Cabot's Museum Foundation

Staff and Board of Directors

Irene N. Rodríguez, Executive Director
Lecia Augustine, Tour Guide and Operations Coordinator
Emily Culhan, Tour and Volunteer Coordinator
Mia Emmerton, Social Media Coordinator
Gabriele Faber, Finance Manager
Denielle Farrington, Tour Guide and School Tour Educator
Moises Huerta, Tour Guide
Dean Krumme, Tour Guide and Trading Post Buyer

Board of Directors

Eric Pontius, President 2018 Owner of Bar One Complete Bar Catering, Desert Hot Springs community leader, prior Board Director of Cabot’s Museum Foundation
Russ Martin, Vice-President 2018 President Mission Springs Water District, Desert Hot Springs Redevelopment Agency Oversight Board Chairman, Retired law enforcement
Shawn Shepherd, Treasurer 2018 Director of Development at California State San Bernardino Palm Desert campus, 30 year career in non-profit management and fundraising
Christie Moon Crother, Secretary, 2018 Retired Geologist, Water Resources Program Manager for a large Riverside County District

Board Members

John Aguilar Retired Deputy Director, Housing, Riverside County Economic Development Agency
Richard Brown Retired Professor at University of Nevada, Reno
Louisa Castrodale, Arts Coordinator, Palm Springs Unified School District
Nancy Samuelson Public and private sector Executive and Marketing professional
Joe Tanner Administrative Services for City of Desert Hot Springs, 10 year career in the public sector in the areas of Economic Development, Redevelopment, Finance, and City Management

Advisory Council Members

Richard Cromwell
Courtney Moe 
Lorraine Becker, Ed.D.
Cynthia Breunig, President / CEO of Girl Scouts Council
Mike Chedester, Education Director at The Living Desert
Carol Johansen, Retired Senior Human Resources Executive at a Fortune 500 Company
John Mahoney, Business Owner, Financial and Operational Manger Consulting

History Committee

Judy Gigante
Richard Brown
Leslie Edwards-Hill
Patricia Larson
Barbara Maron