Meet the visionary leaders shaping the artistic landscape at the San Luis Obispo Museum of Art (SLOMA). Our dedicated Board of Directors and staff are passionate advocates for the transformative power of art. Discover the collective expertise steering SLOMA toward new horizons in exhibition, education, and community engagement.

Board of Directors


Barbara Bell
Barbara Bell
Board Member Ermina Karim
Ermina Karim
Vice President
SLOMA Board Member Cheryl Cuming
Cheryl Cuming
Board Member Trudie Safreno
Trudie Safreno

Board Members

Charles Crotser
Charles Crotser
Portrait of John Dunn
John Dunn
Charles Feltman
SLOMA board member Lindsey Harn
Lindsey Harn
SLOMA board member Beya Makekau
Dr. Beya Makekau
David Richards
Philip Williams
Dr. Philip Williams


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SLOMA Executive Director, Leann Standish
Leann Standish
Executive Director
SLOMA Chief Curator & Director of Education, Emma Saperstein
Emma Saperstein
Chief Curator & Director of Education
SLOMA Operations & Collections Manager, Erica Ellis
Erica Ellis
Operations & Collections Manager
SLOMA Preparator, Taylor Owens
Taylor Owens
SLOMA Visitor Services Manager, Lena Rushing
Lena Rushing
Visitor Services Manager
SLOMA Administrative Assistant, Rowan Waters
Rowan Waters
Administrative Assistant
Mac Wilkinson
Curatorial Assistant
SLOMA's fierce security dog, Sophie, a black terrier puppy with her head cocked to the side and an investigative gaze.
Sophie Standish
Security & Pawblic Relations
Banner and Staff images: Heraldo Creative Studio.