Staff Directory

Office of the Director

Scott Stulen, President and Director

Mark Brown, Executive Assistant to the Director

Business Office

Paul Nelson – Chief Operating Officer

Donna Durrin – Director of Finance

Judith Land – Accounting Manager

Jasie Parsons – Accounts Payable Analyst & Officer Administrator


Rachel Keith – Deputy Director, Audience Engagement and Curatorial Affairs

Catherine Whitney – Chief Curator and Curator of American Art

Sarah Lees – Ruth G. Hardman Curator of European Art

Christina Burke – Curator of Native American & Non-Western Art

Sara O’Keeffe – Nancy E. Meinig Associate Curator of Modern & Contemporary Art

Susan Green – Associate Curator for Special Collections, Archives, and Research

June Carpenter – Chief Registrar

Jaye McCaghren – Collections Manager

Thomas Young – Librarian & Archivist

George Brooks – Chief Preparator

Edward Whelan – Associate Preparator

Ellen Brinich – Exhibitions Project Manager


Megan Nesbit – Deputy Director, External Affairs

Diane Shen – Director of Donor Relations

Kayla Morris – Assistant Director of Development

Suzie Bogle – Senior Gift Officer

Jay Jamison – Senior Manager, Special Projects

Christine Hostetler – Special Projects Coordinator

Samantha Adamson – Development Officer, Foundation & Government Relations

Jessica Upson – Senior Manager, Guest Experience

Amanda Lair – Development Officer, Donor Circle & Annual Fund

Anna Lombardi – Development Officer, Membership

Phyllis Sanders – Records Management Specialist

Lindsey Neal Kuykendall – Special Events Manager

Mercedes Rumley – Private Events Coordinator


Amanda Hodges – Director of Communications, Graphic Designer

Jeff Martin – Communications Manager

Bhadri Verduzco – Graphic Designer

Lauren Rockett – Production Assistant

Cody Palmer – Web Developer

Kamakshi Nittala – Organizational Analyst

Zack Reeves – Marketing Coordinator


Tracy Truels – Interim Director, Bernsen Director of Education & Public Programs

Rachel Ann Dennis – Artist Engagement and Experiences Manager

Roselle Tyner – Museum Educator (Touring & Docent Programs)

Evan Johnson – Volunteer and Education Coordinator

Jenny Fisher – Learning and Engagement Programs Manager


Sheila Kantoz – Director of Horticulture

Trevor Gibson – Landscape Manager

Joe Clayton – Horticulture Manager

Alicia Ardis – Senior Horticulturist

Jack Titchener, Senior Horticulturist

Austin Jobes – Horticulturist


Charisse Cooper – Operations Manager

Lindsey Neal Kuykendall – Special Events Manager

Mercedes Rumley – Private Events Coordinator

Randy Kouns – Audiovisual Technician and Lead Custodian

Steve Battoe – Logistics Coordinator

John Gwin – Building Engineer


Todd Evans – Chief of Security

Museum Shop

Susan Shrewder – Museum Shop Manager & Buyer

Leah Palella – Retail Operations & Projects Coordinator

Calee Douthitt – Sales & Merchandising Lead