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 Sidner Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer (619) 704-7501

Development

Jessica York Deputy Director and Chief Advancement Officer (619) 704-7510
Caroline Nordquist Associate Director of Advancement (619) 704-7493
Heather Kerner Development Manager (619) 704-7504
Christine Tilton Development Assistant (619) 704-7519
Cristina Godinez Corporate and Community Liaison (619) 704-7511
Stacy Kelley Special Projects Manager

Marketing and Design

Patricia Cué Creative Director
Ashley Christie Content Producer (619) 704-7508
Ron Kerner Photographer (619) 704-7506
Elizabeth Martinez Graphic Designer (619) 704-7506

Membership

Claire McKee Membership and Events Manager (619) 704-7517
Allison Manch Membership Assistant (619) 704-7516

Shop Mingei

Jill DeDominicis Senior Manager of Visitor Experience (619) 704-7524
Kass Weston Visitor Experience Assistant Manager and Volunteer Coordinator (619) 704-7512
Rokhsane Hovaida Visitor Experience Associate

Exhibitions

Christine Hietbrink Deputy Director and Chief Curator (619) 704-7518
Jerry Maloney Exhibition Designer (619) 704-7509
Camille Bethune-Brown Assistant Curator (619) 239-0003
Nicole Bagley Art Handler

Education

Shannon Foley Manager of Education (619) 704-7495
Gabrielle Romberger Education Assistant (619) 704-7507
Charles Thunyakij Outreach Coordinator and Education Specialist (619) 704-7527

Library, Archives and Digitization

Kristi Ehrig-Burgess Library Archives and Digitization Manager (619) 704-7532
Martha Ehringer Museum Archives (619) 704-7513

Registration

Barbara Forsyth Senior Curator (619) 704-7520
Caitlin Podas Registrar (619) 704-7505
Emily Brown Collections Manager (619) 704-7494

Finance

Steve Phallen Deputy Director and Chief Financial Officer (619) 704-7514
Margaret Mays Financial Manager (619) 704-7496