The senior staff team meets every Monday to discuss initiatives related to the museum’s mission and strategic plan as well as taking a practical look at the week ahead. In this collaborative environment, directors from each department work together to make the museum vibrant and relevant.
Eric Dorfman is the Daniel G. and Carole L. Kamin Director of Carnegie Museum of Natural History. Eric oversees strategic initiatives, operations, and research at the museum. Read more about Eric.
As director of marketing, Kathleen is responsible for public relations, communications, and the development of strategic marketing initiatives.
As museum advancement officer, Leslie is responsible for coordinating fundraising that supports exhibitions, endowment, and special programs at the museum.
As director of education, Laurie oversees educator programs, summer camps, tours, and educational partnerships.
Sloan oversees customer service and works with his team to improve visitors’ museum experience as director of visitor services.
Chelsey oversees in-gallery programs, the care of the museum’s living collection, and the organization of popular events like After Dark as director of lifelong learning.
As director of finance, Jesse oversees the museum’s finances, monitors the budget, and develops financial initiatives.
Becca oversees the development of exhibition content and gallery implementation as director of exhibition experience.
As director of science, Steve oversees the museum’s research staff as well as the management and care of collections.
As director of the museum’s environmental research center, John oversees research, operations, and programs at Powdermill Nature Reserve.