Our People

ADMINISTRATION

Jane Turner
Executive Director

DEVELOPMENT

Debbie Palay
Director of Development

Laura Halad
Manager of Donor Engagement

Janina Edwards
Grant Writer

EDUCATION & PROGRAMMING

Karen Kelly
Director of Exhibits and Education

Liz Nevil-Smith
Exhibits Development Manager

Lauren Shenfeld
Manager of Public Programs

Paul Grigsby
Manager of School & Outreach Programs

Connor Lynch
Education Lead

Spread the Word

Monica English
Spread the Word Coordinator

Imaginators — Professional Actors & Educators

Heather Burkett
Jimmica Collins
Marc Farley
Trevor Goble
John Jenkins, Jr.
Holly Tatem
Jerry G. White

Outreach Educators

Candice McLellan
Claire Christie
Jacqueline Smalley
Jenise Cook
Nissa Kara
Laura Spears
Parker Singletary
Sara Castro

Science Educator

Kate Sherrill

Art Studio Educator

Nehemie Exy

Build-It Lab Educator

DeWayne Morgan

FINANCE & HUMAN RESOURCES

Christy Costello
Director of Finance and Human Resources
 
Vernida Brown
Accounting Clerk
 
Keri Atkins
Bookkeeper
 
Stacy Melich
H.R. Generalist
 
Lyle Davis
Volunteer Coordinator

MARKETING & PR

Stacey Lucas
Director of Marketing

Cayce Dunn
Digital Marketing Manager

Heidi Blackwell
Publications Manager

Constance Baynard
Education & Group Sales Manager

LaQuita Green
Membership Sales Coordinator

BRAVE PR
Public Relations Firm

OPERATIONS

Lilliana Maflin
Director of Operations

Natalia Vuley
Assistant Director of Operations

Darrick Stokes
Facility Manager

Parties

Stacey Brown
Party Associate

Reservations

Kenna Martinez
Reservations Manager

Visitor Services

Jessica Currell-Cohn
Assistant Visitor Services Manager

Candra Umunna
Key Holder

Will Swinson
Play Coach