Staff

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Director of Research Initiatives:
Terrie Williams
tmwillia@ucsc.edu
UC Santa Cruz faculty advisor; leads strategic vision and planning, assists with donor and grant funding, and creates and develops academic programs.
Youth Programs Manager:
Kevin Keedy
keedy@ucsc.edu
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.
Aquarium Curator:
Peter Macht
pmacht@ucsc.edu
Manages all husbandry functions, including design, setup, maintenance, and care for aquarium exhibits, seawater table, wet-lab classroom, and holding tanks.
Visitor Programs Manager:
Jen Cormier
jscormie@ucsc.edu
Develops and manages visitor education in exhibit hall and aquarium, orchestrates daily tours, programs, special visitor days, and other walk-in visitor interpretation.
Operations and Engagement Officer:
Lauren Donnelly-Crocker
ldonnell@ucsc.edu
Supports daily operations, including financial reporting, events, donor and community engagement, staff and board support, and contracts and grants.
Events and Fundraising Specialist: Coordinates fundraising and earned-income programs including events and facility rentals.
Administrative/Operations Manager:
Teri Sigler
siglert@ucsc.edu
Manages Seymour Center daily operations and administrative office; serves as primary visitor information source.

Spotlight!

CELEBRATE EARTH WEEK
April 18–24, 2021
Learn more about our blue planet. Special at-home activities and arts and crafts are available for download.

SCIENCE SUNDAY
April 18, 2021, 1:30 PM
Join us for a special Earth Week Science Sunday–online! “Conservation Physiology in Marine Mammals.” Preregister.

LABSIDE CHATS
April 22, 2021, 11 AM
Learn why the peregrine falcon’s recovery can help solve today’s environmental issues with Zeka Glucs, Ph.D. Submit your questions, then watch the live chat, here.

SUNDAY SEASIDE CRAFTS–AT HOME!
Explore the diversity of mollusks found around the world in a new coloring page series, Mollusk Mates.

JOIN OUR TEAM! SEYMOUR CENTER DIRECTOR
The Seymour Center is seeking a new Director. Learn about this opportunity, here.

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