2021 Museum GPS Level 3B



Webinar

9/26/2019 9:00:00 AM

2021 Museum GPS Level 3B

2021

Stage, Sarah

Hope McMath

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Scoring Open

Materials

Panelists (7)

  • County: Monroe County

Bio:

County: Monroe

Bio

  • President/CEO of the Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Society in Key West Florida, where she has been employed since 1991 and has served as special projects manager, CFO, COO, and interim director
  • Previously employed at Citibank as a bank officer in credit & finance
  • Immediate Past President of the Florida Association of Museums (FAM) and is a FAM representative to the IMLS funded Connecting to Collections Steering Committee and the IMLS funded Museums United 2 Steering Committee,  was Twice President of the KW Chamber of Commerce, 9 years on Key West Tourist Development Council (5 years as chairman), currently serves as the board chairman for Historic Florida Keys Foundation, and is a Steering Committee member for the National Association of State Museum Associations (NASMA).
  • B.S., Finance, New York University 
  • County: Martin County

Bio:

County: Martin

Bio

  • Executive Director, South Florida Museum and Bishop Planetarium, Bradenton
  • Previously a geologist for both Jet Propulsion Laboratory and Amoco Production Company
  • Prior non-profit program management, training, marketing, recruitment, and volunteer management for three different Girl Scout Councils (Denver, Valley Forge, Philadelphia); former Chief Operating Officer, Girl Scouts of Gulfcoast Florida, Sarasota
  • Board Member, Florida Association of Museums
  • M.S., Geochemistry, University of Colorado at Boulder; B.S., Geology, University of California at Davis
  • County: Orange County

Bio:

County: Orange

Bio

 

  • Previously, Executive Director, Orange County Regional History Center and  Historical Society of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida
  • 2001 Southeast Museum Conference Leadership Award; 2002 Florida Association of the American Institute of Architects Bob Graham Architectural Awareness Award; 2005 Outstanding Achievement in the Arts Award by the Women’s Executive Council; 2006 Orlando Magazine 25 most influential people in the arts
  • Board Member, Florida Association of Museums
  • B.A., Anthropology with a minor in History, East Carolina University; studied at Museum Management Institute at the University of California at Berkeley, sponsored by the John Paul Getty Trust
  • County: Miami-Dade County

Bio:

County: MiamiDade

Bio

  • President and CEO, Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Previously, Chief Operating Officer, Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science; CEO, DaVinci Science Center; Chief Operating Officer, New Jersey Academy for Aquatic Sciences; and Vice President of Biological Programs, The Florida Aquarium
  • MSPH, Environmental Health, University of South Florida and B.S., Microbiology, Penn State University
  • County: Pinellas County

Bio:

County: Pinellas

Bio

  • Director of Experience and Operations, Tampa Bay History Center, Tampa, Florida
  • Participant in the Smithsonian Institution’s Visiting Professionals program and Peer Reviewer for the American Alliance of Museums Accreditation and Museum Assessment programs
  • M.S., Information Science and B.A., English, University of South Florida
  • County: Broward County

Bio:

County: Broward

Bio

  • Co-founder and Executive Director, Young at Art Museum, Davie, Florida
  • Served as a professor at Miami-Dade Community College; taught ceramic workshops for the Ceramic Leagues of Broward and Palm Beach counties
  • Serves on the Florida Association of Museums Foundation Board, Board of Directors of the Florida Association of Museums and is a member of Broward’s Community Cultural Plan 2020
  • Received the 2012 March of Dimes Women of Distinction Award and named one of the 2013 South Florida Business Journal Influential Business Women
  • B.F.A, University of South Florida; B.A., Art Education, Florida Atlantic University
  • County: Palm Beach County

Bio:

County: PalmBeach

Bio

  • Director of Education and Exhibits, South Florida Science Center, West Palm Beach, Florida
  • M.A., Environmental Studies, Florida Atlantic University and B.S., Environmental Resource Management, Penn State University