Working with the WMA since 2009, Jason oversees daily operations, plans the Annual Meeting, and provides administrative support to the WMA Board. 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.
Kate began working with the WMA in the fall of 2015. Kate is responsible for coordinating logistics for the Annual Meeting, social media, the WestMuse blog, the WMA website, and marketing efforts. She holds a M.A. in Museum Studies from Johns Hopkins University, and a B.A. in Art History from Kenyon College. Kate has over 8 years of experience working in the museum field. She has held positions in both the Curatorial and Marketing departments at the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum in Santa Fe, New Mexico, and is a former Staff Writer for the contemporary art magazine, ArtSlant.