Science Center Governance

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. The not-for-profit California Science Center Foundation provides support for exhibits and education programs at the Science Center. The Foundation is overseen by an elected Board of Trustees who provide leadership, guidance and support for our mission.

Exposition Park and California Science Center Board of Directors

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

California Science Center Foundation Board of Trustees


Mr. Chris J. Warmuth – Chair
President, Retired
City National Bank

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

Mr. Gil Garcetti – Immediate Past Chair
Gil Garcetti Photography

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

Mrs. 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
Chief of Staff and Policy Advisor to the Chair
California Air Resources Board

Ms. Nora Chaves
Marbella Management, Inc.

Mr. Cabot Connery

Mr. Zubin Davar
Head of Business Development

Mr. Patrick W. Dennis
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Mr. Matthew B. Dubeck
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

Ms. Billie Greer
Public Policy Advisor

Ms. Jennifer Haley
President and CEO
Kern Oil & Refining Company

Ms. Diane Hamwi
DCH Advisors, Inc.

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

Mr. Daniel Hart
President and CEO
Virgin Orbit

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

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

Mr. Marvin L. Holen
Van Petten & Holen

Mr. Robert W. Huston
Watson Land Company

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

Ms. Perlette Jura
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

The Honorable Sydney K. Kamlager
Senator, 30th District
California State Senate

Mr. David Knight

Mr. Hans Koenigsmann
Senior Advisor

Mr. Wallis Laughrey
VP of Strategy and Chief Transformation Officer
Raytheon Intelligence & Space

Ms. Stephanie Leshney
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 Aeronautics Systems

Ms. Kira Reed Lorsch
The RHL Group

Mr. Steven Lotwin
Capital Group Companies

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
Managing Partner

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

The Honorable Holly J. Mitchell
Supervisor, 2nd District 
Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors

Ms. Julie Lytle Nesbit
Executive Vice President and Executive Director, Philanthropic Services
Whittier Trust Company

Ms. Nanci E. Nishimura
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. Adam Parrish
Deloitte & Touche LLP

Mr. George L. Pla
President and CEO
Cordoba Corporation

Mr. Steven Powell
Executive Vice President, Operations
Southern California Edison (SCE)

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

The Honorable Mark Ridley-Thomas
Councilmember, 10th District
Los Angeles City Council

Mr. Kenneth Robinson
Vice President, Maritime Land Systems/Sensors and Field Engineering
Northrop Grumman Mission Systems, Inc.

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

Ms. Reon Roski
Managing Director
Majestic Realty Co.

Ms. Martha Saucedo
Chief External Affairs Officer

Mr. Rodger R. Schwecke
Senior Vice President and Chief Infrastructure Officer
Southern California Gas Company

Mr. Jeffrey Shockey
Senior Vice President, Global Government Relations
Raytheon Technologies

Mr. Stanley Shuster
Grand Havana Enterprises, Inc.

Mr. John N. Sinnema
California Regional Executive
U.S. Bank Private Wealth Management

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
Managing Partner
Diverse Communities Impact Fund (DCIF)

Mr. Christopher Thompson
Vice President, Government Relations

Mr. Philip Tseng
Managing Director

Mr. Jon Vein
Los Angeles Convention and Tourism Development Board of Commissioners

Mr. Howard Wang
Managing Director
Ares Management LLC

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

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

Mr. Adam Winnick
Caravan Growth

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

Ms. Suzanne Wright
Ibrahim El-Hefni Technical Training Foundation

Ms. Georgia Zachary

Honorary Trustees

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

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

Mr. Ronald F. Clark
Printco Graphics, Inc.

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

Ms. Sandra M. Comrie
Owner/Landscape Designer
Contemporary Landscape Design

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

Mr. R. Thomas Decker
Strategic Resources Alliance Inc.

Mr. N. Matthew Grossman
Of Counsel
Parker, Milliken, Clark, O'Hara & Samuelian

Mr. G. Bradford Jones

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.
Patten Energy, Inc.

Mr. Keith W. Renken
Senior Partner, Retired, Deloitte
Managing General Partner, Renken Enterprises

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

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

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

Genevieve Dunaway
Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
California Science Center Foundation

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

Kurt Haunfelner
Senior Vice President, Exhibitions
California Science Center

Patricia Marquez
Deputy Director, Administrative Services
California Science Center

Paul Watanabe
Interim Deputy Director, Senior Vice President of Operations
California Science Center

Further information can be found on the California Science Center Foundation's IRS form 990.