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 Officer Micah D. Parzen, Ph.D., J.D. ext. 14
Deputy Director Ben Garcia ext. 17
Human Resources Janice Rougas, M.B.A. ext. 79
Executive Assistant Marisa Schumacher ext. 41
Receptionist Melissa Hernandez ext. 10
Curatorial & Cultural Resources: email Collections Dept.
Director of Cultural Resources Kelly Hyberger ext. 46
Cultural Resources Manager, Ethnology Sarah Condomitti ext. 42
Cultural Resources Manager, Indigenous Partnerships Emily Burgueno ext. 56
Cultural Resources Manager, NAGPRA Eva Trujillo ext. 40
Registrar Kara Vetter ext. 44
Cultural Resources Assistant Melanie Dellas ext. 58
Development: email Development Dept.
Chief Development Officer Claudia Ehrlich, M.B.A ext. 16
Foundation and Government Relations Officer James Haddan, M.A. ext. 30
Development Manager Joanna Nimri, M.A. ext. 21
Donor and Member Relations Specialist Sarah Booher, M.A. ext. 19
Development and Membership Assistant Lilian Meza ext. 33
Education and Public Engagement: email Education Dept. ext. 75
Director of Education and Public Engagement Brandie Macdonald ext. 36
Public Engagement Manager Catherine Lee ext. 73
Education Specialist: Race, Equity, and Social Justice Sydney Garcia ext. 82
Education Specialist: Indigenous Cultures and Decolonization Faith Morris ext. 23
School and Public Programs Coordinator Elena Savignano ext. 67
Volunteer Programs Specialist Sharleen Eusebio, M.A. ext. 49
Lead Gallery Educator Felipe Cardenas ext. 39
Gallery Educator Jean Stein – –
Gallery Educator Shawn Hayes – –
Gallery Educator Kasey Nauton – –
Gallery Educator Renee Corpus – –
Gallery Educator Carter Enlow – –
Gallery Educator Justine Clark – –
Gallery Educator Taylor Funderburk – –
Gallery Educator Jose Gonzalez – –
Gallery Educator Lara Segura – –
Director of Exhibits Erika Katayama, M.A. ext. 25
Exhibit Developer Sandy McCann, M.A. ext. 70
Exhibit Designer David Reynoso  – –
Lead Graphic Designer Sonya Calderon ext. 51
Graphic Designer Alonso Lopez ext. 24
Exhibit Fabrication Manager Kate Clyde ext. 76
Senior Exhibit Fabricator Libby Tallman, M.A. ext. 22
Exhibit Technician C. Paul Majors ext. 22
Fabrication Assistant Cindy Thorstad ext. 22
Facilities Manager Mario Guerrero ext. 28
Facilities Technician Eric Ortiz ext. 38
Chief Financial Officer Tabitha McMahon ext. 18
Staff Accountant Brianna Mirabile ext. 34
Accounting Assistant Beatriz Camero ext. 27
Database Administrator Bina Maheswari ext. 26
Marketing: email Marketing Dept.
Marketing and Communications Manager Shannon Fowler, M.A.  ext. 20
Marketing and Communications Associate Sarah Luken ext. 43
Digital Content Associate Samantha Andico ext. 29
Director of Operations Jody Forrest ext. 74
Special Events Manager Teri Saffon, M.A. ext. 31
Lead Security Officer Samantha Darling ext. 84
Security Guard Shelby Miller – –
Security Guard Katie Hagan – –
Security Guard Emmanuel Castro – –
Security Guard Jose Gonzalez – –
Security Guard Austin Salmon – –
Security Guard Julian Cox – –
Security Guard Michelle Puzzo – –
Security Guard Ibiteingo Walcourt – –
Security Guard Alejandro Ibaibarriaga – –
Security Guard Tom McLoughlin – –
Security Desk Security ext 99
Visitor Relations email Visitor Experience Dept. ext. 32
Lead Visitor Relations Associate Ariel Baumbaugh ext. 37
Visitor Relations Associate Shawn Hayes – –
Visitor Relations Associate Martha Konold – –
Visitor Relations Associate Marcos Negrete – –
Visitor Relations Associate Michael Cipriano – –
Visitor Relations Associate Samantha Farrell – –
Visitor Relations Associate Stephanie Balk – –
Visitor Relations Associate Bianca Millan – –
Visitor Relations Associate Haley Rowe – –
Visitor Relations Associate Albert Contreras
Admissions Desk Admissions ext. 32