Chief of Staff
Anne joined the Exploratorium in 2012 and prior to being named Chief of Staff, was the Senior Director of Science, Arts, and Research. In this capacity she developed and implemented priorities for visitor-focused exhibits and programs at Pier 15 and oversaw the program development and operations of the Exploratorium’s core science, arts, and research teams. As Chief of Staff, Anne works closely with the CEO on creating and implementing strategic institutional priorities and initiatives and ensuring organizational and operational advancement. She provides strategic guidance and support to senior leadership to accelerate the progress of opportunities and connections, and manages the work of the leadership cabinet. Prior to working at the Exploratorium, Anne spent 15 years in various fundraising and operational leadership positions in a variety of nonprofit organizations. She entered the workforce as a community organizer and spent many years organizing and building community-based political power in South Central Los Angeles. A classically trained opera singer, Anne holds a BA in history and music from Mills College.