Board of Directors


Patrick (P.J.) DiStefano, Chairman | Managing Partner, Deloitte
Lynn Warner Brengel – Vice Chairwoman | Community Volunteer
John Roberts – Vice Chair | Vice President, Field Talent & Performance, Northwestern Mutual
Joshua (Josh) Erickson – Treasurer | Director of Legal Services, Corporate and Finance, WEC Energy Group, Inc.
Timothy (Tim) Byrne, CFA – Assistant Treasurer | Chief Information Officer/Managing Director, Baird
Christine (Chris) Rundblad, Secretary | Community Volunteer
Mary Ellen (Candy) Pindyck Assistant Secretary | VP, Meridian Industries, Inc.
Ellen Censky, PhD, President & CEO (ex-officio) – Milwaukee Public Museum


Jason AllenPartner, Foley & Lardner, LLP
Ethan Elser, Sr.VP & Principal, PACE Equity
Peter FeiginPresident, Milwaukee Bucks, President, Fiserv Forum
Ivan GamboaSVP, Tri City National Bank
John GrunauOwner, Creative Enterprises
Margarete HarveyCommunity Volunteer
Chris Her-XiongFounder/Executive Director, Hmong American Peace Academy, Ltd.
Patricia Hoben, PhD – Executive Director, City Forward Collective
Lyle Ignace, MD, MPH – CEO, Gerald L. Ignace Indian Health Center
Niksa (Nik) Ivancevic - Partner, Midwest Fiber Networks, LLC & CableCom
Angie IzardDirector of Multicultural Projects, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
Corey JaskolskiPresident & Founder, Synthetaic
Khalaf KhalafVice President, General Counsel, Johnson Outdoors
Michael MaistelmanAttorney & Managing Partner, Maistelman & Associates, LLC
Thad NationOwner, Nation Consulting
Marcelia NicholsonMilwaukee County Supervisor, 5th District
John OlsonCommunity Volunteer
Joel PlantChief Executive Officer, Frank Productions, LLC
Anna Ramirez BarittEarly Childhood Advocate and Educational Consultant
Gerard RandallExecutive Director, Milwaukee Education Partnership
Beverly SmileyRetired, Badger Meter, Inc.
Marlon SullivanExecutive VP & Chief Human Resources Officer, Johnson Controls
Michael TatePrincipal, Wavecrest Consulting and Analytics
Charlie UihleinExecutive Director, Teens Grow Greens
Mike Van AstenFounder & President, Incredible Edibles, Inc.
Jerome (J.J.) WeisPresident & Lead Administrator, Jerome J. and Dorothy H. Holz Family Foundation
Charles (Charlie) Wright, Jr.VPO, Rheocast Company, a division of The Fall River Group, Inc.
Gail Yabuki – Director, The Yabuki Family Foundation
Patricia (Patty) YunkCommunity Volunteer


The next Milwaukee Public Museum Board Governance Committee meeting will take place on Thursday, March 23 at 4:00 p.m. via Zoom.

If you’d like to join the open session, please access via this Zoom link: Meeting ID: 830 4858 3330 Passcode: 427660. Call Madeline Anderson at 414-278-2784 for any questions.