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Board of Trustees

Museum Board

  • Hans Aarhus


  • Jay L. Bruns

    Vice President

  • Elisabeth Bodal

Ex Officio

  • Eric Nelson

    Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer

Honorary Consuls

  • Mark T. Schleck


  • Matti Suokko


  • Kristiina Hiukka


  • Viggo Forde


  • Petra Hilleberg


Honorary Trustees

  • Reuven Carlyle

  • Leif Eie

  • Irma Goertzen

  • Mary Margaret Haugen

  • Lars Jonsson

  • Council Member Jeanne Kohl-Welles

  • Senator Marko Liias

  • Fidelma McGinn

  • Birger Steen

  • Margaret Wright

Museum Staff


  • Eric Nelson

    Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer

  • Andrea Millikan

    Chief Operating Officer

  • Mary Tuminaro

    Executive Assistant


  • Erik Pihl

    Development Director

  • Jenny Iverson

    Development Officer

  • Hanna Corneliussen

    Membership and Individual Giving Lead

  • Taylor Morgan

    Senior Grant Writer

  • Dan Saunders

    Special Event Coordinator


  • Leslie Anne Anderson

    Chief Curator

  • Gillian Cobb

    Public Programs Producer

  • Allie Cheroutes

    Media Producer & Oral History Specialist

  • Kate Dugdale

    Education and Interpretation Specialist

  • Peter Klett

    Exhibition Designer and Preparator

  • Kristopher Strebe

    Archives and Collections Assistant

  • Kaia Wahmanholm

    Senior Registrar and Collections Specialist

Marketing & Communications

  • Maddie Arthur

    Marketing Assistant

  • Carly Hinman

    Marketing Specialist

Finance & HR

  • Pamela Brooks

    Director of Finance and Human Resources

  • Carolyn Carlstrom

    Accounting Coordinator

  • Michael Ide

    HR Coordinator

  • Timothy Krumland

    Volunteer Coordinator


  • Charlie Sullivan

    Director of Operations & Facilities

  • Donna Antonucci

    Guest Services and Event Associate

  • Roberta Chen

    Retail and E-Commerce Lead

  • Abigail Fredrickson

    Store and Guest Services Associate

  • Seth Harrell

    Facilities Manager

  • Mary Hill

    Guest Services and Store Associate

  • Joni Hughes

    General Manager of Retail and Guest Services

  • Geoffrey Huys

    Guest Services Associate

  • Casey Linden

    Venue Services and Faciliites Associate

  • Kendall Martin

    Guest Services Lead

  • Kaitlyn Pyle

    Venue Services Coordinator

  • Neil Tiland

    Custodian/Facilities Assistant

Further Reading

  • About the Museum

    Through our exhibits and programs, we promote Nordic themes like our connection to nature and the constant pursuit of social justice. We explore how these values inform the world today across cultures.

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  • Annual Reports & 990

    View National Nordic Museum’s Annual Reports and 990 

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  • Careers

    Learn about how to work at National Nordic Museum

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  • Rent the Nordic

    National Nordic Museum offers private event space, available to rent for large gatherings and small groups. All venue rentals include inventory of banquet tables and chairs, on-site staff member during event, simple house sound and lighting, and secured Wi-Fi.

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  • Mission, Vision & Values

    The National Nordic Museum shares Nordic culture, values, and ideas with people of all ages and backgrounds to create connections, generate dialogue, and inspire new perspectives.

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  • Press & Media

    Latest press releases and other material for the media.

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