Staff & Contact


Aileen Fuchs, President & Executive Director 

Betsy May Salazar, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Exhibitions & Collections

Cathy Crane Frankel, Vice President for Exhibitions and Collections

Nancy Bateman, Senior Registrar

Caitlin Bristol, Exhibitions Developer

Laura Hicken, Collections Manager

Chris Maclay, Master Carpenter

Tim Chung, Photography Collections Specialist


Paul Killmer, Director of Public Programs

Visitor Services

Amanda Hodges, Visitor Services Manager

Museum Shop

Michael Higdon, Museum Shop Manager


Esther White, Interim Vice President of Development

Laura Blackwelder, Director of Individual Giving

Rachel Weber, Corporate Giving Manager

Melissa Garcia, Coordinator

Finance & Operations

Aurelia Akpan, Director of Diversity, Inclusion, and Human Resources

Angelique Jordan, Controller

Laura Leonard, Accounting Manager

Marketing & Communications

Braulio Agnese, Director of Marketing & Communications

Vladimir Zabavskiy, Graphic Design Director

Special Events

Chris Frame, Special Events Director

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