Advisory Council

The mission of the Berman National Advisory Council (BNAC) is to harness the expertise of its members to advocate for and support the museum’s success and sustainability.


Members advise on matters concerning policies, procedures, finances, and acquisitions/deaccessions with appropriate standards and protocols consistent with American Alliance of Museums accreditation.


Patricia R. Cosgrave, Chairperson

Larry Barocas

Nancy Berman

Alan Bloch

Donald E. Camp

Koh Chiba 

Christopher Dunne

Kati Gegenheimer

Rhoda Hershman

Catherine Kernen

Kathleen O’Dea (emerita)

Harry Philbrick

Mark Schneider

Lee Stoetzel