Working with the WMA since 2009, Jason leads strategic planning initiatives, Annual Meeting programming, and daily operations. With a background in Museum Administration, he graduated from John F. Kennedy University with a M.A. in Museum Studies and an M.B.A. in Museum Management. Jason also holds a B.A.F.A. in the History of Photography from the University of New Mexico, and has 10+ years of experience in the art shipping business.
Hillary Ryan is a seasoned nonprofit communications and marketing strategist with over 10 years of experience. Hillary began her career at DDB Seattle working on major national accounts. She has provided strategic communications and marketing guidance for a variety of nonprofit organizations throughout the Pacific Northwest. Hillary has a M.A. in Museology from University of Washington and B.A. in history from University of Wisconsin-Madison. When not creating community connections, she is tending to her urban farm in Tacoma, WA.