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Our Board

"The Board is responsible for the protection and conservation of the assets of the Fine Arts Museums and for setting the public course the Museums will follow. The Board shall assure that the Museums are open, accessible and vital contributors to the cultural life of the City and County, and that the Museums' programs bring art appreciation and education to all the people of the City and County."

—San Francisco City Charter, Section 5.10

The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco are governed by three boards. The Fine Arts Museums (FAMSF) of San Francisco is a Charitable Trust Department of the City and County of San Francisco. The Museums' endowment funds are held by The Fine Arts Museums Foundation (FAMF), a private 501(c)3 organization. The Corporation of the Fine Arts Museums (COFAM) is also a private 501(c)3 organization, which raises funds for and manages most of the day to day operations of the museums.

FAMSF Board of Trustees

Jamie Bowles
Jack Calhoun
David A. Fraze
Dorka Keehn
Bryan Meehan
Jason E. Moment, President
Carl F. Pascarella
Heather Preston MD
Diane B. Wilsey, Chair Emerita

FAMF Board of Trustees

David Soward, Vice President, Investments
Debbie Jorgensen, Secretary
Alexandria J. Ashdown
George Hecksher, Vice President
William R. Hearst III, Vice President, Collections
LeShelle May
Lorna F. Meyer, President
Jason E. Moment, Chair
Marvin Tseu
Paul A. Violich
Diane B. Wilsey, Chair Emerita

COFAM Board of Trustees

Bakari Ayinde Adams
Aída M. Álvarez
Alexandria J. Ashdown
Sharon Bell
Zachary S. Bogue
Carol N. Bonnie
Bettina S. Bryant
Jack Calhoun, Vice Chair
David H. S. Chung
Katherine Harbin Clammer
David A. Fraze, Treasurer
Stanlee Gatti
Max Boyer Glynn
Cynthia Fry Gunn
Lucy Young Hamilton
Holly Johnson Harris
William R. Hearst III
George Hecksher
Rebecca Reeve Henderson
Debbie Jorgensen
Gretchen B. Kimball
Yasunobu Kyogoku
Austin Ligon
Michael Linn
Seth L. Matarasso, MD
LeShelle May
Bryan Meehan
Lorna F. Meyer
Elizabeth Minick
Jason E. Moment, Chair
Valerie Coleman Morris
Carl F. Pascarella, Vice Chair
Lynn Poole
Heather Preston M.D.
Richard H. Scheller, PhD
David Shimmon
David Soward
David Hooker Spencer
Marvin Tseu
Paul A. Violich
David Wadhwani
Brenda Wright
Lisa Zanze
Julia Zhen
Diane B. Wilsey, Chair Emerita

In Memoriam
Mariana Gantus Wall

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