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COMMITTEES

Museums Alaska welcomes at-large members on all of its standing committees. If you’re interested in getting involved with one of the committees listed below, please contact us.

MUSEUMS ALASKA STANDING COMMITTEES

Advocacy Task Force

ACTIVE: YEAR ROUND

The Committee advocates on behalf of museums statewide, stays current on important museum-related issues statewide and nationally, and distributes information to our membership base on how to advocate for museum related-issues in their own community and at the state and national levels.

Art Acquisition Fund Grant Review Committee

ACTIVE: February, MAy, AND OCTOBER

The Committee reviews applications to the Art Acquisition Fund and determines award amounts. The Committee may recommend improvements to grant application process, guidelines, and overall program.

Auction Committee

ACTIVE: JULY THROUGH SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER

The Committee solicits auction items and organizes the auction at the annual conference.

Board Sustainability Committee

ACTIVE: YEAR ROUND

The Committee leads new board member orientation and ongoing training opportunities, reviews board best practices, and coordinates nominations for the annual election.


Collections Management Fund Grant Review Committee

ACTIVE: APRIL AND OCTOBER

The Committee reviews applications to the Collections Management Fund and determines award amounts. The Committee may recommend improvements to grant application process, guidelines, and overall program.

Finance Committee

ACTIVE: YEAR ROUND

The Committee monitors the organization’s financial health, reviews financial statements and budgets prior to presentation to the Board of Directors and as requested by the Executive Director or as necessary, and provides feedback to the Executive Director and Treasurer in all transactions.

Membership Committee

ACTIVE: YEAR ROUND

The Committee provides outreach to members, improves membership benefits, and recruits members.

Program Committee

ACTIVE: JANUARY-JUNE

The Committee decides the conference theme and keynote speaker, and solicits and decides upon sessions, roundtables, and workshops for the conference program.

Scholarship and Awards Committee

ACTIVE: JULY-DECEMBER

The Committee reviews and awards scholarships to attend the annual conference, maintains contact with scholarship recipients on requirements, and solicits nominees for three awards at the annual conference: Awards for Excellence, Volunteer of the Year, and the President’s Award in Honor of Lifetime Achievement.

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