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

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

California Science Center Foundation Board of Trustees

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

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

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

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

Mr. Raul A. Anaya – Immediate Past Chair
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

Mr. Kent Caldwell-Meeks
Senior Director of Investment and Fiduciary Services, California/Nevada Region
Wells Fargo Wealth Management

Ms. Jamie Callahan
Director of External Affairs
Office of Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.

Ms. Nora Chaves

Mr. Ronald F. Clark
Printco Graphics, Inc.

Ms. Catherine Collinson
President and CEO
Transamerica Institute

Mr. Cabot Connery

Mr. John DeSimone
Co-President and Chief Strategic Officer
Herbalife Nutrition

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 and Administrative Officer, Retired
Northrop Grumman Corporation

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

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

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

Mr. Scott Gale
Ventus Group

Jeffrey L. Glassman, Esq.
Covington Capital Management

Ms. Billie Greer
Public Policy Advisor

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

Ms. Diane Hamwi
DCH Advisors, Inc.

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

Mr. Charles Harrington
Parsons Corporation

Mr. Daniel Hart
Virgin Orbit

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

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. Carey D. Kim
Managing Director
Cherng Family Trust 

Mr. David Knight
Terbine Group

Ms. Jennifer Lin
Gonring, Spahn and Associates

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. 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

Ms. Jessica Mitchell
Brand Manager

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. George L. Pla
President and CEO
Cordoba Corporation

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

Mr. Mark E. Pulido
Mayor, Councilmember
City of Cerritos

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. 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
John H. and Cynthia Lee Smet Foundation

Mr. Thomas L. Soto

Ms. Trudy Sullivan
Vice President, Communications and Public Affairs
Space and Airborne Systems

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 Partner
Tennenbaum Capital Partners

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, Legislature, Public Affairs and Media
South Coast AQMD

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 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. Patricia Torres

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

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

Cheryl N. Tateishi
Deputy Director, Administration
California Science Center

California Science Center Foundation IRS Form 990