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Staff Directory
Our staff directory lists contact information for our staff by department. To e-mail staff members, simply click on their name.
To view contacts for a particular department, click a link below.
Administration/Board Offices
President/Director
Dr. Ann Tippitt 704-866-6902
Assistant Director, Operations
Karl McKinnon 704-866-6903

Executive Assistant

Dawn Gevat 704-866-6901
Accountant
Janice Edge 704-869-1985
Curatorial Division
Manager of Collections
Carrie Duran 704-869-1009
Research Coordinator/Curator of Archaeology
Dr. Alan May 704-866-6917
Adjunct Curator, Life Sciences
Dawn Flynn 704-869-1913
Adjunct Curator, Backcountry Lifeways
Kay Moss 704-869-1031
Adjunct Curator, Mycology
Allein Stanley 704-866-6917
Adjunct Curator, Mycology
Dr. Deborah Langsam 704-866-6917
Adjunct Curator, Malacology
Denise Furr 704-866-6917

 

Adjunct Curator, Biology

Dr. Henry Stockwell 704-866-6917

 

Adjunct Curator, Biology

Dr. David Grant 704-866-6917
Museum Advancement
Museum Advancement Director
Tricia Griffin 704-836-0020
Membership Coordinator
Paula McKinnon 704-866-6904
Marketing Director
Amy Ballard 704-866-6923

Interpretation
Head of Interpretation
Tony Pasour 704-866-6919
Graphic Design/Communications/Publications
Robert Crisp 704-866-6909
Office Assistant/Group Appointments
Vacant 704-854-6676
Education
Backcountry Lifeways
Suzanne Simmons 704-866-6913
Aboriginal Studies
Steve Watts 704-866-6912
Environmental Education
Sara English 704-866-6910
Youth Program Specialist/Summer Camps
Christina Rhoney 704-869-1033
Live Animals/Life Science
Stephenie Berggrun 704-866-6915

Earth Science

 
Beverly Owens 704-866-6911
Exhibits
Exhibit Preparator
Mike Lahr 704-869-1029
Exhibit Preparator
Hugh Sherrill 704-866-6921
Exhibit Preparator
Vacant 704-866-6921
Planetarium
Planetarium Director
Jim Craig 704-866-6922

 

Planetarium Presenter (P/T)

Brom Sargent 704-869-1036
Operations Division
Rentals
Karl McKinnon
704-866-6903
Receptionist
Vacant
704-866-6908
Receptionists (P/T)

Becky Murph

Rick Strange

Linda Hudgins

Cindy Parrott

Dawn Martinez

704-866-6908

Maintenance & Security
 
Maintenance/Security Manager
Mark Rudisill
704-866-6055
Weekend Security
Bryan Falls
704-866-6920
Custodians
Glenn Deese
704-836-0019
Outside Crew

Steve Lawber

704-866-6920
Museum Store
Manager
Darlene Smith 704-866-6924
704-854-6675
Clerks

Pacilla Rozzelle (P/T)

Emily Pai (P/T)

704-866-6924