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Our Board

Chair, Scott Pollock (he/him)
Scott Pollock is a driven museum leader who is passionate to see museums stewarding people and the planet. As Vice-Chair of Minnesota Association of Museums and then Director of Museum Experience at the American Swedish Institute (Minneapolis, MN), Minnesota’s first LEED-Gold Certified museum, Scott led a state-wide effort to encourage museum leaders and practitioners to better understand their role in fostering healthier communities, including the natural communities we operate from. Scott is currently the Executive Director of the Minnesota Marine Art Museum (Winona, MN), a destination museum rooted in community and committed to being a mentor and leader in creating sustainable and resilient futures.

Vice-Chair, Elizabeth Wylie (she/her)
Elizabeth Wylie is Principal of WYLIE projects and co-authored The Green Museum: A Primer on Environmental Practice with CEO, Sarah Sutton. She is an engaging collaborative professional with significant museum, development, marketing, programming, and planning experience and the ability to think and communicate strategically on the triple bottom line of community, environmental, and fiscal sustainability.

Treasurer, Laura Roberts (she/her)
Laura Roberts works as a consultant with cultural nonprofits on strategic planning, assessment, staff and board training, and organizational development. In addition to her consultancy, Laura teaches museum management at Harvard University. She was Executive Director of the New England Museum Association and Director of Education at three history museums in New England. Laura is the Chair of the Board of Central Square Theater in Cambridge, MA, on the board of History Cambridge, and is the former chair of the Tufts Art Gallery advisory board and MassHumanities. She holds her MBA in Public and Nonprofit Management from Boston University and her MA in History Museum Studies from the Cooperstown Graduate Program.

Secretary, Charles Walbridge (he/him)
Charles Walbridge is Lead Collections Photographer at Minneapolis Institute of Art (MIA). With more than 15 years of experience documenting varied collections of fine art objects under exacting standards, Charles has been at the leading edge of digital capture, color management and studio workflow processes for cultural heritage. Since 2013, he has played a key role in developing 3D modeling techniques for MIA’s Visual Resources studio, forming cross-discipline collaborations with developers, animators, and maker spaces. He has presented at museum conferences on topics ranging from DAM to LED lighting. An avid biker, Charles is a leading voice on the Museum’s Green Team, a group driving MIA’s commitment toward sustainability. Charles also enjoys visiting elementary schools as a MIA Art Ambassador and leading kids in Art Adventure Tours.