Do you have an artifact or research material to donate?  Please use our Artifact Donation Form to contact us.

Are you looking for passes or other donated items for your non-profit fundraiser?  Please use our Donation Request Form to contact us.


Contact the National Museum of the Great Lakes’ main office at 419.214.5000.

Executive Director: Christopher Gillcrist – 419-214-5000 x 210

Communications and Development Director: Kate Fineske – 419-214-5000 x 202

Archaeological Director: Carrie Sowden – 419-214-5000 x 201

Education and Visitor Experience Director: Ellen Kennedy – 419-214-5000 x 206

Museum Store and Site Manager: Ashley Ankney – 419-214-5000 x 200

Membership and Development Manager: Taryn Lowe – 419-214-5000 x 204

Inland Seas Editor:



Mark Barker – Board Chair
George Jones, III – Vice Chair
Paul LaMarre, III – Vice Chair
Holly Bristoll – Secretary
Elaine Canning – Treasurer
Adam D. Schoesler- Asst. Treasurer
Larry Bettcher
Jamie L. Bibb
William Buckley
Andrew Dale
James Gerish
Bob Graham
Julian Gravino
James H. Hartung
James Karpinski
Dennis G. Johnson
Gary R. Murphy
Cynthia Rerucha
James Sarks
Gary Sartain
Mark Sobczak
A. Bailey Stanbery
Mark Stockwell
James Stouffer
Anthony Szambecki
James Tuschman
Mark Wagoner
Joe Zerbey, IV