Staff and Board of Directors


The staff of the Santa Paula Art Museum is supported by a dedicated and active board of directors who provide diverse perspectives and expertise from a variety of industries. Together, the staff and board of the Santa Paula Art Museum work to safeguard an environment that is respectful of, and open and beneficial to all museum visitors. Museum staff are further aided by a generous and devoted group of volunteers.


Staff


Jennifer Orcutt Heighton, Executive Director

Julie Cluster, Director of Media and Marketing

Michelle Glass, Director of Education

Jenette Vargas, Administrative Assistant


Board of Directors


David Schwabauer, President - Citrus and avocado rancher

Randy Axell, Vice-President - Citrus and avocado rancher

Guy Cole, First Vice-President - Avocado rancher

Mike Hause, Treasurer - Director of Special Projects, Calavo

Debbie Brokaw-Jackson, Secretary - Consultant to family businesses and non-profits

Yvonne Babcock - Interior designer

Susan Caughey - Antique print and map dealer, specialty citrus grower

Rebecca Fox - School psychologist with Ventura County Office of Education (retired)

David Luna - Director of Special Projects, Santa Paula Elementary School District (retired)

John Nichols - Art dealer

Susan Petty - Artist

The Santa Paula Art Museum, Jeanette Cole Art Center opened on February 14, 2010. As the Museum's birthday is also Valentine's Day, we recently asked the board of directors why they love the Santa Paula Art Museum. Watch the video above to hear what they had to say...