Thank you for your interest in becoming a volunteer for the Michigan Museums Association (MMA).  MMA shares expertise and resources to promote standards and practices that make the Michigan museum community thrive. Our volunteers make that possible! All volunteers are expected to be MMA members.  

Conference Planning Teams Overview

The 2023 Conference will have five planning teams made up of MMA staff and volunteers.

Each team will meet monthly beginning in January (Programs, Events, Activities) or February (Partners, Scholarships). Basecamp is used for communications and coordination of the team activities. 

Programs Team

  • Meets the second Monday of the month at 11 am
  • Responsible for concurrent sessions, Museum Cafe, workshops, and keynote support. 

Events Team

  • Meets the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 10 am
  • Responsible for opening reception, community coffees, main reception, trivia, wrappy hour, board reception support

Activities Team

  • Meets the last Monday of the month at 11 am
  • Responsible for tours and activities in the Flint area. 

Partners Team

  • Meets the 3rd Thursday of the month at 11 am (starting in Feb)
  • Works with MMA Executive Director to recruit and coordinate Corporate and Museum Partners at the conference. 

Scholarship Team

  • Meets the 4th Thursday of the month at 11 am (starting in Feb)
  • Works with the MMA Executive Director to update and coordinate the conference scholarship program. 

Each team works best when it has a combination of local and state-wide members, as well as people from different types and sizes of museums. 

Time Committment

Start Date:
January, 2023

End Date:
Through November 2023

Commitment Needed:
One to two hours a month.



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To volunteer for this project, please email MMA Executive Director Lisa Craig Brisson.

The Michigan Museums Association is supported in part by an award from the Michigan Arts and Culture Council

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