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Museum director

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;curator, Museum of Science and Indiana, Tampa, Florida, 1979-1984;director of curator services, Kentucky Derby Museum, Louisville, 1984-1987;executive director, Kentucky Derby Museum, Louisville, 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).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: 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