Boards and Leadership

Museum Boards

The Museum is grateful to the members of the community who serve on our Board of Trustees, Advisory Board, and Members Board.

Board of Trustees

Mr. James K. Outland, Museum Board Chairman, New Capital Partners
Ms. Myla E. Calhoun, Secretary, Alabama Power Foundation
Mr. Braxton Goodrich, Endowment Chair, Timberline Investments
Mr. Joel B. Piassick, Treasurer & Finance Chair, Harbert Management Corporation
Mrs. Maye Head Frei, Governance Chair, Ram Tool and Supply Company
Honorable Houston Brown, Retired Judge of the Tenth Judicial Circuit of Jefferson Co, AL
Mr. Norman B. Davis, Jr.
Mr. Mark L. Drew, Protective Life Corporation
Dr. George T. French, Miles College
Mrs. Joyce Crawford Mitchell
Mr. G. Ruffner Page, Jr., McWane Inc.
Mr. Sanjay Singh, Pack Health
Mrs. Nan Skier
Mrs. Kelly Styslinger
Mr. Larry D. Thornton, Thornton Enterprises
Mrs. Patricia Wallwork, Milo’s Tea Company

Chairmen Emeriti:
Mr. Thomas N. Carruthers, Jr.
Mrs. Margaret G. Livingston

Trustee Emeritus and Art Fund of Birmingham, Inc. Director Emeritus:
Mr. Henry S. Lynn, Jr., Stifel Financial

Director Emerita:
Ms. Gail C. Andrews

Advisory Board

Mrs. Philippa Bainbridge
Ms. Dalton Blankenship
Ms. Kay Katherine Blount
Mrs. Catherine Cabaniss
Ms. Jane Comer
Mr. Donald L. Cook
Mrs. Jane Emily Crosswhite
Mr. H. Corbin Day, Jemison Investment Company
Mrs. Rebekah Elgin-Council, Blue Cross and Blue Shield
Mrs. Carolyn Featheringill
Mr. Ed Fields, City of Birmingham
Mrs. Ellen Gillespy
Mrs. Melanie Grinney
Mr. Thomas L. Hamby
Mr. Wyatt R. Haskell, Haskell Slaughter & Young
Mr. Donald M. James
Ms. Cathy Sloss Jones, Sloss Real Estate Group
Ms. Jennifer R. McCain, Maynard Cooper & Gale
Mr. John Montgomery, Big Communications
Mrs. Katharine Patton
Mr. William Ritter, Regions Bank
Mrs. Paul G. Smith
Mr. James D. Sokol
Mrs. Patricia Sprague
Mrs. Catherine Styslinger
Mr. Crawford Taylor
Mrs. Carolyn Wade
Mr. Nick Willis, PNC Financial Services Group, Inc.
Mr. Alan K. Zeigler, Bradley Arant Rose & White

Affiliated Leadership:
James K. Outland, Chairman, Board of Trustees
Braxton Goodrich, Chair, Endowment Trust Committee
Michael Straus, President, Art Fund of Birmingham, Inc.

updated August 2019