Jason B. Jones, Executive Director

Working with the WMA since 2009, Jason leads strategic planning initiatives, plans the Annual Meeting, and provides administrative support to the WMA Board. With a background in Museum Administration, he graduated from John F. Kennedy University with a M.A. in Museum Studies and an M.B.A. in Museum Management. Jason also holds a B.A.F.A. in the History of Photography from the University of New Mexico, and has 10+ years of experience in the art shipping business.


Lauren E. Nichols, Communications and Program Coordinator

Working with the WMA since 2017, Lauren oversees communications and program planning. She graduated from the University of Oregon with a M.S. in Arts Management and a Certificate in Nonprofit Management. Lauren also has a B.A. in Studio Art and Art History from the University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire. She most recently worked for the University of Oregon Museum of Natural and Cultural History as their Campus Outreach Coordinator.