Virginia Association of Museums
Margo is the Executive Director of the Virginia Association of Museums, a position she has held since 1994, where she directs planning, marketing, production, and evaluation of association programs; develops and manages the annual operating budget and raises funds for the association; prepares grant requests to support programs; oversees membership recruitment and retention; and advocates for the needs of Virginia's museum community. She serves as Chair of the Virginia Cultural Network, Chair of the steering committee of the National Alliance of State Museum Associations, and is on the board of the Southeastern Museums Conference (recipient of the 2002 SEMC Outstanding Service to the Museum Profession Award) as well as the Chesterfield County Historical Society. Prior to VAM, she was Assistant to the Director of the Missouri Division of Aging, and a Foreign Service officer with the U.S. Department of State. She has a B.A. in history and a M.A. in history and museum administration from Southern Illinois University, and attended the Graduate School of Business at the University of Chicago. Margo lives in Midlothian, Virginia with her husband and two teenage sons.