Staff Directory


Scott Stulen, Executive Director/President


Rachel Keith – Deputy Director for Audience Engagement and Curatorial Affairs

Paul Nelson – Chief Operating Officer / Chief Finance Officer

Megan Nesbit – Deputy Director of External Affairs


Collections & Curatorial

Christina Burke – Curator of Native American Art

Susan Green – Marcia Manhart Endowed Associate Curator of Contemporary Art & Design

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

Collections & Exhibitions

Ellen Brinich – Audience Engagement and Curatorial Affairs Project Manager

George Brooks – Chief Preparator

June Carpenter – Chief Registrar

Tiffany Roberts – Assistant Registrar


Sheila Kanotz – Director of Horticulture

Joe Clayton – Horticulture Manager

Alex Franzmann – Senior Horticulturist

Trevor Gibson – Landscape Manager

Austin Jobes – Horticulturist

Landon McGarry – Senior Gardener

Jack Titchener – Senior Horticulturist

Ania Wiatr – Senior Horticulturist

Learning and Audience Engagement

Tracy Truels – Bernsen Director of Learning and Audience Engagement

Jenny Fisher – Learning and Engagement Programs Manager

Evan Johnson – Volunteer and Education Coordinator

Melissa Ski – Manager of Tour & School Programs

Stacie Deramo – Gallery Host & Program Assistant


Business Office

Judith Land – Senior Manager of Finance

Leslie Cole – Staff Accountant

Jasie Parsons – Accounts Payable Analyst and Office Administrator


Steve Battoe – Custodial Services and Event Logistics Supervisor

Edward Donelson – Maintenance Technician

John Gwin – Building Engineer

Randy Kouns – Audiovisual Technician and Lead Custodian

Bert Lopez – Custodian

Javier Renteria – Custodian

Jose Sandoval – Custodian

Christopher Stevens – Custodian


Todd Evans – Chief of Security

Tyler Arnold – Security Officer

Daniel Bowlin – Security Officer

Willie Collins – Security Officer

Jacob Cummins – Security Officer

Caleb Cummins – Security Officer

James Fields – Security Officer

Mike Fowler – Security Officer

Kayla Landrum – Security Officer

Kyle Mercado – Security Officer

Benjamin Natale – Lead Security Officer

Dirk Smith – Lead Security Officer

Diego Valera – Security Officer



Amanda Hodges – Director of Communications

Jack Dean – Digital Content Coordinator

Jeff Martin – Assistant Director of Communications and Audience Relations

Kamakshi Nittala – Organizational Analyst

Cody Palmer – Web Developer

Bhadri Verduzco – Graphic Designer


Kayla Morris – Director of Development

Kayla Bruemmer – Development Specialist, Processes and Support

Anna Lombardi – Development Officer, Membership and Donor Circle

Amber Mays – Development Officer, Membership Outreach and Activation

Phyllis Sanders – Development Officer, Records and Gift Processing

Donor Engagement

Diane Shen – Director of Donor Engagement

Suzie Bogle –Senior  Officer, Donor Engagement

Guest Experience

Jessica Upson – Senior Manager of Guest Experience

Brooke Dossett – Guest Experience Floor Coordinator

Stacie Deramo – Guest Experience Associate

Adam Farman – Guest Experience Associate

Angel Lazio – Guest Experience Projects Coordinator

Revenue Projects

Jay Jamison – Director of Revenue Projects and Operations

Christine Hostetler – Special Programs Coordinator

Lindsey Neal – Special Events Manager

Susan Shrewder – Museum Shop Manager & Buyer