Staff & Board

Staff

Director – Mike Simons
michael.simons@ngc.com
Mike Simons joined the NEM staff in January 2005. Mike comes from the National Museum of Health and Medicine where he worked as Registrar. Mike has a BA from Kent State University and a MA from Southern Illinois University. He trained as an archeologist, doing fieldwork and research in India, Micronesia, the Greater Antilles, and the Eastern U.S.

Assistant Director –Alice Donahue
donahue.nem@gmail.com
Alice Donahue received her Masters degree in Public History from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) in 2008. Her graduate research focused on clothing and material culture in the colonial era Chesapeake region. Alice comes to the museum from Mount Clare Museum House, where she was curator.

Administrator – Julia Tontala
nemuseum.adm@gmail.com
Julia Tontala received her BS in Art & Design with a concentration in Photography and minors in Museum Studies and English from Towson University in 2015. She interned at NEM right after graduation and ended up joining the team again in February 2017 as the Visitor Services Representative before taking on the position of Administrator.

Board of Directors

Officers

Chad Shapiro, President
Steven Stitzer, Secretary
Ben Roca, Vice Pres., Counsel
Brian Halusky, Vice Pres., Finance & Treasurer

Directors

Ardrena Allen
Brian Halusky
Sherry Harms
Kirsten Messinger
Ed Mullin
Aubrey Quasney
Ben Roca
Dennis Rothouse
Chad Shapiro
Steve Stitzer