Executive Director
Melinda has always loved history and often refers to herself as a time traveler. She came to museums after spending five years in cultural resources management and has a special interest in the Native American experience in the East Bay. Melinda spends her free time doing crafts and volunteering with Golden Gate Basset Rescue in Petaluma.
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M.A. Museum Studies, San Francisco State University (2013)
M.A. Anthropological Archaeology, University of Kansas (2007)
B.A. Anthropology and Classical Civilizations, University of Illinois-Chicago (2001)
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Museum Technician
Evelyn has lived in the Bay Area her whole life, moving to Richmond from San Francisco as a young child. She attended Middle College at Contra Costa College and graduated from Mills College in 2013, where she worked on a public history project in Richmond. Evelyn enjoys working with young people and is fluent in Spanish.
Evelyn can be reached at
B.A. Psychology with Anthropology minor, Mills College (2013)