Updated September 6, 2018.
To reach your party, call (402) 342-3300.



Office of the Executive Director & Chief Executive Officer
Jack F. Becker, Ph.D., Executive Director & CEO 

Kristy Durkin, Assistant to the Executive Director & CEO
(402) 661-3886



Finance & Operations

Elizabeth Powell, Director of Finance & Operations
(402) 661-3857

Finance 
Sherrl Urbanek, Bookkeeping Manager
Jessica Muffly, Accounting and Human
    Resources Specialist

Information Systems
Timothy Northrup, Information Systems Manager  

Museum Shop
Jane Precella, Retail Services Manager
Cathy Born, Retail Services Assistant Manager
Alex Barelos, Senior Retail Associate
Retail Associate:
     Jada Messick*

Facility Rental & Events
James Laurent, Events Manager
Randy Figura, Stage & Audio Visual Manager
Heather Tedesco, Director of Catering and
     Café Durham

Facilities Management
Steven Tlsty, Facility Manager
Thomas Fleming, Facility Engineer 
Scott Orr, Building & Grounds Manager
Arthur Lehr, Building & Grounds Supervisor
Building & Grounds Maintenance Technicians:
     Jordan Cairncross
     David Dieter
Ryan Gillen, Landscape Maintenance Technician
Open, Building Worker

Visitor Services & Protection
Randy Eddy, Visitor Services & Protection Manager

Visitor Services & Protection Supervisors:
     William Lasky
     Julie Schram
     Ben Yarbrough 

Visitor Services & Protection Representatives: 
     Cordell Adkins
     Jerome Bradford
     Josh Brown
     Charles Dabney
     Margaret Garro
     Julianne Hackler
     Matthias Jeske
     Chelsea Kreuzman
     Carl Overfield
     Heather Pecoraro
     Marissa Sichta
     Deborah Siembieda
     Elijah Verboon
     Jennifer Bruce*
     Morgan Dobersek*
     Savanna Falter*
     Katie Herring*
     Erin Laney*
     Alexis Maine*
     Sam McKinney*
     Griffin Page*
     Anna Schmidt*
     Nick Spencer*
     Maura Tourek*
    

Curatorial & Collections 
Toby Jurovics, Chief Curator & Richard and Mary Holland Curator of American Western Art
(402) 661-3886

Curatorial
Karin M. Campbell, Phil Willson Curator of 
    Contemporary Art
Open, Associate Curator of
    European Art
Erin Walcek Averett, Ph.D., Adjunct Curator of 
    Antiquities; Assistant Professor of Archaeology,
    Creighton University
Ruby C. Hagerbaumer, Assistant Curator for
     Exhibitions*

Collections
Erin Bradford, Associate Registrar
Sarah Haines, Associate Registrar
Kevin Salzman, Installation & Design Manager

 
Education
Nancy Round,
Director of Education & Outreach 
(402) 661-3859 

Susie Severson, Director of Adult Programs
Karla Lechtenberger, Tour Coordinator
Laura Huntimer, Director of School Programs &
     Interactive Media
Ben Jones, Interactive Media Coordinator
Tom Simons, Youth & Family Programs Manager
Andrew Smith, Studio Programs Manager 
Weston Thomson, Director, Kent Bellows Mentoring     Program
Maranda Allbritten, Community Outreach
     Coordinator*
Katie Temple, Kent Bellows Mentoring Program
     Coordinator
Sophie Newell, Education Programs Assistant
Katie Herring, Volunteer Coordinator*
EdTech Gallery Assistants:
     Amanda Defazio*
     Robert Klein Engler*
Art Works Assistants:
     Jerome Bradford*
     Katie Herring*
     Emily Noe*
     Lindsey Tomaso*
Emma Westbrook, Weitz Family Fellow


Development
Hillary Nather-Detisch, Director of Development
(402) 661-3883

Agne Dizona, Foundation Giving & Major
     Donor Manager, (402) 661-3887
Open, Membership & Special Events
     Manager
Joe Vavak, Database Manager & Development
     Assistant


Marketing
Amy Rummel, Director of Marketing &
Public Relations
(402) 661-3822

Jennifer Gleason Gillen, Marketing & Design
     Manager
Candace Berger, Marketing Assistant*




*part-time