Board of Directors

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

Leadership

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

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 


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

 

 

 

 

Board Members

Devon Akmon
Director
Arab American National Museum
(2017-2020)

 

 


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
(2018-2021)

 

 


Cinnamon Catlin-Legutko
President & CEO
Abbe Museum
(2018-2021)

 

 


Eduardo Díaz
Director
Smithsonian Latino Center, @SLC_Latino
(2017-2020)

 

 


Christine A. Donovan
Vice President and Regional Director–Foundation and Institutional Advisors
Northern Trust Company
(2017-2020)

 

 


Berit N. Durler
Trustee, San Diego Zoo Global
@sandiegozoo
(2017-2020)

 

 


Mark Edward
Partner
Hertzbach & Company
(2016-2019)

 

 


Chevy Humphrey
President & CEO
Arizona Science Center
@chevyluvscience
(2016-2019)

 

 


Lisa Yun Lee
Director
National Public Housing Museum
@Doclisayunlee
(2017-2020)

 

 


Judith Margles
Executive Director
Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education
(2016-2019)

 

 


Tonya Matthews
President and CEO
Michigan Science Center
(2016-2019)

 

 


Kelly McKinley
Deputy Director
Oakland Museum of California
@oaklandmuseumca
(2016-2019)

 

 


James Pepper Henry
CEO/Director
The American Indian Cultural Center and Museum
(2016-2019)

 

 


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

 

 


Andrés Roldán
Executive Director
Parque Explora
@ParqueExplora
(2017-2020)

 

 


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

 

 


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

 

 


Carlos Tortolero
President
National Museum of Mexican Art
@ExploreNMMA
(2016-2019)

 

 


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
(2018-2021)

 

 

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