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 09/30/19

Anonymous (5), Douglas Q. Adams (in honor of Eric P. Hamp), Paul Angelis, E Wayles Browne, Hugh W. Buckingham, Joan Bybee, Eve Clark, Jennifer S. Cole, Greville Corbett, Anne Curzan, Laura Downing, Connie Eble, Mary Erbaugh, Julia Falk, U G E Hammarstrom, Bruce Hayes, C-T James Huang, Ray Jackendoff, Dan Jurafsky, John McCarthy, Terrell A. Morgan, Frederick Newmeyer, Patricia Nichols, Harm Pinkster, Deborah Schaffer, Rachel Schaffer (in honor of Dr. Brian Joseph), Sanford A. Schane, Michael C. Shapiro, Jane Simpson, Dan Slobin, Bernard J. Spolsky, Roger Shuy, Gregory Stump, Kristen Syrett, Bernard Tranel

Current Members of the Leadership Circle (reflects contributions made from 1/1/18 through 12/31/18

Anonymous (7), Karen Adams, Stephen Anderson, Naomi Baron, Arlene D. Clachar, Eve Clark, Andries Coetzee, John Coltz, Bernard S. Comrie, Greville Corbett, Willem de Reuse, Nancy C Dorian, Laura J. Downing, Penelope Eckert, Nora C England, Mary Erbaugh, Julia Falk, Francine Frank, MaryEllen Garcia, U G E Hammarstrom, Bruce Hayes, Larry Hyman, Hans Henrich Hock, Ray Jackendoff, Ellen Kaisse, Jared S. Klein, Sharon M. Klein, David Lightfoot, Joan Maling, Gita Martohardjono, Richard Meier, Lise Menn, Marianne Mithun, Edith A Moravcsik, Geoffrey Nathan, Richaro Otheguy, Barbara H Partee, David Pesetsky, Harm Pinkster, Dennis Preston, Jeffrey Punske, Robin Queen, Keren Rice, Philip Rubin, Jeffrey Runner, William Samarin, Joel Sherzer, W Z Shetter (in honor of Foster W. Blaisdell (deceased)), Andrea Sims, Dan Slobin, Susan Steele, Kristen Syrett, Bernard Tranel, Gregory Ward, Doug Whalen, Margaret Winters, Anthony Woodbury

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