About us
Board and Staff




Deborah Cullinan
Chief Executive Officer

Deborah Cullinan is one of the nation’s leading thinkers on the pivotal role arts organizations can play in shaping our social and political landscape, and has spent years mobilizing communities through arts and culture.


Scott Rowitz
Chief Operating Officer

Scott Rowitz brings over 20 years of leadership and management experience in the nonprofit sector to his role at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. At YBCA Scott oversees all business, financial, and operational functions for this multidisciplinary arts organization.


Charles Ward
Chief Development Officer

As Yerba Buena Center for the Arts’ Chief Development Officer since 2005, Charles leads a team of seven fundraising professionals who are responsible for YBCA’s annual contributed revenue from individuals, foundations and corporations.


Marc Bamuthi Joseph
Chief of Program and Pedagogy

As the Chief of Program and Pedagogy, Marc Bamuthi Joseph oversees the organization’s performing arts program as well as signature initiatives such as YBCA Fellows and the YBCA 100.


Jennifer Martindale
Chief of Marketing

As Chief of Marketing, Jennifer oversees YBCA’s brand stewardship, communications, and visitor experience efforts.


Jonathan Moscone
Chief of Civic Engagement

Jonathan Moscone has spent his storied career defining new models for how arts organizations can participate in the civic life of their community.