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Randy Wayne Ray

Randy Wayne Ray, museum director. President Spina Bifida Association of Kentucky, 1990-1994; board directors Louisville Theatrical Association, 1988-1991, Portland Museum, Louisville, 1989-1994. Member American Association of Museum (board directors, program chair 1992-1994), Southeastern Museum Conference (president since 1994).

Background

  • Ray, Randy Wayne was born on August 6, 1951 in Electra, Texas, United States. Son of Thurman Wayne and Victoria Mae (Eggenberg) Ray.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Texas, 1973.

    Career

    • Associate manager Midland Odessa Symphony, Texas, 1975-1976. Curator Museum of the Southwest, Midland, 1976-1979, Museum of Science and Indiana, Tampa, Florida, 1979-1984. Director of curator services Kentucky Derby Museum, Louisville, 1984-1987, executive director, since 1987.

    Membership

    President Spina Bifida Association of Kentucky, 1990-1994. Board directors Louisville Theatrical Association, 1988-1991, Portland Museum, Louisville, 1989-1994. Member American Association of Museum (board directors, program chair 1992-1994), Southeastern Museum Conference (president since 1994).

    Personality

    Interests

    Music, carpentry.

    Connections

    • Married Kelly Elaine McElhiney, February 18, 1983. 1 child, Kelsey Marie.
    • father: Thurman Wayne Ray
    • mother: Victoria Mae (Eggenberg) Ray
    • spouse: Kelly Elaine McElhiney
    • child: Kelsey Marie Ray
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    Born August 6, 1951
    (age 65)
    Nationality
    • 1973
      University Texas
    • 1975 - 1976
      Associate, manager Midland Odessa Symphony
      Texas, United States
    • 1976 - 1979
      curator Museum of the Southwest
      Midland, Cayman Islands
    • 1979 - 1984
      curator Museum of the Southwest
      Tampa, Florida, United States
    • 1984 - 1987
      director, of curator services Kentucky Derby Museum
      Louisville, Kentucky, United States