Leadership

Governance

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

Board of Trustees 2024-2025

President
Stephan Jost
Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, ON

Vice-President
Marcelle Polednik
Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI

2nd Vice President and Secretary
Scott Stulen
Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa, OK

Treasurer
Linda Harrison
The Newark Museum of Art, Newark, NJ

 

Nora Abrams
Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, Denver, CO

Betsy Bradley
Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson, MI

Julie Decker
Anchorage Museum, Anchorage, AK

Tom Denenberg
Shelburne Museum, Shelburne, VT

Andria Derstine
Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin, OH

Miki Garcia
ASU Art Museum, Tempe, AZ

Bill Griswold
Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH

Min Jung Kim
Saint Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, MO

Cameron Kitchin
Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, OH

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

Andy Maus
Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA

Erik Neil
Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, VA

Kim Sajet
National Portrait Gallery, Washington, DC

Janne Sirén
Buffalo AKG Art Museum, Buffalo, NY

Sasha Suda
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA

Andrew Walker
Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, TX

Simone Wicha
Blanton Museum of Art, University of Texas, Austin TX

 

Past Presidents of AAMD

2023-24
Julia Marciari-Alexander
The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore, MD

2022-23
Julián Zugazagoitia
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO

2020-2021
Lial Jones, Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA

2019 - 2020
Brent Benjamin, Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis, MO

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