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Name Position Phone
Greg Gorga Executive Director (805) 962-8404 ext. 103
Emily Falke Deputy Director, Curator & Director of Education (805) 962-8404 ext. 111
Chrissy Deferville Facility Rentals Coordinator (805) 962-8404 ext. 106
Lis Perry Development & Membership Coordinator, Grant Writer (805) 962-8404 ext. 102
Dennis Schuett Graphic Designer & Marketing Coordinator (805) 962-8404 ext. 114
Jennifer Haake Guest Services & Volunteer Coordinator (805) 962-8404 ext. 110
Linda Tappeiner Accountant (805) 962-8404 ext. 105
William Cochran Facility Maintenance Coordinator & Facility Assistant
Brendan O’Connell Lecture Coordinator & Store Assistant (805) 962-8404 ext. 115
Lydia Kaestner Event Coordinator & Store Assistant (805) 962-8404 ext. 115
April Nicholson Store Assistant (805) 962-8404 ext. 115

Board of Directors

Gail Anikouchine, Board President
MacFarlane Faletti & Co.

Don Barthelmess, Board Secretary
Santa Barbara City College

Francie Lufkin, Board Treasurer
Commercial Real Estate Agent

Steve Berkus
Berkus Construction

Roger Chrisman
Community Volunteer

Andrew Cooper
Community Volunteer

Steve Epstein
Keller Williams Realty

Paul Johnson
Northern Trust

Elsbeth Kleen
Community Volunteer

Michael M. McCorkle
Commercial Fisherman

Leslie Power
Community Volunteer

Wilson Quarré
Sotheby’s International Realty

Robert V. Schwemmer
NOAA – West Coast Regional Maritime
Heritage Coordinator

Willard Thompson
Author/Historian & Community Volunteer

Sigrid Toye
Psychologist & Community Volunteer

Chuck Wilson
Community Volunteer

George Writer
Community Volunteer

Advisory Council

Roberta Cordero
Chumash Maritime Association
Nick DiNapoli
Sylvia Earle
National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence
Russell E. Galipeau, Jr.
Channel Islands Nat’l Park
Erin Graffy de Garcia
Hillary Hauser
Heal the Ocean
Preston Hotchkis
Peter Howorth
Marine Mammal Center
Robert Kieding
Robert Kirby
Leslie Leaney
Historical Diving Society USA
Chris Mobley
Channel Islands Nat’l Marine Sanctuary
Charles T. Munger
William Pearlman
Dr. J. Brian Sarvis
Former Superintendent,Santa Barbara School District
Brooke Sawyer, Ed. D.
Jean K. Schuyler