Holocaust Museum Houston Adds Three New Directors to Staff

HOUSTON, TX (Dec. 23, 2007)Holocaust Museum Houston (HMH) has added three new directors to its permanent senior staff.

Steven G. Lightfoot is the Museum’s new director of development. Lightfoot has 14 years experience in development and fund-raising, the last five of which he worked as the associate director of development and as the director of corporate and foundation relations for Star of Hope Mission in Houston.

Sarah Moore is the Museum’s new registrar and permanent exhibition curator. Moore comes to HMH from Washington, DC, where she just completed her master’s degree in museum studies at George Washington University, with a concentration in collections management. While living in Washington, she held collections internships with two branches of the Smithsonian Institution, the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden and the American Art Museum.

Monica Rose has taken the position of librarian and archivist. Rose has a master’s degree in library science with a specialization in archives and special collections from the Catholic University of America in Washington. She has worked in libraries and archives for 12 years.

Rose will be responsible for oversight of the library and archives, which includes oral histories of survivors of the Holocaust.

Holocaust Museum Houston is dedicated to educating people about the Holocaust, remembering the 6 million Jews and other innocent victims and honoring the survivors' legacy.

Using the lessons of the Holocaust and other genocides, the Museum teaches the dangers of hatred, prejudice and apathy.

Holocaust Museum Houston is free and open to the public and is located in Houston’s Museum District at 5401 Caroline St., Houston, TX 77004.

For more information about the Museum, call 713-942-8000 or visit www.hmh.org.

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