Board


WMA Board of Directors at the 2016 Annual Meeting in Phoenix

President:

Lisa Sasaki

Director
Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center (APAC)
Term ends: 2018

Vice President, Membership and Community Development:

Keni S. Sturgeon

Vice President, Science Engagement & Outreach
Pacific Science Center
Term ends: 2018

Vice President, Programs & Innovations:

Louise Yokoi

Principal
Anchor & Seed Philanthropic Consulting
Term ends: 2018

Vice President, Communications & Marketing:

Anne Rowe

Director of Collections and Exhibitions
Sunnylands Center & Gardens
Term ends: 2019

Treasurer:

Scot Jaffe

Director of Facilities and Operations
Oakland Museum of California
Term ends: 2018

Secretary:

Micah Parzen

CEO
San Diego Museum of Man
Term ends: 2018

Immediate Past President:

Kippen de Alba Chu

Executive Director
Iolani Palace
Term ends: 2018


Members

Eowyn Bates

Vice President of Institutional Advancement
San Diego Natural History Museum
Term ends: 2020

Sarah Bloom

Senior Manager of Teen, Family, and Multigenerational Programs
Seattle Art Museum
Term ends: 2020

W. James Burns, Ph.D.

Museum Adviser, Independent Curator and Scholar, Public Historian
Term ends: 2019

Steve Comba

Associate Director/Registrar
Pomona College Museum of Art
Term ends: 2019

Laurie Egan-Hedley 

Director and Curator 
Barona Cultural Center & Museum
Term ends: 2019

Melanie Fales

Executive Director
Boise Art Museum
Term ends: 2020

Michael Fiegenschuh

Architect
Mithun
Term ends: 2019

Katherine Hough

Chief Curator
Palm Springs Art Museum
Term ends: 2020

Noelle Kahanu

Assistant Specialist, Public Humanities and Native Hawaiian Programs
University of Hawaii at Monoa
Term ends: 2020

Jonathan Katz

CEO
Cinnabar Inc
Term ends: 2019

Chris Keledjian 

Independent Museum Publications Consultant
Term ends: 2019

Angela Linn

Senior Collections Manager
University of Alaska Museum of the North
Term ends: 2020

Sonja Lunde

Deputy Director of Planning and Programs
Utah Museum of Fine Arts
Term ends: 2020

Lorie Millward 

Vice President of Design and Programming
Thanksgiving Point
Term ends: 2018

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Carlos Ortega

Curator of Collections
Museum of Latin American Art
Term ends: 2019

Noel Ratch

Director
Reynolds-Alberta Museum
Term ends: 2019

Carla Roth

Principal
Roth Projects LLC
Term ends: 2020

Rosanna Sharpe

Executive Director
REACH Interpretive Center
Terms ends: 2019

Nikolai J. Sklaroff

Director, Public Finance West Region
Wells Fargo Securities
Term ends: 2019

Moya Waters

Associate Director
Museum of Anthropology 
University of British Columbia
Term ends: 2019

Wesley A. Wenhardt

Executive Director
Foss Waterway Seaport
Term ends: 2018

Dana Whitelaw

President
High Desert Museum
Term ends: 2020

Jeanette Woodburn

Director for Library Advancement & Public Affairs
Pepperdine University
Term ends: 2020

Dafna Zilafro

Vice President of Marketing
MATT Construction
Term ends: 2020