staff

Burpee Staff

Museum Phone: (815) 965-3433

Anne Weerda – Executive Director

 

Finance and Operational Department

Rhonda Dailing – Director of Finance & Operations 

Monika Gerard  – Visitor Services & Facilities Manager

Exhibits & Collections Department

Alexandra Koch-Benson– Exhibits & Collections

Joshua Mathews  – Engelhardt Moore Director of Paleontology 

Education Department

Brandi Poreda – Education Manager & Volunteer Coordinator

Betsy Carlson – Education

Lisa Johnson – Education

Becca Francis– Education & After School Programming

Nicole Hayes  – Education & Grants

Alyssa Bates  – ZooBabies Instructor & Visitor Services 

Lee Carley – Project Clear Educator

Ebow Quansahk – Registrar for classes & Burpee events

Anthony Dikkers  – Animal Husbandry, Animal Outreach, Facilities

Visitor Services Department

Monika Gerard  – Visitor Services Manager & Membership

Natalie Sati – Visitor Services & Silent Auction Giving

Alyssa Bates  – Visitor Services & ZooBabies Instructor

Maddy Cantu  – Visitor Services

Alex Merry – Visitor Services 

Ebow Quansahk – Registrar for classes & Burpee events

Bernice King  – Visitor & Event Liaison 

Facilities Department

Anthony Dikkers  – Animal Husbandry, Animal Outreach, Facilities

Saad Yassen –  Facilities 

Kamal Almustafa – Facilities

Julian Gonzalez – Facilities

Bernice King  – Visitor & Event Liaison 

Paleontology Department

Joshua Mathews  – Engelhardt Moore Director of Paleontology 

Dan Large – Fossil Prep. in the Paleontology Lab

Cindy Fitzpatrick  – Fossil Prep. in the Paleontology Lab