Board Nominations


Request for WMA Board Nominations

Do you have a vision for the future of museums? Are you looking to get further involved in the museum field, while helping to serve your own institution and colleagues?

WMA is currently seeking nominations to its Board of Directors for the 2020-2023 term.

Comprised of some of the West's most dynamic and innovative leaders working in museums and cultural institutions, the Board helps guide WMA's mission in providing collaborative, educational, and enriching opportunities for those who work in the museum field.

Why join? Serving on the WMA Board offers you the unique chance to learn from your peers, enhance your professional skills, nurture your creative side, and represent both your museum and region. As a Board member, you will be able to utilize your specific knowledge set or expertise to positively support and affect change to both WMA's operation and the greater museum community.

If you're passionate about the museum field as a whole and would like to show your support through actions on the WMA board, we encourage you to submit your nomination today!

Strategic Needs for 2020 Nominations

Skill Sets:
Strategic Planning
Human Resources
Trends / Future Thinking

Other Needed Areas:
Professionals of Color
Emerging Museum Professionals (10 years or less in the museum field)
Nevada-based museum professionals
Alberta-based museum professionals
Pasadena-based museum professionals
Portland-based museum professionals


Please fill out the Board Nominations Questionnaire and it send to

Deadline for nominations is Friday, July 31st, 2020