Board & Staff - Daniel Samaniego

Daniel Samaniego

Director of Administration

A waist up portrait of Daniel, a cisgender man in his late thirties with light skin and short dark brown hair. He is wearing a black button up shirt with a pink floral pattern. Daniel is standing in front of a glass balcony on the second floor of the Queens Museum. The Museum’s galleries appear in the background.

Daniel Samaniego joined the Queens Museum in 2019. In this role, he manages the museum’s human resources and business administration functions.  Daniel previously managed operations and HR for a leading San Francisco Bay Area Landscape Contractor, bringing 10 years of experience to QM. Daniel is a certified HR practitioner through the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM-CP), and holds an MFA from the San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI).