About Us

The International Association of Museum Facility Administrators (IAMFA) is an international nonprofit organization devoted to meeting the professional needs of facility and security administrators at cultural institutions, especially in their efforts to set and attain standards of excellence and quality in the sustainable design, construction, operation and maintenance of world-class cultural facilities. In pursuit of these goals, the association sponsors an Annual Conference, Museum Benchmarking Exercise, and communicates with its membership and friends around the world through IAMFA's magazine Papyrus, its website, and its LinkedIn Group.


To serve members of cultural institutions through advancement of the facilities management and administration profession. Through quality educational programs, networking and meaningful partnerships with suppliers of products, services and specialized expertise, IAMFA strives to improve the profession.


To be the most prominent and regarded Association worldwide representing facilities management at cultural institutions.

Strategic Goals 2020-2024

1. Increase Professional Development Opportunities for Members

2. Improve Member Engagement

3. Embed Organizational Capability

Board of Directors

Nancy Bechtol, President
Director, Smithsonian Facilities
Smithsonian Institution
P.O. Box 37012, MRC 526
Washington, D.C. 20013
Phone: 202-633-5687
[email protected]
Term expires: 2022

Randy Murphy, VP Administration
Director of Operations (Retired)
Phone: 213-435-7523
[email protected] 
Term expires: 2022

Alan DiricanTreasurer 
Chief of Facilities Management
National Gallery of Art
Phone: 202-842-6161
[email protected]
Term expires: 2021

Tony Young, VP Education
Vice President, Facilities Planning and Operations
Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh
Phone: 412-578-2495

[email protected]
Term Expires: 2022

David Sanders, Secretary
Director of Estates (Retired) Natural History Museum - London
Phone: 07799 690174
[email protected] 
Term expires: 2021

Tiffany Myers, VP Regional Affairs
Program Management Specialist, Smithsonian Facilities
P.O. Box 37012 MRC 526
Washington, D.C. 20013
Phone: 202-633-5689
[email protected]
Term expires: 2021

Jennifer Fragomeni, 2022 Conference Host
Director, Campus Facilities

Phone: 415-528-4340
j[email protected]  
Term Expires: 2022