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MANY Board of Directors

Meet the experienced museum professionals who represent each of the 10 REDC Districts of New York State and the wide variety of disciplines within our field.

Each board member serves a three (3) year term and serves on one of seven (7) committees, including membership/fundraising, governance, and programming. Click on their picture to learn more!

Ian Berry

Dayton Director

The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum at Skidmore College

Rob Cassetti

Creative Strategist

Luckystone Partners

Billye Chabot

Executive Director

Seward House Museum

Starlyn D'Angelo

Executive Director

Hart Cluett Museum

Mariano Desmarás

Creative Director

Museum Environments

Alexandra Drakakis

Independent Museum Consultant

Michael Galbon


Seneca Art & Culture Center

Georgette Grier-Key

Executive Director and Chief Curator

Eastville Community

Historical Society

Peter Hyde


Peter Hyde Design

Theodore K. Johnson

President & CEO

Hadley Exhibits, Inc.

Eliza Kozlowski

Senior Director of Marketing and Engagement

George Eastman Museum

Cliff Laube

Public Program Specialist

Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum

Suzanne LeBlanc


Long Island Children's Museum

Denise Lewis

Chief Financial Officer

Museum of Arts and Design

Emily Martz

Executive Director

Sagamore Institute of the Adirondacks

Melinda McTaggart


Schoharie County Historical Society and Old Stone Fort Museum

Ken Meifert

Vice-President for Sponsorship

and Development

National Baseball Hall of Fame

and Museum

Tom E. Shannon

Director of Building and

Security Services

Asia Society

Diane Shewchuk


Albany Institute of History & Art

Natalie Stetson

Executive Director

Erie Canal Museum

Becky Wehle


Genesee Country Village & Museum

Brian Lee Whisenhunt

Executive Director

The Rockwell Museum

Bruce Whitmarsh

Executive Director

The Chemung County

Historical Society

Marisa Wigglesworth

President and CEO

Buffalo Museum of Science,

Tifft Nature Preserve

Advisory Committee
Roy McDonald, New York State Senator, Retired
Jack McEneny, New York Sate Assemblymember, Retired 

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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