Marise McDermott President/CEO 210-357-1924
Bea Abercrombie Chief Administrative Officer 210-357-1871
Kim Biffle Chief of Engagement 210-357-1860
Katye Brought Director of Communications 210-357-1876
Amy Fulkerson Chief Curator 210-357-1868
Linda Gerber Director of Retail Services 210-357-1895
Christina Cate Director of Play 210-357-1945
Randall Webster Chief Creative Officer 210-357-1870
Mike Sprague Chief of Facilities and Security Officer 210-357-1942
Bruce Shackelford Curator of South Texas Heritage 210-357-1862
Harry Shafer, Ph.D. Curator of Archeology 210-863-0141
Heather Welder Russo Chief of Advancement 210-357-1851
Jo’Anna Rosales Volunteer and Internship Program Manager 210-357-1891
Amy Mitchell Director of Education 210-357-1933
Joseph Reyes Director of Creative Design and Brand 210-357-1887
Kenny Placido Director of IT Operations 210-357-1899
Laura MacKay Membership Manager 210-357-1863
Helen Holdsworth Curator of Texas Wild 210-357-1890
Bryan Bayles, Ph.D. Curator of Anthropology & Health 210-357-1908
Thomas Adams, Ph.D. Curator of Paleontology & Geology 210-357-1852

Executive Committee

Kate Rogers At Large
Michael “Mike” Bolner At Large
Dirk Elmendorf Technology
Eddie Aldrete Messaging
Deborah Gray Marino Development
Walter Embrey Facilities
Peggy W. Walker Capital Campaign
Mark H. Metcalfe Past Chair
Jack Stein Treasurer
Ryan Berg Secretary
J.J. Feik Vice Chair
Don Gonzales Chair


Amy Perry
Elizabeth West
Mary West Traylor
Jesse Travis
Edward Steves
Lane Riggs
Richard Prior
Ryan Pape
Susan Naylor
Esteban Lopez
Jim Halff
Bryan Grundhoefer
Betty Feldman
John Edwards
Anthony Edwards
David Dunham
Heather Chandler
Craig Browning
Mary Arno