Plains Art Museum Announces Staff Promotions
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Plains Art Museum Announces Staff Promotions

FARGO, ND.- Colleen J. Sheehy, Ph.D., director/C.E.O. of Plains Art Museum, has announced staff promotions including naming Mark Henze as deputy director/C.F.O. Henze has been C.F.O. of the Museum since 2007 and served as interim president/C.E.O. in 2008. He leads the earned income division of the Museum, including direction and oversight of finances and investments. He is a certified public accountant and has extensive experience in nonprofit and for-profit finance, serving previously with the Village Family Service Center of Fargo and Metropolitan Federal Bank. He received a B.A. in business administration and accounting from Concordia College in Moorhead , Minn. , and lives in Fargo with his wife, Darin, and their four children.

Sheehy also named Andrew Maus as director of education. Maus had served as the Museum’s curator of public programming since 2006 where his duties included planning and execution of the Museum’s art educational programs. He has also overseen planning for the Center for Creativity which includes working with a consortium of area school officials, artists and teachers. The Center is part of the Museum’s “Little artist in all of us” campaign for the future of the Museum. Prior to joining the Museum, Maus was with the Village Family Service Center of Fargo. Maus graduated from MSUM with a B.A. in Art and is currently pursuing an M.S. in public, human service and health administration at that institution. He lives in Fargo with his wife Carol and son.

Sheehy also named Sandra Ben-Haim as assistant director of education. Ben-Haim has been with the Museum since 1999. Previously, she was with Rural Enrichment and Counseling Headquarters in Hawley , Minn. Ben-Haim received the 2007 Educational Arts Advocate Award from Lake Agassiz Arts Council and was the 2005 Western Region ( United States ) Museum Educator of the Year. Among her duties at the Museum is coordination of the vibrant Museum Visit program which serves school children, teachers and other visitors from the region. Ben-Haim has a Master of Liberal Arts degree from MSUM and a B.A. in Fine Art from California State University at Long Beach . She lives in Fargo with her husband Meir. They have three grown children.

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