Transition in Museum Leadership


Mary Baily Wieler, President, Museum Trustee Association; Vice-President of the Board, Walters Art Museum
Maureen Pecht King, Chairman, Museum Trustee Association; Trustee and former Board Chairman, Mingei International Museum
Laurie L. Nash, Russell Reyn


Rob Sidner, Director, Mingei International Museum


  • Leadership & Careerpath

Leadership transition is both a challenge and an opportunity. The board of trustees is responsible for guiding an organization through this delicate process. This panel provides insights and suggestions that trustees, management/administrators, and staff will find valuable during a transition process. The presentation focuses on two different leadership transitions—each one using vastly different methods, and both very successful!