Mildred Browne, known affectionately as "Millie," has served as Chairwoman of the Board of Directors of the Agua Caliente Cultural Museum since its formation. She is an enrolled member of the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians for whom she has served as Vice-Chairwoman of Tribal Council. She is currently a member of the Tribe's Heritage Committee.
Millie has been the guiding force responsible for establishing the Agua Caliente Cultural Museum at its present site in downtown Palm Springs. Today, her visionary leadership, inspiration, and tireless energy are dedicated to the planning and development of a new 110,000 sq. ft. Museum facility to be built in historic Section 14 of the city.
In addition to her role as Chairwoman of the Museum since its founding in 1991, Millie has served as a member of the Palm Springs Art Museum Board of Directors and Chair of the Building Committee. She has co-chaired and presented papers in session at annual conferences of the Western Museum Association, and at conferences of the Nebraska State Historical Society held at The Gerald R. Ford Conservation Center in Omaha.
Millie and her five grown children are active in Tribal affairs of the Agua Caliente Band. She and her husband, Dave, reside in Palm Springs.