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Hours of Operation

Sept 4 to May 17, 2019
Tues - Fri • 10 am to 4 pm

Sat & Sun • 11 am to 5 pm
CLOSED Mondays

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*Hours of operation vary for holidays. 

Board & Staff Directory

THE BOARD OF GOVERNORS 2018-2019

James Cohen, Chair 

Penny McMillan, Vice-Chair; Chair, Executive Committee, Chair, Revenue Committee

Jeoff Chipman, Past-Chair; Secretary; Chair, Capital Renewal Planning Committee; Chair, Capital & Endowment Campaign

Bob Brennan, Treasurer; Chair, Finance Committee; Chair, Investment Committee

Scott Craig, ChairNominating & Governance Committee

Linda Burch, Chair, Human Resources & Compensation Committee

Nancy Anderson

Jessica Dumas

Charles Henaire

Marina James

Maureen Matthews

Fred Mazepa

Sam McLaughlin

Brigitte Sandron

Sherry Smith

Jackie Wild

Past Board Chairs:

Sangeet Bhatia 2010 – 2012

Jeoff Chipman 2012 – 2015

Scott Craig 2015-2018

THE MANITOBA MUSEUM FOUNDATION INC. 2018-2019 BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Scott Craig, President, Past Chair, Board of Governors 

Art Pearson, Vice-President & Treasurer

Barbara Crutchley, Secretary

William F. Baines

Jeoff Chipman

James Cohen, Chair, Board of Governors 

Merv Gunter

Joe Hershfield

Penny McMillan

Jennifer Moore Rattray

EXECUTIVE OFFICE
Claudette Leclerc
Chief Executive Officer
(204) 988-0630

Martina Hutchison
Executive Assistant to the CEO
(204) 988-0668

FUND DEVELOPMENT/RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT
Heather Laser
Director of Philanthropy
(204) 988-0656

Ashleigh Czyrnyj
Individual Giving Officer
(204)-988-0687

Janet Rheault
Corporate Partnerships Manager

Jakee Werbuk
Sponsorship & Fundraising Events Manager
(204) 988-0629

Cindi Steffan
Grants Manager
(204) 988-0662

Tegan McGreevy
Donations Relations Coordinator
(204) 988-0571

MARKETING, SALES & PROGRAMS
Debra Fehr
Director of Marketing, Sales and Programs
(204) 988-0638

Jody Tresoor
Communications Specialist
(204) 988-0614

Desiree Rantala
Digital Media Coordinator
(204) 988-0686

SALES & VISITOR SERVICES
Liette Robert
Sales and Event Manager
(204) 988-0665

Rachel Maes
Events Coordinator
(204) 988-0696

Lauren Baker
Manager, Visitor Services
(204) 988-0617

Wendy Bilous
Manager, Museum Shop
(204) 988-0606

Kaitlin Aiello
Membership Coordinator
(204) 988-0647

Ashley Hoeppner
Receptionist/Réceptionniste
(204) 956-2830

Laura Bergen
Visitor Services Associate

Jason Williams
Visitor Services Associate / Term Learning Facilitator

Jennifer Olenick
Visitor Services Associate

Matthew Kolthof
Visitor Services Associate

Nicole Desautels
Visitor Services Associate

Daniel Russell
Visitor Services Associate

Kalysta Kos
Visitor Services Associate

Jenna Coutts
Visitor Services Associate

PROGRAMS
Rachel Erickson
Manager, Learning & Engagement
(204) 988-0685

Scott Young
Manager, Planetarium and Science Gallery
(204) 988-0627

Fiona Sime
Programs and Reservations Coordinator
(204) 988-0626

Anya Moodie-Foster
Learning & Engagement Supervisor
204-988-0688

Mike Jensen
Science Gallery and Planetarium Programs Supervisor
(204) 988-0613

Corinne Antoniuk
Learning & Engagement Producer (Bilingual)
(204) 988-0671

Rob Gendron
Learning & Engagement Producer (Bilingual)
(204) 988-0691

Shauna Carmichael
Learning Facilitator

Erin Buelow
Learning Facilitator

Nancy Renwick
Learning Facilitator

Eliette Rheault
Learning Facilitator

Jason Williams
Learning Facilitator

Alex Judge
Learning Facilitator

Leigh McKinnon
Science Communicator

Kevin Mogk
Science Content Creator

Ray Saltel
Science Communicator

Len Van Roon
Science Communicator

Malaïka Brandt-Murenzi
Science Communicator

Clair Woodbury
Science Communicator

FINANCE OFFICE
David Thompson, CA CMC CMA
Director of Finance & Operations
(204) 988-0632

Lori Borkowsky
Financial Controller
(204) 988-0622

Kathy Moran
Business Office Assistant
(204) 988-0623

OPERATIONS
Bert Valentin
Operations Supervisor
(204) 988-0625

Paul Martin
Operations Assistant
(204) 988-0560

Jaya Beange
Senior Exhibit Designer
(204) 988-0673

Marc Hébert
Carpenter/Cabinetmaker
(204) 988-0664

Hans Thater
Technology and Multimedia Specialist
(204) 988-0695

Sean Workman
Museum Technical Assistant
(204) 988-0644

HUMAN RESOURCES AND VOLUNTEER SERVICES
Adelana Adeleye-Olusae
Director of Human Resources
(204) 988-0667

Noreen Hees
Volunteer & Employee Relations Manager
(204) 988-0633

RESEARCH, COLLECTIONS & EXHIBITS

Seema Hollenberg
Director of Research, Collections and Exhibits
(204) 988-0635

Jan Canseco
Administrative Assistant
(204) 988-0612

EXHIBITS
Hanna Peters
Exhibits Manager
(204) 988-0655
RESEARCH
Dr. Diana Bizecki Robson
Curator of Botany
(204) 988-0653

Kevin Brownlee
Curator of Archaeology
(204) 988-0681

Dr. Amelia Fay
Curator of HBC Collection
(204) 988-0563

Currently on maternity leave, returning October 2019.  Please contact Cortney Pachet, Assistant Curator of HBC Museum Collection

Cortney PachetAssistant Curator of HBC Museum Collection

Dr. Maureen Matthews
Curator of Cultural Anthropology
(204) 988-0569

Dr. Graham Young
Curator of Geology and Paleontology
(204) 988-0648

Dr. Randy Mooi
Curator of Zoology
(204) 988-0659

Dr. Roland Sawatzky
Curator of History
(204) 988-0634

Dr. Leigh Syms
Curator Emeritus
(204) 988-0657

Laura Hebert
HBC Curatorial Assistant

Amanda McLeod
Indigenous Curatorial Assistant

Reid Miller
Science & Technology Intern

COLLECTIONS & CONSERVATION
Cindy Colford
Manager, Collections & Conservation
(204) 988-0694

Nancy Anderson
Collections Management Associate (Human History)
(204) 988-0607

Janis Klapecki
Collections Management Specialist (Natural History)
(204) 988-0620

Cortney Pachet
Collections Registration Associate (Human History)
(204) 988-0646

Betty-Ann Penner
Collections Database Administrator
(204) 988-0636

Karen Sereda
Collections Registration Associate (Natural History)
(204) 988-0654

Carolyn Sirett
Conservator
(204) 988-0567

Debbie Thompson
Diorama & Collections Technician – Natural History
(204) 988-0674

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