Board of Directors

The American Alliance of Museums is governed by a Board of Directors elected by the members of the Alliance.


Kippen de Alba Chu
Chair of the Board (2018–2020)
Executive Director
Iolani Palace





Robert M. Davis
Vice Chair of the Board (2018-2019)
Museum Consultant
DRMD Strategies, LLC






Douglas S. Jones
Immediate Past Chair (2018–2020)
Florida Museum of Natural History





Board Members

Devon Akmon
Senior Consultant
DeVos Institute of Arts Management



Headshot of a woman smiling at the camera with long shoulder length brown hair and dangling earrings.Susana Smith Bautista
Executive Director
Pasadena Museum of California Art



Cinnamon Catlin-Legutko
President & CEO
Abbe Museum



Eduardo Díaz
Smithsonian Latino Center, @SLC_Latino



Christine A. Donovan
Vice President and Regional Director–Foundation and Institutional Advisors
Northern Trust Company



Berit N. Durler
Trustee, San Diego Zoo Global



Mark Edward
Hertzbach & Company



Chevy Humphrey
President & CEO
Arizona Science Center



Lisa Yun Lee
National Public Housing Museum



Judith Margles
Executive Director
Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education



Tonya Matthews
STEM Equity and Informal Learning Consultant



Kelly McKinley
Deputy Director
Oakland Museum of California



James Pepper Henry
The American Indian Cultural Center and Museum



Headshot of man with short cut salt and pepper hair with bright blue eyes smiling broadly at the camera wearing a dark blue blazer with a checked white and blue shirt. Nathan Richie
Golden History Museum and Park in Golden, CO



Andrés Roldán
Executive Director
Parque Explora



Ruth Shelly
Executive Director
Portland Children’s Museum



Stephanie Stebich
The Margaret and Terry Stent Director
Smithsonian American Art Museum



Carlos Tortolero
National Museum of Mexican Art



Headshot of a woman smiling at the camera with short grey hair and dangling earrings.Karol Wight
President and Executive Director
Corning Museum of Glass in Corning, NY



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