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Professional Network Council 

The Professional Network Council of the Alliance is composed of committee chairs who represent specialized areas of the museum profession.

Chair: Jack Ludden, assistant director, head of web group and new media, The Getty, Los Angeles (Media & Technology Network)

Vice Chair: Ellen Endslow, director of collections/curator, Chester County Historical Society, West Chester, PA (Curators Committee)

  • Lindsey Baker, executive director, Laurel Historical Society, Laurel, MD (Small Museum Administrators Committee)
  • Lana Burgess, faculty curator, museum management program, University of South Carolina, Columbia (Committee on Museum Professional Training)

  • James Burns, executive director, University of Arizona Museum of Art, Tucson (Curators Committee)
  • Judith M. Gibbs, deputy director for development, Baltimore Museum of Art (Development and Membership Network)
  • Susan Goganian, director, Beverly Historical Society & Museum, Beverly, MA (Historic House and Sites Network)
  • Suzanne Hale, registrar/collections manager, Gregory Allicar Museum of Art - Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO (Registrars Committee)
  • Stacey Halfmoon (Caddo), director of American Indian relations, Ohio History Connection, Columbus, OH (Indigenous Peoples Museum Network)

  • Tim Hallman, director of communications & business development, Asian Art Museum of San Francisco (Public Relations and Marketing Network)
  • Timothy Hecox, learning and community engagement specialist, Oregon Museum of Science & Industry, Portland (Diversity Committee)
  • Neal Johnson, cultural heritage technologist, Washington, DC (Media & Technology Network)
  • Mike Kirchner, director of security & safety, Practical Management Resources, Littleton, CO (Security Network)
  • Wayne LaBar, principal, ALCHEMY Studio, Maplewood, NJ (National Association for Museum Exhibition Network)
  • Seth! Leary, principal, NRG! Exhibits, Kirkland, WA (Traveling Exhibition Network)
  • Mike Lesperance, principal, The Design Minds, Fairfax, VA (Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Queer Alliance)
  • Wyona Lynch-McWhite, vice president, Arts Consulting Group, Boston, MA (Leadership and Management Network)
  • Polly McKenna-Cress, director, museum exhibition planning+design, University of the Arts, Philadelphia (Committee on Museum Professional Training)
  • Angie Morrow, registrar, Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago (Art Handling, Collections Care, and Preparation Network)
  • Tony Pennay, director, Annenberg Learning Center, Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation, Simi Valley, CA (Education Network)
  • Antonio Rodriguez, international programs & traveling exhibitions consultant, The Art Museum of the Americas, Washington, DC (Latino Network)
  • Stephanie Shapiro, Eagle Hill Consulting, Arlington, VA (PIC Green Network)
  • Marley Steele-Inama, director of audience research and evaluation, Denver Zoo (Committee on Audience Research and Evaluation)
  • Virgil Talaid, education specialist, New York Transit Museum, Brooklyn (Diversity Committee)
  • Bob Thurlow, registrar, traveling exhibitions and special projects, Penn Museum - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia (Art Handling, Collections Care, and Preparation Network)
  • Shengyin Xu, sustainability manager, World Resources Organization, Washington, DC (PIC Green Network)
  • Roy Young, director of operations and visitor experience, Fallingwater, Western Pennsylvania Conservancy, Mill Run (Historic House and Sites Network)