Jessica Hanson York '13 (MA) to be Mingei International Museum's Next Executive Director

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On May 7, 2022, it was announced that Jessica Hanson York '13 would be the next Executive Director for the Mingei International Museum. Jessica is a 2013 graduate of the Master's in Nonprofit Leadership and Management program. She is also the co-creator of the Arts and Culture Leadership Certificate and serves as the program's lead instructor with Dr. Patricia Saraniero '07 (EdD).

Congratulations to SOLES Alumna Jessica Hanson York '13 on her promotion to Executive Director for the Mingei International Museum! She will officially assume her new role on July 1, 2022, following Rob Sidner's 29 years in the role. Jessica joined the museum in 2011 and is currently the Deputy Director and Chief Advancement Officer.

Read the full press release.

Congratulations, Jessica!


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