The Board of Trustees provides governance and leadership for The San Diego Museum of Art.

Trustees work with staff to ensure that the Museum fulfills its mission to inspire, educate, and cultivate curiosity through great works of art.

To reach members of the Board of Trustees, please contact Graciela Platero at the Office of the Executive Director.


President | Harvey White
President Elect | Taffin Ray
Vice President | Valerie S. Cooper
Vice President | Susanna Flaster
Vice President | Webster Burke “Buzz” Kinnaird
Vice President | Kenneth J. Widder, M.D.
Treasurer | Peter F. Drake, Ph.D.
Assistant Treasurer | Robert Dotson
Secretary | Ellen Whelan
Assistant Secretary | Rana Sampson

Marti Andrews, Ph.D.
Toni Bloomberg
Robin Wilson Carrier
Melinda Del Toro
Francois Ferre
Jose Galicot
Joyce M. Gattas, Ph.D.
Tom Gildred
Charles “Chuck” L. Hellerich
Lynda Kerr
Gita Khadiri
Jill Larson
Jill Lozier
Sarah B. Marsh-Rebelo
Eugene “Mitch” Mitchell
Paul Mosher
Joanie O’Leary
Micki Olin
Demi Rogozienski
Frank Rogozienski
Phyllis Speer
Melinda Woodell


Maximilien Luce, Notre Dame, ca 1900. Oil on canvas. Gift of Ambassador and Mrs. Maxwell Gluck. 1985.77.