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MCM Leadership

Deb Gilpin, Executive DirectorPresident & CEO 
Deborah Gilpin
(608) 256-6445, ext. 553
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Director of Development
Dani Luckett
(608) 256-6445, ext. 534
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Kia Karlen, Director of Education Director of Education
Kia Karlen
(608) 256-6445, ext. 541
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Director of Exhibits

Brenda Baker
(608) 256-6445, ext. 545
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Director of Facilities
Luke Schultz
(608) 256-6445, ext. 150
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Director of Marketing & Communications
Jonathan Zarov
(608) 256-6445, ext. 149
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Administrative Staff

Controller
Melanie Patterson
(608) 256-6445, ext. 164
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Executive Assistant
Mary Jo Elert
(608) 256-6445, ext. 383
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Operations Manager
Jessie-Rae Starr
(608) 256-6445, ext. 385
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Development Staff

American Girl Benefit Sale Event Manager
Lisa Clark
(608) 256-6445, ext. 777
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Development Officer
Gabriella March Gerhardt
(608) 256-6445, ext. 537
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Grants & Stewardship Manager
(608) 256-6445, ext. 535
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Special Events Manager
Stephanie Sabo
(608) 256-6445, ext. 536
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Education Staff

Art Studio Manager
Laurie Rossbach
(608) 256-6445, ext. 146
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Associate Director of Education
Sandra Bonnici
(608) 256-6445, ext. 542
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Early Learning Manager
Heather Davis
(608) 256-6445, ext. 145
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Education Supervisor
Casey Coolidge
(608) 256-6445, ext. 444
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Environmental Education Manager
Cheryl DeWelt
(608) 256-6445, ext. 142
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Possible-opolis Manager
Tim Dreyer
(608) 256-6445, ext. 379
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Visitor Services Coordinator
Anneke van Lith
(608) 256-6445, ext. 552
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Exhibits Staff

Exhibit and Graphic Designer
Nadia Niggli
(608) 256-6445, ext. 547
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Exhibits Fabricator
George Bruhn
(608) 256-6445, ext. 151
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Exhibit Maintenance Technician
Sarah Deppe
(608) 256-6445, ext. 387
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Project and Maintenance Manager
Tim Dreyer
(608) 256-6445, ext. 379
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Senior Exhibits Designer and Fabricator
Jon Edwards
(608) 256-6445, ext. 549
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Technology Integration Specialist
James Schrader
(608) 256-6445, ext. 546
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Facilities Staff

Facilities Technician
John Laurence
(608) 256-6445, ext. 152
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Marketing Staff

Communications Coordinator
(608) 256-6445, ext. 539
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Data Integration Administrator
Kelley Rowe
(608) 256-6445, ext. 156
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Facility Rental Coordinator
J. Belmont
(608) 256-6445, ext. 540
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Graphic Designer
Katherine Mead
(608) 256-6445, ext. 538
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Marketing Supervisor
Nicole Ziehm
(608) 256-6445, ext. 444
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Marketing Supervisor
Taylor Flesch
(608) 256-6445, ext. 444
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Membership Manager
Amanda Strobel Wise
(608) 256-6445, ext. 550
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Visitor Services Coordinator 
Matt Shutler
(608) 256-6445, ext. 382
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Board Officers, 2017-2018

José Madera, Chair
Assistant Dean, College of Letters & Science, UW Madison

Margaret “Peggy” Pyle, Immediate Past Chair
Vice Chair, The Pyle Group

Lisa Lange, Vice-Chair
Chief Legal Officer/Chief Compliance Officer, Madison Investment Advisors

Cristina Choi, Secretary
Corporate Legal Counsel at Genus PLC

David R. Stockwell, Treasurer
Chief Financial Officer, Therma-Stor

Tim Heinrich, Officer-at-Large
Director-Customer Support Services, Alliant Energy

Leslie Watkins, Officer-at-Large
Social Media & Marketing Manager, Hilldale Shopping Center


Board Members

TJ Blitz, CCIM
Managing Principal, Cresa Madison

Benjamin Brunette
Attorney, Husch Blackwell

Kaleem Caire
Founder & CEO, One City Early Learning Centers

Loan Dang Rathgeber
Community Volunteer

Jane Doughty
Community Volunteer

Adrienne Ehrhardt
Partner, Michael Best

Joan Ershler, PhD
Director, Waisman Early Childhood Program, UW-Madison

Penelope Gialamas
Community Volunteer

Paul Higginbotham
Wisconsin Appellate Court Judge

Darcy Kind
Conservation Biologist, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

Gloria Ladson-Billings
Kellner Family Chair in Urban Education, UW Madison

Katie Ryan Kurtz
Senior Strategist, Decision Point

Seth Pollak, PhD
Laboratory Director, Child Emotion Lab, Waisman Center

Matt Premo
Senior Project Manager, J.H. Findorff & Son Inc.

John R. Sims
Vice President, Private Banking Relationship Manager, The Private Client Reserve of U.S. Bank

Stephen Zanoni
General Manager, Madison Concourse Hotel & Governor’s Club

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