Leadership

Governance

AAMD is governed by a Board of Trustees consisting of 21 members.

Board of Trustees 2018-2019

President
Brent Benjamin
Saint Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, MO

Vice-President and Secretary
Lial Jones
Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA

2nd Vice President
Glenn Lowry
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

Treasurer
Rod Bigelow
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, AR

Past President
Madeleine Grynsztejn
Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago, IL

 

Josh Basseches
Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, ON

Neal Benezra
SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA

Mark Bessire
Portland Museum of Art, Portland, ME

Amada Cruz
Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ

Jill Deupi
Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL

Lori Fogarty
Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA

Carmen Gaitán Rojo
Museo Nacional de Arte, Mexico City, DF

Christoph Heinrich
Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO

Katie Luber
San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio, TX

Julia Marciari-Alexander
The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore, MD

Christina Olsen
University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, MI

Larry Rinder
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, CA

Julian Siggers
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia, PA

Rand Suffolk
High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA

Belinda Tate
Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Kalamazoo, MI

Heidi Zuckerman
Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO

 

Past Presidents of AAMD

2018 - 2019
Madeleine Grynsztejn, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago, IL

2017 - 2018
Lori Fogarty, Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA

2016-2017
Brian Ferriso, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR

2015 - 2016
Johnnetta Betsch Cole, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC

2014 - 2015
Susan Taylor, New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, LA

2013 - 2014
Timothy Rub, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA

2012 - 2013
Kimerly Rorschach, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA

2011 - 2012
Dan Monroe, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA

2010 - 2011
Kaywin Feldman, Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, MN

2008 - 2010
Michael Conforti, Sterling & Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, MA

2007 - 2008
Gail Andrews, Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, AL

2006 - 2007
Jim Ballinger, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ

2005 - 2006
Mary Sue Sweeney Price, Newark Museum, Newark NJ

2004 - 2005
Matthew Teitelbaum, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, ON

2003 - 2004
Peter Morrin, Speed Art Museum, Louisville, KY

2002 - 2003
Maxwell L. Anderson, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

2001 - 2002
James Cuno, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, MA

2000 - 2001
Katharine Lee Reid, Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH

1999 - 2000 
James Welu, Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA

1998 - 1999
Vishakha N. Desai, Asia Society Museum, New York, NY

1997 - 1998
Hugh Davies, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, San Diego, CA

1996 - 1997
James Duff, Brandywine River Museum, Chadds Ford, PA

1995 - 1996
Robert T. Buck, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY

1994 - 1995
Sylvia H. Williams, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC

1993 - 1994
Evan M. Maurer, Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, MN

1992 - 1993
Robert P. Bergman, The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore, MD