Advisory Boards

National Advisory Board

The Ackland’s National Advisory Board (NAB) supports the advancement of the Ackland Art Museum and its mission. NAB members work closely with the Director and staff to enhance all aspects of the Museum’s programming. Members of the NAB are appointed by the Provost, acting in consultation with the Ackland Director on an ongoing basis.

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity to help the Museum engage with our community, please contact Mary Gard, Director of External Affairs, at mary.gard@unc.edu or 919-843-3592.

Members:

Doug Rothwell, Chair
JK Brown, Chair Emeritus
Jimbo Parrott, Vice Chair
Smith Freeman, Treasurer
Betsy Blackwell
Ken Chance
Shirley Drechsel
Kim Fox
Reginald Hodges
Alex Julian
Meg Julian
Elizabeth Kennedy
Ruby Lerner
Carol Cole Levin
John McColl
Molly McNairy
Denise Murrell
Kate Nevin
Sheldon Peck
Katharine Lee Reid
Lauren Sanford
John Townsend
Arete Warren
John Watson
Perry Colwell, Emeritus
Jim Patton, Emeritus
Josie Patton, Emeritus

Ex-Officio:

Joseph Jordan, Interim Vice Provost for Academic Initiatives, Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost

Academic Advisory Committee

The Academic Advisory Committee advises the Director on issues pertaining to the Ackland’s mission to support university teaching and research and it advocates for the Ackland within the University. The Committee addresses all issues that affect the use of the Ackland as a teaching and research resource for UNC-Chapel Hill faculty and students.

Members:

Hérica Valladares, Committee Chair, Classics
Emily Boehm, Center for Faculty Excellence
Maggie Cao, Art and Art History
Larry Chavis, American Indian Center, Kenan Flagler Business School
Susan Coppola, Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
Banu Gökarıksel, Geography
Martinette Horner, Education
Jerma Jackson, History
Emily Kader, Special Collections, Wilson Library
Richard Langston, Germanic Languages and Literatures
Alexandra Lightfoot, Health Behavior
Josmell Perez, Carolina Latinx Center
Heather Tatreau, Exercise and Sport Science
Silvia Tomášková, Women’s and Gender Studies
Lien Truong, Art and Art History
Nadia Yaqub, Asian Studies

Student Representatives:

Erin Dickey, PhD candidate in Art History
Brett Harris, Class of 2021
Marco Tomaino, Master’s student in Information Science

Ex-Officio:

Joseph Jordan, Interim Vice Provost for Academic and Community Engagement, Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost
Carol Magee, Chair, Department of Art

Local Advisory Board

The Ackland’s Local Advisory Board (LAB) was launched in April 2018 in order to deepen and expand the Museum’s network of advocates and supporters in Chapel Hill and the broader area, and to create a forum for interesting and vibrant discussion about the arts, the community, and the Ackland’s role in both.

Nominations to the Ackland’s LAB occur once per year. If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity to help the Museum engage with our community, please contact Andrew Parrish, Assistant Director of Development, at andrew.parrish@unc.edu or 919-962-3118.

Members

Linda Anderson
Amir Barzin
Anna Barzin
Kerry Bird
Libby Buck
Cathy Chapman
Jackie Chapman-Pointer
Aimee Cheesborough
Kent Cheesborough
Kelly Clay
Stephanie Cobert
Alain Creissen
Anna Creissen
Campbell Gibson
Becky Herman
Patrick Hobgood
Jeff Hortman
Ryan Huckabee
Bain Jones
Katherine Kopp
Mildred Long
Karen Lovelace
Alice May
John May
Maryanna McConnell
Mary Moore
Katie Murray
Jody Pagano
Karen Popp
Arthur Rogers
Carole Shelby
David Starling
Stacy Lynn Waddell
Joni Walser