The Small Museum Association annually seeks self-nominations from qualified board candidates who share the can-do attitude that has always fueled the Association’s work while bringing new perspectives to its leadership.
Board members should have substantive experience working for and/or with small museums. This can be paid experience (staff or consultant) or service as a board member or volunteer. Other professional skills and knowledge, such as legal or financial expertise, may also be deemed relevant.
While SMA has historically been rooted in the mid-Atlantic region, we welcome board members from outside that area who are willing to meet the expectations below.
SMA board members are asked to:
We are currently accepting self-nominations. Candidates will be asked to complete an online self-nomination form and submit a resume or CV and a reference contact. The deadline to apply for the board is Friday, December 15th, 2023. Decisions will be made and accepted candidates notified on January 7th, 2024.
Accepted candidates should plan to attend the annual conference in February, where their candidacy will be formally voted on by the SMA membership.