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, sea water 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:
Lindsey Barron
lnbarron@ucsc.edu
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.

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Spotlight!

SCIENCE SUNDAY
January 17, 2021, 1:30 PM
Join us–online! “From Seabird Soundscapes to Student Success: How We Meet the Needs of 21st-Century Conservation.” Preregister.

AQUARIA EXPLORATIONS
January 19, 2021, 3:30 PM
Get an up-close and behind-the-scenes look at our NEW California moray eel exhibit and observe a live feeding! Preregister.

NEW VIRTUAL YOUNGER LAGOON RESERVE TOUR
Follow the same stops as our in-person hiking tour, and learn about one of California’s rare coastal lagoons.
Take the tour.

LABSIDE CHATS
January 28, 2021, 11 AM
Discover how natural habitats provide coastal resilience with Michael Beck, Ph.D. Submit your own questions, then watch the live chat, here.

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