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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 (2020–2022)
President & CEO
Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago




Jorge Zamanillo
Treasurer (2021-2022)
Founding Director
National Museum of the American Latino




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




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
Michigan State University Museum and Science Gallery


Headshot of Dina BaileyDina Bailey
Mountain Top Vision




Carrie Barratt headshotCarrie Rebora Barratt
Tyson Distinguished Scholar
Crystal Bridges Museum of Art


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




Robert M. Davis
President and CEO
America’s Black Holocaust 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
Manager, The Northern Trust Charitable Giving Program
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



Woman with short brown hair, wearing black shirt in front of green leaf backgroundKelly McKinley
Chief Executive Officer
Bay Area Discovery Museum


Headshot of a dark-haired man standing outside with a goatee wearing a geometric style blanket on one shoulder and a bolo tie.James Pepper Henry
First Americans Museum


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 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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