Board of Directors

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


Jorge Zamanillo
Chair of the Board (2023-2025)
Founding Director
National Museum of the American Latino

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Nathan Richie
Vice Chair & Secretary (2023-2024)
Golden History Museum and Park

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Devon Akmon
Treasurer (20232024)
Michigan State University Museum and CoLab Studio

Chevy Humphrey
Immediate Past Chair (2023-2024)
President & CEO
Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago

Board Members

Dina Bailey
Mountain Top Vision

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Carrie Rebora Barratt
LongHouse Reserve

Frederic Bertley
President and CEO
Center of Science and Industry

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Alison Rempel Brown
President & CEO
Science Museum of Minnesota

Carole Charnow
President & CEO
Boston Children’s Museum

Jessica Chavez
Vice President of Education and Chief Learning & Community Partnerships Officer
Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago

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Marcia DeWitt
Biggs Museum of American Art

Larry Dubinski
President & CEO
The Franklin Institute

Ann Friedman
Founder & CEO
Planet Word

Linda Harrison
Director & CEO
The Newark Museum of Art

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Charles L. Katzenmeyer
Vice President, Institutional Advancement
Field Museum

Patsy Phillips
Executive Director
IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts

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Karol Wight
President and Executive Director
Corning Museum of Glass

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