Leadership

The Walters Art Museum has since its founding been governed by an independent Board of Trustees and its by-laws. The museum benefits from the wisdom, support, and advocacy of these community leaders.

Board of Trustees

Ellen N. Bernard, Chair
James H. DeGraffenreidt, Jr., President
Christine M. Espenshade, Vice President
Guy E. Flynn, Vice President
Ann M. Holcomb, Vice President
Julia Marciari-Alexander, Secretary
Alexander Núñez, Vice President
Lynn Homeier Rauch, Vice President
Michael J. Young, Treasurer
Alicia Wilson, Vice President

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Calvin Baker
Peter Bain
Elizabeth W.P. Bonner
José Bowen
Paula Chirhart
H. Ward Classen
Brad Davidson
Elke F. Durden
Cynthia L. Egan
Margaret Z. Ferguson
Lexie Bozzuto Greene
Ricardo Johnson
Julia Keelty
Ricardo (Rick) Lobo
Nancy E. McColgan
Neil A. Meyerhoff
Joshua R. Perry
Judy Witt Phares
Matt Polk
George K. Reynolds, III
Gail L. Shawe
Karen Clifford Smith
Roslyn L. Smith
Betsey L. B. Todd
Judith Van Dyke
Michiel van Katwijk
Mary Baily Wieler
Mary Jo Wiese

Ex-Officio Members

The Honorable Bernard “Jack” C. Young, Mayor of Baltimore City
Andre Davis, Mayor’s Representative to the Board
The Honorable Brandon Scott, President of the Baltimore City Council
Governor Lawrence J. Hogan, Jr., Governor of the State of Maryland
Julie Madden, Governor’s Representative to the Board
John A. Olszewski, Jr., Baltimore County
Elisabeth Sachs, Representative of Baltimore County Executive
Kelly Dettmann and Karen Clifford, Co-Presidents of the Women’s Committee
Ilene Cohen, President of the Docents

Trustees Emeriti

Neal Borden
Rosalee C. Davison
Robert S. Feinberg
John Gilmore Ford
Douglas Hamilton, Jr.
Samuel K. Himmelrich, Sr.
Andrea B. Laporte
Hervey (Peter) Stockman
William L. Paternotte
Adena W. Testa
Jay M. Wilson

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