Board of Directors (2020-2021)

Executive Committee

Victoria Stratman | Board President
General Counsel, CA Institute of Technology and Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Katharine Harrington | Treasurer
Professor, Marshall School of Business, USC

Max Brennan | Secretary
Community Volunteer

Catherine Arias | Vice President, Board Affairs
Director of Education and Visitor Experience, 
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles 

Gale Kohl | Co-Vice President, Personnel 
Owner,
Gale’s Restaurant

Jill Sumiyasu | Co-Vice President, Personnel 
Founder
, A Better Life by Jill

Mary Chou | Co-Vice President, Development 
Principal
, OVERHAUL Architecture

Pete Kutzer, | Co-Vice President, Development 
President
, The Kutzer Company

Phillip A. Swan | Chair, Investment
Vice President, UBS Wealth Management

Alice Fung | Co-Chair, Strategic Planning 
Partner, Fung+Blatt Architects

Sarah Deschenes | Co-Chair, Strategic Planning 
Education Researcher and Consultant

Linda Burrow | Immediate Past President
Director of Content Litigation, Netflix

Board Members

Carolyn Cutler
Community Volunteer

Tonita Fernandez
Educator, Chandler School

Tamerlin J. Godley
Litigation Partner,
Paul Hastings LLP

Betsy Greenberg
Arts Advocate

Michael Greene
Director for Communications and Education, Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Christopher Hawthorne
Chief Design Officer, City of Los Angeles

Maria Khader Karp, Past Board President
Relationship Manager,
TIAA-CREF

Dianne M. Magee
Attorney (Retired), Community Volunteer

Kristin Kearney Massimino
Marketing Initiative Manager, Capital Group Companies

Denise Mathews
Community Volunteer

Stephen Nowlin
VP, Williamson Gallery, Art Center College of Design

Shelley Short Ogden
Arts Advocate

Debra A. Ortega
Chief Human Resources Officer and Senior VP of Administrative Services, Huntington Hospital

Lisa Sugimoto
Senior Associate, Professional Personnel Leasing

Peter Tolkin
Architect, Tolkin & Associates

Donna Vaccarino, AIA
Architect, Vaccarino Associates

All board members serve voluntarily. The Armory’s Board meets six times per year in September, November, January, March, May, and June. The standing Board Committees are Executive, Audit, Board Affairs, Building & Technology, Development, Exhibitions, Finance, Investment, Personnel, & Strategic Planning.

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