Mingei International Museum Staff | Mingei International Museum


Mingei International Museum staff work to produce exhibitions, programs and events with the goal to inspire and to create with our community.


Jessica Hanson YorkExecutive Director and Chief Executive Officer(619) 704-7510

Advancement - Development, Membership and Events

Caroline NordquistDirector of Advancement(619) 704-7493
Heather KernerDevelopment Manager(619) 704-7504
Claire McKeeMembership and Events Manager(619) 704-7517
Cristina GodinezCorporate and Community Liaison(619) 704-7511
Shannon WarnagirisEvents Specialist(619) 331-3565
Allison ManchMembership Assistant(619) 704-7516
Christine TiltonDevelopment & Volunteer Coordinator(619) 704-7519

Marketing and Design

Patricia CuéCreative Director(619) 704-7503
Ashley ChristieContent Manager(619) 704-7508
Ron KernerPhotographer(619) 331-3574
Elizabeth MartinezGraphic Designer(619) 331-3570

Visitor Experience

Jill DeDominicisSenior Manager of Visitor Experience(619) 704-7524
Rokhsane HovaidaVisitor Experience Assistant Manager(619) 331-3573
Kass WestonVisual Merchandiser(619) 331-3571
Tiona Lyons-KingLead Visitor Experience Associate
Adriana GalazLead Visitor Experience Associate
Cassidy HarrisLead Visitor Experience Associate


Emily HannaDirector of Exhibitions and Chief Curator(619) 704-7518
Barbara ForsythSenior Curator(619) 704-7520
Jerry MaloneyExhibition Designer(619) 704-7509
David LeroiPreparator


Shannon FoleySenior Manager of Education(619) 704-7495
Gabrielle RombergerStudio Education Specialist(619) 704-7507
Chiho SaitoSchool and Tour Programs Specialist(619) 331-3567
Diana BenavidezEducation Specialist(619) 704-7527

Library, Archives and Digitization

Kristi Ehrig-BurgessHead of the Library and Archives(619) 704-7532
Casey PradoAssistant Librarian(619) 331-3569
Martha EhringerMuseum Historian/Archives(619) 704-7513


Caitlin PodasManager of Registration and Exhibitions(619) 704-7505
Nicole BagleyAssistant Registrar(619) 331-3572
Emily BrownCollections Manager(619) 704-7494


Steve PhallenChief Financial and Operations Officer(619) 704-7514
Margaret MaysFinancial Manager(619) 704-7496
Golnaz GhahariFinance Assistant

Security and Facilities

Frank CrivelloFacility and Security Manager(619) 704-7522
Cody WilliamsSecurity Guard Lead

Plan Your Visit

The Museum is open Saturday-Wednesday 10am-5pm and Thursday & Friday 10am-8pm.