Board of Directors

The 23 members of the Board of Directors meet monthly to facilitate the collaborative work of the Partnership.

  1. Paula L. Brandes
    Executive Director
  2. Charlotte Cagan
    Executive Director
  3. Makeda Dread Cheatom
    Executive Director
  4. Timothy J. Field
    President & CEO
  5. Michael W. Hager, PhD
    President & CEO
  6. Luanne Kanzawa
    Executive Director
  7. James G. Kidrick
    President & CEO
  8. David Kinney
    Executive Director
  9. Deborah Klochko
    Executive Director
  10. Mike McDowell
    President and CEO
  11. Rod Melendez, Rear Admiral USN/Ret
    Executive Director
  12. Michael Murphy
    Managing Director
  13. Douglas G. Myers
    CEO & Executive Director
  14. Micah Parzen, PhD
    Director
  15. Anthony Ridenhour
    Executive Director
  16. Carmen Sandoval
    Trustee
  17. Rob Sidner
    Director
  18. Dalouge Smith
    President & CEO
  19. Steve Snyder
    Executive Director
  20. Molly Terbovich-Ridenhour
    Executive Director
  21. Roxana Velásquez
    Executive Director
  22. John Wilson, PhD
    Executive Director
  23. Elizabeth Woolrych
    President
  24. Theresa Wulf
    Interim Director

The Balboa Park Cultural Partnership serves as the collaborative body and collective voice for 26 arts, science, and cultural institutions in Balboa Park. Together we achieve greater effectiveness, innovation, and excellence and contribute to the vitality and sustainability of Balboa Park. Our collective 500 trustees, 7,000 volunteers, and 3,500 staff serve more than 6.2 million visitors annually.