BSNM Leadership

READY & FORWARD. WE CAN, WE WILL!

Board of Trustees

Desmond Bertrand-Pitts, MBA, M.Ed.

Chief Executive Officer

Buffalo Soldiers National Museum

Captain Paul J. Matthews

Founder, Museum Curator

Retired - Merck Pharmaceuticals Co.

Melanie Richard, BBA

Board Chair

Kellogg Corporation

Pamela Plumbar-Holliman, BA

Board Vice Chair

Retired - Allstate Insurance

Andrea Mosie, MS

Secretary

NASA - Executive 

Jerry Autry, MS

Gulf Interstate Engineering - Human Resource Manager

Ogadi Fields, MBA

Frost - Assistant VP and Community Lender 

Jason Fabre, BS

Centerpoint-Director Local Regulatory & Gov't Relations

Jerry Varnado, MS

Meta - Global Strategic Initiatives

David Whatley

Retired - VA Hospital 

Damian Abreo, Esq

Retired - VA Hospital 

Board of Advisors

Nancy Arriola

Retired - Secondary Educator

Samuel Davis

Technology Consultant

Damon Johnson

AMS of USA - Director 

Angela Holder, MB

Houston Community College - Professor

Nathaniel McClinton, Ph.D

Retired - Professor

Hulen Rigsby, CSM

Retired - Exxon Mobil

Shad Bogany

Real Estate Investor

Brenda Arnold-Scott

Retired - City of Houston

Bruce Lemmie

Statefarm - Insurance Director

Lauren Bankston, BA

Everest Insurance Houston Energy Team Leader

Museum Staff

Executive Staff

Desmond Bertrand-Pitts

Chief Executive Officer

Ethel Grant

Operations Director

Executive Assistant

Development

Jessika Davidson

Director of Development

Visitor & Volunteer Services

Skyy Standifer

Visitor Services Manager

PROGRAMS, COLLECTIONS, EXHIBITIONS
Event Staff

Shelle Fair

Venue Manager

Michael Ford

Bar Manager

Support Staff