Meet the team

Phone: 302-658-9111
Fax: 302-658-2610

Executive Director

Halsey Spruance, Executive Director, ext. 302

Business Operations & Guest Experience

Michele Harvey, Director of Business Operations, ext. 325
Erika Barber, Human Resources Manager, ext. 324
Malcolm Nolasco, Guest Experience and Exhibits Assistant Manager, ext. 301
Coletta Jones-White, Accounting Coordinator, ext. 326
Susan Breske, Museum Store Coordinator, ext. 317
Matt McGraw, Registration Coordinator, ext. 331
Priscilla Graham, Guest Experience Assistant, ext. 316

Collections and Research

Liz Shea, Ph.D., Director of Collections and Curator of Mollusks, ext. 319
Matthew Halley, Ph.D., Assistant Curator of Birds, ext. 314
Alex Kittle, Senior Collections Manager, Mollusks, ext. 311
Ashley Kempken, Collections Manager, Birds, ext. 315


Jennifer Acord, Director of Advancement, ext. 303
Rebecca Stansell, Assistant Director of Development, ext. 313
Johnny Garcia, Communications Manager, ext. 335
Taylor Morgan, Fundraising Events and Rentals Manager, ext. 337
Julia Quinn, Membership Assistant Manager, ext. 320
Teresa Bonaddio, Graphic Designer

Facility Operations

Chris Hayden, Director of Facilities, ext. 318
Anthony Corradin, Facilities Assistant

Public Engagement

Jill Karlson, Director of Public Engagement, ext. 307
Christina Zampini, Assistant Director of Programs, ext. 322
Madeline Banks, Senior Manager of Interpretation, ext. 334
Ofelia Castaneda, Nature Nook Manager, ext. 308
Robbie Mueller, Discovery Gallery and Exhibits Manager, ext. 308
Cathy Perrotto, Special Events Manager, ext. 308
Jennifer Reynolds, Summer Camp Manager
Nathan Gilson, Animal Care Lead, ext. 334
Lois Lamond, Continuing Education Coordinator, ext. 328

Department contacts

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