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President & CEO
Genesee Country Village & Museum

Region: Finger Lakes

Committee(s): Membership/Fundraising

Becky Wehle is President & CEO of Genesee Country Village & Museum, the largest living history museum in New York State, located 25 miles southwest of Rochester. The Museum features 68 historic structures from the 19th century, moved from locations throughout Western New York, a gallery of sporting art, and a nature center and attracts more than 90,000 visitors each year. She manages 45 year-round staff and over 150 seasonal staff and a budget of over $3.5 million. 

Prior to joining GCV&M in July 2016, Becky worked in the University of Rochester's advancement office for over 15 years, most recently as the Executive Director of Donor Relations and Stewardship. 

She also serves on the Board of Trustees of Allendale Columbia School and was a Board member at GCV&M for 18 years before joining the staff.

The Museum Association of New York strengthens the capacity of New York State’s cultural community by supporting professional standards and organizational development. We provide advocacy, training, and networking opportunities so that museums and museum professionals may better serve their missions and communities.

Museum Association of New York is a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit organization. 

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