Ann Davis, Secretary

Ann Davis is retired as the Director of The Nickle Arts Museum at the University of Calgary, where she initiated and taught in the program of Museum and Heritage Studies. Holding a Ph. D. from York University and a Certificate in Arts Administration from Harvard, Davis has been involved with museums and universities since 1965.  Her publications include eight books, numerous catalogues and articles.  She is the Past President of the Canadian Art Museum Director’s Organization, and the Past President of the International Council of Museums Committee for Museology. She organized the major pre-Columbian gold traveling exhibition Ancient Peru Unearthed: Golden Treasures of a Lost Civilization and was an external advisor to the Acquisition Committee of the National Gallery of Canada. Recently she was given an honorary doctorate by St. John’s College, University of Manitoba.