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Board of Directors

The American Alliance of Museums is a 501(c)3 organization governed by a volunteer Board of Directors.


Chevy Humphrey
Chair of the Board (2020–2023)
President & CEO
Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago




Jorge Zamanillo
Vice Chair & Secretary (2022-2023)
Founding Director
National Museum of the American Latino



Man with dark hair, smiling, wearing a suit and with a lapel pinDevon Akmon
Treasurer (20222023)
Michigan State University Museum and CoLab Studio

Kippen de Alba Chu
Immediate Past Chair (2020-2023)
Former Interim President and Chief of Staff
Fort Worth Museum of Science and History




Laura Lott, President and CEO, American Alliance of Museums

Laura Lott (ex officio)
President and CEO
American Alliance of Museums

Board Members

Headshot of Dina BaileyDina Bailey
Mountain Top Vision




Carrie Barratt headshotCarrie Rebora Barratt
LongHouse Reserve


Frederic Bertley
President and CEO
Center of Science and Industry



Alison Rempel BrownAlison Rempel Brown
President & CEO
Science Museum of Minnesota


Carole Charnow
President & CEO
Boston Children’s Museum




Image of a white woman with shoulder length wavy reddish brown hair wearing a large red beaded necklace.Marcia DeWitt
Biggs Museum of American Art
Hillwood Estate, Museum and Garden


Christine A. Donovan
Director, Northern Trust Charitable Giving Solutions
Northern Trust Company

Headshot of Ann FriedmanAnn Friedman
Founder & CEO
Planet Word

Headshot of Linda HarrisonLinda Harrison
Director & CEO
The Newark Museum of Art


Charles Katzenmeyer headshotCharles L. Katzenmeyer
Vice President, Institutional Advancement
Field Museum

Headshot of Julissa MarencoJulissa Marenco
Assistant Secretary & Chief Marketing Officer
Smithsonian Institution



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


Woman with short blonde hair and dark glasses smilingJulie Stein
Emeritus Executive Director
Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture


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



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