Ingrid E. Bogel is Executive Director of the Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts (CCAHA) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Under her leadership CCAHA has grown to become the largest nonprofit conservation center in the United States providing conservation services to cultural, research, and educational institutions.
Prior to joining CCAHA, Ms. Bogel worked in the Conservation Department of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. She holds an MFA degree from the School for American Crafts, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, New York. Ms. Bogel currently leads a state-wide preservation planning project in Pennsylvania (Save Pennsylvania’s Past) funded through Connecting to Collections, an initiative of the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).
Ms. Bogel is the Chair of the Regional Alliance for Preservation, a consortium of non-profit organizations that provides preservation education and training to curators, librarians, archivists, and historic site managers throughout the United States. She currently serves on the boards of the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance and the Abraham Lincoln Foundation of the Union League of Philadelphia. She is an honorary chair at Wyck Historic House & Garden, where she has served as Chairman of the Board. She is a former Board Member of Heritage Preservation in Washington, DC. She is also an active member of the National Humanities Alliance, an advocacy organization based in Washington.
Ms. Bogel is a graduate of the Executive Program for Nonprofit Leaders in the Arts through Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business. She is a member of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic & Artistic Works, the American Library Association, and the American Association of Museums. She is a Fellow of the Salzburg Global Seminar, where she participated in Connecting to the World’s Collections: Making the Case for the Conservation and Preservation of our Cultural Heritage.