Board and Staff

The MCN Board is composed of 12 to 15 Directors, each of whom serves a term of three years. Directors are appointed before each annual conference. In accordance with MCN’s By-Laws, each Director may serve a maximum of two consecutive terms; the President and President-Elect may serve as Directors ex officio at the end of their appointed term. All Board Officers listed below are also Directors, with the exception of the Past President.

Board of Directors

David Newbury


Assistant Director, Software and UX
Los Angeles, CA

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Jessica Warchall

Vice President

Director of Communications
Terra Foundation for American Art
Chicago, IL

Max Evjen


Faculty, Department of Theatre
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI

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Andrea Ledesma


Marketing Operations Manager
Monterey Bay Aquarium
Chicago, IL

Suse Anderson

Assistant Professor, Museum Studies
George Washington University
Washington, DC

Erin Canning

Ontology Systems Analyst
LINCS, University of Guelph
Toronto, Canada

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Andy Cummins

Director of Product Development
Brighton, UK

Martin Franzini

Head of Digital Product and Experience
National Gallery of Art
Washington, D.C.

Jen Holmes

Assistant Vice President, Strategic Development Services
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Los Angeles, CA

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Lisa Schermerhorn

Deputy Director
Samuel H. Kress Foundation
New York, NY

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nikhil trivedi

Director of Engineering
Art Institute of Chicago
Chicago, IL

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Don Youngberg

Community Organizer, Consultant
New York, NY

Former Presidents and Boards of Directors