Museum Staff

Click on staff member names for email.

ADMINISTRATION

Debbie Ritschel, Interim President & CEO, 309-863-3001

Kate Schureman, VP Administration & COO, 309-863-3002

DEVELOPMENT  &  MEMBERSHIP

Anne Marie Miller, VP Development, 309-863-3026

Erica Wright, Development Officer, 309-863-3019

MARKETING  &  COMMUNICATIONS

Cathie Neumiller, VP Marketing & Communications, 309-863-3006

Devyn Young, Graphic Design Specialist, 309-863-3040

PROGRAMS  &  EXHIBITS

Ann Schmitt, VP Programs | Lead Curator, 309-863-3028

Heather Placko, Group Tours | Public Programs & Volunteer Coordinator, 309-863-3013

Shelby Lessen, Educator & Public Programs Coordinator

Taylor Stef, Museum School Coordinator, 309-863-3034

Dave Grebner, Museum Learning Coordinator, 309-863-3016

Lottie Phillips, Registrar | Assistant Curator of History, 309-863-3064

Cory Tibbits, Director of Exhibition Services, 309-863-3032

Zac Zetterberg, Exhibition Technician | Assistant Curator of Art, 309-863-3012

DOME PLANETARIUM

Renae Kerrigan, Planetarium Curator, 309-863-3030

Nick Rae, Planetarium Educator | Assistant Curator of Science, 309-863-3025

Jack Daleske, Museum Learning Coordinator, 309-863-3048

GIANT SCREEN THEATER

David Stief, Theater Curator, 309-863-3020

Luis Blanco, Theater & Concessions Manager, 309-863-3008

MUSEUM STORE & VISITOR SERVICES

Rachael McArdle, Museum Store Manager, 309-863-3008

Kyle Gehling, Visitor Services Manager, 309-863-3008

FINANCE

Ruth Bittner, CFO, 309-863-3005

Raven Smith, Accounting Assistant, 309-863-3007

IT

Jason Frank, IT Manager, 309-863-3022

FACILITIES OPERATIONS

Tim Seward, Facilities Director, 309-863-3004

Tim Herrin, Maintenance Technician, 309-863-3053