Terrie Rouse served during the start-up phase as the Chief Operating Officer for the National Center for Civil and Human Rights in Atlanta that opened in June 2014. She was the founding CEO for the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center and as Executive Vice President/Director of Museums for Kansas City’s Union Station renovation. She also provided consultant services to a number of cultural, non-profit organizations across the United States, including a joint project between the City of Philadelphia, the National Park Service, and Independence National Historic Park and work with the City of Charleston on the development of the International African American Museum.
She also worked as a consultant for the King Abdulaziz Center For World Culture, in Daharan, Saudi Arabia. Ms. Rouse served as Executive Director of the Atlanta Ballet; President and CEO of the African American Museum in Philadelphia; Director of the New York Transit Museum; and Executive Director at the Children’s Museum of Maine. In addition, she has served on a number of professional associations and boards and has published extensively in many academic and art publications.