About

The Missouri Museums Association was founded in 1971 as the Missouri Museum Associates.  The name changed to the Missouri Museums Association in the 1990s.  It offered networking, workshop, conferences and other resources through 2001.  The Association ceased to function for a number of years.

In 2008, a movement began to reinstate and reconstitute the association because the needs that existed in 1971 are even greater today.  The Association was reconstituted and regained its not-for-profit status in 2008.

In 2010, the organization changed its name to the Missouri Association for Museums and Archives to more accurately reflect its mission.


Missouri Association for Museums and Archives Board

  • President: Sara Wilson, St. Joseph Museums, Inc. (2018-2020)
  • Vice President: Amanda Langendoerfer, Truman State University Special Collections (2018-2020)
  • Treasurer: Linda Endersby, Museum of Art and Archaeology, University of Missouri (2017-2019)
  • Secretary: Anselm Huelsbergen, University Archives, University of Missouri (2017-2019)
  • Past President: Candace Sall, Museum of Anthropology, University of Missouri (2018-2020)
  • Membership and Website Coordinator (Appointed): Sarah Buchanan, iSchool, University of Missouri (2017-2019)
  • Newsletter Coordinator and At-Large: Mary Stansfield, Missouri State Archives (2017-2019)
  • Central Representative and Website Coordinator: Jamie Henry, Missouri State Museum (2017-2019)
  • Kansas City Representative: Doran Cart, National WWI Museum and Memorial (2018-2020)
  • Northeast Representative: Mary McIntosh, Office of the Secretary of State, Local Records Program, Kirksville (2018-2020)
  • Northwest Representative: Elyssa Ford, NW MO State University, Public History (2017-2019)
  • Southeast Representative: Steven Hoffman, SEMO State University, Historic Preservation (2018-2020)
  • Southwest Representative: Katy Rawlins, History Museum on the Square (2018-2020)
  • St. Louis Representative: Danielle Nenninger, St. Louis County Library (2018-2020)
  • At-Large: Carolyn Collings, Boone County History and Culture Center (2018-2020)
  • At-Large: Maggie Mayhan, NHDMO Coordinator (2018-2020)
  • At-Large: Christina Miller, Missouri State Archives (2017-2019)

Download the Missouri Association for Museums and Archives By-laws.