Professional Interest Networks

Professional interest networks provide opportunities for OMA members with similar responsibilities to share information and ideas. These online professional networks are FREE to OMA members. To participate in any or all of the online professional networks, sign up here or use the specific network link below.

Professional Interest Networks

Oklahoma Museum Educators (OKME)
Provides network and opportunities for those concerned with learning in museums to share information, ideas and materials related to museum education and promotes excellence in museum learning.
Co-Coordinator: Donna Merkt
Oklahoma Hall of Fame | Gaylord-Pickens Museum

Co-Coordinator: Anna Studstill
Edmond Historical Society & Museum
Subscribe to OKME online network here

Co-Coordinator: Emma Fritz
Oklahoma Hall of Fame | Gaylord-Pickens Museum

Oklahoma Native American Museum Professionals Association (OKNAMPA)
Provides network and opportunities for individuals within the museum community concerned with Native American issues based on Native American approaches, viewpoints, values, histories, cultures, religions and life-ways.
Coordinator: To Be Named
Subscribe to OKNAMPA online network here

Oklahoma Registrars Association (OKRA)
Provides network and opportunities for registrars, collections managers, curators, preparators, volunteer curators, loan professionals and any other interested museum staff or volunteers to address current museum issues, primarily in relation to collections management, at a grassroots level.
Coordinator: To Be Name
Subscribe to OKRA online network here

Oklahoma Emerging Museum Professionals (OEMP)
Provides network and opportunities for emerging professionals to obtain professional training and development, technical training, and opportunities to network and identify mentors in the museum field. Emerging professionals are defined as students and professionals in their first five years of employment in a museum. 
Coordinator: Sarah Dumas
Oklahoma History Center
Subscribe to OEMP online network here