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Board of Directors & Staff


Donald Pattison, President – Director of Donor Relations, Pomona College, Claremont
Kent Tool, Vice President – Ceramicist & Retired Human Resource Officer, San Francisco
Brent Maire, Treasurer; Finance Committee Chair – President, Original Tommy’s, Claremont
Matthew L. Taylor, Secretary, Attorney at Law, Upland
Rosemary Choate, Nominating and Governance Committee Chair – Community Volunteer, Pasadena
Raulee Marcus, Advancement Committee Chair – Branding and Marketing Executive, Hermosa Beach
David Armstrong, Founder – Business Owner & Property Developer, Claremont

Alexandra Muse Ehrlich, Museum & Community Volunteer, Tarzana
Gloria Gerace, Arts Consultant, Los Angeles
Paula Lantz, Councilwoman, City of Pomona, Pomona
Salvador Perez, Ceramic Artist; Sculpture and Ceramic Teacher, Monrovia High School
Robert Mendez, Attorney-at-Law; Retired Senior Vice President, The Walt Disney Company; Adjunct Professor, Whittier College
Joseph Schreiber, Retired College Administrator, Claremont McKenna College, Claremont
Cladd E. Stevens, M.D., Epidemiologist; Co-Founder, National Cord Blood Program, New York Blood Center, New York City
Joan Takayama-Ogawa, Ceramics Artist; Professor at Otis College of Art and Design, Pasadena
John Toki, Ceramicist; former President of Leslie Ceramics, Berkeley

Gizel Avina, Museum Store & Visitor Services Associate –
Bobby Free, Ceramic Studio
Beth Ann Gerstein, Executive
Jennifer Grace, Community Outreach Program
CJ Jilek, Ceramic Studio Assistant
Heidi Kreitchet, Ceramic Studio
Angie Reyes, Education
Andrea Rubino, Exhibition Manager and Graphic Designer –
Carolyn Wagner, Director of Advancement and
Jessica Willumson, Collections Manager & Registrar  –  
Tiffany Zhu, Public Engagement & Membership

Contract Employees
Mike Petry, Information Technology
Anna Torres, Collections
Cyndi Vitko, Bookkeeper & Finance –