2015 Accreditation Commission Nominating Committee and Schedule Announced

Category: Press Release


May 6, 2015

One of the features of the Alliance’s recent reinvention of accreditation initiative is a formal, inclusive and transparent Accreditation Commissioner selection process which is led by a cross-discipline nominating committee and allows individuals to self-nominate.

The 2015 Accreditation Commission Nominating Committee members are:

  • Doug Jones, Director of the Florida Museum of Natural History; Alliance Board member; Nominating Committee Chair
  • Burt Logan, Executive Director & CEO, Ohio History Connection; Accreditation Commission Chair
  • Ken Schutz, The Dr. William Huizingh Executive Director, Desert Botanical Garden; Accreditation Commissioner
  • Dorothy Kosinski, Director, The Phillips Collection; Association of Art Museum Directors (AAMD) appointed representative
  • Jill Hartz, Executive Director, Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art; President of and appointed representative for Association of Academic Museums and Galleries (AAMG)
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The nomination period opens in early June and closes August 3, 2015. Nominees for two open seats will be vetted in August-September and finalists forwarded to the Alliance board in November.

Nomination details and forms will be released in early June on the Alliance website.

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