September 21-26, 2008 in Jerusalem


International Congress: Relationships between Museums, Friends, and Volunteers

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Adrian Adam, Members Manager, The Australian National Maritime Museum, Sydney

Danny Ben-Natan, Treasurer of the WFFM and Coordinator of the Congress

Carla Bossi Comelli, President, WFFM

Valerie Cooper and Donale Gandossi, AGC Board of Directors and standing member of the Friends of AGC committee

Izabella Csordás, Executive Coordinator, Friends of the Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest

Margarita Lucía Valero Cuevas,
Art educator and member of the Mexican Federation

Ana Luisa Delclaux Bravo, President, Spanish Federation of Friends of Museums

Karina Durand Velasco, Managing Partner, Trasciende, Cultural Services Specialists

Carlos Alfredo Ferreyra, President of the Association of Friends of the Historical Patrimony of Ansenuza, Suguia and Xanaes, Argentina

Dr Kevin Fewster, Director of the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, England

María Florencia Galesio,  Valeria Keller y Mabel Mayol, National Museum of Fine Arts, Buenos Aires

John Gommes, Chairman Britto Press Ltd, London and Senior Trustee, Britto Foundation

Dr. Susan Hazan, Curator of New Media, Israel Museum, Jerusalem

Jose Isaak and Jackie Stapleton, Coordinators, Israel Museum Volunteers Organization

Ro King, President, Indonesian Heritage Society, Jakarta

Svetlana Philippova, Head, International Hermitage Friends Club, St. Petersburg

Gina Tan, Founder of Tangible Strategies, San Francisco

Mark Douglas Trask, Chief, Membership and Annual Giving, National Gallery of Canada Foundation, Ottawa

Thierry Verougstraete
, Président de la Fédération des Amis des Musées de Belgique

Shai Yamin, Head of Marketing, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

Betty Zucker, President, Volunteer Council of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art