Our Board

With dynamic representation across all sectors of the industry, the AAP Board of Directors works together to advance the mission of the organization and helps ensure a vibrant future for American publishers.

Julia Reidhead Chairman and President of W. W. Norton & Company, Inc.

Vice Chair
Brian Napack President and CEO of John Wiley & Sons

Immediate Past Chair
Michael Pietsch CEO, Hachette Book Group

Jeremy North Managing Director, Books, Taylor & Francis Group

President and CEO
Maria A. Pallante Association of American Publishers


Tonya Agurto Senior Vice President, Publisher, Disney Publishing Group

Tom ap Simon President, Higher Education and Virtual Learning, Pearson

Ellie Berger Executive Vice President and President, Trade Publishing, Scholastic

Corinne Burton President, Teacher Created Materials, Inc.

Youngsuk ‘YS’ Chi Chairman, Elsevier, Director, Corporate Affairs & Asia Strategy, RELX Group *IPA Executive Committee Representative

Markus Dohle CEO Emeritus, Penguin Random House

Christie Henry Director, Princeton University Press

Jonathan Karp President and CEO, Simon & Schuster, Inc.

Garrett P. Kiely Director, University of Chicago Press

Tyrrell Mahoney President, Chronicle Books

James Milne, Ph.D. President, ACS Publications

Brian Murray President and CEO, HarperCollins Publishers Worldwide, Inc.

Vikram Savkar SVP & General Manager, Medical Markets, Wolters Kluwer Health

Jasper Simons Chief Publishing Officer, American Psychological Association

Blaise R. Simqu CEO, SAGE Publications

David Stafford General Counsel and Secretary, McGraw Hill Education

Jon Yaged CEO, Macmillan Publishers US