Staff & Board

Museum Director John Wetenhall and Associate Registrar Tessa Lummis sleeve textiles for the move to GW.
Museum Director John Wetenhall and Associate Registrar Tessa Lummis sleeve textiles for the move to GW.

Staff

John Wetenhall, Director
 
Ana Kiss, Special Assistant to the Director
Sheila Freeman, Receptionist
 
Lynora Williams, Librarian
 
Collections Management
Rachel Shabica, Registrar
Tessa Lummis, Associate Registrar
Kathleen King, Assistant Registrar
 
Chita Middleton, Museum Communications and Marketing
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Maria Fusco, Chief Conservator, Margaret Wing Dodge Chair in Conservation
Elizabeth Shaeffer, Associate Conservator
Cathleen Zaret, Associate Conservator
Alison Castaneda, Samuel H. Kress Conservation Fellow
 

Sumru Belger Krody, Senior Curator, The Textile Museum Collections
Lee Talbot, Curator, The Textile Museum Collections
Camille Ann Brewer, Curator of Contemporary Art, The Textile Museum Collections
Anne Dobberteen, Assistant Curator, Albert H. Small Washingtoniana Collection
Samantha Niese, Editorial Assistant, The Textile Museum Journal

Eliza Ward, Director of Development 
Mahsa Javid, Assistant Director of Development
Danielle Tyson, Development Assistant
 
Tom Goehner, Curator of Education
Lori Kartchner, Programs Associate, Museum Collections
 
Richard Timpson, Director of Exhibition Production and Museum Facilities
Doug Anderson, Exhibition Production Manager
Martin Kret, Facilities and Special Events Technician
 
Finance
Doug Maas, Managing Director for Finance and Administration
Kibebew Wondirad, Senior Accountant
 
Research Associates
Carol Bier, Islamic Textiles
William J Conklin, Pre-Columbian Textiles
Walter B. Denny, Charles Grant Ellis Research Associate for Oriental Carpets
Thomas J. Farnham, Charles Grant Ellis Archives Research Associate
Michael Franses, Oriental Carpets
David W. Fraser, Asian Textiles
Mattiebelle S. Gittinger, Southeast Asian Textiles
Rebecca A.T. Stevens, Contemporary Textiles
Ann P. Rowe, Indigenous American Textiles
 
Shop
Chabrina Williams, Director of Retail Operations
Kristen McNicholas, Retail Coordinator
Marissa Knaak, Customer Service Coordinator 

The George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum Board

Bruce P. Baganz, Co-Chair 
Douglas E. Evelyn, Co-Chair
Marc E. Albert
Luther W. Brady, MD
James A. Bridenstine
Roderick A. DeArment
Alastair Dunn
Thomas Farnham
Virginia McGehee Friend
Amy Henderson
Geneva Henry
Michael Hickey
Gail Karesh Kassan
Gerhardt Knodel
Terry Murphy
Alex Nyerges
Mary Jo Otsea
​Ruth Rudolph Perlin
Felix P. Phillips
Roger Pratt
Hon. Joseph Presel
Eleanor Rosenfeld
Paul Schwartz
Michael M. Seidman
Wendel Swan
 
Trustees Emeriti
Sheila Hicks
Alice Dodge Wallace
 
Honorary Trustee
Jack Lenor Larsen
 
Special Adviser
Robert G. Perry