Museum Staff Directory


Staff Phone and Email Directory

To contact staff by phone, call 815-397-9112, and the appropriate extension.

Lisa Beardsworth, ext. 114
Rentals Manager

Kendall Clair, ext. 106
Museum Educator

Olivia Covert, ext. 109
Fund Development Manager

Helena Francis, ext. 100
Visitor Center Coordinator/Gift Store Manager

Luke Fredrickson, ext. 110
Marketing Director

Laura Furman, ext. 108
Curator of Collections and Education

Patrick O’Keefe, ext. 103
Executive Director

Nancy Rife, ext. 111
Volunteer Coordinator

Ken Thomson, ext. 112
Business Manager

Katie Townsend, ext. 116
Heritage Garden Coordinator

Deena Vecchiollo, ext. 117
Assistant Curator
Special Event Coordinator

Cody Weith
Site & Operations Manager