The LSA Leadership Circle was created in October, 2008, to recognize those LSA members who have made large, unrestricted, charitable contributions to the LSA. The minimum contribution requested for membership in the Leadership Circle is $100. The suggested contribution range is $500 - $1,000. Membership is offered on an annual basis. Those wishing to enroll in the Leadership Circle may download a contribution form (PDF) or contribute online via the donation interface.

Current Members of the Leadership Circle (reflects contributions made as of 04/30/18

Arlene D. Clachar, Eve Clark, John Coltz, Richard Meier, Susan Steele

 

Current Members of the Leadership Circle (reflects contributions made from 1/1/17 through 12/31/17

Karen L. Adams, Stephen Anderson (in honor of Arthur Abramson), Paul Angelis, Joseph Aoun (in honor of Larry Hyman), Patrice Speeter Beddor, Jonathan Bobaljik, Wallace Chafe, Donna Christian, Jennifer Cole, Bernard S. Comrie, Greville Corbett, Susan Kay Donaldson, Karen Emmorey, David Evans, Julia Falk, Patrick Farrell, Bruce Hayes, Hans Henrich Hock, John T. Hogan, Elizabeth Hume, Larry M. Hyman, Ray Jackendoff, Jared S Klein, Sharon M. Klein, David Lightfoot, Diane Lillo-Martin, Joan Maling, John McCarthy, Carol Myers-Scotton, Geoffrey Nathan, Barbara Partee, Dennis Preston, Keren Rice, William Samarin, Natalie Schilling, Bernard J. Spolsky, Sarah Thomas, Robert Underhill, Gregory Ward, Thomas and Judith Wasow, George Williams, Jr., Margaret E. Winders, Anthony Woodbury, Richard Wright

Current Members of the Leadership Circle (reflects contributions made from 1/1/16 through 12/29/16

Anonymous (3), Karen Adams, Joseph Aoun, Naomi Baron, Edwin Battistella, Robert A. Blust, Jonathan Bobaljik, Ellen Broselow, Joan Bybee, Arlene D. Clachar, Andries W. Coetzee, Bernard Comrie, M J Connolly, William Croft, Peter Culicover, Nancy C. Dorian, Laura Downing, Connie Eble, Jerold Edmondson, Mary Erbaugh, Julia S. Falk, Patrick Farrell, Kai von Fintel, Janet Dean Fodor, Lyn Frazier, Donald Cary Freeman, Adele Goldberg, Christine Gunlogson, U G E Hammarstrom, Alice Harris, Elizabeth Hume, Kirk Hazen, Larry Hyman, Sharon Inkelas, Ray Jackendoff, Brian Joseph (in honor of Eric P. Hamp), Sharon M. Klein, William D. Lachman, David Lightfoot, Diane Lillo-Martin, Joan Maling, Gita Martohardjono, Richard P. Meier, Lise Menn, Burckhard Mohr, Geoffrey Nunberg, Manjari A. Ohala, Ricardo Otheguy, Barbara H. Partee, Robin Queen, Marga E. Reis, Keren Rice, John Rickford, Jerrold Sadock, Deborah Schaffer (honor of Ilse Lehiste), Luanne von Schneidemesser, Roger Shuy, Bernard J. Spolsky, Kristen Syrett, Bernard Tranel, Edward F. Tuttle, Robert Underhill, Thomas Wasow, Anthony Woodbury, Alan Yu, Karl Zimmer

Current Members of the Leadership Circle (reflects contributions made from 1/1/15 through 12/31/15)

Rafael Abasolo, Karen Adams, Paul Angelis, Joseph Aoun, Anonymous (4), Patrice Beddor, E. Wayles Browne, Joan Bybee, Donna Christian, Eve Clark, Bernard Comrie, Jennifer Cole, Alice L. Davison, Stanley Dubinsky, Connie Eble, Patrick Farrell, Georgia M. Green, Alice C. Harris, Hans Henrich Hock, C.-T. James Huang, Larry M. Hyman, Kirk Hazen, Hans Henrich Hock, Sharon M. Klein, William Labov, Ernest N. McCarus, Sally McConnell-Ginet, Geoffrey Nunberg, Barbara Partee, Ricardo Otheguy, Dennis Preston, Robin Queen, Jerrold Sadock, Gillian Sankoff, Susan Steele, Kristen Syrett, Sarah Thomason, Robert Underhill, Dieter Wanner, Judith Wasow, George Wilmes, Anthony Woodbury, Jack B. Zeldis

Members of the Leadership Circle (reflects contributions made from 1/1/14 through 12/31/14)

Karen Adams*, Anonymous (2), Joseph Aoun, Edwin Battistella, Jill Beckman, Lowell Bouma*, Paul Chapin*, Donna M. Christian, Andries Coetzee, Bernard Comrie, David Cox, Laura Downing, Connie Eble, Julia Falk, Patrick Farrell, Eileen Fitzpatrick, Lisa Green, Christine Gunlogson, Kirk Hazen, Hans Henrich Hock*, John Hogan, Gary Holland, C-T James Huang, Larry Hyman, Alan Hyun-Oak Kim, Brian Joseph, Jared S. Klein, Kalamazoo Community Foundation, Ik Hwan Lee, David Lightfoot, Diane Lillo-Martin, Robert Longacre, Richard Meier, Lise Menn*, Raja Nasr*, Geoffrey Nathan, Geoffrey Nunberg, Olanike Orie, Ricardo Otheguy, Barbara Partee, Dennis Preston, Keren Rice, Robert Rothstein, Roger Schwarzschild, Kathleen Shea, Shirley K. Silver, Dan Slobin, Bernard J. Spolsky, Sarah Thomason, Bernard Tranel, Edward Tuttle*, Robert Underhill, George Wilmes, Anthony Woodbury

* indicates founding members who have also made donations in the past 12 months

 

Founding Members

The following individuals joined the Leadership Circle during its first year of existence, between October 2008 and September 2009.

 

Barbara Abbott
Karen Adams
Marlyse Baptista
Naomi Susan Baron
James Bauman
Garland Bills
Lowell Bouma
L.F. Brosnahan
Paul Chapin
Susan Donaldson
Julia Falk
Lillian Falk
Jacek Fisiak
Yakira Frank
Jeffrey Good
Charles Gribble
John Gumperz
Martin Haase
Alice Harris
Shirley Heath
Hans Henrich Hock
Jay Jasanoff
Eleanor Jorden
Charles Kreidler
Syrell Leahy
Ilse Lehiste
David Lightfoot
Monica Macaulay
Ernest McCarus
Sally McConnell-Ginet
Lise Menn
Edith Moravcsik
Georgia Morgan
Sadae Morita
Margaret Naeser
Raja Nasr
Paul Newman
Frederick Newmeyer
James Ney
Frank Nuessel
Paul Postal
John Rea
Alyson Reed
Catherine Ringen
Lawrence Schourup
Pieter Seuren
Michael Shapiro
Arthur Spears
Bernard Spolsky
Edward Tuttle
Gregory Ward
Calvert Watkins
Rose-Marie Weber
Jack Zeldis
Arnold Zwicky