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Our small but efficient staff manages the various day-to-day operations at the center. Here’s what they do:

Seymour Center Director:
Julie Barrett Heffington
Manages Seymour Center education and exhibit programs, fundraising/earned-income programs, daily operations and long-term development.
Visitor Programs Manager:
Lauren Donnelly-Crocker
Develops and manages visitor education in exhibit hall and aquarium, orchestrates daily tours, programs, special visitor days, and other walk-in visitor interpretation.
Youth Programs Manager:
Suzanne Hebert
Develops, manages, and teaches K-12 and community college school programs. Oversees youth education programs including extensive day camp program, teacher/youth group leader education.
Youth Programs Educator:
Katrina Hart London
Teaches daily K-12 school programs and manages/teaches summer marine science program (Ocean Explorers Summer Camp) for K-9 children.
Exhibits Curator/Designer:
Jeff Northam
Plans and develops indoor and outdoor interpretive signage and exhibits.
Aquarium Curator:
Peter Macht
Manages all husbandry functions, including design, setup, maintenance, and care for aquarium exhibits, sea water table, wet-lab classroom, and holding tanks.
Visitor Programs Associate: Assists with management of visitor education.
Development / Events Associate: Amy Kaskowitz Implements fundraising programs including events and facility rentals.
Development Director:
Katherine Moore
Manages donor development, fundraising, special events, membership, business sponsorship, and other development programs.
Ocean Discovery Shop Manager:
Terry Wardwell
Manages/buys for gift and bookshop dedicated to enhancing the visitor experience through sale of marine science books, gifts, and apparel.
Admissions Coordinator:
Sara Stasi
Operates center admissions and information counter, schedules/registers group and specialty tours.
Administrative/Operations Manager:
Teri Sigler
Serves as primary visitor information source and manages Seymour Center administrative office and daily operations.
Graphic Designer:
Rachel Leonard
Designs materials for print or electronic media for all education, fund development and operational needs.
Volunteer Coordinator:
Leah Dowty
Coordinates approximately 200 volunteers working in all educational and fund development areas.

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Days & Hours

Tuesday - Sunday, 10 AM to 5 PM


December 16, 5-7pm

Become a part of our team! Come learn how you can become a Seymour Center Volunteer.

Fantastic opportunity available; apply now! Applications due November 29.

Attention Teachers!
Space is still available for K-14 marine science education programs at the Seymour Center.

December 13, 12-5:30pm

Enjoy children's activities while shopping for gifts by local artists and crafts people at the Seymour Center!

You'll see a lot of construction taking place here at the Coastal Science Campus but know, the Seymour Center is open for business as usual. Come visit!


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