Member Spotlight:


Katie Henry School & Family Programs Manager Friends of the High Line

NYCMER is a volunteer, non-profit organization, led by a board of trustees nominated by members to represent our diverse field.


Elections take place each spring and the results are announced at our annual conference in May. If you are interested in learning more about the board, please contact Below is a list of the current Board members: 



President: Kinneret Kohn

Vice President: Kira Lacks

Secretary and Peer Group Liaison: Katie Henry

Treasurer: Erin Shaw´╗┐

Ex-Officio: Olivia Kalin


Appointed Trustees

Archivist: Sara Lowenburg

Membership Coordinator: Elizabeth Bradley

Resources and Social Media Coordinator: Rachel Ropeik

Website Coordinator: Akash Sharma



Alex Tronolone

Bill Elliston

Charlotte Martin

Daniela Fifi

Emily Pinkowitz

Leslie Hayes

Richard Morales

Stephanie Cunningham


Learn more about the board below:


Akash  Sharma

Daily Operations Specialist

New York Hall of Science

Alexander Tronolone

Manager of Teaching & Learning, Grades 6-12+

Brooklyn Historical Society


Charlotte Martin

Museum Educator for Access Programs

Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

Daniela Fifi

Miriam and Wallach Ira D. Art Gallery


Elizabeth Bradley

Senior Educator

Emily Dickinson Museum


Emily Pinkowitz

Director of Programs & Education

Friends of the High Line

Erin  Shaw

Coordinator of Youth Education Initiatives & BCAP

Brooklyn Public Library


Katie Henry

School & Family Programs Manager

Friends of the High Line

Kinneret Kohn

Manager of Teen Programs

New-York Historical Society

Kira Lacks

Public Programs Manager

American Museum of Natural History

Leslie Hayes

Associate Director for Professional Learning

New-York Historical Society


Margaret Hughes

Associate Director of Education

Olivia Kalin

Museum Educator

Wave Hill

Rachel Ropeik

Manager of Public Engagement

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

Richard Morales

Public Programs Coordinator

El Museo del Barrio


Sara Lowenburg

Museum Educator for Access Programs

Stephanie  Cunningham

Co-Founder and Creative Director

Museum Hue


William Elliston

Manager of Education / Prospect Park Zoo

Wildlife Conservation Society