UPDATE: Koch replaces the outgoing Tom Sherak who steps down after a three-year term. The board of governors cast their votes on Tuesday night (Jul 31) in Los Angeles. Koch will temporarily step down from his role as PGA president and Mark Gordon will continue as sole preisdent.

The new incumbent begins his ninth year as a governor representing the producers branch and has just completed his first year as vp of the Academy. mHe previously served three one-year terms as treasurer and one term as vp.

Public relations branch governor Cheryl Boone Isaacs was elected first vp. Producers branch governor Kathleen Kennedy elected to one vp post and writers branch governor Phil Robinson re-elected to the other.

Public relations branch governor Rob Friedman was elected treasurer and executives branch governor Robert Rehme was elected secretary.

Koch’s producer credits include Losing Isaiah and Gorky Park. He recently served as executive producer on Source Code and is executive producer on the upcoming Very Good Girls.

Academy board members serve three-year terms, while officers serve one-year terms, with a maximum of four consecutive terms in any one office.