The Program Committee sets the program for GAM’s annual conference. It evaluates session and workshop proposals, recommends special speakers, assists presenters with logistical support, and reviews conference attendees’ session evaluations to build a strong slate of conference offerings.
Rebecca Bush (Chair), Columbus Museum
Ashleigh Oatts (Co-Chair), T.R.R. Cobb House
Jerald Crook, Georgia Humanities
Patty Dees, Booth Western Art Museum
Lowell Fuchs, ARTS InCommunity
Emily Knight, Michael C. Carlos Museum, Emory University
Hannah Beam, University of Georgia
Matt Davis, Historic Museums, Georgia College & State University
Katie Dillard, Albany Museum of Art
Natalie Smith, Augusta Museum of History
Kendrick Taj Stephens, Newnan-Coweta Historical Society
The Awards Committee is responsible for soliciting nominations, presenting potential honorees to the Board of Directors for approval, and coordinating awards ceremony at the annual meeting.
Melissa Swindell (Co-Chair), Georgia Writer's Museum
Karin Johnston Dalton (Co-Chair), Georgia Capitol Museum
Virginia Howell, Robert C. Williams Museum of Papermaking
The Education Committee coordinates GAM programming outside of the annual conference. The committee facilitates virtual and in-person programs, including educational workshops and networking events for GAM members.
Harvee White (Chair), History Cherokee
Jerald Crook (Co-Chair), Georgia Humanities Council
Stephanie Lukowski, Georgia Southern University Museum
Ashleigh Kelly, Artesian Alliance
Brad Hawkins, Aviation history and Technology Center
Jessie Merrell, Columbus State University