Governance

Black Lives Matter

Ahmaud Arbery was a 25-year-old Black man fatally shot while jogging. Breonna Taylor was a 26-year-old Black woman fatally shot by police during a late night, “no knock” search warrant. George Floyd was a 46-year-old Black man fatally asphyxiated by police. Rayshard Brooks was a 27-year-old black man fatally shot multiple times in the back by police. These tragic events are part of a long history of systemic racism and violence in the United States that disproportionately affects Black communities.

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Meet Class of 2019: MCN’s new Board members!

Join me in congratulating Alexis Light, Yvonne Lee, David Nuñez and Mark Osterman who have just been appointed to serve as Directors on the Board of MCN for a 3-year term effective this November. The Board also appointed current board member Mitch Sava to serve as Vice-President in 2020 and succeed Matt Tarr as President…

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Announcing the 2019 DEAI Advisory Board

By MCN Board Member, Desi Gonzalez I’m thrilled to announce the 2019 MCN Advisory Board for diversity, equity, accessibility, and inclusion! The mission of MCN’s DEAI Advisory Board is to represent and advocate for the interests of the MCN community on these matters. We were overwhelmed by the support and enthusiasm for MCN’s new initiative…

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MCN’s commitment to Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, & Inclusion

  Post by MCN Board Member, Desi Gonzalez One of the things I’ve found to be special about the MCN community is that it’s made up of people who are genuinely interested in building inclusive museum technologies for diverse audiences. You can see this grassroots energy each year at the annual conference, where sessions titles…

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Announcing MCN 2019-2021 Strategic Plan: Achieving impact through inclusion, innovation, and community building

  Updated mission and vision statements, summer 2018 To grow the digital capacity of museum professionals by connecting them to ideas, information, opportunities, proven practices, and each other. A world in which all museums are empowered digitally to achieve their missions.   We’re pleased to announce MCN’s new three-year strategic plan (2019-2021), which was developed…

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Board Class of 2018: meet MCN’s newly appointed board members!

From a pool of 17 candidates, the 2018 Nominating Committee selected five nominees to fill the board vacancies. Endorsing the Committee’s recommendations, the board appointed the following five candidates to serve as Directors on the board of MCN:  Nathan Adkisson, Doug Allen, Kai Frazier, Mara Kurlandsky and Courtney OCallaghan (see bios below). Their three-year term will start this…

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2018 Call for MCN Board Directors: opens today through July 31, 2018!

We’re pleased to announce the 2018 call for candidates to be considered to serve on the Board of Directors of MCN. This year, MCN is looking to recruit four (4) Board members to replace those whose 3-year term will be ending in November. From left to right starting with back row: Darren Milligan, Greg Albers,…

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Meet the 2017 new board members!

Congratulations to our 5 newly appointed board members! This year, 23 members of the community applied to fill five vacant seats on the MCN board. The Nominating Committee reviewed all applications against our current stated needs, as well as the strength and merit of each application, and shortlisted a slate of the five candidates it…

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Meet MCN’s new board members

Congratulations to our 5 newly appointed board members! Judging from the number of applications received during the Call for Board Candidates in June, serving on the MCN board seems to be a coveted opportunity among members of our community: we received 30 applications in total (10 more than last year) for only 5 spots available…

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Welcome to the Board!

Following the 2015 Call for MCN Board Directors Candidates, we received 20 applications for only 4 Director vacancies. After reviewing each candidate’s outstanding application, the Nominating Committee selected the four candidates it believed best match the needs of the Board in the next three years as outlined in the Call for Candidates. The Board approved…

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