Science Center Governance

As a department of the State of California, under the Natural Resources Agency, the California Science Center is administered by a nine-member board of directors appointed by the Governor. Please click here for more information about the Science Center's governance, executive staff, and public notices.

The not-for-profit California Science Center Foundation provides support for exhibits and education programs at the Science Center.

California Science Center Board of Directors

Diane Hamwi  – Chair
Jennifer Lin – Vice Chair
Janis Berman
Jamie Callahan
Billie C. Greer
Reon Roski
Stanley Shuster
Fabian R. Wesson

California Science Center Foundation Board of Trustees

Mr. Gil Garcetti – Chair
Photographer, Speaker, TV Producer
UNESCO - IHE Cultural Ambassador

Mr. Andrew J. Sale – Secretary/Treasurer
Global Client Service Partner
Ernst & Young LLP

Patrick W. Dennis, Esq. – Immediate Past Chair
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Mr. Raul A. Anaya
Bank of America – Greater Los Angeles

Ms. Betty B. Anderson
Chair Emeritus
Friends of the School Volunteer Program of Los Angeles

Ms. Wallis H. Annenberg
Chairman, President and CEO
The Annenberg Foundation

Mr. Andrew F. Barth
Chairman, Retired
Capital Guardian Trust Company

Ms. Janis Berman

Ms. Lisa Biscaichipy

Ms. Jamie Callahan
Deputy Cabinet Secretary
Office of Governor Gavin Newsom

Ms. Nora Chaves

Mr. Ronald F. Clark
Printco Graphics, Inc.

Ms. Catherine Collinson
President and CEO
Transamerica Institute

Mr. Cabot Connery

Matthew B. Dubeck, Esq.
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Ms. Kathleen Duncan
Thomas and Dorothy Leavey Foundation

Mr. Marvin Elkin
Corporate Vice President, Chief Human Resources & Administrative Officer, Retired
Northrop Grumman Corporation

Mr. Alan J. Fohrer
Chairman and CEO, Retired
Southern California Edison

Mr. Juan Fontenla
Vice President
J.P. Morgan Private Bank

Mr. Robert L. Frazier, III
Frazier Aviation, Inc.

Mr. Allan M. Frew
Vice President, Retired
Northrop Grumman Space Systems

Mr. Scott Gale
Ventus Group

Jeffrey L. Glassman, Esq.
Covington Capital Management

Ms. Billie Greer
Public Policy Advisor

N. Matthew Grossman, Esq.
Parker Milliken et al.

Mr. Chad Hagle
Aventine Development

Ms. Diane Hamwi
DCH Advisors, Inc.

Ms. Lisa D. Hansen
Chairman and Trustee
Kenneth T. and Eileen L. Norris Foundation

Mr. Daniel Hart
Virgin Orbit

Ms. Barbara B. Henderson
Senior Vice President, Worldwide Communications, Retired

Mr. Alan Hoffman
Executive Vice President, Global Corporate Affairs
Herbalife Nutrition

Marvin L. Holen, Esq.
Van Petten & Holen

Mr. Robert W. Huston
Watson Land Development

The Honorable Reginald Jones-Sawyer
Assemblymember, 59th District
California State Assembly

Ms. Perlette Jura
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Ms. Carey D. Kim
Managing Director
Cherng Family Trust

Mr. David Knight
Terbine Group

Mr. Hans Koenigsmann
Vice President, Build and Flight Reliability
Space Exploration Technologies

Mr. Wallis Laughrey
Vice President of Space Systems
Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems

Ms. Stephanie Leshney
Founder & President
Dabble & Dollop

Ms. Jennifer Lin
Managing Partner
Gonring | Lin | Spahn 

Ms. Oneida Lizarraga
Parent Engagement Coordinator
TELACU Education Foundation

Mr. Arthur Lofton
Sector Vice President, Global Mission Excellence, Retired
Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems

Ms. Kira Reed Lorsch
RHL Group

Mr. Steven Lotwin
Capital Group Companies

Mr. Laird M. Malamed
Vice President and General Manager, Seattle

Ms. Lisa Margolis

Mr. Jim Maser
Senior Vice President, Space Business Unit
Aerojet Rocketdyne

Mr. Kenneth T. McBride
Chairman and CEO

Mr. Stuart C. McMullen
Office Managing Partner, Woodland Hills

Mr. Martin R. Melone
Partner, Retired/Consultant
Ernst & Young, LLP

The Honorable Holly J. Mitchell
Senator, 30th District
California State Senate

Mr. Raghu Nanjappa
President and CEO
@Business, Inc.

Nanci E. Nishimura, Esq.
Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthy

Ms. Margo Leonetti O’Connell
President and Director
Leonetti/O’Connell Family Foundation

Mrs. Lynda Oschin
Chairperson and Secretary
Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Oschin Family Foundation

Mr. Janis Pamiljans
Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems

Mr. Adam Parrish
Deloitte & Touche LLP

Mr. George L. Pla
President and CEO
Cordoba Corporation

The Honorable Curren D. Price, Jr.
Councilmember, 9th District
Los Angeles City Council

The Honorable Mark Ridley-Thomas
Supervisor, 2nd District
Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors

Mr. Alex J. Rose
Senior Vice President, Development
Continental Development Corporation

Ms. Reon Roski
Managing Director
Majestic Realty Co.

Mr. Michael Rouse
Vice President, Diversity, Philanthropy & Community Affairs, Retired
Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc.

Ms. Martha Saucedo
Executive Vice President of External Affairs

Mr. Rodger R. Schwecke
Senior Vice President, Gas Transmission, Storage and Engineering
Southern California Gas Company
San Diego Gas & Electric

Mr. Jeffrey Shockey
Vice President, Global Sales and Marketing
Boeing – Defense, Space & Security

Mr. Stanley Shuster
Grand Havana Enterprises, Inc.

Mr. John N. Sinnema
Market Leader, Private Wealth Management
U.S. Bank

Ms. Cynthia Lee Smet
The John H. and Cynthia Lee Smet Foundation

Mr. Hal D. Snyder
Chief Human Resources and Administrative Officer, Retired
Southern California Gas Company

Mr. Thomas L. Soto

Ms. Trudy Sullivan
Chief Communications and Diversity & Inclusion Officer
Health Catalyst

Ms. Lynn M. Suter
Legislative Advocate, Retired
Suter, Wallauch, Corbett & Associates

Mr. Christopher Thompson
Vice President, Local Public Affairs
Southern California Edison

Mr. Philip Tseng
Managing Director

Mr. Jon Vein

Mr. David C. Wang
Managing Director, Direct Lending Group

Mr. Howard Wang
Managing Director, Ares Credit Group
Ares Management LLC

Mr. Christopher J. Warmuth
City National Bank

Ms. Fabian R. Wesson
Assistant Deputy Executive Officer/Public Advisor, Legislative, Public Affairs & Media
South Coast AQMD

Ms. Amelia D. Williamson
CEO and Chief Strategist
AWA Consults

Mr. Scott Witter
Executive Vice President of Personal & Business Banking
City National Bank

Ms. Suzanne Wright
Ibrahim El-Hefni Technical Training Foundation

Honorary Trustees

Mr. Howard F. Ahmanson, Jr.
Fieldstead & Company

Marguerite Archie-Hudson, Ph.D.
Professor of Public Policy and Public Administration
College of Charleston

Mr. Paul V. Colony
Vice Chairman, Retired
Aon Worldwide Resources

Ms. Sandra M. Comrie
Contemporary Landscape Design

Mr. Bruce H. Corbin
Senior Vice President, Retired
Union Bank of California

Mr. R. Thomas Decker
Strategic Resources Alliance Inc.

Mr. G. Bradford Jones
Managing Partner
Redpoint Ventures

Ms. Delores Shine Kerr
Founder and Chairman
Mentors for Youth and Adults Worldwide

Ms. Melanie Lundquist

Ms. Paula Williams Madison
Chairman and CEO, Madison Media Management
Partner, Williams Group Holdings

Mr. Ezekiel Patten, Jr.
President and CEO
Patten Energy Enterprises

Mr. Keith W. Renken
Senior Partner, Retired

Mr. John A. Sussman
Chairman, Retired
Capital Group Companies Charitable Foundation

THE MUSES of the California Science Center Foundation

Ms. Jennifer Saunders

Executive Staff

Jeffrey N. Rudolph
President and CEO
California Science Center
California Science Center Foundation

Shell Amega
Senior Vice President, Chief Communications Officer
California Science Center Foundation

Gretchen Bazela
Deputy Director, Education
California Science Center Foundation

Alyson Goodall
Senior Vice President, Chief Advancement Officer
California Science Center Foundation

Kurt Haunfelner
Senior Vice President, Exhibits
California Science Center

Diane C. Perlov, Ph.D.
Senior Vice President, Exhibits
California Science Center

Cynthia Pygin  
Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
California Science Center Foundation

Laurie Sowd
Senior Vice President, Chief Operations Officer
California Science Center Foundation

Patricia Marquez
Deputy Director, Administrative Services
California Science Center

California Science Center Foundation IRS Form 990