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Business Office

Nestor Gutierrez, development and finance assistant
Khai Nguyen, staff accountant
Brian Spang, chief financial officer


Lauren Schell Dickens, senior curator
Nidhi Gandhi, curatorial and programs associate
Juan Omar Rodriguez, assistant curator


Kathleen Backus, senior philanthropy officer
Hilary Burgoon, development and membership associate
Nestor Gutierrez, development and finance assistant
Jessica Kwong, membership manager
Kevin MacDonald, events manager
Natalie Sanchez, development and grants officer

Director’s Office

Susan Sayre Batton, Oshman Executive Director
Ali Fitch, administrator, director's office
Amanda Helton, manager of digital strategy
Karen Rapp, deputy director

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
Jhay Santos, human resources administrator

Marketing and Communications

Aquiles de la Torre, graphic design and website manager
Frederick Liang, marketing and communications coordinator
Melanie Samay, director of marketing and communications
Robin Treen, community partnerships coordinator

Museum Experience and Education

Viridiana Alcaraz Alvarez, lead museum experience representative
Emilio Banuelos, senior studio arts educator
Matilda Bliss, gallery teacher 
Jeff Bordona, director of education
Greg Brown, science curriculum consultant
Mae Cariaga, museum experience representative
Laura DeAngelis, studio arts educator 
Michelle Fan, museum experience representative 
Linda Franklin, senior gallery teacher
Jared Gacusan, lead museum experience representative 
Cibella Gamma, lead museum experience representative
Shelby Hendricks, gallery teacher
Daniel Jimenez, manager of museum experience
Leslie Kim, gallery teacher
Sarah Lerohl-Welch, museum experience representative
Madison Manzo, museum experience representative
Clarissa Marrufo, museum experience representative
Jordan Medina, lead museum experience representative
Mari Minjoe, lead museum experience representative
Rubi Morales-Rodriguez, studio arts educator
Alisala Nunes, lead museum experience representative
Micah Ong, museum experience representative
David Reisine, lead museum experience representative
Abel Romero, museum experience representative
Leslie Romo, museum experience representative
Amy Sargeant, manager of K-12 curriculum and instruction
Zartashia Shah, studio arts educator 
Kayt Smith, gallery teacher specialist
Shannon Stearns, education program coordinator
Lydia Watson, gallery teacher
Julian Zamora, studio art education specialist

Museum Store

Gemma Armas, manager of retail operations
Jazelle Rios, museum store sales associate


Anamarie Alongi, registrar
Patricia Duany, collections manager and database administrator