-year terms. This rule starts operating from the 2013 AGM.
3.Following a period of one year off the Board, members may again be nominated for and elected to the Board by the membership.
Exhibit G – Officers
This Exhibit modifies Section IV, Article 1
The Board of Directors will select the officers of the corporation. The four positions are:
1. President
2. Vice-President or Executive Vice President
3. Treasurer
4. Secretary

No Member of the Board of Directors may hold more than one of the officer positions at the same time. These exhibits are approved by Alain Rostain, the signer of the original AIN By-Law Documents.

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