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!

OCEAN DISCOVERY SHOP NOW OPEN!
Saturdays, 11 AM–3 PM
Now–December 19, 2020
Join us for outdoor, in-person shopping this holiday season! Find gifts for all ages.

ADOPT A MONK SEAL
Support Hawaiian monk seal conservation—and enjoy a truly unique gift for the holidays—with our Adopt a Monk Seal package, available at the Seymour Center’s Seaside Shopping!

CALLING ALL STUDENTS!
Dive into the Seymour Center challenge to engineer an invention to solve a type of plastic pollution problem affecting our watersheds and oceans.

LABSIDE CHATS
December 10, 2020
3:30 PM PST (special time!)
Tune in to our last Labside Chat of 2020 to explore the intricacies of marine mammal physiology with Shawn Noren, Ph.D.

SERENE MARINE MOMENT
Drift peacefully among curious juvenile rockfish and a shiner surfperch currently housed in the Seymour Center’s "SMURF" tank in this short video.

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