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 our Executive Director.

2017 Museums Alaska Standing Committees

Finance Committee
Active: February, April, June, August, September/October, December
Goals: To oversee the financial activities of the Corporation and provide feedback to the Executive Director and Treasurer in all transactions. The Finance Committee shall review all statements quarterly, at minimum, and as requested by the Executive Director or as necessary.

Collections Management Fund Grant Review Committee
Active: April and October
Goals: To review applications to the Collections Management Fund and determine award amounts. Committee may recommend improvements to grant application process, guidelines, and overall program.

Art Acquisition Fund Grant Review Committee
Active: April and October
Goals: To review applications to the Art Acquisition Fund and determine award amounts. Committee may recommend improvements to grant application process, guidelines, and overall program.

Program Committee
Active: January through June
Goals: To decide the conference theme, keynote speaker, and solicit and decides upon sessions, roundtables, and workshops for the conference program.

Scholarship Committee
Active: July through December
Goals: To decide upon scholarship applications, maintain contact with scholarship recipients, and follow up with recipients on requirements.

Nominating Committee
Active: July through September
Goals: To put out the call for annual elections, Awards for Excellence, Volunteer of the Year, and the President’s Award in Honor of Lifetime Achievement.

Advocacy Committee
Active: Year round, but mostly October through April
Goals: To advocate on behalf of museums statewide.

Auction Committee
Active: July through September/October
Goals: To put out the call for auction items and organize the annual auction at the conference.

Membership Committee
Active: Year round
Goals: To improve Museums Alaska’s membership benefits, recruit members, and conduct outreach to members.

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