2020 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

Durow Curator of Collections and Decorative Arts

Oshkosh Public Museum

WFM Board Member

Paul Fladten

Senior  Public Relations Manager

Discovery World

AMM Board Member at Large

Greg Vadney

Executive Director

Rahr-West Art Museum

WFM President

Committee Members

Anna Altschwager

Assistant Director, Guest Experience

Old World Wisconsin

Ben Barbera

Curator and Operations Manager

Milwaukee County Historical Society

Michelle Burton


Haggerty Museum of Art, Marquette University

Josh Dopenbrok

PR Manager

Milwaukee Art Museum

Mike Hollander


Wisconsin Historical Museum

Adam Hutler


Racine Art Museum

Seth Irwin


Indiana State Library

Dawn Scher-Thomae

Curator of Anthropology Collections

Milwaukee Public Museum

Eric Shmitt

VP of Marketing and Audience Development

Milwaukee Public Museum

Andrea Selbig


Chazen Museum of Art

Katie Steffan


Guardian Fine Art Services

Jennifer Van Haaften

Acting Director

Wisconsin Veterans Museum


Charity Counts

Executive Director

Association of Midwest Museums

Jessica E. Fischer

Conference Coordinator

Association of Midwest Museums