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Board of Directors

The American Alliance of Museums is governed by a Board of Directors. The Board accepts nominations for members year round.

Officers

 

Chevy Humphrey
Chair of the Board (2020–2022)
The Hazel A. Hare President & CEO
Arizona Science Center
@chevyluvscience

 

 


Berit N. Durler
Vice Chair (2020-2021)
Trustee Emeritus
San Diego Zoo Global

 

 

 

Man with short greying in suit with orange lapel pinJorge Zamanillo
Treasurer (2020-2021)
Executive Director
HistoryMiami Museum
(2019-2022)

 

 

 


Kippen de Alba Chu
Immediate Past Chair (2020-2022)
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

Man with dark hair, smiling, wearing a suit and with a lapel pinDevon Akmon
Director
Science Gallery Detroit
(2020-2023)

 

 

Carrie Barratt headshot

Carrie Rebora Barratt
CEO & The William C. Steere Sr. President
The New York Botanical Garden
(2020-2023)

 

 

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Susana Smith Bautista
Museum Consultant
(2018-2021)

 

 

Frederic Bertley headshotFrederic Bertley
President and CEO
Center of Science and Industry
(2020-2023)

 

 


Alison Rempel Brown

Alison Rempel Brown
President & CEO
Science Museum of Minnesota
@AlisonBrownSMM
(2020-2023)

 

Cinnamon Catlin-Legutko
Director
Illinois State Museum
@clegutko
(2018-2021)

 

Robert M. Davis
President and CEO
America’s Black Holocaust Museum
(2019-2022)

 


Image of a white woman with shoulder length wavy reddish brown hair wearing a large red beaded necklace.Marcia DeWitt
Trustee
Biggs Museum of American Art
Hillwood Estate, Museum and Garden
(2019-2022)

 

Christine A. Donovan
Manager, The Northern Trust Charitable Giving Program
Northern Trust Company
(2020-2023)

 


Charles Katzenmeyer headshotCharles L. Katzenmeyer
Vice President, Institutional Advancement
Field Museum
(2020-2023)

 

 


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Kelly McKinley
Chief Executive Officer
Bay Area Discovery Museum
(2019-2022)

 

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James Pepper Henry
CEO/Director
First Americans Museum
(2019-2022)

 


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Nathan Richie
Director
Golden History Museum and Park in Golden, CO
(2018-2021)

 

Ruth Shelly
Executive Director
Portland Children’s Museum
(2018-2021)

An image of Stephanie Stebich, a woman stands in front of a large landscape artwork wearing a blue top and jacket with short reddish brown hair.

Stephanie Stebich
The Margaret and Terry Stent Director
Smithsonian American Art Museum
(2018-2021)

 


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Julie Stein
Executive Director
Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture
(2019-2022)

 

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Karol Wight
President and Executive Director
Corning Museum of Glass
(2018-2021)

 

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