Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Former N.M. Museum Chief Gets Arizona Post.(Journal North)

Byline: Gary E. Salazar Journal Staff Writer

Wilson Picked In National Search

Five months after Thomas H. Wilson was fired as the director of the Museum of New Mexico, he has been selected to lead the Mesa, Ariz., Southwest Museum.

Wilson was selected to lead the 26-year-old museum following a national search from which five final candidates emerged, said Cindy Diaz, the museum director of marketing and public relations.

"His qualifications are outstanding," Diaz said. "We are thrilled to have him on board."

Wilson starts Monday at the Mesa Southwest Museum.

"I will leave with mixed emotions," Wilson said Wednesday in Santa Fe. …

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