Thank you for your interest in becoming a volunteer for the Michigan Museums Association (MMA).  MMA shares expertise and resources to promote standards and practices that make the Michigan museum community thrive. Our volunteers make that possible! All volunteers are expected to be MMA members

Volunteer Job Overview

MMA coordinates a conference each year to bring together members and the Michigan Museums community to share expertise and engage with each other. 

2017 Conference Team Members work on specific parts of the conference in one of several smaller teams.  These include Programs (sessions, speakers, conversation stations, and museum cafe), Engagement (evening receptions, tours, pub crawl, hosted coffees), Revenue (registration, sponsors, vendors, advertisers), "Recognition"(scholarships, awards), Conference Central (nametags, swag bags, activities, participant list, desk, and volunteers), and Advocacy (legislative engagement events and activities). Each team is led by an MMA Member with Project Management by MMA E.D. Lisa Craig Brisson.

The Advocacy Team will coodinate and execute legislative engagement events and activities including a "Meet and Greet" event and DIY office visits.  Team leadership is TBD. 

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Time Committment

Start Date:
February 2017

End Date:
Through November 2017.

Commitment Needed:
Varies.  A few hours a week likely maximum.

Skills and/or Experience Desired

Including, but not limited to:

  • Enthusiasm for MMA
  • Desire to connect with legislators
  • Program/event planning
  • Museum Expertise
  • MMA or other conference attendance



Internet Access

Use of Basecamp (online Project Management)

Works With

Team Leader Stacey Tvedten Burns

MMA Executive Director Lisa Craig Brisson

The Michigan Museums Association is supported in part by an award from the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs.

Michigan Museums Association       313-334-7643       PO Box 5246, Cheboygan, MI 49721

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