Board of Directors

The American Alliance of Museums is governed by a Board of Directors elected by the members of the Alliance. For information about how our board is nominated and selected, please click visit – Board of Directors Nominations.


Douglas S. Jones
Chair of the Board (2016–2018)
Florida Museum of Natural History

Kippen de Alba Chu
Vice Chair (2017–2018)
Executive Director
Iolani Palace

Kaywin Feldman
Immediate Past Chair (2016–2018)
Director and President
Minneapolis Institute of Art @KaywinFeldman

Board Members

Devon Akmon
Arab American National Museum

Robert M. Davis
Museum Consultant, DRMD Strategies, LLC

Eduardo Díaz
Smithsonian Latino Center, @SLC_Latino

Berit N. Durler
Trustee, San Diego Zoo Global

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

Mark Edward
Hertzbach & Company

William T. Harris
President and CEO
Space Center Houston

Chevy Humphrey
President & CEO
Arizona Science Center

Eliza Benington Kozlowski
Director of Marketing and Engagement
George Eastman Museum

Lisa Yun Lee
National Public Housing Museum

Cinnamon Catlin-Legutko
President & CEO
Abbe Museum

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

Tonya Matthews
President and CEO
Michigan Science Center

Kelly McKinley
Deputy Director
Oakland Museum of California

James Pepper Henry
The American Indian Cultural Center and Museum

Lawrence Pijeaux
Past President and CEO
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

Andrés Roldán
Executive Director
Parque Explora

Ruth Shelly
Executive Director
Portland Children’s Museum

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
Smithsonian American Art Museum

Carlos Tortolero
National Museum of Mexican Art

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