Officers Charles Abney, Chair, Board of Directors
Charlene Crusoe-Ingram, Vice-Chair Administration & Board Support
Newell Harbin, Vice-Chair Collections
Robin Howell, Chair-Elect, Board of Directors
Karen Hughes, Vice-Chair Finance & Operations and Treasurer
Liza Jancik, Vice-Chair Exhibitions
Sarah Kennedy, Vice-Chair Education
James H. Morgens, Vice-Chair Communications
Doug Reid, Vice-Chair Development
Sara Steinfeld, Vice-Chair Nominations
Directors Lauren Amos
Daniel W. Boone III
Mary Schmidt Campbell
Mary Wayne Dixon
Ben F. Hill
Elaine L. Levin
Bertram L. Levy
Tim X. Mapes
Pratap C. Mukharji*
Richard C. Parker
Great Neck Richman
D. Jack Sawyer, Jr.
M. Alexis Scott
F. Terry Stent*^
Lisa Cannon Taylor
John F. Wieland*^
Ex-Officio Non-Voting Doug Shipman*, President & CEO, Woodruff Arts Center
Rand Suffolk, Nancy and Holcombe T. Green, Jr., Director
Life Directors William N. Banks, Jr.
Elizabeth Hale Barnett
Jane C. Black
Lucinda W. Bunnen
Frances B. Bunzl
Anne Cox Chambers
Jacqueline F. Clark
Thomas G. Cousins^
Richard A. Denny, Jr.^
Henry C. Schwob
John W. Spiegel^
Mark K. Taylor
Michael Shapiro* Executive Committee includes all Officers as well as Directors noted with an asterisk
^ Past Board of Directors Chair
Nancy and Holcombe T. Green, Jr. Director, High Museum of Art
Randall Suffolk is the Nancy and Holcombe T. Green, Jr., Director of the High Museum of Art. Since his arrival in 2015, he has championed a renewed commitment to community engagement, placing emphasis on collaboration, inclusivity and access. To support these objectives, the Museum has reduced admission fees, greatly diversified its exhibition schedule, added more than 1,500 objects to the collection, worked collaboratively with nearly 30 community partners annually, and developed a variety of new programming to serve its increasingly diverse, multi-generational audience. Suffolk is currently leading the development of a sweeping 2018 reinstallation of the Museum’s collection galleries.
Prior to joining the High, Suffolk served as director of Philbrook Museum of Art in Tulsa, Okla., where he designed and implemented a comprehensive plan that aligned the institution’s programming with the interests of Tulsa residents. This led to a reinstallation of the museum’s permanent collection galleries, increases in membership and attendance, and a dramatic change in visitor demographics, including five consecutive years with minority participation over 40 percent of total attendance. The success of this institutional strategy and program was nationally recognized in a 2013 study led by independent researchers Anne Bergeron and Beth Tuttle in partnership with the American Alliance of Museums (AAM), in which Philbrook was highlighted as one of six national models of community engagement. He also was instrumental in leading the development and opening of Philbrook Downtown, a 30,000-square-foot satellite facility opened in 2013. During his tenure, Philbrook acquired nearly 7,000 works of art, representing 42 percent of the Museum’s permanent collection.
From 1999 through 2007, Suffolk was the director of The Hyde Collection Art Museum in Glens Falls, N.Y. His focus at the institution included building constituency, overseeing a museum expansion, and guiding the award-winning restoration of the historic Hyde House.
Suffolk has curated more than 25 exhibitions and has participated as a juror, panel member or guest lecturer for a variety of art-related organizations and programs. He holds a Master’s degree in art history from Bryn Mawr College, a Master’s degree in higher education administration from Columbia University, and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Connecticut College.
Kevin W. Tucker – Chief Curator