Staff, Board, and Advisors

Staff

Stephen H. Baumann, Executive Director
Helga Bowen, Finance Manager
Alexandra Cannon, Director, STEM Learning Programs
Sonny Cardinali, Exhibits Manager
John Chamberlain, Chief Development Officer
Erika Eng, Guest Services and Events Manager
Madelyn Gerrity, Guest Services and Birthday Party Administrator
Robin Gulas, Assistant Manager, Guest Services & Memberships
Robin Keller, STEM Learning Programs Administrator
Michelle Lewis, STEM Educator
Bailey Maxwell, Front Desk Staff, Maintenance
Jerry McKoy, Director of Facilities
David Mestre, Director, Henry B. duPont III Planetarium, Manager of STEM Learning Programs
Haley Olson, Volunteer Program and Guest Services Administrator
Lisa Richards, Marketing Director
Sam Simon, Maintenance Technician
Linda Smith, Front Desk Staff, Marketing Assistant
Laura Stern, Development Associate
Sarah Tropp, Manager of STEM Learning Programs

Board:

Chairman: Tom Vos
Vice Chairman: Gary Hermalyn, PhD., President, Bronx Historical Society
Treasurer: Joseph D’Avanzo, Wolters Kluwer (Ret.)
Fred Feuerhake, Sprague Operating Resources, LLC
Claire Gold, Superintendent, Westport Public Schools (Ret.)
Guy Hatfield, Hatfield Insurance Agency
Patricia Matteson, Consultant
Kelly O’Donnell, Pullman & Comley LLC
Marissa Westbrook, United Illuminating

Life Trustees

Barbara Bodine
Jeffrey Clair
Mellie Cooper
Martha B. Gesswein
June Getraer
Bruce Hubler
Edward V. Lahey, Jr.
Alice V. Meyer
Patrick J. Regan
Alloe E. Stokes
James Tice
William L. Wallace, III

Advisory Council

William Bodine, Nicholas Fingelly Real Estate
Don Burton, Edge EdTech
Mary Ann Freeman, The Discovery Museum and Planetarium, Executive Director (Ret.)
Peter F. Hurst, Jr., The Community’s Bank, President & CEO
Dr. Jeongkyu Lee, University of Bridgeport, Professor, School of Engineering
Carmen Luz Gonzalez UTAS Inc. – UTC, Manufacturing Engineering Supervisor
Dr. Jani Pallis, University of Bridgeport, Associate Professor and Chair, Mechanical Engineering
Kevin Renfro, UTC Aerospace Systems
Mike Roer, President, The Entrepreneurship Foundation
Dr. Tarek Sobh, Dean, School of Engineering, Distinguished Professor, University of Bridgeport
Vice President for Graduate Studies and Research

Pedro Wasmer, Industrialist (Ret.)

Job Opportunities

Discovery Museum is not currently hiring, however visit our volunteer page to learn more about current volunteer opportunities at the Museum.

It is the policy of Discovery Museum to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Discovery Museum will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.