Interim Chief Financial Officer
ph: x 110
Stacie Ford Bonnelle
Visitor and Volunteer Services Manager
ph: x 118
Olivia Littles Erickson
ph: x 119
Olivia Littles Erickson holds a Ph.D in anthropology from the University of Washington. Her interest in museums and history led to positions at the William S. Hart Museum in Los Angeles, Chicago’s Museum of Science and Industry, and The D’Arcy McNickle Center for American Indian History at the Newberry Library in Chicago, before she came to NAAM in 2007.
Interim Exhibition & Public Programs Curator
Peggy Allen Jackson
ph: x 107
A seasoned fundraiser and enthusiastic roller-up of her sleeves, Peggy brings a decade of arts education nonprofit experience to her role as Development Director at NAAM. She is passionate about connecting community members to the mission of the Museum and inviting people in to be a part of shaping the important arts and social justice work happening at NAAM. Born and raised in the northwest (and a proud UW graduate!), Peggy currently resides in South Seattle with her family.
Marie T. Kidhe
Facilities, Rentals and Events Manager
ph: x 111
A proud Seattle native, the Ugandan -American party planner is no stranger to event management. As the former Assistant Manager and Event coordinator for the popular Good Hair Salon, Marie was happily connected to the Museum via their partnership; leading to her consulting in the planning of NAAM’s AfroPunk Bash, Get the Tea: Beauty, Power and Womanhood and Groove and Give Bash before formally becoming a part of the Museum staff.
Ms. Kidhe’s background consists of various administrative management positions within the nonprofit and private sector, while heavily involving herself in the connection of talented people and the volunteering of their services (hers included) for a variety of local charitable events.
Marie has a BS in International Business. Marie is excited to involve and develop her vast network and community engagement skills to the greatness of NAAM.
Dr. Mildred Ollee
Interim Executive Director
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ph: x 110
Barbara Earl Thomas
Major Gifts Officer
ph: x 109
Major Gifts Officer, is also, a visual artist and a writer with a longstanding record as an arts administrator. She has overseen programs for Seattle’s Department of Arts and Cultural Affairs and the Northwest’s largest arts festival, Bumbershoot. Her administrative and professional art career spans more than 25 years. She brings a wealth of experience working with most of Seattle’s art organizations as well as with individual artists in all genres.
Helen K. Thomas
Interim Marketing & Communications Manager
ph: x 108
Helen is a Seattle native who recently completed her M.A. in Cultural Studies at University of Washington Bothell. She also holds a B.A. in English from Spelman College. She is passionate about arts marketing and is thrilled to be sharing with the public, all of the wonderful exhibits, events and programs happening at NAAM.
ph: x 114