Mildred Browne, known affectionately as "Millie," has served as Chairwoman of the Board of Directors of the Agua Caliente Cultural Museum since its formation in 1991. She is an enrolled member of the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians for whom she has served on the Tribal Cultural Committee and as Vice-Chairwoman of Tribal Council.
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 museum facility to be built in downtown Palm Springs.
Millie has served as a member of the Desert Museum Board of Directors, Chair of the Building Committee, and has co-chaired the annual Western Museum Association Conference (WMA) in Riverside. She has presented papers in sessions at both the WMA Conference and the Nebraska State Historical Society Conference held at the Gerald R. Ford Conservation Center in Omaha.
Millie was recognized with a Golden Palm Star among the Palm Springs Walk of Stars. She is also the proud recipient of a DAR award (Daughters of the American Revolution).
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.