Board of Directors
With ten members, our Board of Directors includes three generations of Walt Disney’s family and exceptional leaders from our community.
Board President and Walt’s son-in-law
Ron Miller has served on the Board of Directors at The Walt Disney Family Museum since we opened in 2009 and served as President since November of 2013. He is the son-in-law of Walt Disney and has worked at The Walt Disney Company for 30 years, serving as President and CEO from 1978 to 1984.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
President of the Board and Walt's son-in-law
Tamara Diane Miller
President of the Sharon D. Lund Foundation and Walt’s granddaughter
Michelle Lund is president of the Sharon D. Lund Foundation, a charitable organization founded in 1973 by her mother (and Walt Disney’s youngest daughter), Sharon Disney Lund, to support initiatives in the arts, health and wellness, human services, and higher education for the future of children and the youth of today. In 2013 the Foundation provided grants totaling more than $5 million to organizations and projects working in its focus areas. Michelle also serves as a member of the Board of Trustees for California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) and Earthfire Institute Wildlife Sanctuary & Retreat Center.
Executive Director of The Walt Disney Family Museum
Kirsten joined The Walt Disney Family Museum as Executive Director and Member of the Board of Directors in 2013. In 2018, she was appointed to the Board of Directors of San Francisco Travel. Prior to her position at the museum, Kirsten worked as a practicing lawyer, specialized in advising nonprofit organizations and corporations on a wide range of strategic, business, and human resources issues. Kristen has held a number of executive and board positions, including General Counsel and Vice President of Human Resources for Tyco Electronics Corporation, Interim Vice President of Human Resources at Groupon, Inc., and Chair of the Board of Directors of the Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA. She has a background in and a lifelong passion for the arts, having grown up studying violin and modern dance. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Italian from the University of California, Berkeley and a Doctor of Law from Santa Clara University.
Best known as the marketing and "idea guy" for the San Francisco Giants during his over 30-year career in baseball, Pat Gallagher played a key role in the bid and execution of the milestone Super Bowl 50 held in the San Francisco Bay Area in 2016. He is co-author of the acclaimed Big Game. Bigger Impact (Motivational Press, May 2017) about the lessons learned from that venture. Gallagher, who began his career in the theme park business, considers the work of Walt Disney a lifelong inspiration. He is currently a management consultant and frequent speaker about his life in what he refers to as "the fun business."