Anthropomorphic Arts and Education
Anthropomorphic Arts and Education, Inc. (AAE) is the non-profit (501c3) parent organization for Further Confusion. It is responsible for choosing the chairman for each year's Further Confusion, and for overseeing the budget and year-to-year operations.
In the past, it supported the Anthropomorphic Fandom Repository, a library dedicated to preserving the history of and educating scholars about anthropomorphic fandom, and Furdance, a benefit dance benefiting Pet Therapy, a local charity.
As of the end of Further Confusion 2014, the members of the AAE board of directors were:
- Berg Polarbear (Vince Cardinale) - Vice President, former Director of IT
- DecaDog (Gavin Douglas)
- Latte (Lauren Kelsey)
- Red 19 (Grant Lautz) - accountant
- SmackJackal (Sean Wally) - President
- Squirrel (Laura Cherry) - Treasurer
- WhiteyFawks (Steven Scharf) - Secretary
The chair of Further Confusion is also traditionally invited to participate in convention-related board activities.
Past members of the board include:
- Chairo (Corey Strom) - AFR, former Director of Media & Public Relations, former Vice President
- Chip Unicorn (Brent Edwards) - Founding member
- Flint Otterhall (David Cooksey)
- Foxcar (David Richards)
- Jeff Ferris - former President
- MitRa (Leon Horne) - Founding member
- Smiling Wolf - former Secretary
- WhiteFire (Peter Torkelson) - Founding member