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Contact Us


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

Marketing & Communications Manager
Beth Garson

 ext. 149  
Graphic Designer & Communications Project Manager
Katy Sharp

 ext. 155  
Special Projects Manager & Events
Chantol Sego

 ext. 164  
Grants Consultant
Marina Shaughnessy

 ext. 152  
Purchasing Coordinator
Shelby Holbrook

 ext. 110  
Development and Events Coordinator
Tara McQueen

 ext. 163  
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