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Our Address

Hands On Children's Museum
414 Jefferson Street NE
Olympia, WA 98501

General Museum Information: info@hocm.org.
Museum Membership Information: membership@hocm.org.
Media Inquiries: communications@hocm.org or (360) 956-0818 ext 149.

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Our Staff

To call a staff member, call (360) 956-0818 and dial the extension listed.

Patty Belmonte

 ext. 141  
Director of Operations & Education
Anna Sayre

 ext. 145  
Director of Business, HR & IT
Cindy Hageman

 ext. 143  
Director of Exhibits & Facilities

Facility Manager & Safety Officer
Mike Pond

 ext. 111
Senior Database Manager
Cindy Eatwell

 ext  147  
Senior Development Manager
Amy Brockman

 ext. 151  
Business Manager

Communications Manager
Beth Garson

 ext. 149  
Graphic Designer & Communications Project Manager
Katy Sharp

 ext. 155  
Digital Marketing Assistant
Iain Rutherford

 ext. 164  
Grants Consultant
Marina Shaughnessy

 ext. 152  
Purchasing Coordinator
Shelby Holbrook

 ext. 110  
Development and Events Coordinator
Tara McQueen

 ext. 163  
Events Manager
Leah Thornton

 ext. 150  
Exhibits & Facilities Coordinator
Erika Enquist

 ext. 154  
Front Desk & Reservations Manager
Angie Becker

 ext. 109  
Reservations Coordinator 
Meghan Leishman

 ext. 103  
Senior Manager of Daily Operations
Jay Potter

 ext. 159  
Senior Manager Visitor Services & Administration 
Shenna Hayden

 ext. 113  
Human Resource Manager
Sylvia Elkatsha
 ext. 146
Studio & Visitor Engagement Supervisor
Art Studio & Visitor Engagement Manager
Amanda Wilkening

 ext. 158  
Preschool: Playful Learners & Early Learners
Betsy DeBoer

 ext. 161  
Education Department Manager
Emily Ehrlich
 ext. 162

Preschool: Pre-K & PlayWise Coordinator/Teacher
Catherine "Kitty" Winkle

 ext. 160  
Offsite/Program Coordinator & Teacher
Ben Michaelis

 ext. 165