MUSEUM OF HUMANITY
LOS ANGELES

 

The Museum of Humanity was founded by Karen & Byron Barnes as the Monument to Humanity Research & Learning Center. In 2008 the company received an advanced ruling that classified the organization as a public charity, a 501 (c) (3) non-profit California Corporation. In 2013 a ‘DBA’ the Museum of Humanity Los Angeles and MOHLA was announced. In 2015 The Monument to Humanity received a major private gift which allows the next level of development to proceed.

 
 

Board of Directors /Officers

KAREN TYLER BARNES
Founder, President and CEO
Co-Founder, Financial News Network (now CNBC)

 

BRIAN A. KITE AIA  
Board Chair
Managing Principal, SRK Architect’s Principals

JOHN FLEISHMAN, CRPC
Advisor to the Documentary Center
Financial Advisor, The Rogers Group of Raymond James

JAY FOSTER, CPA
Treasurer 
Managing Partner, Johnson, Foster, Fitzgerald and      Darling, LLP

 

GUNNAR KEEL
Advisor to the Research and Learning Center
Environmental Entrepreneur

HOLMES STONER
Advisor to the International Cultural Center
Chairman, Pacific Rim Chamber of Commerce

JAMES MAHONEY II
Secretary and Legal Counsel
Attorney and Entertainment Executive, Mahoney Entertainment

2016 Board of Advisors           

Bill Wood - Former Board Member, USC School of Social Work

Adolfo V. Nodel - Former President, L.A. Cultural Affairs Committee

Robert Berman - Business Advisor and Gallery Owner, Robert Berman Gallery

Catherine Tobler - Former Chair, The British-American Business Council

Annie Combs-Brookes - Donor Relations Specialist, The Getty Research Institute

Wayne Blank - Owner, Bergamot Station and Crafted LA @ POLA

Edward James Olmos - Actor, Director and Activist

Tahdi Blackstone - Cultural Center Advisor, Director of Tahdi's Lighthouse & of IONS

Hal Conklin - Former Vice President, National League of Cities

Robert Rachins - Development Manager, Westside Family Health Center

Gary Peterson - Environmental Consultant, The Greening of the White House

Mitzi Ash Blahd* - Activist and Fundraiser, Nuclear Research Institute

*deceased