The formation and beginning of activities of the Committee of Guidance of the State System of Museums (COSISEM, in Portuguese initials) are a millstone in the process of SISEM-SP’s institutional consolidation. Predicted since the foundation of the system, in 1986, the Committee was only effectively formed in 2012, and being composed of seven members: the coordinator of the Unit of Preservation of the Museological Heritage (UPPM), the director of the Technical Group of Coordination of SISEM-SP (GTC SISEM-SP), the director of the Group of Preservation of the Museological Heritage from UPPM (GPPM/UPPM), one representative of the staff of teachers from the Technical Course for Museums from the State Centre of Technological Education Paula Souza (CEETEPS), one representative of university courses of the museological field from the universities of São Paulo, and two representatives of museological institutions elected biennially during the Paulista Meeting of Museums.

Meeting once in two months period, the COSISEM works as the main advisory organ of the Technical Group of Coordination of SISEM-SP, developing a participative discussion on the premises and guidelines of the cultural policy for the museological sector in the State of São Paulo and, especially, on the State Database of Museums, officially instituted in June 2016.

Committee of Guidance of SISEM-SP

Antônio Thomaz Lessa Garcia Júnior – Coordinator of UPPM and President of COSISEM
Davidson Panis Kaseker – Director of GTC SISEM-SP
Letícia Santiago Nascimento – Director of GPPM
Cecília Machado – Representative of the staff of teachers from the Technical Course of Museology of the CEETEPS
Sylvia Helena Furegatti – Representative of the museological field higher education/UNICAMP
Nilo Mattos de Almeida – Representative elected at the Paulista Meeting of Museums
Maria de Lourdes Marszolek Bueno – Representative elected at the Paulista Meeting of Museums

To access the structural legislation of COCISEM-SP, click here.