Pamela Cruz, President
Pamela Cruz is Chief Strategist, National Historic Preservation Center for Girls Scouts of the USA where she previously served as Director. She has extensive global experience in assessment, organization, preservation and management of asset collections, creating systems for tracking and storage. Prior to arrival at GSUSA in July 2008, Pamela was Vice President, Archival Services for Miramax Films for eight years and Antiques Manager at Polo Ralph Lauren Corporation for 13 years. During her years at Miramax, she was responsible for the inception of the Miramax Archives Department, created archive databases, handled taxonomy and nomenclature and systems for Miramax and Dimension Films and personal archives of the co-chairmen of the company. She worked with film asset collections in Italy, France, Mexico and Romania and in the U.S. and on various exhibits and special projects for Museums and other venues. At Polo she managed the inventory of high-end antiques and decorative arts used for Polo stores, wholesale showrooms, advertising shoots and special events. Pamela’s work with ART includes Programming Committee Volunteer in 2011 and serving on the Board as Vice President 2011-2012, responsible for ART Monthly Meetings and Programming and facilitating the work of the Programming Committee. She also served 2012-2013 as Vice President/President Elect supporting the Board on ART initiatives including advocacy, programming, conferences and brand.