Meet the HHM Staff

Hennepin History Museum has a dedicated, professional staff with diverse interests, specialties and talents. They help tell the stories that make the museum come alive.

John Crippen, Executive Director  •

Rosella DePietro, Communications Manager •

Audra Johnson, Manager of Guest Services and Administration •

Claire Leslie Johnson, Development Manager •

Sandy M Pavelka, Bookkeeping Service •

Michele Pollard, Archivist •

Alyssa Thiede, Curator •

Board of Directors

Pamela Moore, President
David Frank, Vice President
Rebecca Merrill, Secretary
Kathleen Boe, Treasurer
Jacqueline R. deVries
Michael Goggin
Elizabeth Hinz
Karl Holter
Becki Iverson
Jon Lewis
Amy Lucas
Gregory McMoore
Michael Rainville, Jr.
Becky Timm
Sarah Wovcha
Glenn Woythaler

Ex Officio Members

Commissioner Debbie Goettel
Commissioner Kevin Anderson

The Board of Directors maintains the following standing committees.

  • Executive
  • Building & Grounds
  • Development
  • Finance
  • Governance
  • Program

Community members are welcome to serve on these committees. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact us for more information.