Laura Dern and David Rubin are among the seven new trustees.

The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures has announced the addition of seven new trustees. Those announced include Laura Dern, David Dolby, Sidonie Seydoux Dumas, Mark Johnson, Miky Lee, Katherine Oliver, and David Rubin. As the governing body of the soon-to-open Academy Museum, the Board of Trustees oversees the organization's strategic vision, maintains its financial health, and ensures the institution fulfills its mission to create the best possible motion picture museum for film lovers across the world.

Both Ron Meyer, Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Academy Museum and Vice Chairman of NBCUniversal, and Bill Kramer, who will join the Academy Museum as Director in January 2020, expressed their sincerity and welcome fo the new members. Meyer: "It is an honor to welcome this remarkable group of leaders, who contribute so much to their own industries, to the Board of Trustees. Their expertise and commitment will help our board effectively steer the museum toward its 2020 opening." Kramer: "I couldn't be more excited to join the Museum at this moment of tremendous progress - the buildings are close to completion, our exhibitions program is moving forward beautifully, and we have recently announced important new additions to our collection. The Museum is thrilled to welcome this esteemed group of global film and business leaders, who will help us drive this momentum forward."

The new trustees join existing board members Ron Meyer, Chair; Ted Sarandos, Vice Chair; Kimberly Steward, Secretary; Jason Blum, Treasurer; Jim Gianopulos; Tom Hanks; Dawn Hudson; Alejandro Ramirez Magana; Dominic Ng, Emma Thomas, Diane von Furstenberg, and Kevin Yeaman.

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