Audience:  On Site (San Diego)

Presenter(s)

Dr. Michael Wall

Dr. Michael Wall

San Diego Natural History Museum

Michael Wall, Ph.D., joined the San Diego Natural History Museum as Curator of Entomology in January 2006 and was subsequently named Director of the Biodiversity Research Center of the Californias. He also currently serves as Vice President of Research and Public Programs.

Dalouge Smith

Dalouge Smith

San Diego Youth Symphony and Conservatory

Dalouge Smith joined the San Diego Youth Symphony and Conservatory (SDYS) in February of 2005 with over ten years of arts administration and production experience. At SDYS he has overseen development of the organization’s vision to “make music education accessible and affordable for all students in San Diego County.” In pursuit of this vision, Dalouge has transformed SDYS from solely a program provider into a catalyst for restoring and strengthening music education in schools.

Joaquin Ortiz

Joaquin Ortiz

Museum of Photographic Arts

Joaquin Ortiz has worked with the Museum of Photographic Arts since 2009. Having a background in documentary media production and non-profit arts education, he brings new approaches to visitor engagement and outreach programming.

Marianna Adams

Marianna Adams

Audience Focus, Inc.

Dr. Marianna Adams is the Principal of Audience Focus, Inc., which provides evaluation, research, training, and concept development related to audience experience for museums and cultural institutions nationally and internationally.

Gail Anderson

Gail Anderson

Gail Anderson & Associates

Gail Anderson, president of Gail Anderson & Associates (GA&A), a museum management consultant, helps museum leaders position their institutions for greater relevancy and success in today’s complex world. Working closely with museum trustees, directors, and staff, Anderson facilitates strategic planning, organizational assessment and development, board development, as well as individual coaching.

Vivian Kung Haga

Vivian Kung Haga

Balboa Park Online Collaborative

Vivian Kung Haga has experience in cultural institutions as an administrator, curator, and educator.

Richard Evans

Richard Evans

EmcArts

Richard Evans directs EmcArts’ programs and strategic partnerships.

Linda Norris

Linda Norris

Independent Museum Professional

Linda Norris is an independent museum professional who focuses on shaping compelling narratives, improving professional practice and listening to communities.

Barry Kibel

Barry Kibel

SEED

Barry Kibel guides the development, testing, and enhancement of products and tools, and serves as a senior facilitator at SEED.

Judith M. Koke

Judith M. Koke

The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

Judith Koke, Director of Education & Interpretive Programs for The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, came to Kansas City in August, 2011, from the Art Gallery of Ontario, where she had been Deputy Director of Education and Public Programming since 2007.

Lori Fogarty

Lori Fogarty

Oakland Museum of California (OMCA)

Lori Fogarty is the Director and CEO of the Oakland Museum of California (OMCA), an institution that brings together collections of art, history and natural science under one roof to tell the extraordinary stories of California and its people.

Ivy Young

Ivy Young

JFK University's Museum Studies/MBA Program & Balboa Park Learning Institute

Ivy Young, a graduate student of JFK University's Museum Studies / MBA dual degree program, will be working on both her Master's thesis and Capstone projects this coming academic year. She is interested in the intersection between the business, government, and non-profit sectors and how these meet in the creation of vibrant and well-educated societies.