Children's Museum

Mon-Sun 10am–5pm

Four people sitting on bench being drenched with water from buckets above.

Staff Listing


Jane Werner
Executive Director
ext. 212

Maggie Orzechowski

Executive Assistant
ext. 212


Gina Focareta Evans
Director of External Affairs
ext. 283

Julie Segner
Associate Director of Development
ext. 217

Sarah Spiegel
Individual Giving Manager
ext. 284

Susannah Hilliard
Development Coordinator
ext. 330

Jacob Phillips
Grant Coordinator
ext. 331


Chip Lindsey
Director of Education
ext. 221

Carina Kooiman
Art Studio Manager
ext. 224

Yvonne Atkinson
Early Childhood Programs Manager
ext. 213

Rebecca Grabman
ext. 219

Katie Koffler
Making Spaces Project Manager
ext. 228 

Zena Ruiz
Program Manager
ext. 201

Carol Johnson
School Programs and Outreach Manager
ext. 243 

Viv Shaffer
Accessibility and Inclusion Coordinator
ext. 234 

Caitlin Yeager
Art Studio Coordinator 
ext. 267

Lydia Newhouse
Educational Programs Coordinator
ext. 209 

Annie Derek
Garden Coordinator 

Molly Dickerson
Learning Resource Coordinator

Devon Dill
MAKESHOP Coordinator

Jaime Schoyer
School Programs and Outreach Coordinator
ext. 209 

Mark Vander Heide
Art Studio Teaching Artist


Anne Fullenkamp
Director of Design
ext. 222

Rachel Mastromarino
Traveling Exhibits Manager
ext. 229

Greg Russo
Exhibits Manager
ext. 204

Greg Witt
Senior Exhibit Developer
ext. 230  

Joy Cottrill
Exhibit Designer
ext. 263

Bjork Christensen
Exhibit Designer
ext. 216

Kristopher Kaminsky
Exhibit Technician
ext. 280

Amanda Synowiec
Exhibit Technician

Lacey Murray
Business Development Coordinator
ext. 226

PJ Zimmerlink
Museum Curator


Clay Lippert
Physical Plant Manager
ext. 225

Vickie Watson
Facility Coordinator 
ext. 309


Christine Koebley
Director of Finance
ext. 245

Beth Parisi
ext. 320

Nancy Feth
Human Resources Manager
ext. 290

Maribeth Szczepaniuk
ext. 281 

Candice Fisher
Development Coordinator
ext. 208

JuWanda Thurmond
Volunteer Coordinator
ext. 238


Lisa Brahms, PhD
Director of Learning & Research
University of Pittsburgh Center for Learning in Out-of-School Environments

Peter Wardrip, PhD
Learning Scientist


Bill Schlageter
Director of Marketing
ext. 236

Julia McManus
Promotional Events & Festival Activities Manager
ext. 285

Maddy Dix
Festivals Coordinator
ext. 327

Georgia Tankosich
Marketing Assistant
ext. 327


Suzanne McCaffrey
Director of New Media
ext. 233

Mallory Laporte
Communications Specialist
ext. 231

Cori McCulloch
New Media Producer
ext. 288


George Brzezinski
Director of Visitor Services
ext. 218 

Chuck Lippert
Cafe Manager
ext. 203

Katherine Holisky
Membership Manager
ext. 274

Jenna Shuknecht
Special Events Manager
ext. 211

Eric Rummel
Visitor Services Manager
ext. 202

Allyson King
Birthday Party Supervisor
ext. 291

Chelsea Vetere
Front Counter Supervisor

Matt Winning
Group Operations Supervisor
ext. 240

Joe Sullivan
Kitchen Supervisor

Eric Buzard
Special Events Supervisor
ext. 286

Whitney French
Visitor Services Supervisor
ext. 237

Veronika Panagiotou
Call Servicing Coordinator
ext. 319

Luke Moskal
IT Systems Administrator
ext. 235

Angelo Gailioto