VAM Leadership

Thank you to our wonderful leadership! For contact information, please hover or click on a leadership member's profile below.

Governing Council

Gretchen Bulova
Gretchen Bulova
Acting Director Office of Historic Alexandria
President
Robert Orrison
Robert Orrison
Historic Site Operations Supervisor Prince William County Historic Preservation Division
VP, Planning & Resources
Dana Puga
Dana Puga
Prints and Photographs Collection Specialist Library of Virginia
VP, Member Engagement
Paige Backus
Paige Backus
Historic Site Manager Prince William County Historic Preservation Division
Secretary
Jeffrey Nichols
Jeffrey Nichols
President & CEO Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest
Treasurer
Charles Grant
Charles Grant
Executive Director Henricus Historical Park, Henricus Foundation
Director, Central VA
Karen Daly
Karen Daly
Executive Director Dumbarton House
Director, Northern VA & Dc
Vanessa Thaxton-Ward
Vanessa Thaxton-Ward
Director Hampton University Museum
Director, Tidewater/Eastern Shore
John Long
John Long
Director of Education National D-Day Memorial Foundation
Director, Southwest & Blue Ridge
Robin von Seldeneck
Robin von Seldeneck
Chief Executive Officer Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library
Director, Mountain & Valley
Susan Leidy
Susan Leidy
Deputy Director Chrysler Museum of Art
Director, Art
Scott Stroh
Scott Stroh
Executive Director Gunston Hall
Director, Historic Houses
Eric Wilson
Eric Wilson
Executive Director Rockbridge Historical Society
Director, History
Joe Keiper
Joe Keiper
Director Virginia Museum of Natural History
Director, Nature, Science & Planetaria
Margo Smith
Margo Smith
Director/Curator Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection, UVA
Director, Universities & College Museums/Galleries
Charles Coulomb
Charles Coulomb
Director of Operations and Facility Management Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art
Director, Emerging Museum Professionals
Steven Blashfield
Steven Blashfield
Glave & Holmes Architecture
Director-at-Large
Jamie Bosket
Jamie Bosket
President & CEO Virginia Museum of History & Culture
Director-at-Large
Jaime Fawcett
Jaime Fawcett
Executive Director Edgar Allan Poe Museum
Director-at-Large
Nathan Stalvey
Nathan Stalvey
Clarke County Historical Association Museum and Archives
Director-at-Large
Sarah Whiting
Sarah Whiting
Executive Director St. John's Church Foundation
Director-at-Large
Gary Sandling
Gary Sandling
Vice President of Visitor Programs and Services Monticello
Immediate Past President
Matthew Gibson
Matthew Gibson
Virginia Humanities
Ex-Officio Member
Jeffrey Allison
Manager, Statewide Programs and Exhibitions Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
Ex-Officio Member

Staff

Jennifer Thomas
Jennifer Thomas
Executive Director Virginia Association of Museums
Executive Director
Christina Newton
Christina Newton
Assistant Director/Programs Virginia Association of Museums
Assistant Director
Daniel Goldstein
Daniel Goldstein
Membership/Development Coordinator Virginia Association of Museums
Membership & Development Coordinator
Su Thongpan
Su Thongpan
Bookkeeper Virginia Association of Museums
Bookkeeper
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