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

Development

Jessica YorkDeputy Director and Chief Advancement Officer(619) 704-7510
Heather KernerDevelopment Manager(619) 704-7504
Caroline NordquistSenior Development Manager(619) 704-7493
Christine TiltonDevelopment Assistant(619) 704-7519
Cristina GodinezCorporate and Community Liaison(619) 704-7511
Stacy KelleySpecial Projects Manager

Marketing and Design

Alexis O'BanionCreative Director and Technology Strategist(619) 704-7503
Ashley ChristieContent Producer(619) 704-7508
Ron KernerPhotographer(619) 704-7506
Elizabeth MartinezContract Graphic Designer(619) 704-7506
Lauren FilzengerGraphic Design Intern(619) 704-7506

Membership

Claire McKeeMembership and Events Manager(619) 704-7517
Allison ManchMembership Assistant(619) 704-7516

Shop Mingei

Jill DeDominicisVisitor Experience Manager(619) 704-7524
Kass WestonVisitor Experience Assistant Manager and Volunteer Coordinator(619) 704-7512
Rokhsane HovaidaVisitor Experience Associate

Exhibitions

Christine HietbrinkDeputy Director and Chief Curator(619) 704-7518
Jerry MaloneyExhibition Designer(619) 704-7509
Nicole BagleyArt Handler

Education

Shannon FoleyManager of Education(619) 704-7495
Charles ThunyakijOutreach Coordinator and Education Specialist(619) 704-7527

Library, Archives and Digitization

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

Registration

Barbara ForsythSenior Manager of Collections and Exhibitions(619) 704-7520
Caitlin PodasRegistrar(619) 704-7505
Emily BrownCollections Manager(619) 704-7494

Finance

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