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The American Institute for Conservation and the Foundation for Advancement in Conservation work together to promote the preservation and protection of cultural heritage. Partner with us to further that mission.

Leadership

FAIC is governed by a Board of Directors comprised of up to 15 members, who work in conjunction with the AIC Board of Directors to develop strategic direction for the organization.

Board of Directors

Mr. Peter Trippi
Mr. Peter Trippi
(President)
Editor-in-Chief
Fine Art Connoisseur
New York, NY
United States

Mr. Tom Clareson
Mr. Tom Clareson
(Vice President)
Senior Digital & Preservation Services Consultant
LYRASIS
Atlanta, GA
United States

Ms. Ingrid E. Bogel
Ms. Ingrid E. Bogel
(Secretary)
Former Executive Director, CCAHA
Philadelphia, PA
United States

Ms. Sarah Barack
Ms. Sarah Barack
(Treasurer)
Head of Conservation/Senior Objects Conservator
Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
New York, NY
United States

Ms Annelien Bruins
Ms Annelien Bruins
(Director)
Art Advisory and Marketing Consultant
Westfield, NJ
United States

Ms L. Eden Burgess
Ms L. Eden Burgess
(Director)
Attorney at Law
Cultural Heritage Partners, LLC
Washington, DC
United States

Ms. Suzanne Davis
Ms. Suzanne Davis
(Director)
Curator and Head of Conservation
Kelsey Museum of Archaeology
Ann Arbor, MI
United States

 
Ms. Margaret Holben Ellis
(Director)
Chair; Eugene Thaw Professor of Paper Conservation
NYU Institute of Fine Arts, Conservation Center
New York, NY
United States

Mr. Robert Mitchell
Mr. Robert Mitchell
(Director)
Marketing Consultant
Arlington, VA
United States

Ms. Debra Hess Norris
Ms. Debra Hess Norris
(Director)
Chair of the Art Conservation Department and Professor of Photograph Conservation
Winterthur/University of Delaware Program in Art Conservation
Newark, DE
United States

Ms Katja Zigerlig
Ms Katja Zigerlig
(Director)
Brooklyn, NY
United States

Ms. Eryl P. Wentworth
Ms. Eryl P. Wentworth
(Ex Officio Member)
Executive Director
American Institute for Conservation
Washington, DC
United States