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Cecilia Rokusek

President and CEO of the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library
Dr. Cecilia Rokusek became President and CEO of the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library (NCSML) in September, 2018. A native Midwesterner who is fluent in the Czech and Slovak languages, Dr. Rokusek has held top academic and administrative positions at several colleges and universities since 1976. Since 2008 she has been the Slovak Honorary Consul for Florida. During her career she has established many academic affiliations with institutions in the Czech and Slovak Republics.
 
Since becoming the NCSML’s President and CEO, Dr. Rokusek has traveled to the Czech and Slovak Republics, and to New York City and Washington, D.C. on museum business. On Oct. 21 at the meeting in Bratislava of more than 120 Honorary Consuls to the Slovak Republic, Dr. Rokusek was one of four Honorary Consuls awarded the Silver Medal by Miroslav Lajčák, the Slovak Republic’s Minister of Foreign Affairs.
 
She also has had the opportunity to meet many NCSML members, friends, and supporters through a series of community events in the Cedar Rapids, Iowa, area.