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About the SEMC

The Southeastern Museums Conference (SEMC), nonprofit membership organization, is an association of museums, museum staff, independent professionals and corporate partners. We focus on the Southeastern United State including: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, Puerto Rico, and US Virgin Islands.

We work to:

  • Provide educational and professional development opportunities
  • Improve the interchange of ideas and information
  • Encourage respect and collegiality

Officers:

President:

Darcie MacMahon

Director of Exhibits & Public Programs

Florida Museum of Natural History

Gainesville, FL

[352] 273-2053

dmacmahon@flmnh.ufl.edu


Vice President:

Zinnia Willits

Director of Collections and Operations

Gibbes Museum of Art

Charleston, SC

[843] 722-2706 ext. 232

zwillits@gibbesmuseum.org


Secretary:

Robin Seage Person

Branch Director

Historic Jefferson College

Washington, MS

[601] 442-2901

rperson@mdah.state.ms.us


Treasurer:

Robin Reed

Director

Fort Monroe Casemate

Fort Monroe , VA

[757] 690.8062

rreed@fmauthority.com


Past President:

David Butler

Executive Director

Knoxville Museum of Art

Knoxville, TN

[865] 524-1260

dbutler@knoxart.org


Council

Catherine Pears

Executive Director

Alexandria Museum of Art

Alexandria, LA

[318] 443-3458

cpears@lsua.edu


Michael Scott

Curator of Education

High Point Museum

High Point, NC

[336] 883-3023

Michael.scott@highpointnc.gov


Elise LeCompte 

Registrar and Asst. Dept. Chair

Florida Museum of Natural History

Gainesville, FL 

[352] 273-1925

lecompte@flmnh.ufl.edu


Heather Marie Wells

Digital Media Specialist

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

Bentonville, AR

[479] 418-5755

HeatherMarie.Wells@crystalbridges.org


Jenny Lamb

Discovery Center at Murfree Spring

Murfreesboro, TN

Jennylamb98@gmail.com


Deborah Mack

Associate Director Office of Strategic Partnerships

National Museum of African American History and Culture, Smithsonian Institution

Washington, D.C.

[202] 633-4513

MackDLynn@si.edu


Kyle Elizabeth Bryner

Registrar & Collections Manager, Museum of the Shenandoah Valley

Winchester, VA

[540] 662-1473, ext. 204

kbryner@theMSV.org


Brian Hicks

Director

Desoto County Museum

Hernando, MS

[662] 429-8852

director@desotomuseum.org


Deitrah J. Taylor

Perry, GA

[478] 320-4010

dtaylorhistorian@gmail.com


Julie Harris

Executive Director

River Discovery Center

Paducah, KY

[270] 575-9958

jharris@riverdiscoverycenter.org


Glenna Barlow

Manager of Engagement

Columbia Museum of Art

Columbia, SC

[803] 343-2187

glenna@columbiamuseum.org


Alexander V. Benitez

Director

Moundville Archaeological Park

The University of Alabama

Moundville, AL

[205] 371-8731

avbenitez@ua.edu


Contact Us

SEMC
PO Box 550746
Atlanta, GA 30355-3246
[404] 378-3153
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