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

 

 

 

 

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
Senior Consultant
DeVos Institute of Arts Management
(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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