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National Museum and Library Services Board

The National Museum and Library Services Board (NMLSB) is an advisory body that includes the director and deputy directors of IMLS and presidentially appointed members of the general public who have demonstrated expertise in, or commitment to, library or museum services. Informed by its collectively vast experience and knowledge, the NMLSB advises the IMLS director on general policy and practices, and on selections for the National Medals for Museum and Library Service.

National Museum and Library Services Board Gains Five New and One Returning Member


Chairperson

Kathryn K. Matthew, Director, Institute of Museum and Library Services*

Members

Althemese Pemberton Barnes, Florida

Christie Pearson Brandau, Iowa

Sayeed Choudhury, Maryland

Vishakha N. Desai, New York

Paula Gangopadhyay, Institute of Museum and Library Services*

Lisa Funderburke Hoffman, North Carolina

Luis Herrera, California

Eric Jolly, Minnesota

Tammie Kahn, Texas

George Kerscher, Montana

Maura Marx, Institute of Museum and Library Services*

Mary Minow, California

Homa Naficy, Connecticut

Tey Marianna Nunn, New Mexico

Jane Pickering, Massachusetts

Lawrence J. Pijeaux, Jr., Alabama

Jacquelyn K. Sundstrand, Nevada

Beth Takekawa, Washington

Suzanne Thorin, New York

Robert Wedgeworth, Illinois

 

*Nonvoting members