The BC Museums Association is governed by a Council elected from the membership. Councillors set policy for the Association while services are delivered by a small professional staff and volunteer committees.


Email us:

For general inquiries, please contact bcma@museum.bc.ca

For member inquiries, please contact members@museum.bc.ca

Executive Director

Ryan Hunt (he/him)

Email Ryan about Media enquiries, Partnership, Organizational feedback

Program Manager

Lorenda Calvert (she/her)

Email Lorenda about Learning, Webinars, Regional workshops, TEAM & Online resources

Operations Manager

Vanessa Gelhaar (she/her)

Email Vanessa about Climate action, BC HERN, Conference

Development Manager

Abigail Buckwalter-Ingram (she/her)

Email Abigail about Sponsorships, Foundations, Grants, Bursaries, Donations

Equity Initiatives Manager

Jazmin Hundal (she/her)
Email Jazmin about the IBPOC Network

Member & Partnership Coordinator

Leia Patterson (she/her)

Email Leia about memberships and Indigenous relationship building

Program Coordinator

Desirée Hall (she/her)
Email Desirée about Communications, 2SLGBTQIA+ Network, Webinars, Online courses

Special Projects Coordinator

Madison Bridal (she/her)
Email Madison about the 2024 Community Grants and the IBPOC Network