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  • Bill Helm, Lynden Tribune

Lynden Heritage Foundation Names New Museum Director

Lynden, WA: The Lynden Heritage Foundation Board of Directors voted to hire Amanda May as the Museum’s Director effective December 13th, 2021.

Amanda was born and raised in North Whatcom County. She served as Treasurer on the Museum Board of Directors for 3 years before accepting the Directors position and brings with her over 10 years of business administrative and operational management experience. Her professional career includes aiding organizations with management information systems, data accuracy, operational process improvement and strategic development.

Her knowledge and connections in the county will play a vital role in the success of future events and community involvement. Amanda’s understandings of small business operations will greatly benefit the Museum and Board as they look to the future. Her emphasis on effective and efficient administration, operations, and financial management will not only benefit the Museum financially but also free up time for staff, volunteers, and the Board to focus on impactful activities and prospects.

“The museum is a unique treasure that represents the heritage in this community.” Says Amanda “I am incredibly fortunate to have this opportunity and truly excited to work in my community on behalf of the Lynden Heritage Foundation.”