MAM Staff

Director's Office

Executive Director
Ira Wagner
Assistant Director, Museum Administration
Ellen Sander


Director of Development
Emily Nso
Associate Director of Institutional Relations
Michele Shea
Associate Director, Membership, Annual Fund, and Visitor Services
Frances Smith
Assistant Director, Major Gifts
Sophiana Leto
Development Associate, Special Events
Abigail Paternina
Development Associate, Major Gifts and Grants
Candace Eason
Membership, Annual Fund, and Visitor Services Coordinator
Anthony Valvano


Chief Curator
Gail Stavitsky
Curator of Native American Art
Laura J. Allen
Assistant Registrar
Katherine Woodward
Chief Registrar and Exhibition Designer
Osanna Urbay
Bruce Rainier
Curatorial Assistant
Alexandra Lebovitz

Vance Wall Art Education Center

Director of the Vance Wall Art Education Center
Leah Fox
Assoicate Director of Education
Kristine Bowen
Assistant Director, Customer Relations and Education Administration
Susan Cancro
Assistant Director, Community and Access Programs
Celene Ryan
Volunteer and Intern Coordinator
Damon Stallman
Education Programs Manager
Grace Brown
Education Coordinator for Studios, Supplies, and Exhibitions
Tim Ditzig
Tour and Outreach Coordinator
Danielle Del Russo
Technology Systems Associate
Jack Gianduso

Marketing & Communications

Director of Marketing & Communications
Asif Iqbal
Digital Marketing Specialist
Melissa Casale
Social Media, Press, and Community Relations
Elizabeth Frasco


Chief Financial Officer
Michael Frasco
Senior Accountant
Julia McGee
Accounting Services Coordinator
Melanie Vaughn
Financial Analyst & Data Manager
Amanda Wong

Retail & Operations

Supervisor of Safety and Security
Harvey Freeman
Manager of Retail & Rental Operations
Carol Taylor
Facilities Supervisor
Alex Diaz