Steering Committee

Steering Committee for the Cultural Facility Benchmarking Group

There is a Steering Committee that is always looking for ways to improve and add value to the benchmarking program.  The Steering Committee has a 1-hour monthly online meeting to discuss issues, potential revisions to the benchmarking, and content of the meetings. The key objectives for the steering committee are to:

  • Adjust and update the benchmarking survey
  • Assist in identifying new participants
  • Provide suggestions in the format and layout of report
  • Provide guidance and ideas that help add value to the workshop agenda

A typical meeting agenda includes:

  • Review of any special topic survey
  • Discussion of changes/feedback on benchmarking data/metrics
  • Discussion of changes/feedback on benchmarking reports
  • Review upcoming meeting agendas & suggestions for content
  • Review annual workshop agenda & suggestions for content

Representatives of any participating organization are welcome to join this call (on the second Tuesday from January to September at 4:00 ET) and you can contact us for the meeting invite or find it in the member area.

Common participants on Steering Committee calls include:

  • Robert Lambe (Chair), Facility Issues
  • Simon Aubin, Ingenium
  • Tim Case, The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza
  • Jennifer Fragomeni, Exploratorium
  • Tony Young, Carnegie (IAMFA Education Chair)
  • Michael Jordan, The Getty Center
  • Dustin Humbert, Folger Shakespeare Library
  • Martin Lotz III, Glenstone
  • James Smith, Smithsonian Institution
  • Paul Tintle, Smithsonian Institution