The RMA wishes to thank their partners: the City of Richmond, Port of Richmond, National Park Service Rosie the Riveter Visitor Education Center, Rosie the Riveter Trust, Ed Fund, Chevron Richmond USA, Richmond Community Foundation, San Francisco Foundation, and Mechanics Bank.
The RMA is a non-profit organization (tax ID 94-6095083) that relies exclusively on donations from the private citizens, foundations and corporations for operating funds. The RMA need your help to continue to carry out our mission of educating about the inspiring local history of Richmond, California.


The Richmond Museum of History needs volunteers to assist in several areas of Museum operations. ?Visit our VolunteerMatch page to learn about all our volunteer opportunities.?

  • Collections Management
  • Historical Research
  • Exhibit Planning & Implementation
  • Development & Fundraising
  • Graphic Design, Marketing, & Publicity
  • Special Events
  • Facilities Management

Become a Member

You can support the RMA in one or more of the following ways

  • Become a member! Annual giving in the form of a membership program is our most popular program with many benefits. Join your neighbors and colleagues in becoming a member and support your local cultural organizations today! Learn more about the benefits of membership here.
  • Visit our online store that includes unique locally themed books and gifts!
  • Remember the Museum?in your estate.
  • Give a tax-deductible donation.
  • Donate an artifact related to the history of Richmond to the permanent collection.

Visit the Richmond Museum of History and the SS Red Oak Victory

Board of Directors

The RMA Board of Directors is comprised of community leaders, local business owners, retired educators, and local historians. Each director is elected for a three-year cycle by the general membership at the annual membership meeting in February.

Directors Corporate Affiliations
Jeffrey Wright Wright Realtors
Sandi Genser-Maack Retired, Richmond Chamber of Commerce
John Ziesenhenne ?M.A. Hays
Vinay Pimple
Richard Chivers Retired, United States Post Office
Michael Davenport ?DP Security
Steve Gilford Consulting Historian, Kaiser Permanente
Johannes Hoech
Tom Horsfall
Lynn Maack
Patricia Pearson
Vinay Pimple
Karen Stephenson Retired, Kaiser Permanente
Lydia Stewart Stewart?s Rose Manor Funeral Service