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Business Office
Isabella Montgomery, development and finance assistant
Khai Nguyen, staff accountant
Brian Spang, director of finance

Lauren Schell Dickens, senior curator
Rory Padeken, curator

Kristin Bertrand, director of development
Kathleen Backus, senior philanthropy officer
Jessica Kwong, development and membership associate
Kevin MacDonald, development events manager
Isabella Montgomery, development and finance assistant
Natalie Sanchez, development officer

Director’s Office
Susan Sayre Batton, Oshman Executive Director
Ali Fitch, administrator, director's office
Amanda Helton, manager of digital strategy and collections access
Karen Rapp, assistant director, strategic initiatives

Exhibition Design and Operations
Daniel Becker, associate exhibition designer
Richard James Karson, director of design and operations
Aaron Lee, preparator

Randy Bricco, facilities manager
Jai Tanju, facilities and events assistant

Human Resources
Jody Parry, human resources director

Marketing and Communications
Aquiles de la Torre, digital content and graphic design specialist
Frederick Liang, social media and communications associate
Melanie Samay, director of marketing and communications
Robin Treen, special projects coordinator

Museum Experience and Education
Viridiana Alcaraz Alvarez, lead museum experience representative
Kathryn Austin, lead museum experience representative
Emilio Banuelos, senior studio artist educator
Alana Bohni, lead museum experience representative
Roan Bontempo, gallery teacher
Jeff Bordona, director of education
Greg Brown, science curriculum consultant
Linda Franklin, gallery teacher
Daniel Jimenez, lead museum experience representative
Leslie Kim, gallery teacher
Jordan Medina, lead museum experience representative
Mari Minjoe, lead museum experience representative
Amy Sargeant, manager of K-12 curriculum and instruction
Kelby Sellers, lead museum experience representative
Zartashia Shah, studio artist educator
Kayt Smith, gallery teacher
Shannon Stearns, education program coordinator
Victoria Yao, lead museum experience representative
Julian Zamora, gallery teacher

Museum Store
Pat Downward, director of retail operations

Anamarie Alongi, registrar