The Museum

Patrick Weeks


With over two decades of experience, Mr. Weeks has an exemplary record of providing vision and leadership in the creation and operations of experiences and related programming for museums, science centers and attractions. He has successfully built strong, long-term relationships with team members and related stakeholders while maintaining focus on standards and accountability.  He has proven success in developing and executing multi-million dollar strategic plans and initiatives in the museum field.

Alice K. Alt                                                                                                      

Vice President, Development

Mrs. Alt has close to twenty years’ experience in development, marketing and public relations. Some of her roles at the U.S. Marshals Museum include fundraising, marketing, public relations, staff relationships and team management. She also sits on several boards in the Fort Smith community and volunteers her time with her husband and three children at several nonprofits in Fort Smith.


Museum Board of directors

Cole Goodman, M.D.

Chairman, USMM Board

Dr. Goodman was named president of Mercy Clinic Fort Smith in January 2010. Since that time, the clinic has grown from 26 physicians to 131. He served more than two decades on the board for the Fort Smith Boys and Girls Club and was inducted into the Boys Club Hall of Fame in 2014.  In 2015, he received the Fort Smith Sartomas Service of Mankind award.

  • Dewaine Allen
  • Doug Babb
  • Joe Byrd
  • John Clark
  • Steve Clark
  • Xernona Clayton
  • Neil DeSousa
  • Catherine Gray
  • Rick Griffin
  • John Hawkins
  • Pat Hightower
  • William F. Hines
  • Charles Ledbetter
  • Claude Legris
  • Edwin Marshall
  • Nancy McGillivray
  • Donald P. O’Hearn
  • Michael Pearson
  • Jim Reilly
  • Judge Jim Spears
  • David Turk