Board of Trustees

Board President Amy Woodhouse and Mark H.C. Bessire, Judy and Leonard Lauder Director.
The Portland Museum of Art is fortunate to have the leadership of its Board of Trustees.

Committed to strengthening the Portland Museum of Art as the foremost cultural institution in Maine, the Board of Trustees works tirelessly to support and grow PMA's mission. Together with Mark H.C. Bessire, the Judy and Leonard Lauder Director, and museum leadership, the Board of Trustees has overseen and directed a period of incredible transformation, expansion, and prosperity at the museum. As the PMA looks to the future—with an eye toward continued growth, influence, and renown—it couldn't be in better hands.

The Board

Amy H. Woodhouse, President 
Jeffrey D. Kane, Chair
Cyrus Y. Hagge, Vice President
Kenneth A. Blaschke, Treasurer
John F. Isacke, Secretary

Honorary Trustees
Rosalyne S. Bernstein
Scott M. Black 

Walter B. Goldfarb, M.D.
Harry W. Konkel
Robert S. Nanovic
Leonard M. Nelson
Leslie B. Otten

Trustees Emeriti
Charlton H. Ames
Joseph F. Boulos
William H. Davisson
Beth L. De Tine
Barbara M. Goodbody

James A. Houle
Samuel A. Ladd III 
James L. Moody, Jr.
Hilary G. Robbins
Christopher N. Robinson
William J. Ryan, Sr.
Earle G. Shettleworth, Jr.
Hans Underdahl
Owen W. Wells
Daniel A. Zilkha


Katherine M.B. Berger
Nathan J. Clark
Danielle M. Conway 
Melanie Stewart Cutler
Alexander D. Fisher
Joseph R. Foley
Eileen T. Gillespie
Robert R. Gould
Jocelyn R. Handy
Nancy K. Kaye
Bree A. LaCasse
Judy Glickman Lauder
Leeann M. Leahy
Andy Lilienthal


Elizabeth T. McCandless
Marcia Minter
John P. Moore
Christina F. Petra
Alexander E. Porteous
Laurence H. Rubinstein
William J. Ryan, Jr.
James H. Schwartz
Michael E. Smith*
Jack Soley
Stewart Strawbridge
Heather Veitch
John H. Wallace
Anna H. Wells
William B. Williams
William B. Williamson

*Docent Representative