STAFF

Curator – Michael O’Connor, curatorial@shakermuseum.org

Michael O’Connor has been associated with the Enfield Shaker Museum in a variety of capacities since 1991. He has had a variety of duties during that time including demonstrating craftsperson as a cooper, interpreter, administrative assistant, education and facilities manager, assistant director, and interim director on three different occasions. His current focus is cataloging the Museum’s growing collection of Enfield Shaker artifacts.

Development Coordinator – Kathryn Jerome, development@shakermuseum.org

Kathryn Jerome has worked in development for the Enfield Shaker Museum since the summer of 2018. She provides major administrative support to development efforts at the Museum, helping to formulate long-term development plans and processes, create and maintain donor relationships, and organize fundraising events, as well as managing donation and membership data.

Education Coordinator – Kyle Sandler, education@shakermuseum.org

Kyle Sandler became the Education Coordinator for the Enfield Shaker Museum in 2016 after receiving his Master of Arts in Liberal Studies from Dartmouth College. Kyle is responsible for the management of the Museum’s education programs including events, workshops, special presentations, field trips, and more.

Events Coordinator – Anna Guenther, events@shakermuseum.org

Anna Guenther has been the Events Coordinator for the Enfield Shaker Museum since 2014. She enjoys working with couples, businesses and individuals to utilize the Museum’s uniquely diverse set of buildings and spaces to accommodate weddings, parties, workshops and retreats.

Garden Coordinators – Diana Kimball-Anderson, gardencoordinator@shakermuseum.org, and Shayna Levesque, garden@shakermuseum.org

Interim Executive Director – Shirley Wajda, director@shakermuseum.org

Shirley Wajda has over thirty years’ experience in university teaching, public humanities, museum curatorship, and historical research and editing. She earned a Ph.D. in American Civilization and a Certificate in Museum Curatorship at the University of Pennsylvania.