October 30, 2015

New Leaders at Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum and Dallas Chapter of American Heart Association

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Peggy Fogelman, new director of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

Peggy Fogelman, director of collections at the Morgan Library & Museum, in New York, was appointed director of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, in Boston. She will take over from Anne Hawley, who is stepping down after 26 years at the helm.

Ms. Hawley is leaving at the conclusion of a successful $180-million capital campaign that provided the funds to renovate the museum, endow curatorial posts, add a new wing, and bolster its endowment.

Ms. Fogelman will add her experience in museum curation and educational programs when she starts in January; she also recently served as acting director of the Morgan Library & Museum for a year.

American Heart Association, Dallas

Melissa Cameron, former chief development officer at the Dallas Area Habitat for Humanity, was appointed executive director.

Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation

Peter Taylor, vice president for program development and grant-making services at the Maine Community Foundation, will be president.

Mississippi Higher Education Assistance Corporation

James McHale, formerly vice president for programs and strategies at the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, was named chief executive of both the corporation and its Education Services Foundation.


Bryan Neider, senior vice president for global operations at Electronics Arts, was named chief executive.

Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law

Kristen Clarke, head of the Civil Rights Bureau in the Office of the New York Attorney General, was appointed president.

Oatlands Historic House and Gardens

Bonnie LePard, founder and executive director of the Tregaron Conservancy in Washington, D.C., will be executive director.

Other notable changes:

Michelle Beck, development officer, was promoted to director of development at Three Square food bank.

Adam Immerwahr, associate artistic director at the McCarter Theatre Center, was named artistic director at Theater J.

Sandra Miley, former vice president for marketing at Vocera Communications, will be interim chief executive of United Way Silicon Valley. She takes over from Carole Leigh Hutton, who resigned after leading the organization for seven years.

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