At AKC Museum of the Dog, our staff is focused on celebrating the role of dogs in society and educating the public about the human-canine bond. Get to know our key staff members and read their bios below.
MUSEUM OF THE DOG BOARD MEMBERS
Class of 2023
Jeffrey Ansell, Chairperson
James Crowley, Secretary
Ann Mariah Cook
Class of 2024
Ellen MacNeille Charles, President
Jane V. Love
Hon. David C. Merriam, Vice Chairperson
Nancy J. Shaw
Dr. Robert E. Tainsh
Class of 2025
Gayle Bontecou, Vice President
Carol O’ Brien
Peter Rohslau, Treasurer
Out of courtesy to our neighbors, only service dogs and invited demonstration dogs are allowed in the museum.
Service animals are welcome in the museum. The museum entrance is wheelchair accessible via the building’s main plaza on the corner of Park Ave and E 40th Street. Accessible elevators are located on the first floor of the museum to the left of the admissions desk and gift shop. Public restrooms include accessible facilities.
If you have any questions regarding accessibility, please feel free to contact the museum.
Non-flash photography is permitted in the Museum for personal (non commercial) use except where noted. Flash photography, videography and tripods are not permitted in the Museum.