Academy Art Mu­seum an­nounces new board mem­bers

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EASTON — The Mu­seum re­cently wel­comed the fol­low­ing new board mem­bers: Daniel Can­zoniero of Easton, Craig L. Fuller of Easton, Jef­frey Hu­velle of Royal Oak and Wash­ing­ton, D.C., and Nanny Trippe of Easton to its board of trustees. In ad­di­tion, out­go­ing board chair­man Car­olyn Wil­liams of Easton (2010– 17) and board mem­ber Nancy Ap­pleby (2011–17) of Boz­man were hon­ored for their con­tri­bu­tions to the mu­seum’s board.

“Car­olyn ded­i­cated her heart and soul to the mu­seum, and steered it with wis­dom, courage, and for­ti­tude through a time of tran­si­tion and re­vi­tal­iza­tion. She has be­come a friend and an in­spi­ra­tion to me, as she has to so many. We also sa­lute and thank out­go­ing Sec­re­tary Nancy Ap­pleby, who formed a key part of the lead­er­ship dur­ing the same pe­riod. Car­olyn and Nancy will be dearly missed, but of course re­main beloved mem­bers of the mu­seum fam­ily,” Ben Si­mons, mu­seum di­rec­tor said.

Cathy McCoy was elected chair­man of the mu­seum’s board of trustees, re­plac­ing Wil­liams. McCoy, a re­tired cor­po­rate and se­cu­ri­ties lawyer, en­joyed an over 25-year le­gal ca­reer in the cor­po­rate and se­cu­ri­ties law field, the first half on the staff of the U.S. Se­cu­ri­ties and Ex­change Com­mis­sion and the lat­ter half as a part­ner in the law firm Arnold & Porter. She has been ac­tive in a num­ber of lo­cal non­prof­its, in­clud­ing serv­ing as board pres­i­dent of the Ox­ford Com­mu­nity Cen­ter, be­fore be­com­ing a trustee of the Academy Art Mu­seum in 2015.

“We wel­come Cathy as chair of the board of trustees. As we look ahead to an ex­cit­ing year cel­e­brat­ing the mu­seum’s 60th an­niver­sary, the lead­er­ship and fu­ture of the mu­seum could hardly be more se­cure. I’m also de­lighted to wel­come our new board mem­bers. Each brings deep ex­pe­ri­ence and pas­sion for the mu­seum’s

mis­sion and com­mit­ment to help­ing us reach our goals in the com­ing years,” Si­mons said.

New board mem­ber Daniel Can­zoniero of Easton is chief ex­ec­u­tive of­fi­cer of Gamse Lithograph­ing Com­pany Inc., which pro­duces la­bels and flex­i­ble pack­ag­ing for food, bev­er­age and other con­sumer prod­ucts com­pa­nies. He serves as a di­rec­tor of the World Trade Cen­ter In­sti­tute in Bal­ti­more and the Avalon Foun­da­tion in Easton, as well as pres­i­dent of The Graphic Source, a buy­ing co-op­er­a­tive of 44 mem­ber com­pa­nies. He is a mem­ber of M&T Bank’s di­rec­tors’ coun­cil, and ac­tive in the Wash­ing­ton, Bal­ti­more and Palm Beach chap­ters of Young Pres­i­dents Or­ga­ni­za­tion.

Craig L. Fuller of Easton is chair­man of The Fuller Com­pany, a strate­gic con­sult­ing group he or­ga­nized in 1989. Most re­cently, he served as the pres­i­dent and chief ex­ec­u­tive of­fi­cer of the Air­craft Own­ers and Pi­lots As­so­ci­a­tion. Pre­vi­ously, Fuller served eight years in the White House, first as as­sis­tant to Pres­i­dent Rea­gan for cabi­net af­fairs be­fore be­com­ing chief of staff to Vice Pres­i­dent George H.W. Bush dur­ing the sec­ond term of the Rea­gan Ad­min­is­tra­tion. Serv­ing on boards and as an ad­vi­sor to avi­a­tion com­pa­nies, Fuller has been ac­tive in avi­a­tion pol­icy mat­ters in­clud­ing serv­ing on the Fed­eral Avi­a­tion Ad­min­is­tra­tion’s Man­age­ment Ad­vi­sory Coun­cil. Craig served for 10 years as a trustee of the Kennedy Cen­ter for the Per­form­ing Arts and cur­rently serves as a di­rec­tor of the U.S. Cham­ber of Com­merce.

Jef­frey Hu­velle of Royal Oak and Wash­ing­ton, D.C., is Se­nior Coun­sel with Cov­ing­ton & Burl­ing LLP in Wash­ing­ton. He is lead­ing ex­pert in la­bor and em­ploy­ment law and has re­ceived out­stand­ing achieve­ment awards by the Wash­ing­ton Lawyers Com­mit­tee for civil rights and the Women’s Le­gal De­fense Fund. He re­ceived his Ju­ris Doc­tor­ate from Columbia Law School and his bach­e­lor’s de­gree from Har­vard Col­lege. He has served on the Mas­sachusetts Com­mis­sion Against Dis­crim­i­na­tion and in the Peace Corps in Kenya. His civic ac­tiv­i­ties have in­cluded be­ing a board mem­ber, as­sis­tant com­mis­sioner and coach for stod­dert soc­cer in Wash­ing­ton D.C.

Nanny Trippe of Easton is a many-gen­er­a­tion na­tive of the East­ern Shore and owner of Trippe-Hilder­brandt Gallery in Easton, which ex­hibits the work of many fine award-win­ning artists in all medi­ums, as well as her own fine art pho­tog­ra­phy. She com­pleted a Bach­e­lor of Arts de­gree in art his­tory from Wash­ing­ton Col­lege. She has re­ceived nu­mer­ous awards for her pho­tog­ra­phy, in­clud­ing the 2009 Plein Air Easton Award Best in Show, the Best Black and White-Aubrey Bo­dine Award, sec­ond place 2012 Plein Air Easton Pho­tog­ra­phy Com­pe­ti­tion, 2015 Pho­tog­ra­phers Fo­rum: fi­nal­ist and pub­lished in “Best of Pho­tog­ra­phy 2015.” The Academy Art Mu­seum held solo ex­hi­bi­tion of her works in 2016– 17: Trees: Majesty and Mys­tery.

From left are Ben Si­mons, di­rec­tor of the Academy Art Mu­seum with new mem­bers of the Mu­seum’s Board of Trustees Nanny Trippe of Easton; Jef­frey Hu­velle of Royal Oak and Wash­ing­ton, DC; Daniel Can­zoniero of Easton; and Craig L. Fuller of Easton.


Cather­ine McCoy is the new chair­man of the mu­seum board of trustees.

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