Board & Staff

Andrea Bailey Cox
Executive Director & CEO
407.539.2181 ext 256
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Andrea Bailey Cox has extensive leadership experience through her work in museums and the
non-profit sector over the past 13 years. Ms. Cox is currently the Executive Director and CEO at the Art & History Museums – Maitland, an organization
that operates five museums including an active art center with artist studios, a Victorian house museum, a working antique tool museum, a telephone museum, and a local history museum. Ms. Cox’s past experience includes leading the Maitland Historical Society; managing collections at the Wellesley College Art Department; supervising outreach programming at the Fuller Craft Museum; program marketing at the Maitland Art Center and at the Girl Scouts of Citrus Council. Ms. Cox serves on the Florida Association of Museums Board of Directors, Program Committee, and Awards Committees. She has been nominated as a Girl Scouts’ Woman of Distinction and mentored at Camp CEO. She has a BA in Art History from New College of Florida and has completed the Rollins College Crummer School of Business Management Program.

Kasey Jones
Operations Manager
& Executive Assistant
407.539.2181 ext 254
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Ms. Jones previously served the Maitland Historical Society as an Education Intern in the spring of 2009. Soon after her internship, she accepted the position of Program and Administrative Assistant. Ms. Jones also worked as Administrative Assistant at Allstate. Ms. Jones earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree in History and her Bachelor of Science Degree in Political Science at the University of Central Florida. She is enthusiastic about world travel.

Lauren Murphy
Rental & Retail Manager
407.539.2181 ext 253
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Ms. Murphy earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree with a concentration in studio art from Florida Southern College. She was a member of the art fraternity, Kappa Pi, studied photography and art history abroad in Italy, and assisted the Melvin Art Gallery in Lakeland, FL. After graduation, Ms. Murphy moved to Ft. Myers where she managed catering for a major restaurant chain. Ms. Murphy moved to the Orlando area, desiring to pursue her career in the arts, marketing, and event management. She is passionate about installation and conceptual art.

Richard D. Colvin
Curator of Art & History
407.539.2181 ext 257
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Mr. Colvin is a classically-trained painter and printmaker (B.A., Rollins College 1980 in Studio Art/Philosophy & Religion) with a long history in the museum profession; including, the Cornell Fine Arts Museum at Rollins College (1980-1997) and the Maitland Art Center (1997-present). He has developed and installed scores of exhibitions in a variety of settings and disciplines, and also has considerable experience in collection management and conservation. His interests also include technology, philosophy/spirituality, music, and fine woodworking.

Jill E. Nash
Director of Education
407.539.2181 extension 264
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Ms. Nash previously served the Maitland Historical Society as Education and Public Programs Manager for four years. Prior to coming to the Maitland Historical Society, Ms. Nash served as the Director of Education for Historic Spanish Point, a 30-acre historic site in Sarasota County Florida. Ms. Nash has also served as Space Science Educator for the Kansas Cosmosphere and Education Coordinator at the Hutchinson Art Center both in Hutchinson, Kansas. Ms. Nash earned a Bachelor’s Degree in History from Kansas State University and continued her studies at Texas Tech University where she earned a Master’s Degree in Museum Science.

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