Board of Directors and Staff

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Kelly Klobucher, Acting Director

Illinois Association of Museums
502 S. Spring St.
Springfield, IL 62706

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IAM Board of Directors



Karen E. Everingham, 

Illinois State Museum, Springfield


Jeanne Schultz Angel,

Naper Settlement, Naperville

Immediate Past President

Kate N. Schureman, 

Peoria Riverfront Museum, Peoria


Debbie Fandrei,

Raupp Memorial Museum, Buffalo Grove


George O. Persekian,

Wipfli LLP, Rockford



Najjar Abdul-Musawwir

Southern Illinois University, Carbondale

Tim Bertschy

Heyl Royster, Voelker, and Allen, P.C., Peoria

Sharon Bradham

Cedarhurst Center for the Arts,                 Mt. Vernon

Claudia Dant

Wabash County Museum, Mt. Carmel

Sharon Francois

Jefferson County Historical Village, Mt. Vernon

Matt Meacham

Illinois Humanities

Susannah Munson

Southern Illinois University, Carbondale

Dave Oberg

Elmhurst History Museum

Lance Tawzer

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, Springfield

Matthew Toland

International Preservation Studies Center, Mt. Carroll

Peter Van Ael

Northern Illinois University, Dekalb

Jeff Woodard

McLean County Museum of History, Bloomington

Ex Officio Members

Alan Lowe

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum,


Elizabeth Bazan

Illinois State Museum, Springfield

Rebecca Schejbal

Museums in the Park, Chicago