Our Community

Our Community

BAM relies on the ongoing support of its community. Thank you to the many individuals, organizations, and businesses who dedicate their time, energy, and resources to help the Museum thrive. We appreciate your commitment and look forward to your continued involvement.

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Learn more about our artist members

Want to join the amazing BAM team? Click below to see our current open positions and internships.

Board of Trustees

Board Officers


Jay Pathy
Umtanum Funds
Since 2020


Darlene Wilczynski
(Retired, 2024) Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
Seattle Branch Regional Exec. & VP
Since 2021

Immediate Past President

Dr. Jill Wakefield
Wakefield Consulting
Chancellor Emeritus, Seattle Colleges
Since 2017


Trenton Harris
Sr. Director of Finance, Just-Evotec Biologics
Since 2020

Assistant Treasurer

Adam Harmetz
Vice President of Product Management
Since 2023


Anne Kilcup
Community Volunteer
Since 2008

Assistant Secretary

Leigh Ann More
Community Volunteer
Since 2020

Board Members

Laura Dillaway
Community Volunteer
Since 2012

Rebecca Lyman
Chief Marketing Officer, DCG ONE
Since 2015

Beth Halvorsen
CRE Executive, Business Strategy Consultant
Since 2024

Heather McKay
Community Volunteer
Since 2024

Joydeep Hazra
Vice President, Engineering, Trident X
Since 2021

Anna Olson 
Vice President of Human Resources, Urban Renaissance Group
Since 2023 

Ryan James
Ryan James Fine Arts
Since 2017

Mitch Smith
Since 2013 

Martin Liang
Senior Vice President & District Administrator, Cathay Bank
Since 2023


Advisory Council

Barbara Sherland
Retired Partner & Sr. Council
Stoel Rives LLP

Brad Smith
Burgess Design

Cappy Thompson

Cheryl Ricketts
Global Brand and Innovation Marketing Leader

Frances Taylor
Community Volunteer

James Miller
VP of Operations for Construction
McKinstry Co.

Judith Cushman
Judith Cushman & Associates

Patrick Burns
Financial Advisor
Wells Fargo Advisors

Robert Quick
IT/Operations Consulting

Tim Campbell
Principal and Sr. Project Mgr.
GLY Construction

Valerie Collymore
Valerie Collymore Fine Arts