Board & Staff

The Camargo Foundation works in association with its sister foundation, the Jerome Foundation, of Saint Paul, Minnesota. The two foundations operate under a single governance and integrated management structure, with the Jerome President also serving as Camargo President.

The Board of Trustees

The governance, management, and direction of the Camargo Foundation are vested in the Board of Trustees.

  • Kate Barr
    Executive Director of Nonprofits Assistance Fund, Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Philip Bither
    Senior Curator of Performing Arts, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Carlyle Brown
    Writer/performer, Artistic Director of Carlyle Brown & Company, Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Linda Earle
    Executive Director, New York Arts Program, New York, New York
  • Patricia Hampl
    Writer, Regents Professor, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota
  • Barbara Hunt McLanahan
    Executive Director, Children’s Museum of the Arts, New York, New York 
  • Gary Nan Tie
    Mathematician, St. Paul, Minnesota
  • Calogero Salvo
    Filmmaker, New York, New York
  • Elizabeth Streb
    Action Architect and Choreographer, STREB, New York, New York
  • Charles Zelle
    Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Transportation, St. Paul, Minnesota


In Saint Paul, Minnesota

In Cassis, France

  • Julie Chénot +

    Program Director

    You can contact Julie if you have questions about the Foundation's mission, programs, partnerships, summer institutes & seminars, etc.

  • Cécile Descloux +


    You can contact Cécile if you have questions about accounting, planning, finance, human resources, visas, contracts & agreements, etc.

  • Julian McKinnon +

    Program Coordinator

    You can contact Julian if you have questions about application & selection process, programs, logistics of the residency, communication, etc.