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MOWA Board of Directors

Our Board & Staff

Board of Directors

Our 2021 Board

President

Phillip R. Maples

Past President

Heather Dunn

Vice President

Claire Rolfs

Secretary

Thadd J. Llaurado

Treasurer

Frederick C. Schwertfeger

Artist-at-Large

Rafael Francisco Salas

James and Karen Hyde Executive Director

Laurie Winters, ex officio

Directors

Wendy A. Burke

Lea Culver

Christie Dionisopoulos

Prudence Pick Hway

Dale Kent

Beth Lipman

Linda Marcus

Robert Ramsthal

Michael Schilling

Andrea Schloemer

Andrea Sellinger

Fred Stonehouse

Founder

Melitta Hedwig Suder-Pick (1886–1972)

Museum Executive Director & CEO

Our CEO

Executive Director | CEO

Laurie Winters

About

Laurie Winters, the Karen and James Hyde Executive Director, joined MOWA in late 2012 just prior to the opening of the museum’s new facility. Under her leadership, MOWA launched and rebranded the institution in 2013, created a garden campus in 2018, opened a satellite location in downtown Milwaukee in 2019, and set year-after-year visitor attendance records with an exciting array of programs and exhibitions.

Winters came to MOWA from the Milwaukee Art Museum, where she had served for 16 years in curatorial and administrative roles. She holds a graduate degree in art history from the University of Michigan and an MBA from Alverno College.

Museum Administrative Staff

Executive Admin & HR

Gina Gustrowsky

Chief Financial Officer

Lisa Sanborn

Director of Communications & Marketing

Jennifer Turner

Museum Curatorial Voices

The Nast Family Fellow in Education

Isabel Castro

The Mona Boulware Webb Curatorial Engagement Fellow

Brianna Cole

Associate Curator of Contemporary Art

Anwar Floyd-Pruitt

Adjunct Curator

J Tyler Friedman

Curator of Youth Education Programs

Courtney Hinder

Director of Exhibitions

Graeme Reid

Curator of Public Programs

Ally Wilber