Executive Board

Jason Dake
Deputy Director of Museum Programs & Learning
Dennos Museum Center
Traverse City
jdake at nmc dot edu

Vice President
Caitlyn Perry Dial
Assistant Director of Development
MSU College of Veterinary Medicine
East Lansing
dialcait at msu dot edu

Lisa Plank
Executive Director
Lowell Area Historical Museum
lplank at lowellmuseum dot org

Sanam Arab
Manager of Technology Library
University of Michigan-LSA Technology Services
Ann Arbor
sanama at umich dot edu

Immediate Past President
Nathan Kemler
Director of Galleries and Collections
Grand Valley State University Art Gallery
kemlern at gvsu dot edu


The Michigan Museums Association could not exist without our many volunteers!


Lisa Craig Brisson
Executive Director
lcbrisson at michiganmuseums dot org

Claire Johnston
Membership and Communications Coordinator
cjohnston at michiganmuseums dot org

Phone: 313-334-7643

Our office hours are 9:00 a.m.  to 3:00 p.m., 

Monday through Thursday.

Lisa Craig Brisson (left), Claire Johnston (right) 

Annual Report

Grant Support Policy

The Michigan Museums Association (MMA) will not provide organizational letters of support to members for grant requests unless MMA is directly involved in the project.

Approved: 11-16-18


Christina Hirn Arseneau
Niles History Center
HCDirector at nilesmi dot org

George Bayard
Executive Director
Grand Rapids African American Museum and Archives
Grand Rapids
bayardgallery at aol dot com

Emily Lanctot
Director and Curator
Northern Michigan University’s DeVos Art Museum
elanctot at nmu dot edu

Megan McAdow
Marshall Fredericks Sculpture Museum
University Center
MMcAdow at svsu dot edu

Michelle McClellan
Johanna Meijer Magoon Principal Archivist
Bentley Historical Library
Ann Arbor
mmcclel at umich dot edu

Patrick McKay
Museum Manager
Rochester Hills Museum at VanHoosen Farm
Rochester Hills
mckayp at rochesterhills dot org

Dominick Miller
Chief of Marketing
Mackinac State Historic Parks
Mackinaw City/Mackinac Island
MillerD44 at michigan dot gov

Melanie Parker
Interpretive Plannter
Detroit Institute of Arts
mparker at dia dot org

Ann Rock
NonProfit Development Services
arock at comcast dot net

Ken Yarsevich

Advertising Specialist
Michigan Economic Development Council/Travel Michigan
yarsevichk at michigan dot org

MMA Board of Directors
2021 Meeting Schedule

All meetings are 1:00 – 3:00 pm
and held via Zoom unless noted otherwise

January 28

February 25

March 25

May 21

July 16
September 17
October 21
Day-long in-person meeting
MMA Bylaws

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

Thank you to our Partners!

Michigan Museums Association       313-334-7643       PO Box 5246, Cheboygan, MI 49721      lcbrisson@michiganmuseums.org

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