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.


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

Advancement - Development, Membership and Events

Jessica Hanson 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
Shannon WarnagirisEvents Specialist(619) 331-3565
Allison ManchMembership Assistant(619) 704-7516
Christine TiltonDevelopment Assistant(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
Kass WestonVisual Merchandiser(619) 331-3571
Tiona Lyons-KingLead Visitor Experience Associate
Olenka KlebanLead Visitor Experience Associate
Adriana GalazLead Visitor Experience Associate
Rokhsane HovaidaVisitor Experience Assistant Manager(619) 331-3573


Barbara ForsythSenior Curator(619) 704-7520
Jerry MaloneyExhibition Designer(619) 704-7509


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-BurgessHead of the Library and Archives(619) 704-7532
Casey PradoLibrary Assistant(619) 331-3569
Martha EhringerMuseum Historian/Archives(619) 704-7513


Caitlin PodasRegistrar(619) 704-7505
Nicole BagleyAssistant Registrar(619) 331-3572
Emily BrownCollections Manager(619) 704-7494


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

Security and Facilities

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

Please Note

Masks are required for all guests (ages 2+) inside the Museum, regardless of vaccination status.