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Jay Belloli to interim director, Pasadena Museum of California Art, Pasadena, CA.
Eric Brizee to facilities director, Museum of the African Diaspora, San Francisco.
Julie Delliquanti to manager of interpretive programs, Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA.
Paul Hammond to executive director, March Field Air Museum and Foundation, Sacramento, CA.
Brooke Hodge to director of architecture and design, Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, CA.
Max Hollein to director, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.
Valerie Huaco to director of collections, Oakland Museum of California, Oakland.
Tish Greenwood to executive director, California Museum of Art Thousand Oaks, Thousand Oaks, CA.
Jamillah James to curator, Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles.
Dr. Greg Kimura, (outgoing) president and CEO, Japanese American National Museum, Los Angeles.
Mitch Maki to interim president, Go For Broke National Education Center, Los Angeles.
Dr. Robert Mintz to deputy director, art & programs, Asian Art Museum, San Francisco.
Paul R. Spitzzeri to museum director, Workman and Temple Family Homestead Museum, City of Industry, CA.
Karen Graham Wade, retiring director, Workman and Temple Family Homestead Museum, City of Industry, CA.
Dr. Fan Zhang to curator of Chinese art, Asian Art Museum, San Francisco.


Jennifer Stettler Parsons to Ph.D to assistant curator, Florence Griswold Museum, Old Lyme, CT.


Pamela Campanaro to director of galleries, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO.


Sam Sweet to executive director and CEO, Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, DE.

District of Columbia

Deborah Ziska, (retiring) chief of press and public information, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC.


John Blades, retiring executive director, Henry Morrison Flagler Museum, Palm Beach, FL. 
Suzie Buzzo to assistant curator of animals, Tallahassee Museum, Tallahassee, FL.
Victoria King to registrar, Florida Holocaust Museum, St. Petersburg.
Rusty Smart to curator of rhetoric, The Dalí Museum, St. Petersburg, FL.
Frank Steslow to president, Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science, Miami.
Gillian Thomas, (retiring) president and CEO, Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science, Miami.
Rebekka Wade to vice president/chief operations officer, Tallahassee Museum, Tallahassee, FL.


Anne McCudden to executive director, Thomas County Historical Society, Thomasville, GA.
Jonathan Frederick Walz to director of curatorial affairs, The Columbus Museum, Columbus, GA.


Jeffrey Davis to director of events, Honolulu Museum of Art, Honolulu, HI.
Cara Mazzei to director of development, Honolulu Museum of Art, Honolulu, HI.


Brian Failing to executive director, Aurora Regional Fire Museum, Aurora, IL.


Tiffany Davis to curator, City of Bowie Museums, Bowie, MD.


Dr. Robert Davis to president & CEO, National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium  and Dubuque County Historical Society, Dubuque, IA.


Rebekah Beaulieu to associate director, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, ME.


Mary Delaney to director of marketing, Museum of Russian Icons, Clinton, MA.


Jon Barth to director of building operations, Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, Detroit.


Courtney Gerber to curator of learning and engagement, Minnesota Museum of American Art, St. Paul, MN.


Christy Nitsche to director of advancement and community engagement, Union Station, Kansas City.


Trevor Jones to director/CEO, Nebraska State Historical Society, Lincoln, NE.


Catherine Magee to museum director, Nevada Historical Society, Reno, NV.
Dan Thielen to museum director, Nevada State Railroad Museum, Carson City, NV.

New Mexico

Jordan Canal to tour coordinator, Casa San Ysidro: The Gutiérrez/Minge House, Corrales, NM.
Emily Stovel to site manager, Casa San Ysidro: The Gutiérrez/Minge House, Corrales, NM.
Carmen Vendelin to museum director, Silver City Museum, Silver City, NM.
Khristaan D. Villela, Ph.D to director, Museum of International Folk Art, Santa Fe, NM.

New York

Rebecca McLain to community outreach coordinator, Oneida County Historical Society, Utica, NY.
Susan Pruiksma to financial manager, The Hyde Collection, Glenn Falls, NY.
Janet Riker, (retiring) director, University at Albany Art Museum, State University of New York, Albany, NY.
Erika Sanger to executive director, Museum Association of New York, Troy, NY.
Amanda Sterling to social media coordinator, Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY.
Marisa Wigglesworth to president and CEO, Buffalo Society of Natural Science, Buffalo.

North Carolina

Stacey Smith to museum director, Sallie Mae Ligon Museum & Archives, Oxford, NC.


Cheryl Hartup to associate curator of academic programs and Latin American art, Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR.

Ontario, Canada

Dr. Peter MacLeod to director of research, Canadian War Museum, Ottowa.


R. Scott Stephenson to vice president of collections, exhibitions and programming, Museum of the American Revolution, Philadelphia, PA.


Julie N. Pierotti to Martha R. Robinson Curator, Dixon Gallery & Gardens, Memphis.


Dr. Agustín Arteaga to Eugene McDermott Director, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas.
Rich Aste to director, McNay Art Museum, San Antonio.
Carter E. Foster to deputy director for curatorial affairs and curator of prints and drawings, Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, TX.
Patrick Kelly to executive director, Old Jail Art Center, Albany, TX.
Cliff Vanderpool to director of external affairs, Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, TX. 


Duron Chavis to community engagement coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, Richmond, VA.
Mark Howell to director of education, Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation, Williamsburg, VA.
Sage Morgan-Hubbard to Ford W. Bell Fellow for Museums & P-12 Education, American Alliance of Museums, Arlington, VA.
Elizabeth Neely to senior director of integrated content, American Alliance of Museums, Arlington, VA.
Pam Pettengell to director of programs and partnerships, Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation, Williamsburg, VA.
Parke Richeson to executive director, Maymont Foundation, Richmond, VA.


Joseph Flores Artero-Cameron to president, Pacific Islands Museums Association, Port Vila.


Louise "Lou" Palermo to curator of education, Maryhill Museum of Art, Goldendale, WA.