2016 Slate for Board of Directors

The following people have been selected by the Nominating Committee and accepted by the Board of Directors for the 2016 slate of candidates. Their terms will begin as of the close of the 2016 Annual Meeting.

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Chair of the Board (2014–2016)

Kaywin Feldman
Director and President
Minneapolis Institute of Art, MN

Vice Chair (2015–2016)

Douglas S. Jones
Florida Museum of Natural History, Gainesville, FL

Immediate Past Chair (2014–2016)

Meme Omogbai
Chair, Board of Trustees
New Jersey Historic Trust, Trenton, NJ 

Class of 2015–2018

Robert M. Davis
President & CEO
Zoological Society of Milwaukee, WI

William T. Harris
Senior Vice President of Development and Marketing
California Science Center Foundation, Los Angeles, CA

George G. Johnson
Managing Director
George Johnson and Company, Detroit, MI

Eliza Benington Kozlowski
Director of Communications and Audience Development
George Eastman House, Rochester, NY

Lawrence Pijeaux
Past President and CEO
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, AL

Cinnamon Catlin-Legutko
President & CEO
Abbe Museum, Bar Harbor, ME

Ruth Shelly

Executive Director
Portland Children’s Museum, OR

Stephanie Stebich
Executive Director
Tacoma Art Museum, WA

Class of 2013–2016

Mark Edward
Hertzbach and Company, PA, Rockville, MD

David Ellis
Independent Professional
Boston, MA

Nik Honeysett
Director and CEO
Balboa Park Online Collaborative, San Diego, CA

Judith Margles
Executive Director
Oregon Jewish Museum, Portland, OR

Tonya Matthews
President and CEO
Michigan Science Center, Detroit

Silvia Singer
CEO, Directora General
Museo Interactivo de Economía (MIDE), Mexico City, Mexico

Carlos Tortolero
National Museum of Mexican Art, Chicago, IL

Class of 2014–2017

Ellen Charles
President Emerita
Hillwood Estate Museum and Gardens, Washington, DC

Kippen de Alba Chu
Executive Director
Iolani Palace, Honolulu, HI

Berit N. Durler
San Diego Zoo Global, San Diego, CA

Joel Hoffman
Executive Director
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, Miami, FL

Lisa Yun Lee
Director of the School of Art and Art History
University of Illinois Chicago, IL

Patty Ortiz
Independent Professional
San Antonio, TX

Van A. Romans
Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, TX

John Wetenhall
The George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum,
Washington, DC