Museum of Man Staff

Address: 1350 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101
Main Email:
Main Telephone: (619) 239-2001
Fax: (619) 239-2749

E-mail an individual staff member or department by clicking on the names below.


Chief Executive OfficerMicah D. Parzen, Ph.D., J.D.ext. 14
Deputy DirectorBen Garcia, MS Ed.ext. 17
Human ResourcesJanice Rougas, M.B.A.ext. 79
Executive Assistant/ReceptionistMarisa Schumacherext. 41/10
ReceptionistMelissa Hernandezext 10
Curatorial & Collections:email Collections Dept.
Director of CollectionsKelly Hyberger, M.A.ext. 46
Collections ManagerKaren Lacy, M.A.ext. 42
RegistrarKara Vetter, M.A.ext. 44
Collections ArchivistMelanie Dellasext. 58
Collections Manager NAGPRALael Hoffext. 46
Development:email Development Dept.
Chief Development OfficerHope Carlson, M.B.A.ext. 16
Foundation and Government Relations OfficerJames Haddan, M.A.ext. 11
Individual Giving ManagerJoanna Nimri, M.A.ext. 21
Donor and Member Relations SpecialistSarah Booher, M.A.ext. 19
Development and Membership AssistantLilian Meza
Education and Public Engagement:email Education Dept.ext. 75
Director of Education and Public EngagementJason Porter, M.A., Ed.Dext. 36
Public Engagement ManagerCatherine Leeext. 73
Education and Programs AssociateSydney Garciaext. 82
Education and Programs AssociateFaith Morrisext. 23
School and Public Programs CoordinatorJasmine Chuext. 67
Volunteer Programs & Education AssociateSharleen Eusebio, M.A.ext. 49
Lead Gallery EducatorFelipe Cardenasext. 39
Gallery EducatorJean Stein– –
Gallery EducatorShawn Hayes– –
Gallery EducatorKasey Nauton– –
Gallery EducatorRenee Corpus– –
Gallery EducatorElena Savignano– –
Gallery EducatorCarter Enlow– –
Gallery EducatorNomsa Burkhardt– –
Gallery EducatorJesse Fernandez– –
Gallery EducatorJustine Clark– –
Gallery EducatorTaylor Funderburk– –
Director of ExhibitsErika Katayama, M.A.ext. 25
Exhibit DesignerDavid Reynoso – –
Exhibit DeveloperSarah Crawfordext. 70
Lead Graphic DesignerSonya Calderonext. 51
Graphic DesignerAlonso Lopezext. 24
Exhibit Fabrication ManagerKate Clydeext. 76
Exhibit FabricatorLibby Tallman, M.A.ext. 22
Exhibit TechnicianKarissa Leighext. 22
Facilities ManagerMario Guerreroext. 28
Facilities TechnicianManuel Ruizext. 38
Chief Financial OfficerTabitha McMahonext. 18
Accounting ManagerLouis Gonzalezext. 34
Accounting AssistantBeatriz Cameroext. 27
Database AdministratorBina Maheswariext. 26
Marketing:email Marketing Dept.
Marketing and Communications ManagerShannon Fowler, M.A. ext. 20
Marketing and Communications AssociateSarah Lukenext. 43
Director of OperationsJody Forrestext. 74
Special Events ManagerTeri Saffon, M.A.ext. 31
Lead Security OfficerSamantha Darlingext. 84
Security GuardJohn Jones– –
Security GuardShelby Miller– –
Security GuardMichael Schloeder– –
Security GuardJames Swank– –
Security GuardKatie Hagan– –
Security GuardEmmanuel Castro– –
Security GuardJonathan Martin
Security DeskSecurityext 99
Visitor Relationsemail Visitor Experience Dept.ext. 32
Lead Visitor Relations AssociateAriel Baumbaughext. 37
ConciergeMarc Lonn– –
Visitor Relations AssociateShawn Hayes – –
Visitor Relations AssociateMartha Price– –
Visitor Relations AssociateSofia De la Rocha– –
Visitor Relations AssociateMarcos Negrete– –
Visitor Relations AssociateMichael Cipriano– –
Visitor Relations AssociateSamantha Farrell– –
Visitor Relations AssociateStephanie Balk– –
Visitor Relations AssociateJesse Uribe– –
Visitor Relations AssociateBianca Millan– –
Visitor Relations AssociateCasey Meredith– –
Visitor Relations AssociateHaley Rowe– –
Admissions DeskAdmissionsext. 32