Staff and Contact Information
We love to hear from you. Feel free to call our main line, 831-429-1964, anytime to learn more about what’s going on at the museum. You can also send an email to email@example.com to share your comments with all of us. Or, catch us online on Twitter, Facebook, or Flickr.
Or you can reach us individually:
Executive Director / Nina Simon
(831) 429-1964 ext. 7018
Email: nina (at) santacruzmah.org
Administrative Manager / Lis DuBois
(831) 429-1964 ext. 7023
Email: lis (at) santacruzmah.org
Membership Director, Development & Marketing Associate / Karen Bush
(831) 429-1964 ext. 7021
Email: karen (at) santacruzmah.org
Community Engagement & Marketing Associate / Elise Granata
(831) 429-1964 ext. 7028
Email: elise (at) santacruzmah.org
Facility Rentals / Katie Chrivia
(831) 429.1964 ext. 7024
Email: katie (at) santacruzmah.org
Summer Camp Coordinator / Jamie Keil
(831) 429-1964 ext. 7020
Email: jamie (at) santacruzmah.org
Curator of History Exhibitions and Collections / Registrar / Marla Novo
(831) 429-1964 ext. 7019
Email: marla (at) santacruzmah.org
Exhibitions Manager / Justin Collins
(831) 429-1964 ext. 7029
Email: justin (at) santacruzmah.org
Director of Community Programs / Stacey Marie Garcia
(831) 429-1964 ext. 7026
Email: stacey (at) santacruzmah.org
Visitor and Volunteer Services Manager / Diana Kapsner
(831) 429-1964 ext. 7010
Email: diana (at) santacruzmah.org
Program Associate / Emily Hope Dobkin
(831) 429-1964 ext. 7025
Email: emily (at) santacruzmah.org
Chief Preparator / Robbie Schoen
Email: robbie (at) santacruzmah.org
Email: kaelle (at) santacruzmah.org
Email: katie (at) santacruzmah.org
Email: sarahg (at) santacruzmah.org
Email: kaih (at) santacruzmah.org
Email: maryk (at) santacruzmah.org
We also have many fabulous interns at the MAH who contribute to our work. Check out a listing of our open internship positions here.
Education Interns: Zealand Reynolds, Alyssa Heekin, Jamie Keil, Diana La, Emily Listmann, Emma Polster, Camille Smyth
Under the leadership of the Director of Education, education interns assist in developing, designing, and delivering art & history lessons both for on-site school tours at the Museum and off-site in local elementary schools.
Third Friday Interns: Kimberly Marks, Charlotte Maldonado, Jenalea Cree and Haley Fricke
3rd Friday interns assist the Director of Community Programs in developing, designing, planning, collaborating and producing 3rd Friday programs at the MAH. They collaborate with local community members, design participatory art and history workshops and help coordinate these themed events every 3rd Friday of the month.
Special Events Intern: Shannon Morgan
The Special Events Intern assists the Director of Community Programs in planning and producing special events such as Workshop Weekend, Wearable Art Ball, Day of the Dead Festival and GLOW.
Event Photography Intern: Sean McGowen
The event photography intern designs and runs our Show & Tell Photography Booth every 3rd Friday . The photography intern also photographs special events and community programs.
Family Art Intern: Emilee Graverson & Emily Murphy
The Family Art intern assists in planning, designing, collaborating and teaching creative and participatory Family Art Day programs at the MAH. Family Art Day occurs every second Saturday of the month and focuses on a specific technique, workshop or project for families of all ages.
Community Programs Marketing and PR Intern: Lizz Aubrey Hill
The Community Programs Marketing and PR intern assists the community programs staff in editing press releases, distributing PR materials, updating social media sites and community calendar postings.
Participatory Exhibit Design Interns: Hollie Dilley
With the curatorial staff, exhibitions interns assist in developing, prototyping, and researching, and installing interactive and participatory elements for exhibitions.
Collections Intern: Carla Noelle Jocson
Collections interns assist Marla Novo, Curator of History/Collections and Registrar, study trends and social aspects in photographs and historical networking. They also help organize MAH’s history archives and special collections.