2025 Museums Level 3C



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9/11/2023 12:30:00 PM

2025 Museums Level 3C

2025

Stage, Sarah

Teri Abstein

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Panelists (7)

  • County: Monroe County

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County: Monroe

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  • President/CEO of the Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Society in Key West Florida, where she has been employed since 1991 and has served as special projects manager, CFO, COO, and interim director
  • Previously employed at Citibank as a bank officer in credit & finance
  • Immediate Past President of the Florida Association of Museums (FAM) and is a FAM representative to the IMLS funded Connecting to Collections Steering Committee and the IMLS funded Museums United 2 Steering Committee,¬† was Twice President of the KW Chamber of Commerce, 9 years on Key West Tourist Development Council (5 years as chairman), currently serves as the board chairman for Historic Florida Keys Foundation, and is a Steering Committee member for the National Association of State Museum Associations (NASMA).
  • B.S., Finance, New York University¬†
  • County: Palm Beach County

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County: PalmBeach

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  • Curator/Director, Mounts Botanical Garden, West Palm Beach, Florida
  • Previously, School Psychologist, Palm Beach Day Academy, where she spearheaded the Lower School's Museum Partnership Program
  • Served as a member of the Palm Beach State College's Horticultural Advisory Committee
  • Psychology and M.S.Ed., Education Psychology, Fordham University
  • County: Sarasota County

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County: Sarasota

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  • Executive Director, John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art and is on the faculty of Florida State University
  • Previously, Director Telfair Museum of Art and Director/CEO, Navada Museum of Art
  • President, Florida Association of Museum Board and past President, Nevada Museums Association
  • M.A, Art History, William College and M.B.A. degree, School of Business, Virginia Commonwealth University
  • County: Hillsborough County

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County: Hillsborough

Bio

  • Curator of Education, Henry B. Plant Museums, Tampa, Florida
  • Previously worked at Florida State Fairgrounds as part of the team overseeing the living history Museum there as well as the cattle, forestry, and steam engine exhibits
  • M.A., Museology/Museum Studies, The Johns Hopkins University and B.A., English and History, Brevard College
  • County: Hillsborough County

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County: Hillsborough

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  • Director of Education, Museum of Science & Industry, Tampa, Florida
  • Serves on Board of Florida Association of Museums
  • M.Ed., Educational Leadership and B.A., Elementary Education and Teaching, University of South Florida
  • County: Miami-Dade County

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County: MiamiDade

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  • Chief Executive Officer, Oolite Arts, Miami-Dade, Florida
  • Practicing artist and a regional Emmy winner for directing documentaries about art and artists, including films about Tracey Emin,¬†Theaster Gates, Clyfford Still and Frank Gehry.
  • Art collector for the past 45 years, acquiring close to 2000 works of contemporary art and having one of the largest private collections of Aboriginal Australian contemporary art in the US.
  • Honorary Trustee, Detroit Institute of Art; Trustee Emeritus, Perez Art Museum; named to the annual WESTAF list of the Most Powerful and Influential Leaders in the Nonprofit Arts three times, and along with his wife Debra, received the National Service in the Arts Award from the Anderson Ranch Art Center.
  • In 2022, he and his wife, Debra, received the Order of Australia medal for their efforts to bring awareness to and exhibit Aboriginal Australian contemporary art in museums across the United States.
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  • Senior Manager, Special Projects, African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund, National Trust for Historic Preservation, Washington, DC
  • Previously, Assistant Director, John G. Riley Center & Museum for African-American History & Culture
  • M.B.A, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University