Beth E. Levinthal has a deep commitment to the fundamental role of the arts in educating individuals across the life span. She recently retired from her position as Executive Director at the Hofstra University Museum (2006-2017) and is currently an arts management consultant and lecturer in the arts. Her professional career which spans more than 30 years in the arts includes: Executive Director of the Heckscher Museum of Art in Huntington (2000-2006); Director of Education and Public Programs (1996-2000) and Coordinator of School, Youth and Family Programs (1994-1996) at the Heckscher Museum of Art; faculty member and newsletter editor at the Art League of Long Island (formerly HTAL) (1987-1994). Ms. Levinthal is currently a Board Trustee of the Long Island Arts Alliance (LIAA); Member At-Large on the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors for the Huntington Arts Council: Secretary of the Board of the Museum Association of New York (MANY): Board member of the Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums (MAAM); and Peer Reviewer for institutional accreditation for the American Alliance of Museums (AAM). Ms. Levinthal received the 2015 Anne Ackerson Innovation in Museum Leadership Award of Merit from MANY. In addition, she is a recipient of a “Woman of Distinction Award,” Distinction Magazine in 2006, a George Estabrook Alumni Award from Hofstra University in 2005, and a Malcolm Arth Fellowship Award from MAAM in 1996, among other honors. Since 2006 she has been a member of ArtTable, an organization specifically recognizing women in the arts.