Staff

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

Executive

Rob SidnerExecutive Director and Chief Executive Officer(619) 704-7501

Advancement - Development, Membership and Events

Jessica YorkDeputy Director and Chief Advancement Officer(619) 704-7510
Caroline NordquistAssociate Director 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
Allison ManchMembership Assistant(619) 704-7516
Christine TiltonDevelopment Assistant(619) 704-7519

Marketing and Design

Patricia CuéCreative Director
Ashley ChristieContent Producer(619) 704-7508
Ron KernerPhotographer(619) 704-7506
Elizabeth MartinezGraphic Designer(619) 704-7506

Visitor Experience

Jill DeDominicisSenior Manager of Visitor Experience(619) 704-7524
Kass WestonShop Mingei Assistant Manager(619) 704-7512
Rokhsane HovaidaVisitor Experience Assistant Manager

Exhibitions

Barbara ForsythSenior Curator(619) 704-7520
Camille Bethune-BrownCurator(619) 239-0003
Jerry MaloneyExhibition Designer(619) 704-7509

Education

Shannon FoleyManager of Education(619) 704-7495
Gabrielle RombergerFamily and Public Programs Coordinator(619) 704-7507
Charles ThunyakijEducation and Community Programs Specialist(619) 704-7527

Library, Archives and Digitization

Kristi Ehrig-BurgessLibrary Archives and Digitization Manager(619) 704-7532
Casey PradoLibrary Assistant
Martha EhringerMuseum Archives(619) 704-7513

Registration

Caitlin PodasRegistrar(619) 704-7505
Nicole BagleyAssistant Registrar
Emily BrownCollections Manager(619) 704-7494

Finance

Steve PhallenDeputy Director and Chief Financial Officer(619) 704-7514
Margaret MaysFinancial Manager(619) 704-7496

Security and Facilities

Frank CrivelloFacility and Security Manager