Mimi Gardner Gates

Former Executive Director at Seattle Art Museum

Mimi Gardner Gates

Mimi Gardner Gates

Former Executive Director at Seattle Art Museum

Overview
Career Highlights

Seattle Art Museum
Association of Art Museum Directors

RelSci Relationships

991

Primary Location

Seattle, WA, United States

Number of Boards

14

Birthday

1943

Age

78

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Chair & Chief Executive Officer at Heinz Family Foundation

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Chair, Immigration Practice Group at Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

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Chief Executive Officer & Director at Asian Art Museum

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Member, Board of Directors at University of Washington Foundation

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Executive Director at The Shen Family Foundation

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Former Illsley Ball Nordstrom Director at Seattle Art Museum

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Trustee & Vice President at Seattle Art Museum

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Partner at Perkins Coie LLP

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Trustee & Vice President at Seattle Art Museum

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Chief Operating Officer at The Shed

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Former Executive Director at Seattle Art Museum
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Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation work with partner organizations worldwide to tackle critical problems in four program areas. The Global Development Division works to help the world’s poorest people lift themselves out of hunger and poverty. The Global Health Division aims to harness advances in science and technology to save lives in developing countries. The United States Division works to improve U.S. high school and postsecondary education and support vulnerable children and families in Washington State. And the Global Policy & Advocacy Division seeks to build strategic relationships and promote policies that will help advance our work. The approach to grantmaking in all four areas emphasizes collaboration, innovation, risk-taking, and, most importantly, results.

Ex-Spouse, Deceased
Former President at The King County Bar Association

The King County Bar Association (KCBA) was founded in 1886 and incorporated in 1906 as a voluntary professional association. Today the mission of the King County Bar Association is to provide support to its diverse membership; promote a just, collegial and accessible legal system and profession; work with the judiciary to achieve excellence in the administration of justice; strive to benefit the community through its own efforts and those of its Foundation; and offer opportunities for public service and input into matters of public policy. Governed by a 17-member Board of Trustees, the bar currently has over 5,400 members, a staff of 35 and an annual budget of $3 million. The Executive Director as chief executive officer is responsible for the organization, operation and supervision of Association activities, as guided by policies and goals established by the board.

Education
PhD in Art History

Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.

Attendee

THE ETHEL WALKER SCHOOL IS AN INDEPENDENT, COLLEGE PREPARATORY, BOARDING AND DAY SCHOOL FOR GIRLS IN GRADES SIX THROUGH TWELVE. SINCE 1911, THE ETHEL WALKER SCHOOL HAS EXCELLED AT PREPARING STUDENTS TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN THE WORLD. MEMBERS OF THIS DIVERSE COMMUNITY ARE DEDICATED TO SCHOLARSHIP, THE ARTS, ATHLETICS, WELLNESS, AND SERVICE. THE SATISFACTION OF ACHIEVEMENT AND JOY OF FRIENDSHIP ARE FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES AS THE SCHOOL EMPOWERS GIRLS TO LEAD WITH INTEGRITY, CONFIDENCE, COURAGE, AND CONVICTION.

BA in Art History

Stanford University, located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of California's Silicon Valley, is one of the world's leading teaching and research universities. Since its opening in 1891, Stanford has been dedicated to finding solutions to big challenges and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world.

MA in Oriental & Chinese Studies

The University of Iowa is a flagship public research university located in Iowa City, Iowa. The university is organized into eleven colleges. The University of Iowa was founded on February 25, 1847.

Memberships
Fellow
Prior - 2013

The Yale Alumni Association (YAA) exists to encourage those connections, both among alumni and affiliates and to the university. A dedicated staff partner with alumni leaders to create and foster these relationships, through events, reunions, mentorships, educational travel, lifelong learning opportunities, service programs, and through collaborations with alumni affairs colleagues in the Graduate School and professional schools.

President
Prior

The Association of Art Museum Directors is to support its members in increasing the contribution of art museums to society. The AAMD accomplishes this mission by establishing and maintaining the highest standards of professional practice, serving as forum for the exchange of information and ideas, acting as an advocate for its member art museums, and being a leader in shaping public discourse about the arts community and the role of art in society

Career History
Executive Director
Prior

Seattle Art Museum is a nom-profit organization which operates an art museum with global art collections, temporary installations, and exhibitions from around the world. The company was founded by Richard E. Fuller in 1906 and is headquartered in Seattle, WA.

Henry J. Heinz II Director
1975 - 1994
President
Prior

The Association of Art Museum Directors is to support its members in increasing the contribution of art museums to society. The AAMD accomplishes this mission by establishing and maintaining the highest standards of professional practice, serving as forum for the exchange of information and ideas, acting as an advocate for its member art museums, and being a leader in shaping public discourse about the arts community and the role of art in society

Boards & Committees
Director Emeritus
Current

Seattle Art Museum is a nom-profit organization which operates an art museum with global art collections, temporary installations, and exhibitions from around the world. The company was founded by Richard E. Fuller in 1906 and is headquartered in Seattle, WA.

Member, Board of Directors
Current

COPPER CANYON PRESS PUBLISHES EXTRAORDINARY POETRY FROM AROUND THE WORLD TO ENGAGE THE IMAGINATIONS AND INTELLECTS OF READERS

Fellow, Yale Corporation
2007 - 2013

Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$10K +
2018

The University of Washington Foundation is a non-profit, public 501(c)(3) organization that advances the mission of the University of Washington by seeking and securing private support for its programs in service to students and society. The Foundation is a conduit for giving to University of Washington students, faculty, programs and/or facilities; gifts are applied to the UW fund or allocated as designated by the donors.

$5,000 - $10K
2018

Young Women's Christian Association of Seattle offers housing, emergency, employment, and health and youth programs. It provides services and advocacy programs to create real change for women, girls, and marginalized communities. The company was founded in 1894 and is headquartered in Seattle, WA.

$10K - $100K
2017

The University of Washington Foundation is a non-profit, public 501(c)(3) organization that advances the mission of the University of Washington by seeking and securing private support for its programs in service to students and society. The Foundation is a conduit for giving to University of Washington students, faculty, programs and/or facilities; gifts are applied to the UW fund or allocated as designated by the donors.

Political Donations
$700
2013

Former Staffer at Washington State Senate

$500
2011

Senior Policy Advisor at Van Ness Feldman LLP

$2,300
2010

Senator from Washington

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