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Meet & Greet in Sitka with Director Amy Phillips-Chan

by LAM Webmaster on 2023-02-10T15:07:00-09:00 in Events, Sheldon Jackson Museum | 0 Comments

Saturday, February 11, 9-10:30 am
Sheldon Jackson Museum

All community members in Sitka are invited to meet the new Division Director of Libraries, Archives and Museums, which includes the Sheldon Jackson Museum. 

Dr. Phillips-Chan assumed her new role on November 14. She previously served as the director of the Carrie M. McLain Memorial Museum in Nome (Sitŋasuaq), where she worked for the past seven years. In addition to leading the museum and serving on the board of Museums Alaska, she awareded a fellowship with the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History and has experience as a teacher in a rural district in Alaska.

Dr. Phillips-Chan shares “It has been a pleasure to work with LAM staff through projects in Nome and board service with Alaskan associations. I look forward to now assisting the teams in Juneau/Dzánti K’ihéeni and Sitka/Sheet'ká on innovative educational programs that promote equitable access to our state’s invaluable historical and cultural resources and meaningful engagement with Alaska’s diverse populations."

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