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Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History
2559 Puesta del Sol
Santa Barbara, California 93105 USA

Offices & General Information: (805) 682-4711
FAX: (805) 569-3170
Museum League: (805) 682-4711 ext.181
Sea Center: (805) 962-2526



  President & CEO
      Luke Swetland
Ext. 101
  Executive Assistant
Office of the President & CEO

      Carolyn Mortholé
Ext. 102
  Chief Operating Officer
      Diane Wondolowski
Ext. 103
  Human Resources Advisor
      Alice Bourland
Ext. 105
  Human Resources Generalist
      Evie Rangel
Ext. 166
  Volunteer Manager
      Rebecca Fagan-Coulter
Ext. 107
  Information Systems Manager
      Phillip Morones
Ext. 106
  Information Systems Technician
      Garrett Favre-Schwan      
  Information Systems Technician
      Armando M. Del Campo


Collections and Research
  Curator and Howard/Berry Chair of Malacology
     Henry W. Chaney, Ph.D.
Ext. 150
  Curator of Anthropology
      John R. Johnson, Ph.D.
Ext. 139
  Curator of Ethnography
      Jan Timbrook, Ph.D.
Ext. 140
  Collections Manager
      Tacy Kennedy
Ext. 141
  Office Assistant/Curatorial Assistant
      Kaleigh Blair
Ext. 143
Galleries and Other Collections
  Curator, John & Peggy Maximus Gallery
      Linda Miller
Ext. 133
  Exhibit Designer, John & Peggy Maximus Gallery
     Elizabeth Soriano
Ext. 132 
  California Condor Archives
      Jan Hamber
Ext. 180
Invertebrate Zoology
  Curator of Malacology
      Daniel L. Geiger, Ph.D.
Ext. 152
  Curator Emeritus
      F. G. (Eric) Hochberg, Ph.D.
Ext. 145
  Curator and Howard/Berry Chair of Malacology
      Henry W. Chaney, Ph.D.
Ext. 150
  Curator of Malacology
      Paul Valentich-Scott
Ext. 146
  Associate Curator of Invertebrate Zoology
      Patricia Sadeghian, M.A.
Ext. 147
  Curator of Entomology
      Matthew Gimmel, Ph.D.
Ext. 151
Museum Library
  Museum Librarian
      Terri Sheridan
Ext. 134
Vertebrate Zoology
  Curator of Vertebrate Zoology
      Paul W. Collins, M.A.
Ext. 154
  Associate Curator of Vertebrate Zoology
      Krista Fahy, Ph.D.
Ext. 155


  Director of Development
     Caroline Grange
Ext. 109
  Development Assistant
     Sarah Clement
Ext. 110
  Development Officer
     Rebecca Summers
Ext. 111 
  Development Officer-Leadership Circles
     Diane Devine
Ext. 124  
  Events Manager
      Meridith Moore
Ext. 112
  Membership Manager
      Leana Orsua 
Ext. 114
  Membership Assistant
      Michelle Sevilla


Marketing & Design
  Director of Marketing
Sherri Frazer

Marketing & PR Associate
      Jashua Bane
Ext. 117

Ext. 116
  Sr. Graphic Designer & Webmaster
     Juan Minera
Ext. 118


  Director of Education
     Justin Canty
Ext. 162
  Community Education Manager
     Ron Skinner
Ext. 170
  Nature Adventures Manager – Camps 
     Tyrena Chin
Ext. 171
  Teen Programs Manager
     Kelley App  
Ext. 172
  School and Teacher Services Manager
     Kristen Carté Smith
Ext. 168
  Nature Collection
      Jess Nikolai
Ext. 122
  School & Teacher Services Specialist 
       Nancy Williams
Ext. 108
  Backyard Naturalists
       Jess Nikolai, Michelle Gee
Ext. 138
  Curiosity Lab Naturalists
      Eileen Hiestand, Travis King, Michael Berg
      Alina Werth, Zak Dafaallah
Ext. 169
  Astronomy Programs Manager
       Javier Rivera
Ext. 173
  Astronomy Programs Assistant
       Zak Dafaallah
Ext. 173
  Astronomy Hotline Ext. 405  


  Director of Exhibits 
     Frank Hein
Ext. 129
  Exhibits Technician & Designer
     Rose Briccetti
Ext. 126
  Exhibits Technician
     Gregg Pellegrini
Ext. 130


  Director of Facilities
      Gary Robinson
Ext. 125
  Facilities Manager
      David Higgins
Ext. 159
      Sal Reyes
Ext. 127  
      Francisco Lopez
Ext. 127  
  Senior Groundskeeper
      Larry Bregante
Ext. 127  
  Weekend Watchman
      Richard Rance                          


Visitor Services
  Director of Visitor Services
      Amy Carpenter
Ext. 123
  Assistant Manager, Visitor Services 
      Kim Zsembik
Ext. 121
  Visitor Services Ext. 100


Sea Center (805-962-2526, Sea Center only)
  Sea Center Director
      Amanda Allen
Ext. 101
  Sea Center Manager 
      Richard Smalldon 
Ext. 111
  Volunteer Manager
      Sophie Busch
Ext. 104
  Programs Coordinator
      Jackie Hunt
Ext. 110
  School and Teacher Services Coordinator
      Sarah Todd                        
Ext. 108 
      Tommy Wilson
Ext. 105
      Tyler Haven
Ext. 105
  Sea Center Interpreter
      José Lobato, Ethan Nash, 
     Rebecca Webb, Steve Keller
Ext. 109
  Visitors Services Coordinator Ext. 100



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