Staff

Kelly Lao

Executive Director

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Kelly Lao has her Masters of Museum Studies from Western Illinois University and her Bachelors of Arts in Anthropology from the University of Iowa.

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Kyle Dickson

Assistant Director

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Kyle has his Masters of Historical Administration from Eastern Illinois University and his Bachelors in History & Classics from Monmouth College.

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Samantha Turner

Museum Coordinator

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Samantha Turner has her Masters of Museum Studies from Western Illinois  University and her Bachelors in History and Anthropology from Augustana College.

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Joan Finkenhoefer

Membership & Gifts Coordinator

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Joan is a nearly full-time volunteer in charge of our gift shop as well as memberships, donor recognition, and giving campaigns.

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Gloria Fiedler

Archivist

Gloria is a trained archivist who specializes in textiles. She has been with the Center for over a decade and has organized and accessioned our entire collection.

Dick Muller

Registrar

Dick has been the registrar for many years, making sure our memberships are renewed and sending out our Infoblatt newsletter. He is also a founding member of the Center.

Board of Directors

Jerry Nieman — President

Timothy W. Koehler — Vice President

Kerry Smith — Treasurer

Betty Fogle — Secretary

Jill Grunwald

Corrine Tate

Cal Werner

Adrian Wille

Todd Woeber