The Board of Trustees of Lyman House Memorial Museum has appointed Dr. Barbara Moir as its president and executive
Moir holds an master’s degree and doctorate in anthropology from the University of Hawaii at Manoa, focusing on Pacific Island cultures and history, marine biology, and ecology, and has conducted research throughout the Pacific, including Hawaii.
Before moving to the Big Island in 2006, she worked as curator of collections at the CNMI Museum of History and Culture and as vice
president of Northern Marianas College on Saipan. Since joining the Lyman Museum, she has served as curator of education and operations and most recently as deputy director.