Huntsville, Ala – The Museum Board of the City of Huntsville has appointed Archie Tucker II as Board Chair for fiscal years 2022 and 2023.
Appointed to the Museum Board by the Huntsville City Council in 2018, Tucker is in his first term as a Board member. He previously served as Treasurer and is the Museum Board’s first African American Board Chair.
“The Museum is a picturesque staple of Downtown Huntsville as it provides an opportunity to connect art and culture within the community. I am excited to partner with our Executive Director in an effort to maximize the Museum’s impact across all sectors of the community,” said Tucker.
Tucker currently serves as Vice President for Marketing, Communication & Advancement at Alabama Agricultural & Mechanical University, in Huntsville, Alabama. In this role, he is responsible for providing leadership to the areas of: development, alumni affairs, marketing & public relations, campus printing, mail operations, and radio/television.
Tucker received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from Mississippi Valley State University in Itta Bena, Mississippi. He obtained the Master of Business Administration degree with an emphasis in management from Delta State University in Cleveland, Mississippi, and later earned his Doctorate of Higher Education Degree from Jackson State University in Jackson, Mississippi.
In addition to serving the Museum Board, Tucker is a member of the Museum’s Black History Month Committee. He also serves on the Board of Directors for the National Children’s Advocacy Center, Alabama Possible, and the Urban League.
Officers who have been reappointed include Carole Jones, Vice Chair, John Wynn, Treasurer, and Charlie Bonner, Secretary. New Board Members beginning their six-year term in 2021 are Wendy Yang and John Allen.
About the Huntsville Museum of Art
The Huntsville Museum of Art is a non-profit municipal corporation established by the City of Huntsville, Alabama, and governed by a city-appointed Museum Board. The Museum seeks to foster understanding of the visual arts and appreciation of artistic achievement. In addition to its galleries and exhibitions, the Museum offers art classes for children and adults along with special programs, lectures and musical presentations. Rental space is also available for weddings, meetings and other events.