Our Board of Trustees

The responsibilities of the Board of Trustees are to safeguard the assets of the Ohio Museums Association, to establish policy and to monitor the operations of OMA to ensure that they remain consistent with the purposes of the Association as stated in the Articles of Incorporation.

Colleagues are elected by the membership to serve on the OMA Board for a term of two years. The Board consists of  museum professionals who are also individual members of the Association. Anyone wishing to stand for election or wishing to recommend a colleague, please contact us at [email protected].

OMA Board of Trustees

 Kate Blake
 Manager of Curriculum
 Toledo Museum of Art
 Toledo, OH


 Kathy Boukissen
 Director of Development
 Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center
 Fremont, OH
 Meet the Board: Kathy Boukissen 

 Katherine T. Brown, Ph.D.

 Director of Museum Studies and Assistant Professor of Art History
 Walsh University
 North Canton, OH
 Meet the Board: Katherine T. Brown 

 Douglas Buchanan, Jr.

 Director of Membership
 Columbus, OH
 Meet the Board: Doug Buchanan

 Roberta Carothers
 Chief, Collection Management Division
 National Museum of the United States Air Force
 Dayton, OH

 Jason Crabill

 Manager of Curatorial Services
 Ohio History Connection
 Columbus, OH
 Meet the Board: Jason Crabill

 Jessica Cyders
Curator and Registrar
 Southeast Ohio History Center
 Athens, OH
 Meet the Board: Jessica Cyders

 Bonnie DeRubertis
 Exhibitions Manager
 Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
 Columbus, OH
 Meet the Board: Bonnie Roche

 Alexis Faust
 Executive Director
 Aullwood Audubon Center & Farm
 Dayton, OH

 Mindy Galik
 Gallery Associate Coordinator
 Columbus Museum of Art
 Columbus, OH

 Fred Gold
Annual Fund Officer
 Cleveland Museum of Natural History
 Cleveland, OH

 Megan Hancock
 Curatorial and Educational Programs Specialist
 Denison Museum
 Granville, OH
 Board Office: Secretary
 Meet the Board: Secretary Megan Hancock

 John Luchin, III
 Classic Interactions
 Columbus, OH
 Board Office: Treasurer

 Deidre McPherson
 Curator of Public Programs
 MOCA Cleveland
 Cleveland, OH

Alexandra Nicholis Coon

 Executive Director
 Massillon Museum
 Massillon, OH
 Board Office: President
 Meet the Board: Alexandra Nicholis Coon

 Seema Rao
 Brilliant Idea Studios
 Cleveland, OH
 Meet the Board: Seema Rao

 William Robinson
 Curator of Modern European Art
 Cleveland Museum of Art
 Cleveland, OH
 Board Office: Past-President
 Meet the Board: William Robinson

 Laine Snyder
Executive Director
 Zanesville Museum of Art
 Zanesville, OH

 Tammy Perakis Wallace
 Assistant Director
 Richard M. Ross Museum of Art
 Delaware, OH

Ohio Emerging Museum Professional Ex Officios

 Cincinnati/Dayton EMP Chapter Representative


  Cleveland EMP Chapter Representative
  Danielle Rose

 Columbus EMP Chapter Representative
 Alexander Tebben


 Northwest Ohio EMP Chapter Representative
 Katrina Huebner

OMA Staff

Johnna McEntee
Executive Director
Ohio Museums Association
Columbus, OH

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