Armory galleries are currently closed.
Our new exhibition opens on January 28, 2022.

Board of Directors (2021-2022)

Executive Committee

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

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


Katharine Harrington | Treasurer; Chair, Investment
Professor, Marshall School of Business, USC

Max Brennan | Secretary
Community Volunteer

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

Gale Kohl | Co-Chair, Personnel
Owner,
Gale’s Restaurant

Mary Chou | Co-Chair, Development
Principal
, OVERHAUL Architecture

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

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

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

Kristin Kearney Massimino | Chair, Audit
Managing Director, Head of Marketing, Archer

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

Leslie A. Ito  
Executive Director, Armory Center for the Arts
ex officio

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

Denise Mathews
Community Volunteer

Stephen Nowlin
VP (retired), 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

Philip A. Swan 
Director of Business Development, Terra Alpha Investments

Peter Tolkin, AIA
Architect, TOLO Architecture

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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