Elisabeth Ward

Elisabeth Ward

Executive Director

Elisabeth Ward is the Museum’s Executive Director. Most recently she was Director of Pacific Lutheran University's Scandinavian Cultural Center, with a collection of over 3,000 artifacts and numerous original exhibitions. A frequent history lecturer and course instructor, she has provided advisory services to other exhibitions and shows. Elisabeth holds a Ph.D. in Scandinavian Languages and Literature from the University of California, Berkeley, a M.A. in Anthropology, and Accredited Concentration in Museum Studies from George Washington University, and a B.A. in Scandinavian Languages and Literature from University of California, Berkeley.

Crystal Taylor

Crystal Taylor

Assistant to the Executive Director

Crystal Taylor is the Museum’s Assistant to the Executive Director. She has worked as the Membership Coordinator/ Office Manager for the Museum of Monterey, Membership and Visitor Services Associate at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco; and External Relations Associate for the Bay Area Discovery Museum. Crystal holds a M.A. in Museum Studies from San Francisco State University and a B.A. in Visual and Public Art from CSU Monterey Bay.

Gena Hunter

Gena Hunter

Bookkeeper

Gena Hunter is the Museum's bookkeeper.

Mark Perry

Mark Perry

Facility and Rentals Manager

Mark Perry is the Museum's Facility & Rentals Manager, coordinating weekend weddings and special events. In addition, he serves multiple sales executive roles at SunWize Power & Battery and SunWize Technologies, as well as VP and CFO at Lux Image Agency. Mark holds a B.S in History, Art History, and Political Science from University of California, Santa Barbara.

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