meet our board of directors

The Board of Directors is a distinguished group of individuals who volunteer their time, professional expertise and monetary support to make The New Children’s Museum a viable and important San Diego institution.

By providing continuity for the organization, overseeing its governance, participating in its financial support and accounting for the organization and expenditures, the Board of Directors governs the overall institutional direction. The board’s work allows the Executive Director and staff to focus on the mission of arts-based learning and cultivating the creative potential of children. Through their service, the Museum serves the greater good of the San Diego community.


Chair: Tiffany Archer
Marketing Consultant

Dan Campion
Solar Turbines

Anna Diaz
U.S. Trust

Kurt Eve
One Communications

Edwardo Gillison
Lockheed Martin

Lynn E. Gorguze
Cameron Holdings Corporation

Richard Hale
U.S. Bank

Celeste HillingĀ 
Skin Authority

Ryland Madison
COX Communications

Virginia (Ginny) Merrifield
Community Member & Philanthropist

Dr. Laurie Mitchell

Pamela Pendrell
GlobeFlex Capital, LP

Caroline Perry
The San Diego Padres

Monique Rodriguez

Tom Rosso
The Rosso Family Foundation

Natalie Royston-Scoma
Community Member & Philanthropist

Chris Russo
Bridgepoint Education

Phil Senescall
Professional Maintenance Systems

Gretchen Shaffer

Perry Vasquez
Southwestern College

Sheryl White
Sheryl and Harvey White Foundation

Board Advisor: Eugene “Mitch” Mitchell
San Diego Gas & Electric