Staff, Volunteers,
Community Partners & Advisors

Staff, Volunteers, Community Partners & Advisors
Community Partners



Photography Credit(s)
Cameron Wittig

Artist-in-Residence Sam Durant

Director's Office
Kathy Halbreich, Director
Richard Flood, Deputy Director and Chief
Michelle Klein, Assistant to the Director
Howard Oransky, Director of Planning

Ann Bitter, Deputy Director and Chief
    Operating Officer
Crystal Noonan, Administrative Assistant
Mary Polta, Finance Director
Tim Schultz, Accounting Manager
Lisa Bennett, Accountant
Mark Wothe, Accounting Assistant
Jennifer Raymond, Accounting Assistant
Gary White, Director, Human Resources
Linda McElmurry, Human Resources
Michelle Layland, Mailroom Services
Duane Laabs, Director, Information Technology
Brian Hassett, Associate Director, Information
John Lied, Director, Building Operations
Alan Hartley, Building Engineer
Larry Stowes, Assistant Building Engineer
Surujny Kotila, Manager, Operations and
John Lindell, Administrator for Scheduling
    and Operations
Randy Durbin, Night Operations Coordinator
Jeff Hankemeier, Night Control Operator
Jeff Morrison, Night Control Operator
James Campbell, Chief Guard
Steven Jensen, Chief Guard
James Pomplun, Guard

Andrew Blauvelt, Design Director
Lisa Middag, Design Studio and Publications
Chad Kloepfer, Senior Graphic Designer
Alex DeArmond, Graphic Designer
David Naj, Design Production Specialist
Kathleen McLean, Editor
Pamela Johnson, Associate Editor
Silas Munro, Design Intern
Emmet Byrne, Design Intern

Development and Membership
Christopher Stevens, Development Director
Kathryn Ross, Director, Special Projects
Dalia Linssen, Development Associate,
    Corporations and Foundations
Aaron Mack, Special Projects Coordinator
Mary (Nellie) Sylwester, Capital Campaign
C. Scott Winter, Director, Membership and
    Visitor Services
Aaron Szopinski, Assistant Director,
Masami Kawazato, Individual Gifts Coordinator
Jessica Namakkal, Membership Benefits
David Hodges, Visitor Services Manager
Jeffrey Hnilicka, Visitor Services Specialist
Sarah Sexton, Visitor Services Specialist
Brett Smith, Visitor Services Specialist

Education and Community Programs
Sarah Schultz, Director
Christine Atkinson, Associate Director
Witter Siasoco, Teen Programs Coordinator
Susan Rotilie, Associate Director, School,
    Tour, and Family Programs
Lara Roy, Program Manager, Tour Programs
Susan Weir, Tour Scheduler
Ilene Mojsilov, Art Lab Coordinator
Kiyoko Motoyama Sims, Associate Director,
    Community Programs
Ashley Duffalo, Program Manager, Family
Reginald Prim, Community Programs
Megan Leafblad, Project Assistant, Walker
    on Wheels
Sarah Peters, Program Manager, Public
Rachel Thompson, Program Manager,
    Interpretive Programs

Sheryl Mousley, Associate Curator
Dean Otto, Assistant Curator
Daniel Smith, Collection Researcher

Rosemary Furtak, Librarian
Jill Vetter, Archivist
Stephanie Kays, Slide Librarian

New Media Initiatives
Robin Dowden, Director
Nathan Schroeder, Webmaster/Administrator
Eric Williams, New Media Designer
Brent Gustafson, New Media Designer

Performing Arts
Philip Bither, William and Nadine McGuire
    Senior Curator
Julie Voigt, Senior Program Officer
Douglas Benidt, Assistant Curator
Diana Kim, Project Coordinator
Leigha Horton, Department Assistant

Program Services
Cameron Zebrun, Director
David Dick, Supervisor, Carpentry Shop
Robert Brown, Carpenter/Exhibition Technician
Phillip Docken, Exhibition Maintenance
Kirk McCall, Drafter/Carpenter
Mark Vogt, Construction/MSG Installation
Eleanor Savage, Events Production Manager/
    Digital Video Editor
Maury Jensen, Events Technical Director/
    Sound Engineer
Larry Chapin, Events Technical Director/
    Lighting Supervisor
Christian Gaylord, Events Technician
Joseph Beres, Projectionist
Peter Murphy, Media Specialist
John Bull, Media Technician
Jon Voils, Frame Shop Supervisor
Randy Reeves, Conservation Framer/Lighting
Cameron Wittig, Photographer
Gene Pittman, Assistant Photographer
Barbara Economon, Digital Media Technician
Patricia Monick, Department Assistant

Marketing and Public Relations
Phillip Bahar, Director
Karen Gysin, Associate Director, Public
Adrienne Wiseman, Associate Director,
    Marketing and Research
Paul Schmelzer, Associate Director, Marketing
Blythe Staley, Marketing Coordinator
Reid Selisker, Public Relations Coordinator
Emily Dobbs, Events Specialist

Gwen Bitz, Registrar
Elizabeth Peck, Associate Registrar
Joseph King, Associate Registrar
Heather Scanlan, Assistant Registrar
David Bartley, Senior Registration Technician
Evan Reiter, Registration Technician
Kevin Kolleth, Sculpture Garden/Carpentry

Visual Arts
Philippe Vergne, Senior Curator
Joan Rothfuss, Curator, Permanent Collection
Elizabeth Carpenter, Curatorial Assistant
Siri Engberg, Curator
Douglas Fogle, Curator
Olukemi Ilesanmi, Assistant Curator
Lynn Dierks, Visual Arts Administrator
Kathleen Dowling, Administrative Assistant
Doryun Chong, Curatorial Intern for Diversity
    in the Arts
Max Andrews, Curatorial Intern

Walker Art Center Shop
Nancy Gross, Director of Merchandising
Melissa Rivas, Retail Operations Manager
Paul Schumacher, Book Buyer
Joanne Shoberg, Accounting Assistant