About Us
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.


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
Fine Art Connoisseur
New York, NY

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

Ms. Ingrid E. Bogel
Former Executive Director, CCAHA
Philadelphia, PA

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

  Ms. Danielle Amato-Milligan

Senior Advisor/Philanthropic Strategist
AmatoMilligan & Associates
Brooklyn, NY
Ms. Annelien Bruins
Art Advisory and Marketing Consultant
Westfield, NJ

Ms L. Eden Burgess
Attorney at Law
Cultural Heritage Partners, LLC
Washington, DC

Ms. Suzanne Davis
Curator and Head of Conservation
Kelsey Museum of Archaeology
Ann Arbor, MI

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

Mr. Robert Mitchell
Marketing Consultant
Arlington, VA

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

Ms Katja Zigerlig
Brooklyn, NY

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