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
 Assistant Director of Education
 Toledo Museum of Art
 Toledo, OH
 Board Office: Secretary


 Douglas Buchanan, Jr.

 Vice President of Membership, Marketing and Guest Relations
 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
 Board Office; President
 Meet the Board: Jason Crabill

 Jessica Cyders
 Executive Director
 Southeast Ohio History Center
 Athens, OH
 Board Office: Treasurer
 Meet the Board: Jessica Cyders

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

 Jill Dunne

Marketing and Communications Director
 Cincinnati Museum of Art
 Cincinnati, OH

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


 Khaz Finley

Education and Museum Outreach Coordinator
 Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
 Cleveland, OH

 Mindy Galik
 Manager for Public Safety and Gallery Experience
 Columbus Museum of Art
 Columbus, OH

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

 John Luchin, III
 Classic Interactions
 Columbus, OH
 Board Office: Vice-President

 Jacob Masters
 Manager of Brand Relations and Consumer Engagement
 Dennison Railroad Depot Museum
 New Philadelphia, OH

Alexandra Nicholis Coon

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

 Seema Rao
Senior Experience Officer
 Akron Art Museum
 Akron, OH
 Meet the Board: Seema Rao

 Laine Snyder
Executive Director
 Zanesville Museum of Art
 Zanesville, OH


 David Walker

Vice President of Sales

 Cleveland, 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



Columbus EMP Chapter Representative


 Amanda Davidson
Northwest Ohio EMP Chapter Representative


OMA Staff

Johnna McEntee
Executive Director
Ohio Museums Association
Columbus, OH
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