Trustees & Staff¬

We’re proud and humbled to come to work every day alongside our trustees, board members, staff, artists, and volunteers of art-world-exceptional talent and passion.

Trustees & Staff

commUNITY mural by Clayton Singleton and Josh Wade. Photo courtesy of Robert Brown.


Nicole Naidyhorski, Chair
Bruce Berlin, Vice Chair
Jeff Fine, Member-at-Large
Connie O’Brien, Member-at-Large
Scott Duncan, Immediate Past Chair
Nick Louridas, Treasurer
Susan Cohen, Secretary
Gary Ryan, Director & CEO

Jordan Asher
Annemijn van der Bijl
Trent Dudley
Anne Fleder
Martha Goode
Sue Grube
Maria Hillebrandt
Kiran Karande

John Katsias
Kirkland Kelley
Emily Labows
Ryan McGinness
Mark Nelson
Laura Rixey
Laura Wood

Honorary Trustees

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


General inquiries may be sent to info@virginiamoca.org

All emails for security should be directed to security@virginiamoca.org


Gary Ryan, Director & CEO
Kayla Francis, Executive Assistant


Alison Byrne, Interim Museum Director, Director of Exhibitions
Heather Hakimzadeh, Senior Curator and Special Projects Manager
Dave Culpepper, Gallery and Exhibitions Manager
Kole Bennett, Art Handler


Truly Matthews, Interim Museum Deputy Director, Director of Education & Engagement
Katherine Custer, Manager of School & Educator Programs
Kendall Chandler, Education Coordinator


Linda Koller, Director of Marketing & Special Events
Rachel Hughes, Digital Marketing Coordinator
Christiana Yapnayon, Visitor Services Associate
Jesse MacKenzie, Graphic Designer
Angela Blue, Copy Editor


Sherri Stein, Director of Institutional Advancement
Aubrie Cook, Database Coordinator
Marckel Bonds, Development Officer


Kay Barbini, Facility Rental Manager
Andrew Black, Assistant Director of Operations
Jaton Hines, Senior Manager, Building Services & Security
Kellie Pickett, Accounting Operations Manager
Tess Mize, Facility Rental Coordinator
Tom Czaplicki, Security Guard
Vernell Dreuitt, Security Guard
Mike Freeman, Security Guard
Chris Miller, Security Guard
Lemort Smith, Security Guard
Tarry White, Security Guard
Bernadette Carter, Maintenance Technician
Ronnie Elliott, Maintenance Technician

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