Member Spotlight:

Sarah

Sarah Maldonado Program Director The Child Center of NY

Sarah is the Program Director for the after school program at Edward Bleeker JHS 185 in Flushing, through The Child Center of NY. She currently serves on the NYCMER Board as the Membership Coordinator.

She earned a Master of Professional Studies in Environmental Education and Interpretation from SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF), to pursue her long term goal of providing environmental and science education to urban youth and communities.

Sarah has previously worked for the American Museum of Natural History, the Queens Zoo (part of the Wildlife Conservation Society), New York State Parks, the Montezuma Audubon Center, Beaver Lake Nature Center, ESF Outreach, Alley Pond Environmental Center, AmeriCorps NCCC, NYC Parks Department, the Boy Scouts of America and the NYC Department of Education.

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

 

NYCMER Board members plan monthly workshops addressing topics in the field, manage a network of over 900 museum professionals, and assist the Conference Committee in planning the annual conference

NYCMER Board of Trustees
2018 Election

The NYCMER 2018 Election
NYCMER members may cast their votes via e-ballot received through emaill. The election will be open from Monday, April 9, 2018 at 9 am through Friday, April 27, 2018 at 5 pm. 

If you are concerned that you have not received an e-ballot, we ask that you please take the following steps: Check your email spam box, confirm that your membership is up to date (renew your membership or contact our Membership Coordinator), and then contact our Nomination Committee members.

About NYCMER
NYCMER was founded in 1979 and continues to grow with membership from across the tri-state area, that represents a variety of disciplines, work settings, roles and career stages. NYCMER provides a forum for museum education professionals to address meaningful issues relevant to our work and to exchange and disseminate current information. We collaboratively produce professional development opportunities for our members and guests such as workshops, roundtable discussions, seminars, symposia, peer groups, and conferences.

About the NYCMER Board
NYCMER’s governing body is the Board of Trustees, consisting of current NYCMER Members all serving in non-salaried positions. The Board consists of four Officers (President, Vice President, Secretary & Peer Groups Liaison, Treasurer); six Appointed Trustees (Archivist, Resources & Social Media Coordinator, Membership Coordinator, Event and Job Listings Coordinator and Website Coordinator); and no fewer than eight Trustees-at-Large elected from among the Members. No more than two Trustees may have the same institutional affiliation.

The purposes of the Board as set forth in its 501(c)(3) Certificate of Incorporation are:

  • to address issues of museum and educational interest;
  • to exchange and disseminate relevant information;
  • to explore and implement cooperative programming opportunities through roundtable discussions, workshops, seminars, symposia, professional development series, and conferences; and
  • to pursue related charitable, cultural and educational purposes as permitted under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.