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Motion picture academy names its new board of governors
Motion picture academy names its new board of governors

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences named its new board of governors Friday, a list that includes current academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs, key Academy Museum fundraiser Annette Bening and five first-time governors. The board of governors is a powerful group of 51 people — three representatives of each of the academy's 17 branches — who oversee the business of the larger membership. This board will play an important role in the evolution of the $300-million Academy Museum, set to open in 2017. Isaacs was reelected as one of the governors of the public relations branch, a necessary precondition of her renewal as president of the academy. The...

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