BSNM Leadership

READY & FORWARD. WE CAN, WE WILL!

Board of Trustees

Desmond Bertrand-Pitts, MBA, M.Ed.

Chief Executive Officer

Buffalo Soldiers National Museum

CPT Paul J. (PJ) Matthews, USA (FMR)

Founder

Retired, Merck & Co. (Pharmaceuticals)

Melanie Richard, BBA

Board Chair

Kellogg Company

Pamela Plumbar-Holliman, BA

Vice Board Chair

Retired, Allstate Insurance

Andrea Mosie, MS

Secretary

NASA

Jerry Autry, MS-HSM

Director, Human Resources
PROENERGY

Ogadi Fields, MBA

Assistant Vice President & Community Leader
Frost Bank

Jason Fabre, BS

Director, Local Regulatory and
Government Relations
CenterPoint Energy

Jerry Varnado, MS

Global Strategic Initiatives
Meta

David Whatley

President Emeritus & Past Board Chair

Retired CEO, Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Damian Abreo, Esq

Senior Counsel
HughsWattersAskanase

Retired - VA Hospital 

Board of Advisors

Nancy Arriola

Magnet Coordinator
Retired, Houston Independent School District

Samuel Davis

Technology Consultant

Damon Johnson

General Manager
AMS of Houston

Angela Holder, MB

Professor
Houston Community College

Nathaniel McClinton, PhD, LTC, USA (Retired)

Hulen Rigsby III, CSM

Retired, Exxon Mobil

Shad Bogany

Real Estate Broker
Radio Talk Show Host

Brenda Arnold-Scott, BBA

Retired, City of Houston

Bruce Lemmie, MPH

Section Manager, CPCU, CLU
Retired, State Farm

Lauren Bankston, ERIS

Senior Energy Underwriter
Everest Insurance

Andrew West, BA

Director, IT Applications
Prairie View A&M University

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

Jason Fung

Archivist

Event Staff

Special Events Coordinator

Michael Ford

Bar Manager

Support Staff