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
Coletta Jones-White, Accounting Coordinator, ext. 326
Matt McGraw, Registration Coordinator, ext. 331
Malcolm Nolasco, Guest Experience Coordinator, ext. 301
Susan Breske, Museum Store Lead, ext. 317
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 Communications, ext. 313
Teresa Bonaddio, Graphic Designer

Development and Membership

Darcie Martin, Deputy Executive Director, ext. 303
Taylor Morgan, Fundraising Events and Rentals Manager, ext. 337
Julia Quinn, Membership Coordinator, ext. 320
Heather Hayter, Development Assistant/Rentals Coordinator


Helen Bilinski, Director of Exhibits, ext. 312

Facility Operations

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

Public Engagement

Jill Karlson, Director of Public Engagement, ext. 307
Madeline Banks, Interpretation Manager, ext. 334
Ofelia Castaneda, Early Childhood & Professional Development Manager, ext. 308
Cathy Perrotto, Discovery Gallery Manager, ext. 308
Christina Zampini, School & Community Program Manager, ext. 322
Amelia Hoskins, Camp & Scout Assistant Manager, ext. 306
Nathan Gilson, Interpretation Lead, ext. 334
Robbie Mueller, Discovery Gallery Lead, ext. 308
Lois Lamond, Continuing Education Coordinator, ext. 328

Department contacts

School & Community