Museum London is governed by a Board of Directors elected from the general membership along with appointments from various stakeholder groups including the City of London, the London Public Library, and the Canadian Artists' Representation organization. It meets ten times a year.

Museum London Operating Board of Directors

Sarah Padfield, CHAIR 
Robert van der Westen, VICE-CHAIR AND TREASURER
Heather Carey, SECRETARY
Nusaiba Al-Azem
Kevin den Dunnen
Tristan Joseph
Deborah Lucas
Ann Kirby
Maureen Meehan
Elizabeth Peloza, City Councilor 
James Shelley

Management Team

Brian Meehan, Executive Director 

Brian Meehan is Executive Director and Chief Curator of Museum London in London, Ontario. Prior to this posting in 2000, he was Director of the Tom Thomson Memorial Art Gallery in Owen Sound, Ontario. Raised in Calgary, Alberta, Brian attended the Alberta College of Art before receiving Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design. He also attended Concordia University in Montreal where he did postgraduate work in Communication Studies. Brian has been Chair of the Canadian Art Museum Directors Organization, the Ontario Association of Art Galleries, and the Pillar Non-Profit Network.

Kaylee Whitcroft, Director of Finance

Senior Team
Cydna Mercer, Head of Administration
Prior to joining the management team in 2000, Cydna Mercer worked in Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge, England as an animateur and at the Detroit Institute of Arts as Assistant Registrar, Outgoing Art and Material Culture Loans. This position included international art courier trips that ranged from flying first class – a seat for her and a seat for the crated artwork – to riding in the cab of an art transport truck beside two drivers who always stopped on the overnight trips at less-than-clean gas stations for coffee and pie. Returning to Canada, Cydna taught art history and/or museum studies at the University of Calgary and Western University as well as guest curating part-time at Museum London. She holds an Honours Visual Arts BA from Western University and from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor a summa cum laude MA in Art History and a Graduate Certificate in Museum Studies.   

Andrew Kear, Senior Curator and Head of Collections, Exhibitions, and Programs
Andrew Kear joins Museum London from the Winnipeg Art Gallery, where he was the Head of Collections and Exhibitions and Curator of Canadian Art. He began his career at the Tom Thomson Art Gallery in 2007 as Registrar and Assistant Curator. Andrew has curated over 25 exhibitions, with a focus on historical Canadian art, although he has also mounted shows of contemporary and international art. He has delivered papers at numerous academic conferences, written for a number of art publications including Canadian Art, Border Crossings, and Sculpture, and has taught Canadian art at the University of Winnipeg since 2010. Andrew holds a BFA from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, and Masters degrees in philosophy and Canadian art history from the University of Toronto and Carleton University.