SEAing is Believing: Award Recipients’ Stories of Progress

Track
Forces of Change
Start Day and Time
Monday May 8 1:30-2:45 p.m.
Venue and Meeting Room
263 America's Center
Description
Interested in learning best practices and examples of sustainable excellence in facilities, programs, and exhibitions? Look no further than PIC-Green, AAM's Sustainability Professional Network's 2016 Sustainability Excellence Award Winners. Join host Stephanie Shapiro in an engaging talk show session highlighting the winning institutions' roads to success, behind-the-scenes challenges, reflections on progress, best practices, views on the triple bottom line and divestment, how they're proactively responding to climate change, their daily inspirations, and more.
Learner Outcome
  1. Recognize opportunities to apply for the Sustainable Excellence Award and define winning characteristics.
  2. Apply knowledge gained from the panelists' stories to your own institution, career, and work.
  3. Identify museum-related sustainability best practices as related to diversity, equity, accessibility, and inclusion.
Speakers
Presenter: 
Beth Redmond-Jones
Role: 
Presenter
Title: 
Senior Director of Public Programs
Organization: 
San Diego Natural History Museum
Bio
Beth Redmond-Jones is the Senior Director of Public Programs at the San Diego Natural History Museum. Beth holds a Masters in Museum Studies from John F. Kennedy University and a BA in Art History from the University of New Hampshire. She serves on the board of the National Association for Museum Exhibition, a Professional Network of the American Alliance of Museums and has held many senior management positions in museums over the past 27 years.
Presenter: 
Jennifer Fragomeni
Role: 
Presenter
Title: 
Director of Facilities & Operations
Organization: 
Exploratorium
Presenter: 
Kristen Pratt
Role: 
Presenter
Title: 
Sustainability Manager
Organization: 
Chicago Academy of Sciences and its Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
Bio
Kristen Pratt is the Sustainability Manager at the Chicago Academy of Sciences/Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum. She has coordinated the Chicago Conservation Corps (C3) and other sustainability efforts across the Academy and the Nature Museum for the past four years. Kristen is a Udall Scholar and Switzer Fellow in recognition of her environmental education and community engagement expertise.
Presenter: 
Rosemary Roosa
Role: 
Presenter
Title: 
Executive Director
Organization: 
Walter Anderson Museum of Art
Bio
Rosemary Roosa is the Executive Director of the Walter Anderson Museum of Art in Ocean Springs, Mississippi. Ms. Roosa has a BA degree from Newcomb College/Tulane University in Political Science, and a MS degree in Psychology from William Carey University. She also completed the Owner/President Management Executive Education Program (OPM) with Harvard Business School.
Presenter: 
Stephanie Shapiro
Role: 
Moderator
Title: 
Associate, Eagle Hill Consulting
Bio
Stephanie Shapiro is co-chair of AAM's PIC-Green Professional Network and has been involved with the group since 2011. She currently works at Eagle Hill Consulting which provides management consulting services in areas such as business strategy, organizational transformation, and process improvement. Previously, Ms. Shapiro worked at the Smithsonian Institution and authored A Greener Tomorrow: Museums Take Steps toward Sustainability in 2012.