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New Jobs & Positions

Arizona

Caesar Chaves to director of creative design and marketing, Heard Museum, Phoenix, AZ.
Cathy Hall to chief marketing officer, Arizona Science Center, Phoenix, AZ.
Keith Laba to chief information and data analytics officer, Arizona Science Center, Phoenix, AZ.
Kristin Priscella to chief strategy officer, Arizona Science Center, Phoenix, AZ.

California

Chad Alligood is now chief curator of American art, The Huntington, San Marino, CA.
Ann Burroughs to president and CEO, Japanese American National Museum, Los Angeles.
Kai Caemmerer to assistant curator of photography, SFO Museum, San Francisco.
Alisa Eagleton-Cieslewicz to Curator of Conservation, SFO Museum, San Francisco.
Lourdes Ramos to president and chief executive of Museum of Latin American Art, Los Angeles.
Samuel Scott to Curator of Aviation, Collections, SFO Museum, San Francisco.
Ty Smith to director, California State Railroad Museum, Sacramento,CA.
Marina Vlnar to education manager, Napa Valley Museum, Yountville, CA.

Connecticut

Jeff Anderson, outgoing director, Florence Griswold Museum, Old Lyme, CT.

Delaware

Dr. Heather Campbell Coyle to chief curator, Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, DE.

District of Columbia

Catherine Eagleton to associate director of curatorial affairs, National Museum of American History, Washington, DC.
Alicia Gregory to public programs coordinator, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, DC.
Patty Isacson Sabee to executive director, Planet World, Washington, DC.
Stephanie Stebich to The Margaret and Terry Stent Director, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC.
Tony Zeiss to executive director, Museum of the Bible, Washington, DC.

Florida

Patricia Tomlinson to Curator of Exhibitions, Appleton Museum of Art, Ocala, FL.

Georgia

Kierstin Veldkamp to curator of education and public engagement, Georgia's Old Governor's Mansion, Milledgeville, GA.

Hawaii

José Villa to grant writer, Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor, Honolulu, HI.

Illinois

Alison Gass to director, Smart Museum of Art, Chicago.
Voula Saridakis, Ph.D. to Curator, Collections department, Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago.

Maine

Starr Kelly to curator of education, Abbe Museum, Bar Harbor, ME.
Michal P. Mansfield to executive director, Ogunquit Museum of American Art, Ogunquit, ME.
Angela Raup to manager of guest experience, Abbe Museum, Bar Harbor, ME.

Maryland

Timothy Rhue II to senior informal education specialist, Space Telescope Science Institute, Baltimore.
Julia Rose to director/curator, Homewood Museum, Baltimore.
Benjamin Simons to director, Academy Art Museum, Easton, MD.

Massachusetts

Kerry Castorano to director of institutional advancement, EcoTarium, Worcester, MA.
Melinda K. Cheston to director of development, USS Constitution Museum, Charlestown, MA.

Michigan

Janet DeYoung to interim director, Holland Museum, Holland, MI.
Suzanne Fischer to museum director, Michigan History Center, Lansing, MI.
Diane Gutenkauf to executive director, Ella Sharp Museum, Jackson, MI.
Christopher Shires to executive director, Gilmore Car Museum, Hickory Corners, MI.

Mississippi

Cindy Gardner to site administrator, Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, Jackson, MS.
Pamela Junior to director, Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, Jackson, MS.
Rachel Myers to director, Museum of Mississippi History, Jackson, MS.

Montana

Elisabeth DeGrenier to community historian, Western Heritage Center, Billings, MT.
Kevin Kooistra to executive director, Western Heritage Center, Billings, MT.
Lisa Olmsted to operations director, Western Heritage Center, Billings, MT.

New York

Connie H. Choi to associate curator, The Studio Museum, Harlem, NY.
Susan Greenberg Fisher to director of collections, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn.
Alice Greenwald to president and CEO, National September 11 Memorial and Museum, New York City.
Marcela Guerrero to assistant curator, Whitney Museum, New York.
Rujeko Hockley to assistant curator, Whitney Museum, New York.
Beth E. Levinthal (outgoing) director, Hofstra University Museum, Hempstead, NY.
Nancy Richner to director, Hofstra University Museum, Hempstead, NY.

North Carolina

Nancy Fields to director, Museum of the Southeast American Indian, Pembroke, NC.
Franklin Vagnone to president, Old Salem Museums & Gardens, Winston-Salem, NC.

Ohio

Dr. David E. Chesebrough to president emeritus, COSI, Columbus, OH.
Bethany Kivela Joyave to scout and family programs coordinator, Cleveland Museum of Natural History, Cleveland.

Oregon

Grace Kook-Anderson to curator of Northwest Art, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR.

Pennsylvania

Aimee Newell to executive director, Luzerne County Historical Society, Willkes Barre, PA.

South Carolina

Page Hayhurst to president and CEO, Brookgreen Gardens, Pawleys Island, SC.

Texas

Michael Duchemin to CEO, Briscoe Western Art Museum, San Antonio.
Dr. Rosario I. Granados to Carl & Marilynn Thoma Associate Curator of Spanish Colonial Art, Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, TX.
Elizabeth Mayfield Jackson to vice president, Briscoe Western Art Museum, San Antonio.
Dr. Victoria Ramirez to director, El Paso Museum of Art, El Paso, TX.
Libby Tilley to head of museum advancement, Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, TX.

Virginia

Arthur Affleck to vice president of development, American Alliance of Museums, Arlington, VA.
Alex Burke to assistant director, Salem Museum & Historical Society, Salem, VA.
Frances Ferguson to executive director, Salem Museum & Historical Society, Salem, VA.
Jenny Furnas to museum shop manager, Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, VA.
Nancy Kotz to member services manager, American Alliance of Museums, Arlington, VA.
Matthew McLendon to director and chief curator, The Fralin Museum of Art at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA.
Jonathan Markham to manager of curriculum and gallery programs, Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, VA.
Alisa Reynolds to associate registrar, Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, VA.
Julie Ribits to National Endowment for the Humanities conservation fellow, Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, VA.
Liz Williams to director, Gadsby's Tavern Museum, Alexandria, VA.
Susan Zwerling to museum assessment program officer, American Alliance of Museums, Arlington, VA.

Washington

John Baule (retiring) executive director, Yakima Valley Museum, Yakima, WA.
Mark Holcomb to interim executive director, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA.
Patty Isacson Sabee (outgoing) CEO + director, Museum of Pop Culture, Seattle.