NW African American Museum appoints LaNesha DeBardelaben as Executive Director

Congratulations to LaNesha DeBardelaben for her recent appointment as Executive Director for the Northwest African American Museum (NAAM) in Seattle, Washington! Immediately prior to joining NAAM, Ms. DeBardelaben held the role of Senior Vice President of Education & Exhibitions at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History in Detroit – the second largest African American Museum in the United States. As Executive Director for NAAM, Ms. DeBardelaben will lead operations for the museum, with a strong focus on enhancing NAAM’s strategic planning, programming, funding efforts, community engagement, and overall awareness. Click here to read the full press release about Ms. DeBardelaben’s new role and her feature in the Seattle Times!