Staff may be reached by sending an email to the address listed below or by calling the museum at 863-688-7743 and dialing their extension. Join our Facebook page HERE and follow us on Twitter HERE.

Administration, Events and Resource Development:

Claire Orologas, Executive Director, ext. 223

Palemeschia “Pal” Rivers Powell
Director of Events and Major Gifts,
ext. 240

Marilyn Wilson, Executive Assistant, ext. 226

Diana Smith, Membership Manager, ext. 249

Joy Williams, Mayfaire Coordinator, ext. 237
Leslie Norman, Assistant Mayfaire Coordinator, ext. 237


Laura Putnam, Exhibitions Coordinator, ext. 288

Matt Belcher, Assistant Curator for Exhibitions and Design, ext. 299

Kalisa Pope, Curatorial Assistant, ext. 289

Loren Plunkett, Collections Manager, ext. 251


Ellen Chastain, Education Manager, ext. 227

Laura Putnam, Outreach Manager, ext. 288

Salena Joseph, Education Assistant, ext. 222

Finance & Operations:

Terri D’Orsaneo, Administrator, ext. 224
Finance, Operations, Security, Retail, and Human Resources

Terry Aulisio, Retail & Visitor Services Manager, Museum Store Buyer, ext. 245

Danielle Addison, Retail & Visitor Services, ext. 239

Visitor Services Desk, ext. 239
Museum Store Clerks, ext. 246

Joe Campbell, Operations Assistant, ext. 244

Gregory Mills, Technology Manager and  Acting Facilities & Security Manager, ext. 243