Carly Faison of Western Springs, Ill. has joined the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum as Annual Fund Coordinator. Faison is responsible for helping to strengthen CBMM’s mission through management of CBMM’s annual fund campaign and assistance with membership and development, with all efforts in support of the non-profit’s expanding education, restoration, and exhibition programs.
Faison has a Bachelor of Arts in History from DePaul University of Chicago, Ill. and a Master of Arts in History Museum Studies from Cooperstown Graduate Program SUNY Oneonta, Cooperstown, N.Y. She brings several years’ experience working with non-profit organizations, including Dyckman Farmhouse Museum in New York, N.Y., Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute of Utica, N.Y., and on the CGP Community Stories project in Cooperstown, N.Y. Faison’s previous experience also includes working with the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Ill., and volunteering with the Community Service Association of DePaul University of Chicago, Ill.
“We are thrilled to add Carly in our team in this new position,” commented CBMM President Kristen Greenaway. “Her non-profit experience will help CBMM fund the outreach and education programs we aspire to grow.”
Originally from Chicago, Ill., Faison’s first connection to the Chesapeake Bay will be made through her work at CBMM.
“I feel honored to be working for this world-class institution, and look forward to meeting our supporters,” says Faison. “Each year, the people supporting CBMM’s Annual Fund make a huge difference in the impact CBMM’s programs have on the children and adults served.”
Established in 1965, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is dedicated to preserving and exploring the history, environment, and people of the entire Chesapeake Bay, with the values of relevancy, authenticity, and stewardship guiding its mission. Serving nearly 70,000 guests each year, CBMM’s campus includes a floating fleet of historic boats and 12 exhibition buildings, situated in a park-like, waterfront setting along the Miles River and St Michaels harbor. For more information, please visit www.cbmm.org.