I am delighted and honored to participate in the day-to-day operations and strategic direction of The Mint Museum, one of North Carolina’s most precious cultural assets and a prime example of what makes Charlotte such an amazing place to work and live.
New York, NY (PRWEB) February 13, 2012
The Association of Junior Leagues International, Inc., today noted that Toni L. Freeman, incoming AJLI President and a past President of the Junior League of Charlotte, has been named to the newly created post of Chief Operating Officer of The Mint Museum, the oldest art museum in North Carolina.
In that role, Ms. Freeman will report to President & CEO Kathleen V. Jameson and will be a critical member of the museum’s senior management team and a participant in the long-range planning and overall management of the museum. She will oversee key departments including finance, facilities management, information technology, special events, and the museum shop. She will also manage the museum’s risk-management program and serve as liaison for legal matters.
Ms. Freeman said, “I am delighted and honored to participate in the day-to-day operations and strategic direction of The Mint Museum, one of North Carolina’s most precious cultural assets and a prime example of what makes Charlotte such an amazing place to work and live.”
The Mint Museum’s two locations offer visitors a remarkable opportunity to experience the art of the ancient Americas, ceramics and decorative arts, historic costume and fashionable dress, European, African, and Asian art, as well as American and Contemporary art, the renowned Craft+Design collection and innovative and inspiring special exhibitions. Resources include a reference library with over 15,000 volumes, theaters featuring lectures and performances, and museum shops offering select and unique merchandise.
In addition to Ms. Freeman’s roles at The Junior League, she is a founding board member and past chair of the Charlotte Women's Impact Fund. She served as chair of Women Executives for Community Services, which manages a scholarship program for nontraditional students and serves as a Trustee for the YWCA of the Central Carolinas.
Ms. Freeman was a board director of Hospice of Charlotte Region and Lincoln County, NPower Charlotte Region, Teen Health Connection, and Habitat for Humanity.
About The Association of Junior Leagues International, Inc.
Founded in 1901 by New Yorker and social activism pioneer, Mary Harriman, the Junior Leagues are charitable nonprofit organizations of women, developed as civic leaders, creating demonstrable community impact.
Today, The Association of Junior Leagues International, Inc. (AJLI) is comprised of more than 155,000 women in 292 Junior Leagues throughout Canada, Mexico, the United Kingdom and the United States. Together, they constitute one of the largest, most effective volunteer organizations in the world.