Skip to content

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




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




Kippen de Alba Chu
Immediate Past Chair (2020-2022)
Interim President
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
Michigan State University Museum and Science Gallery


Headshot of Dina BaileyDina Bailey
Mountain Top Vision




Carrie Barratt headshot

Carrie Rebora Barratt
Tyson Distinguished Scholar
Crystal Bridges Museum of Art


Frederic Bertley
President and CEO
Center of Science and Industry



Alison Rempel Brown

Alison Rempel Brown
President & CEO
Science Museum of Minnesota


Headshot of Carole CharnowCarole 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 background

Kelly 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 smiling

Julie Stein
Executive 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


AAM Member-Only Content

AAM Members get exclusive access to premium digital content including:

  • Featured articles from Museum magazine
  • Access to more than 1,500 resource listings from the Resource Center
  • Tools, reports, and templates for equipping your work in museums
Log In

We're Sorry

Your current membership level does not allow you to access this content.

Upgrade Your Membership

Subscribe to Field Notes!

Packed with stories and insights for museum people, Field Notes is delivered to your inbox every Monday. Once you've completed the form below, confirm your subscription in the email sent to you.

If you are a current AAM member, please sign-up using the email address associated with your account.

Are you a museum professional?

Are you a current AAM member?

Success! Now check your email to confirm your subscription, and please add to your safe sender list.