Creative Discovery Museum Staff

Office of the Executive Director

Henry Schulson, MBA
Executive Director
(423) 648-6065
hhs@cdmfun.org

Sherri Hinton
Executive Assistant
(423) 648-6063
syj@cdmfun.org

Kyrstin Hill
Public Relations Coordinator
(423) 648-6054
kmh@cdmfun.org

Denise Karnes
Special Events and Development Manager
(423) 648-6072 
dpk@cdmfun.org

Jennifer Trageser
Membership Manager 
(423) 648-6085 
jlt@cdmfun.org

Tracie Varnell
Graphic Artist and Database Administrator
(423) 648-6060
twv@cdmfun.org

Education Department

Jayne Griffin, Ed. D.
Director of Education
(423) 648-6064
jog@cdmfun.org

Amy Barrett
Museum Experience Manager, Staff/Programs
(423) 648-6062
acb2@cdmfun.org

Liza Blair
Arts Manager
(423) 648-6069
llb@cdmfun.org

Karen Dewhirst
Museum Experience Manager, Science/Exhibits
(423) 648-6094
kcd@cdmfun.org

Whittney Hendren
Assistant Outreach Manager
(423) 756-2738 x278
wah@cdmfun.org

Randy Jestice
Youth Programs Manager
(423) 648-6056
rlj@cdmfun.org

Nancy McCurdy
Reservations Manager
(423) 648 6045
nbm@cdmfun.org

Suzanne Ness
Programs Manager
(423) 648-6061   
san@cdmfun.org

Wayne Robinson, Ph.D
Biofuels Coordinator
(423) 648-6066
jwr@cdmfun.org

Lucien Scott
Assistant Science Manager
(423) 648-6057
lgs@cdmfun.org

Alyson Thompson
Assistant Programs Manager
(423) 648-6044
alt@cdmfun.org

Erin Townley
Early Childhood Manager
(423) 648-6041 
eet@cdmfun.org

Amanda Ward
Volunteer Manager
(423) 648-6046
alw3@cdmfun.org

Sheila Woody
Reservations Assistant
(423) 648-6040
ssw@cdmfun.org

Exhibit Development

Shannon Johnson
Director of Exhibit Development, Evaluation and Capital Projects
(423) 648-6070
srj@cdmfun.org

Exhibits, Maintenance, and Security Department

Duane Rousseau
Director of Operations and Exhibits
(423) 648-6081
dtr@cdmfun.org

Visitor, Retail, and Food Services Department

Brenda Baskette
Director of Visitor, Retail, and Food Services
(423) 648-6047
blb@cdmfun.org

April Burk
Cafe Manager
(423) 648-6093
akb@cdmfun.org

Carla M. Parrish
Visitor and Retail Services Manager
(423) 648-6076
cmp@cdmfun.org

Angela Stoker
Visitor Services Assistant Manager
(423) 648-6048
ags@cdmfun.org