Reach us by dialing the main number, 336-723-9111, followed by the extension, or click on the staff member’s name to send an email:


Jimmy Bates

Exhibit Project Coordinator
Exhibit installation, development, maintenance
ext. 209

John Bowhers

Creative Development and Design Manager
Graphic design, exhibit planning, creative direction
ext. 213

Traci Connor

Director of Exhibit Planning and Development
Exhibit planning and development

Elizabeth Dampier

Executive Director
Administration, corporate sponsors
ext. 206


Sarah Evans

Education Programs Manager
Daily programs, art studio, field trips, summer camps
ext. 208

Britta Kunzer

Director of Finance and Information Systems
Accounting, technology
ext. 201


Connie Miller

Visitor Experiences Manager
Customer service, accounting administration
ext. 202

Lesa Pierce

Director of Facilities, Exhibits and Rentals
Facilities and exhibit operations, rentals and birthday parties
ext. 205

Harry Poster

Artistic Director – Peppercorn Theatre
Play development, casting, production

Christine Simonson

Director of Education
Daily, weekly and monthly programs, volunteers
ext. 203

Alexandria Trempe

Development and Marketing Manager
Social media/ website, fundraising events, marketing
ext. 212