Staff Directory

To contact staff members not listed below, dial our main number 215-581-3181. Staff members not listed can also be contacted via e-mail. Use the first initial of the person’s first name and full last


Lynn McMaster
President and CEO
(215) 581-3197

Kelly Clarke
Executive Vice President
(215) 581-3197

Caitlin Dion
Executive Assistant
(215) 581-3197


Brian Simard
Director Corporate and Foundation Relations
(215) 581-3160

Meg Mitchell
Director of Individual & Major Gifts
(215) 581-3166

Brian Rafter
Development Writer
(215) 581-3162

Julia Dougherty
Membership Manager
(215) 581-3178

Museum Operations

James Sweeney
Director of Operations
(215) 581-3186

External Relations

Joe Costello
Vice-President of External Relations & Business Development
(215) 581-3169

Lauren Rose
Director of Marketing
(215) 581-3165

Tory Harris
Director of Media Relations
(215) 581-3171

Beth Kirk
Director of Retail
(215) 578-5149

Jessica Quach
Digital Marketing Manager
(215) 581-3174


Michael Armento
Chief Financial Officer
(215) 581-3197

Eduardo Quemuel
Director of Information Technology
(215) 578-5169

Human Resource

Judy Meyers
Director of Human Resources
(215) 581-3189

Community Learning

Leslie Walker
Vice-President of Community Learning
(215) 578-5157


Stacey Swigart
Director of Collections and Content/Curator
(215) 578-5163

David Hutchman
Director of Performance and Events
(215) 578-5178


Please Touch Museum Board of Directors


Sally W. Stetson, Chair, Co-Founder & Principal, Salveson Stetson Group, Inc.
Susan M. Shea, Vice Chair, Philanthropist
Sandy Wax, Vice Chair, President, PBS Kids Sprout
Joseph Fanelli, Secretary, Partner, KPMG
Kristen Vieira Traynor, Treasurer, Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Elizabeth B. Cartmell, Immediate Past Chair, President & CEO, Atlantic City Alliance


Bruce Aronow, CEO, eLocalUSA LLC
David Buck, Senior VP Advertising & Sales, The Philadelphia Phillies
Sharon G. Coghlan, Esq., Chief Counsel, Commercial Banking Group, PNC Bank
Leslie Gillin, Head of Cards Sales & Marketing, Citibank
Ben Johnson, Senior Vice President – Wealth Management, Merrill Lynch
Ruth Hirshey Lincoln, Founder & President, Hirshey + Co. Communications, LLC
Barbara Klock, MD., General Pediatrician, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Colleen J. Rooney, Global Director, Internal Communications, DuPont Company
Kate Shields, VP and Principal, Vault Communications
Juliet Greenfield Six, President, Distinguished Global Properties LLC; Treasurer, The Albert M. Greenfield Foundation; Treasurer, International Relocation Consultant Serving DC

Ex Officio Members

  • The Honorable Michael Nutter, Mayor, City of Philadelphia represented by Valarie Allen, Esq., Partner, Ballard Spahr LLP
  • The Honorable Darrell Clarke, President, Philadelphia City Council, represented by The Honorable Curtis Jones, Jr., Council Representative, Philadelphia City Council, represented by Joshua Cohen, Special Assistant to the Majority Leader
  • The Honorable Vincent Hughes, PA State Senator, represented by Marcella Daniels, Chief of Staff for Senator Vincent Hughes
  • The Honorable Vanessa Lowery Brown, PA State Representative, represented by Arlen LaRue, Chief of Staff for Representative Vanessa Lowery Brown
  • Michael DiBerardinis, Commissioner, Department of Parks and Recreation, Philadelphia represented by Mark A. Focht-PLA, FASLA First Deputy Commissioner Parks & Facilities
  • Alan Greenberger, FAIA, Director of Commerce, City of Philadelphia


Nancy D. Kolb, President Emeritus
Portia Sperr, Founding Executive Director
Nora Mead Brownell
Anne F. Hamilton, Philanthropist
Bruce Hooper
L. Gie Liem, Principal, Growth Properties
Lee A. Rosengard, Esq., Partner, Stradley, Ronan, Stevens & Young, LLP