Meet Our Team

Leadership Team

Elizabeth Yang-Hellewell (She/Her)
Executive Director + CEO

Gabrielle Wyrick (She/Her)
Chief Curator + Director of Audience Engagement

Rebekah J. Hook-Held (She/Her)
Chief Strategic Advancement Officer

Administration + Finance

Anneka Van Dongen (She/Her)

Cat D’Camp (She/Her)
Accounting Manager

Erin Shaner (She/Her)
Assistant to the CEO / Special Projects Manager

Philanthropy + Membership

Lynn Basquez (She/Her)
Senior Grant Writer

Katherine Fortier (She/Her)
Corporate + Foundation Relations Manager

Lauren Hartz (She/Her)
Assistant Manager
Membership + Annual Giving

Education + Exhibitions

Kurosh Yahyai (He/Him)
Studios Manager

Matt Picon (He/Him)
Exhibitions + Fabrication Manager

Iyari Arteaga (She/Her)
Community Resources Manager

Visitor Experience

Hannah Mykel (She/Her)
Manager of Engagement

Brittney DeVeau (She/Her)
Assistant Manager of Engagement

Event Services

Liz Zajd (She/Her)
Events Manager

Marketing + Communications

Mariano Diaz (He/Him)
Content Marketing Manager

Facilities + Operations

Craig Winters (He/Him)
Director of Facilities

Menelik Bluitt (He/Him)

Martin Villagomez (He/Him)
Maintenance Lead

5 North Reduced Lanes Due to Construction this Weekend

Northbound I-5 will be reduced to one lane through downtown San Diego from Friday 9/29 to Monday 10/2. Motorists are encouraged to use the Northbound 15. We are also accessible via the Trolley Green Line at the Convention Center stop.

Please plan accordingly!