Membership Announcement : Appointment of Executive
The Alberta Museums Association (AMA) Board of Directors is
pleased to announce the appointment of Meaghan Patterson as the
AMA's new Executive Director / CEO, effective September 1, 2014.
Meaghan has served as Acting Executive Director / CEO since March
AMA Board President Barry Finkelman states, "Meaghan's
background in team-based leadership, combined with her experience
in almost every facet of the AMA's operations and programs, provide
her with strong insight into the needs of the membership and museum
community, and make her an excellent choice for this position. We
know that Meaghan will provide continued strong leadership for the
The search for a new Executive Director was conducted with the
Calgary-based human resource and management consulting firm, Cenera
Inc. "This exhaustive hiring process was both open and transparent,
and on behalf of the Board I want to say that we are absolutely
delighted with the result," adds Finkelman. "We are confident that
Meaghan's leadership will guide the AMA in continuing to lead,
facilitate, and support our museums in the vital role we play
within our communities."
Posted on behalf of the AMA Board of Directors.
AMA Conference 2014 Registration Open
For Conference information and to register, visit the AMA
This year's Conference, Accelerating Museum Impact,
focuses on the changing role of museums in society and how we can
accelerate their impact in the communities they serve. The
conference will provide: examples of how this has or is being
achieved; tools and workshops to assist with the shift; and
discussion around to what end museums are doing this work.