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Meet our Staff

Hilary Van Alsburg

Executive Director

(520) 792-9985 ext. 104

David Lopez

Director of Operations

(520) 792-9985 ext. 118

Michael Bilharz

Associate Director
of Guest Experiences

(520) 792-9985 ext. 103

Lee Leonhart

Manager of Guest Experiences

(520) 792-9985 ext. 106

Lou Fox

Manager of Guest Experiences​

(520) 792-9985 ext. 106

Andrew Troy

Guest Experiences Supervisor

Rameen Ahmed

Educational Engagement Manager

(520) 792-9985 ext. 112

Danae Pineda

Associate Director of Education

(520) 792-9985 ext. 113

Elsa Peterson

Education Specialist

(520) 792-9985 ext. 111

Andrea Bennett Gutierrez

Education Program Manager

(520) 792-9985 ext. 109

Laurie Westfall

STEM Educator

Sarah Osborne

Director of Development

(520) 792-9985 ext. 114

Lauren Kaye

Special Projects Manager

(520) 792-9985 ext. 101

Jordan Valencia

Events Coordinator

(520) 792-9985 ext. 100

Teresa Truelsen

Director of Marketing

(520) 792-9985 ext. 105

Lee Diaz

Digital Marketing Coordinator

(520) 792-9985 ext. 119

Zach Tileston

Exhibits Technician

(520) 792-9985 

Joel Trupiano

Director of Exhibits & Facilities

Carol Sayler

Director of Finance

(520) 792-9985 ext.108

Isabel P.

Administrative and Membership Associate

(520) 792-9985 ext.102

Executive Committee

Chair

Steve Pangburn, Caterpillar, Inc.

Immediate Past Chair

Kristen Wendler, JVDriver

Secretary

Gemma Thomas, Children’s Clinics

Treasurer

Nicole Maneval, BeachFleischman

Member-at-Large

Cody Cassidy, TCI Wealth Advisors

Member-at-Large

Adam Foard, R&A CPAs

Board Members

Teresa Brown, U.S. Bank

Travis Craddock, ACLU of Arizona

Brandy Dujmic, Vail Unified School District

Mike Hernandez, IBM Tucson

Joseph Howell, Community Volunteer

Carlota Larson, Fidelity Investments

Adriana Mariñez, Tucson Electric Power

Errin Mendibles, Bella Vita Tucson

Adiba Nelson, RocketChair Productions

Christopher Pastore, University of Arizona

Marc Serra, Roche

Michael Shiner, CXT Realty

Kara Snyder, Tucson Medical Center

Stefanie Teller, Sundt

Ralph Verna, Long Realty

In Memoriam

Dr. Evelyn Carswell-Bing

Dorothy Finley

Cele Petersen