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Meet the Governors: Terry Ann Gordon

Name: Terry Ann Gordon

Peer Group: Costume Design And Supervision

New or Returning Governor? Returning

Describe your day job: Costume Designer Or Supervisor Or Costumer

Credits of which you're most proudThe Nanny, Reba, Malibu Country, Working Class, Romantically Challenged

Why did you want to be a Television Academy governor? Foundation Internship Program, Supporting and promoting the art and craft of costuming

What do you hope to accomplish as a governor? We were successful with our proposal for an overdue award split. We've increased our membership with more work to be done, We've made our peer group more inclusive and welcoming. Continued growth and promotion are our goals

Why is the Academy important to the industry? The Academy highlights and encourages excellence in programming. Todays industry offers a vast array of programming : informative, educational, inspirational, creative, thought provoking, and innovative as well as entertaining. Current television content rivals film for artistic as well as technical achievements and the Academy membership embraces, promotes and encourages this growth.