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Carter Arnot Polakoff

President & Chief Executive Officer

Board Chair Dennis Rasmussen

Dennis F. Rasmussen

Board Chair

Board Member Monica Brandes

Monica Brandes

Board Treasurer & Vice Chair

Board Member Mark Pollak

Mark Pollak, Esq.

Board Secretary

Annie Brown

Board Member

Board Member Holly Carnevale

Holly Carnevale

Board Member

Board Member Steve Canaras

Stephen Canaras

Board Member

Board Member Angela Celestin

Angela Celestin

Board Member

Board Member Bill Corey

William S. Corey, Jr.

Board Member

Board Member Sal Dhanani

Sal Dhanani

Board Member

Board Member Dan Fulmer

Daniel Fulmer

Board Member

Board Member Jeffrey Graham

Jeffrey Graham

Board Member

Teri M. Guarnaccia

Board Member

Todd Gustin

Board Member

Board Member Randy Guttman

Randy Guttman

Board Member

Board Member Kathleen Hardway

Kathleen S. Hardway

Board Member

Ashley Hatter

Board Member

Board Member Dana Henson

Dana Henson

Board Member

Pat Hoge

Board Member

Board Member Tony Imbraguglio

Anthony V. Imbraguglio

Board Member

Claudia Jolin

Board Member

Board Member Dominique Kelly

Dominique Kelly

Board Member

Board Member Chad Lane

Chad Lane

Board Member

Board Member Willy Palmer

William Palmer

Board Member

Board Member Melanie Perreault

Melanie Perreault

Board Member

Board Member Brice Phillips

Brice Phillips

Board Member

Board Member Tom Pilkerton

Thomas S. Pilkerton III

Board Member

Board Member Chris Ripley

Christopher S. Ripley

Board Member

Board Member Shantell Roberts

Shantell Roberts

Board Member

Board Member Dan Russell

Daniel T. Russell, CPA.ABV.CFF, CVA, CFE, MSA

Board Member

Alexis “Lucky” Thompson

Board Member Morry Zolet

Morry Zolet

Board Member

Doug Becker, Port Discovery Board Member

Douglas L. Becker

Chair Emeritus

Kurt Schmoke

President's Advisory Council Member

Anirban Basu

President's Advisory Council Member

Nancy Grasmick, Ph.D

President's Advisory Council Member

Aris Melissaratos

President's Advisory Council Member

Janet Marie Smith

President's Advisory Council Member

Michele Whelley

President's Advisory Council Member

Elizabeth Greenblatt, Chair

Explorer's Council Member

Ben Ballard

Explorer's Council Member

Grace Beal

Explorer's Council Member

Katie Beltz

Explorer's Council Member

Brian Bourne

Explorer's Council Member

Zachary Bussey

Explorer's Council Member

Jessica Chernyavsky

Explorer's Council Member

Brian Cunningham

Ciera Gallub

Explorer's Council Member

Kyle Goodwin

Explorer's Council Member

Tim Hartnett

Explorer's Council Member

Kayleigh Keilty

Wendy LeNoir

Explorer's Council Member

Sean Sutherland

Explorer's Council Member

Paul Taylor

Debra Temple

Explorer's Council Member

Lea White Young

Explorer's Council Member

Michel Anderson

Chief of Strategic Projects

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Bonnie Schwartz Nolan

Vice President, Finance

Kelli Coffman

Senior Vice President of Museum Operations

Rachel Demma, Ed.D.

Vice President of Learning, Visitor Experience & Community Engagement

Sonja Cendak

Vice President of Development & Marketing

Ashley Smith

Visitor Experience Manager

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Candice Jackson

Director of Sales

Kofi Jamal Simmons

Museum Safety Manager

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Emanuel Figueroa, CFRE

Director of Individual and Corporate Relations

Aliyah Howard

Box Office & Membership Manager

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Angie Martin, MBA, SHRM-CP, PHR

HR Manager

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Annette Smith

Housekeeping Manager

Chris Brown

Public Programs Manager

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Catherine Allen

Grants Manager

Kathryn Schmitt

Volunteer & Visitor Manager

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Sophie Shippe

Director of Marketing & Communications

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Erin Wahl

Public Events Manager & Executive Assistant to the CEO

Image of Ka'la Watkins at Port Discovery.

Ka’la Watkins

Box Office Supervisor

Deborah Greengold at Port Discovery Children's Museum.

Deborah Greengold

Digital Content Specialist

Kris Garcia

Development & Marketing Assistant

Catherine Jurado

Groups Program Manager

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Derek Cooper

Learning Senior Specialist

Dottie

Learning Experience Specialist

Jessica Preactor

Learning Experience Specialist

London Drake

Learning Experience Specialist

Samantha Lapano

Learning Experience Specialist

Seth Adam Kallick

Learning Senior Specialist & Resident Musician

Shelby Hiken, M.Ed

Training & Mentoring Manager

Emily Quan

Technician

Hope Myers

Director of Exhibits & Facilities

Matt Rinehart

Senior Technician

Mike Kastanakis

Senior Accountant

Grace Diss

Group Sales Manager

Beck

Visitor Experience Assistant

Elisa

Visitor Experience Assistant

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Kenneth Clemons

Art Associate

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Kevin DiLegge

Greeter

Skylar Riveria

Visitor Experience Assistant

Picture of Antonio Gudger at Port Discovery

Antonio Gudger

Housekeeping Expert

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Darrell Allen

Housekeeping Expert

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Kevin Norris

Housekeeping Expert

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Theodus Wylie

Housekeeping Expert

Board of Directors

Board Chair Dennis Rasmussen

Dennis F. Rasmussen

Board Chair

Board Member Monica Brandes

Monica Brandes

Board Treasurer & Vice Chair

Board Member Mark Pollak

Mark Pollak, Esq.

Board Secretary

Annie Brown

Board Member

Board Member Holly Carnevale

Holly Carnevale

Board Member

Board Member Steve Canaras

Stephen Canaras

Board Member

Board Member Angela Celestin

Angela Celestin

Board Member

Board Member Bill Corey

William S. Corey, Jr.

Board Member

Board Member Sal Dhanani

Sal Dhanani

Board Member

Board Member Dan Fulmer

Daniel Fulmer

Board Member

Board Member Jeffrey Graham

Jeffrey Graham

Board Member

Teri M. Guarnaccia

Board Member

Todd Gustin

Board Member

Board Member Randy Guttman

Randy Guttman

Board Member

Board Member Kathleen Hardway

Kathleen S. Hardway

Board Member

Ashley Hatter

Board Member

Board Member Dana Henson

Dana Henson

Board Member

Pat Hoge

Board Member

Board Member Tony Imbraguglio

Anthony V. Imbraguglio

Board Member

Claudia Jolin

Board Member

Board Member Dominique Kelly

Dominique Kelly

Board Member

Board Member Chad Lane

Chad Lane

Board Member

Board Member Willy Palmer

William Palmer

Board Member

Board Member Melanie Perreault

Melanie Perreault

Board Member

Board Member Brice Phillips

Brice Phillips

Board Member

Board Member Tom Pilkerton

Thomas S. Pilkerton III

Board Member

Board Member Chris Ripley

Christopher S. Ripley

Board Member

Board Member Shantell Roberts

Shantell Roberts

Board Member

Board Member Dan Russell

Daniel T. Russell, CPA.ABV.CFF, CVA, CFE, MSA

Board Member

Alexis “Lucky” Thompson

Board Member Morry Zolet

Morry Zolet

Board Member

Doug Becker, Port Discovery Board Member

Douglas L. Becker

Chair Emeritus

Explorer's Council

Elizabeth Greenblatt, Chair

Explorer's Council Member

Ben Ballard

Explorer's Council Member

Grace Beal

Explorer's Council Member

Katie Beltz

Explorer's Council Member

Brian Bourne

Explorer's Council Member

Zachary Bussey

Explorer's Council Member

Jessica Chernyavsky

Explorer's Council Member

Brian Cunningham

Ciera Gallub

Explorer's Council Member

Kyle Goodwin

Explorer's Council Member

Tim Hartnett

Explorer's Council Member

Kayleigh Keilty

Wendy LeNoir

Explorer's Council Member

Sean Sutherland

Explorer's Council Member

Paul Taylor

Debra Temple

Explorer's Council Member

Lea White Young

Explorer's Council Member

President’s Advisory Council

Kurt Schmoke

President's Advisory Council Member

Anirban Basu

President's Advisory Council Member

Nancy Grasmick, Ph.D

President's Advisory Council Member

Aris Melissaratos

President's Advisory Council Member

Janet Marie Smith

President's Advisory Council Member

Michele Whelley

President's Advisory Council Member

All Staff

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Carter Arnot Polakoff

President & Chief Executive Officer

Michel Anderson

Chief of Strategic Projects

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Bonnie Schwartz Nolan

Vice President, Finance

Kelli Coffman

Senior Vice President of Museum Operations

Rachel Demma, Ed.D.

Vice President of Learning, Visitor Experience & Community Engagement

Sonja Cendak

Vice President of Development & Marketing

Ashley Smith

Visitor Experience Manager

image of Candice Jackson, director of sales at Port Discovery smiling in the Studio Workshop

Candice Jackson

Director of Sales

Kofi Jamal Simmons

Museum Safety Manager

Photo of Emanuel Figueroa at Port Discovery Children's Museum

Emanuel Figueroa, CFRE

Director of Individual and Corporate Relations

Aliyah Howard

Box Office & Membership Manager

Picture of Angie Martin at Port Discovery

Angie Martin, MBA, SHRM-CP, PHR

HR Manager

Image of Annette Smith at Port Discovery

Annette Smith

Housekeeping Manager

Chris Brown

Public Programs Manager

Photo of Catherine Allen at Port Discovery Children's Museum

Catherine Allen

Grants Manager

Kathryn Schmitt

Volunteer & Visitor Manager

Picture of Sophie Shippe at Port Discovery

Sophie Shippe

Director of Marketing & Communications

Picture of Erin Wahl at Port Discovery

Erin Wahl

Public Events Manager & Executive Assistant to the CEO

Image of Ka'la Watkins at Port Discovery.

Ka’la Watkins

Box Office Supervisor

Deborah Greengold at Port Discovery Children's Museum.

Deborah Greengold

Digital Content Specialist

Kris Garcia

Development & Marketing Assistant

Catherine Jurado

Groups Program Manager

Picture of Derek Cooper at Port Discovery Children's Museum

Derek Cooper

Learning Senior Specialist

Dottie

Learning Experience Specialist

Jessica Preactor

Learning Experience Specialist

London Drake

Learning Experience Specialist

Samantha Lapano

Learning Experience Specialist

Seth Adam Kallick

Learning Senior Specialist & Resident Musician

Shelby Hiken, M.Ed

Training & Mentoring Manager

Emily Quan

Technician

Hope Myers

Director of Exhibits & Facilities

Matt Rinehart

Senior Technician

Mike Kastanakis

Senior Accountant

Grace Diss

Group Sales Manager

Beck

Visitor Experience Assistant

Elisa

Visitor Experience Assistant

Picture of Kenneth Clemmons at Port Discovery Children's Museum

Kenneth Clemons

Art Associate

Picture of Kevin DiLegge at Port Discovery

Kevin DiLegge

Greeter

Skylar Riveria

Visitor Experience Assistant

Picture of Antonio Gudger at Port Discovery

Antonio Gudger

Housekeeping Expert

Picture of Darrell Allen at Port Discovery

Darrell Allen

Housekeeping Expert

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Kevin Norris

Housekeeping Expert

Image of Theodus Wylie at Port Discovery

Theodus Wylie

Housekeeping Expert

Leadership Team

Profile photo of Carter Arnot Polakoff, CEO of Port Discovery

Carter Arnot Polakoff

President & Chief Executive Officer

Michel Anderson

Chief of Strategic Projects

Image of Bonnie Schwartz Nolan at Port Discovery Children's Museum

Bonnie Schwartz Nolan

Vice President, Finance

Kelli Coffman

Senior Vice President of Museum Operations

Rachel Demma, Ed.D.

Vice President of Learning, Visitor Experience & Community Engagement

Sonja Cendak

Vice President of Development & Marketing

Hope Myers

Director of Exhibits & Facilities

Administration & Finance

Profile photo of Carter Arnot Polakoff, CEO of Port Discovery

Carter Arnot Polakoff

President & Chief Executive Officer

Michel Anderson

Chief of Strategic Projects

Image of Bonnie Schwartz Nolan at Port Discovery Children's Museum

Bonnie Schwartz Nolan

Vice President, Finance

Picture of Angie Martin at Port Discovery

Angie Martin, MBA, SHRM-CP, PHR

HR Manager

Picture of Erin Wahl at Port Discovery

Erin Wahl

Public Events Manager & Executive Assistant to the CEO

Mike Kastanakis

Senior Accountant

Learning & Visitor Experience

Rachel Demma, Ed.D.

Vice President of Learning, Visitor Experience & Community Engagement

Ashley Smith

Visitor Experience Manager

Chris Brown

Public Programs Manager

Kathryn Schmitt

Volunteer & Visitor Manager

Catherine Jurado

Groups Program Manager

Picture of Derek Cooper at Port Discovery Children's Museum

Derek Cooper

Learning Senior Specialist

Dottie

Learning Experience Specialist

Jessica Preactor

Learning Experience Specialist

London Drake

Learning Experience Specialist

Samantha Lapano

Learning Experience Specialist

Seth Adam Kallick

Learning Senior Specialist & Resident Musician

Shelby Hiken, M.Ed

Training & Mentoring Manager

Beck

Visitor Experience Assistant

Elisa

Visitor Experience Assistant

Picture of Kenneth Clemmons at Port Discovery Children's Museum

Kenneth Clemons

Art Associate

Picture of Kevin DiLegge at Port Discovery

Kevin DiLegge

Greeter

Skylar Riveria

Visitor Experience Assistant

Operations

Kelli Coffman

Senior Vice President of Museum Operations

image of Candice Jackson, director of sales at Port Discovery smiling in the Studio Workshop

Candice Jackson

Director of Sales

Kofi Jamal Simmons

Museum Safety Manager

Aliyah Howard

Box Office & Membership Manager

Image of Annette Smith at Port Discovery

Annette Smith

Housekeeping Manager

Image of Ka'la Watkins at Port Discovery.

Ka’la Watkins

Box Office Supervisor

Emily Quan

Technician

Hope Myers

Director of Exhibits & Facilities

Matt Rinehart

Senior Technician

Grace Diss

Group Sales Manager

Development & Marketing

Sonja Cendak

Vice President of Development & Marketing

Photo of Emanuel Figueroa at Port Discovery Children's Museum

Emanuel Figueroa, CFRE

Director of Individual and Corporate Relations

Photo of Catherine Allen at Port Discovery Children's Museum

Catherine Allen

Grants Manager

Picture of Sophie Shippe at Port Discovery

Sophie Shippe

Director of Marketing & Communications

Picture of Erin Wahl at Port Discovery

Erin Wahl

Public Events Manager & Executive Assistant to the CEO

Deborah Greengold at Port Discovery Children's Museum.

Deborah Greengold

Digital Content Specialist

Kris Garcia

Development & Marketing Assistant