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Business Office  

Nestor Gutierrez, development and finance assistant  

Thuy Vo, accountant  

Brian Spang, chief financial officer  



Lauren Schell Dickens, chief curator  

Nidhi Gandhi, curatorial and programs associate  

Juan Omar Rodriguez, assistant curator  



Nestor Gutierrez, development and finance assistant  

Jessica Kwong, membership manager  

Natalie Sanchez, development and grants manager  

Jennifer Sime, chief philanthropy officer

Sofia Skavdahl, development associate 


Director’s Office  

Susan Sayre Batton, Oshman Executive Director  

Ara Garcia, Executive Assistant and Board Liaison 

Kevin MacDonald, events manager  

Karen Rapp, deputy director  

Robin Treen, manager of special projects and community partnerships  


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  

Nia Pommerenke, chief people and culture officer   


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  


Museum Experience and Education 

Viridiana Alcaraz-Alvarez, lead museum experience representative  

Emilio Banuelos, senior studio arts educator  

Bailey Baeza, museum experience representative  

Matilda Bliss, gallery teacher   

Jeff Bordona, director of education  

Emma Brand, gallery teacher  

Greg Brown, science curriculum consultant  

Catherine Do, gallery teacher  

Mae Cariaga, museum experience representative  

Justin Dang, museum experience representative  

Ricardo Espinoza, museum experience representative  

Linda Franklin, senior gallery teacher  

Jared Gacusan, lead museum experience representative  

Shelby Hendricks, gallery teacher  

Daniel Jimenez, manager of museum experience  

Leslie Kim, gallery teacher  

Madison Manzo, lead museum experience representative  

Jordan Medina, lead museum experience representative  

Ruby Morales, studio arts educator  

Galeb Oback, museum experience representative  

Micah Ong, lead museum experience representative  

David Reisine, lead museum experience representative  

Alieh Rezaei, studio arts educator

Kelsey Rieger, manager of K–12 curriculum and instruction

Abel Romero, museum experience representative  

Leslie Romo, museum experience representative  

Kayt Smith, gallery teacher specialist  

Shannon Stearns, education program coordinator  

Julian Zamora, studio art education specialist  


Museum Store  

Gemma Armas, manager of retail operations  

Jazelle Rios, museum store associate



Anamarie Alongi, registrar  

Patricia Duany, collections manager and database administrator