Planning Committee


In order to produce the best possible conference experience, we recruit individuals from a range of museums and organizations in the host city. These individuals develop the conference program, host events, recruit volunteers and support development efforts.


Conference Co-Chairs


Anna Cannizzo

Assistant Director/Curator of Collections

Oshkosh Public Museum

Board of Directors, Wisconsin Federation of Museums

she/her/hers


Paul Fladten

Senior Public Relations Manager

Discovery World

AMM Board Member at Large

he/him/his


Greg Vadney

Executive Director

Rahr-West Art Museum

WFM President

he/him/his


Committee Members


Ben Barbera

Curator and Operations Manager

Milwaukee County Historical Society

he/him/his


Michelle Burton

Registrar

Haggerty Museum of Art, Marquette University

she/her/hers


Mike Hollander

Museum Director

Wisconsin Historical Museum

he/him/his


Bethany Hrachovec

Director, Education and Engagement

Indiana Historical Society

she/her/hers


Seth Irwin

Conservator

Indiana State Library

he/him/his


Dawn Scher Thomae

Curator of Anthropology Collections, Milwaukee Public Museum

Co-coordinator and Adjunct Senior Lecturer, UW-Milwaukee Graduate Museum Studies Program

she/her/hers


Katie Steffan

Registrar

Guardian Fine Art Services

she/her/hers


Jennifer Van Haaften

Acting Director

Wisconsin Veterans Museum

Board of Directors, Wisconsin Federation of Museums

she/her/hers


Staff


Charity Counts

Executive Director

Association of Midwest Museums

she/her/hers


Jessica E. Fischer

Conference Coordinator

Association of Midwest Museums

she/her/hers