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Culture junkie, obsessive reader, Excel nerd, baker, runner.
Favorite band: the Pixies.
Produced alternative theater. Ran an art-house movie theater. Now doing marketing & earned revenue at a children’s museum, and studying as a part-time biz-school student. Wife. Mom to 2 kids. Renter.
James G. Leventhal
museums my whole life.
Favorite band: Pavement
Deputy Director at the Contemporary Jewish Museum, SF, CA. V.P. for Development and Membership, Western Museums Association. MBA. Art History. Proud dad, living and ownin’ and not quite underwater in the East Bay.
Georgina Bath Goodlander
Can’t live without science-fiction, wine, mountains, cheese, and cats.
Favorite band: Ben Folds
Been at the Smithsonian
forever/since 2003. Managed a variety of stuff including the Luce Foundation Center, The Art of Video Games exhibition, and (most recently) some web and social media. Married with cats. Own a house that is falling apart.
Arts & culture evangelist, nonprofit nerd, professional snarkstress, technophile.
Favorite band: The Roots
Freelance museum educator, writer, and social media bon vivant. Consumes lots of tea. Blissfully wed to a gracious man who shares my love of Marvel comics and has joined me in humble service to our evil cat overlords Dice and Domino.
Feels most relaxed in water
Favorite band: Neutral Milk Hotel
Vice President of Research and Public Programs at San Diego Natural History Museum. Dad of two kids that are pretty nifty but I worry about. Renter in a good school district.
High school class president, 1984
Favorite band: The Band
Executive Director of PA Museums, the statewide museum association in Pennsylvania. Kids 19, 9, and 4. Bought a house in August ’11 next to a creek, living the American Dream.