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!

SCIENCE SUNDAY
August 15, 2021, 1:30 PM
Join us–online! “Fascinating Fish Bones: Archaeology for the Future of Fishers and Fisheries.” Preregister.

SEASIDE CRAFTS
AT HOME!
Continue exploring the diversity of mollusks around the world with Mollusk Mates. Find the newest coloring pages, here.

WELCOME JONATHAN!
Say hello to the new Seymour Center director — Jonathan Andres Hicken! Starting in mid-August, Jonathan will continue the important work of the Seymour Center. Learn more, here.

Join our teamJOIN OUR TEAM!
WE'RE HIRING
The Seymour Center is seeking to hire for multiple positions. Learn about these opportunities, here.

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