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Trustees & Staff



Andrew Hodge, Chair
Scott Duncan, First Vice-Chair
Nicole Naidyhorski, Secretary
Andy Stello, Treasurer
Meredith Rutter, Immediate Past Chair
Mike Matacunas, At-Large
Lorraine Wagner, At-Large
Gary Ryan, Executive Director


Nancy Arias
Mary Anne Kellam-Canada
Alex Divaris
William T. Foster, III
Eden Jones
Staci Katsias
Ross Legum
Cindy McWaters
Mark Nelson
Cynthia Rodriguez
Petra Snowden
Larissa Trinder
John Uhrin
Hobie Whitmore
Ron Williams
Vanessa Yearick


Jane P. Batten
Uschi Butler
William Campbell
Barbara Fine
Janyth G. Fine
Barbara Fleming
Suzanne T. Mastracco
Valerie Neff
Ed Power
Rod Rodriguez
James H. Spruance
Robert L. Stein
Linda S. Taylor


staff emails: firstname @
General Inquiries may be sent to
All emails for security should be directed to
Phone: 757.425.0000 + (ext)

Gary Ryan, Executive Director (x.316)
Cindy Jensen, Accounting/Office Manager (x.314)
Jesse MacKenzie, Graphic Designer
Alex Pierschalla, Communications Officer (x.342)
Sallie Mapp Wiggins, PR & Marketing Specialist (x.321)

Virginia Thumm, Interim Director of Development (x.313)
Christie Kelly, Boardwalk Art Show Manager (x.320)
Rita Utz, Institutional Advancement Officer (x.324)
Ashley Lambert, Development Coordinator (x.319)

Alison Byrne, Director of Exhibitions & Education (x.322) 
Heather Hakimzadeh, Curator (x.327)
Monee Marie Bengtson, Registrar & Preparator (x.328) 
Eliot Hicks, Assistant Preparator
Katie Lysik, Gallery Assistant 
Truly Matthews, Curator of Education (x.329)
Rebecca Davidson, Manager of School & Educator Programs (x.323) 
Lea Bennett, Outreach Coordinator (x.331)
Katie Witowski, Educator & Curriculum Specialist
Studio School Instructor Listing

Andrew Coulomb, Director of Operations & Facility Management (x.333)
Kay Barbini, Facility Marketing Manager (x.318)
Taylor Lindner, Museum Associate
Brianna MacDonald, Museum Associate
Andrew Miller, Museum Associate
Sabine Segaloff, Museum Associate
Jaton Hines, Head of Security
Andrew Black, Security Guard
L. Conley, Security Guard
Mike Freeman, Security Guard
Chris Miller, Security Guard
Ronnie Elliott, Maintenance Technician
Larry Johnson, Maintenance Technician
Renée Rogers, Maintenance Technician