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 (Retired)
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Term expires: 2026

Randy Murphy, VP Development
Director of Operations (Retired)
Phone: 213-435-7523
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Term expires: 2026

Alan Dirican, Treasurer 
Chief of Facilities Management

National Gallery of Art
Phone: 202-842-6161
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Term expires: 2025

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

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Term Expires: 2024

Aaron Hock, Secretary
Head of Technical Services
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Term expires: 2025

Tiffany Romano, VP Administration
Senior Advisor, Office of the Undersecretary for Finance and Administration
Smithsonian Institution
Phone: 202-633-5689
Term expires: 2025

Jason Dittrich, VP Marketing and Communications 
Director, Business Development & Marketing
Mueller Associates, Inc.
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Term expires: 2026

Jennifer Fragomeni, 
VP Regional Affairs
Director, Campus Facilities

Phone: 415-528-4340
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Term Expires: 2024