AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF MUSEUMS
2451 CRYSTAL DRIVE NO 1005, ARLINGTON, VA 22202 www.aam-us.org

Total Revenue
$9,789,665
Total Expenses
$10,327,353
Net Assets
$5,477,886

Organizations Filed Purposes: THE AMERICAN ALLIANCE OF MUSEUMS (THE ALLIANCE) IS DEDICATED TO PROMOTING EXCELLENCE WITHIN THE MUSEUM COMMUNITY. THE ALLIANCE SUPPORTS MUSEUM STAFF, BOARDS AND VOLUNTEERS ACROSS THE COUNTRY IN BETTER SERVING THE PUBLIC. THE ALLIANCE WILL SUPPORT OPPORTUNITIES FOR SOUND PROFESSIONAL PREPARATION, PROVIDE OUTLETS FOR PROFESSIONAL RESEARCH AND PUBLICATION AS WELL AS FOSTER THE CONTINUED IMPROVEMENT OF THE MUSEUM PROFESSION THROUGH THE DEVELOPMENT AND OBSERVANCE OF HIGH STANDARDS OF ETHICS. IN PROMOTING IT'S PURPOSES, THE ALLIANCE USES MEETINGS, REPORTS, PAPERS, DISCUSSIONS, PUBLICATIONS, AND OTHER MEDIA OF PUBLICITY AND COMMUNICATION SO AS TO INCREASE AND DIFFUSE KNOWLEDGE OF ALL MATTERS PERTAINING TO MUSEUMS AND ENCOURAGE COOPERATION AMONG MUSEUMS, MUSEUM PROFESSIONALS, MUSEUM USERS, AND THE GENERAL PUBLIC.

TO ENHANCE THE VALUE OF MUSEUMS TO THEIR COMMUNITIES THROUGH LEADERSHIP, ADVOCACY, AND SERVICE.

MEETINGS AND PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION:THE ALLIANCE'S ANNUAL MEETING & MUSEUM EXPO BRINGS TOGETHER 5,000 MUSEUM PROFESSIONALS FROM AROUND THE WORLD AND IS THE MUSEUM FIELD'S PREMIER PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITY. THE EVENT SHOWCASES THE BEST THINKING FROM PRACTITIONERS AND VISIONARIES ON THE MAJOR ISSUES CONFRONTING US AND THE COMMUNITIES WE SERVE. WHILE SHOWCASING THE LATEST MUSEUM PRODUCTS AND SERVICES THROUGH NUMEROUS PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS, THE ALLIANCE PROVIDES A ROBUST CALENDAR OF FACE-TO-FACE AND ONLINE OPPORTUNITIES DESIGNED TO HELP MUSEUM COLLEAGUES BUILD PROFESSIONAL SKILLS, MANAGE THEIR CAREERS, FOSTER COMMUNITIES OF PRACTICE, SHARE EXPERTISE AND CONTRIBUTE TO COMMON STANDARDS AND BEST PRACTICES.

FIELD-WIDE SERVICES:THE ALLIANCE SERVES AS THE U.S. ACCREDITING BODY FOR MUSEUMS. AS THE MUSEUM FIELD'S MARK OF DISTINCTION, ACCREDITATION OFFERS HIGH-PROFILE, PEER-BASED VALIDATION OF A MUSEUM'S OPERATIONS AND IMPACT THROUGH OUR CORE DOCUMENTS VERIFICATION PROGRAM. THE ALLIANCE EVALUATES A MUSEUM'S FIVE CORE POLICY DOCUMENTS AGAINST A SET OF REQUIRED ELEMENTS. THE ALLIANCE'S MUSEUM ASSESSMENT PROGRAM (MAP), SUPPORTED THROUGH A COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE INSTITUTE OF MUSEUM AND LIBRARY SERVICES AND THE ALLIANCE, PROVIDES TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE TO ALL TYPES OF MUSEUMS TO IMPROVE OPERATIONS THROUGH SELF-STUDY AND A CONSULTATIVE SITE VISIT FROM A PEER. THE ALLIANCE PLANS AND CONVENES MEETINGS WITH GLOBAL COLLEAGUES FROM MANY DIFFERENT MUSEUM COMMUNITIES AROUND THE WORLD.

PUBLICATIONS AND BUSINESS ENTERPRISES: THE ALLIANCE'S AWARD-WINNING MAGAZINE ADDRESSES THE ISSUES AND CHALLENGES FACING MUSEUMS TODAY AND IS A MUST-READ FOR THOSE WHO WORK FOR MUSEUMS AND THOSE WHO LOVE THEM. PUBLISHED BI-MONTHLY, RECENT ISSUES HAVE FOCUSED ON VISITOR ENGAGEMENT, LEADERSHIP IN MUSEUMS, EQUITY IN MUSEUMS AND TECHNOLOGY. THE AAM PRESS AND BOOKSTORE OFFERS THE BEST AND MOST COMPREHENSIVE PROFESSIONAL LITERATURE IN PRINT AND EBOOK FORMATS, MAKING THEM THE GO-TO SOURCE FOR ALL TITLES CRITICAL TO THE WORK OF MUSEUMS FROM ACCESSIBILITY, INTERPRETATION/EDUCATION AND AUDIENCE RESEARCH TO TECHNOLOGY, MISSION/INSTITUTIONAL PLANNING, COLLECTIONS STEWARDSHIP, FINANCIAL SUSTAINABILITY AND MORE. THE ALLIANCE IS PROUD TO MAINTAIN AN ONLINE LIBRARY OF OVER 2,000 GUIDELINES, ARTICLES, AND FACT SHEETS FOR OUR MEMBERS ON ALL ASPECTS OF MUSEUM OPERATIONS. OUR MEMBERS-ONLY WEEKLY E-NEWSLETTER, AVISO, PROVIDES LATE-BREAKING NEWS ON FEDERAL LEGISLATION AFFECTING MUSEUMS, UPCOMING SEMINARS AND WORKSHOPS, FEDERAL GRANT DEADLINES, AND ALLIANCE ACTIVITIES AND SERVICES.

Executives Listed on Filing

Total Salary includes financial earnings, benefits, and all related organization earnings listed on tax filing

NameTitleHours Per WeekTotal Salary
Laura LottPRESIDENT & CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER40$377,285
Janet VaughanVP MEMBERSHIP & EXCELLENCE40$143,037
Elizabeth MerrittVP STRATEGIC FORESIGHT & FOUNDING DIRECTOR40$138,049
Arthur AffleckVP DEVELOPMENT40$129,863
Brooke LeonardCHIEF OF STAFF40$119,624
Veronica MooneyDIRECTOR, MEETINGS & EVENTS40$114,773
Julie HartSENIOR DIRECTOR OF STANDARDS AND EXCELLENCE40$110,550
Carol ConstantineDIRECTOR OF FINANCE & ADMIN40$100,940
Carlos TortoleroDIRECTOR2$0
Judith MarglesDIRECTOR2$0
Mark EdwardDIRECTOR2$0
Jorge ZamanilloDIRECTOR2$0
Julie K SteinDIRECTOR2$0
James Pepper HenryDIRECTOR2$0
Kelly MckinleyDIRECTOR2$0
Marcia DewittDIRECTOR2$0
Robert M DavisDIRECTOR2$0
Stephanie StebichDIRECTOR2$0
Ruth ShellyDIRECTOR2$0
Nathan RichieDIRECTOR2$0
Cinnamon Catlin-LegutkoDIRECTOR2$0
Karol WightDIRECTOR2$0
Susana Smith BautistaDIRECTOR2$0
Andres RoldanDIRECTOR2$0
Lisa Yun LeeDIRECTOR2$0
Eduardo DiazDIRECTOR2$0
Christine A DonovanDIRECTOR2$0
Devon M AkmonDIRECTOR2$0
Berit N DurlerTREASURER2$0
Douglas S JonesIMMEDIATE PAST CHAIR2$0
Chevy HumphreyVICE CHAIR AND SECRETARY2$0
Kippen De Alba ChuCHAIR2$0

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