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Professional Networks of American Alliance of Musueums

Organized around job responsibilities and areas of common interest, there are the 22 Professional Networks available to AAM members, as part of Individual Professional American Alliance of Musuem member benefits at no additional cost.

Committee on Audience Research and Evaluation (CARE): audience research and evaluation and the voice of the visitor in all aspects of museum operations

Committee on Museum Professional Training (COMPT): professional preparation, training and development of museum staff

Curators' Committee (CurCom): curatorial practice and collections research, care and exhibition

Development and Membership Committee (DAM): development, fundraising and membership

Diversity Committee (DIVCOM): the advancement of diversity and inclusion

Committee on Education (EdCom): the advancement and understanding of learning theories, educational practices and programming

Historic House Museums: issues common and unique to historic houses

Indigenous Peoples Museum Network: fosters engaging and inclusive dialogue on the range of issues relevant to museums and indigenous peoples

Latino: for the needs of Latino and Latin American professionals and the interests of those professionals who work in interpreting Latino issues

Leadership and Management: leadership, governance, administration, finance and human resources

LGBTQ Alliance: the range of issues relevant to the lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transgender community and museums

Media and Technology Committee: use of media and technology to meet museum's public mission

National Association for Museum Exhibition (NAME) exhibit development and design

PACCIN: proper care, handling, packing, crating and transporting of museum collections

PIC Green: environmental sustainable practices in museums

Public Relations and Marketing Committee (PRAM): public relations and marketing

Registrars Committee (RC-AAM): registration and collections management

Security: security, fire, health and safety issues

SMAC: the advancement of small museums

Traveling Exhibitions: the specialized area of traveling exhibitions

Visitor Services: making service to visitors a core component of museum operations