Hearst Museum Advisory Board

The Museum Board advises the director, advocates on behalf of the Museum, and assists with fundraising. Members are drawn from the surrounding Bay Area community, UC Berkeley alumni and current students, campus and civic leaders, and academic professionals. Members serve three-year terms. 

For more information about the Museum Advisory Board, contact pahma-development@berkeley.edu.

Advisory Board Members

Laura W. Young, Board President

Victoria L. George, Board Vice-President

Leslie J. Airola-Murveit

Karen Biestman

Margaret Conkey (Class of 1960 Professor Emerita of Anthropology)

David S. Gee

Morag M. Kersel (DePaul University)

Catherine P. Koshland

Carole Krumland

Susan S. Morris

Elizabeth S. Peña

Adrian Van Allen


Advisory Board Student Members

Amanda Dobrov (Undergraduate Student Member), Board Secretary

Rebecca Levitan (Graduate Student Member)


Ex-officio Members

Executive Vice Chancellor & Provost Paul Alivisatos

Assistant Vice Chancellor, International Relations David Jeu

Director Benjamin Porter, Phoebe A. Hearst Museum Director

Director Eric Siegel, University of California Botanical Garden at Berkeley

Museum Faculty Curator of Mesopotamian Epigraphy Niek Veldhuis