Meet our Staff
Our dedicated volunteer staff is committed to making the Museum of Indian Culture a model standard for Native American education in eastern Pennsylvania, and ensuring that your visit to the museum is engaging, educational, entertaining, and rewarding.
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Pat Rivera has been the executive director for the Musuem of Indian Culture since 2003. She is experienced in banking and finance, event planning and small business development. She is currently serving as the museum's interim treasurer.
Facilities & Education Department Head
Wesley Dunn has been an intricate part of the museum since 2000. Wesley is responsible for the daily facility operations of the museum. He currently serves as head docent and trainer, as well as educational programs educator and coordinator. Wesley has a B.S. in Psychology from DeSales University.
Historic Preservation Assistant;
Curatorial Department Head;
Director of Academic Engagement
Katelyn Lucas has been involved with the museum since 2016. She is currently a Ph.D. student at Temple University studying Early American and Contemporary Native American literature. She received her M.A. in English with an interdisciplinary focus in Native American Studies from West Chester University. She also has additional work experience with collections management and museum education.
Tavia Minnich has been with the museum for a number of years, and is now serving as our public relations department head. She has extensive experience in public relations work and community outreach.
Edna White became President of the Museum of Indian Culture in 2012, bringing 25 years of experience as a financial project manager and event planner. She heads our community outreach and fundraising programs. Edna holds a B.A. in Law and Society from Penn State World Campus.
Native American Educational Advisory Board
Vicky Schenandoah has been the vice president of educational programming for the museum since 2014. She has been on the museum's Native American educational advisory board since 2003. For over 30 years, Vicky has provided education on cultural heritage preservation, dispelling stereotypes and misinformation about Native peoples.
Lee Hallman has been the curator for the museum since 2006. He specializes in prehistoric Native American artifacts. For over 50 years, Lee has provided extensive archaeological services in Pennsylvania for the State Museum, Bureau of Historic Preservation, and U.S. Department
of Agriculture, conducting over 112 Phase 1 archaeological surveys of possible important prehistoric sites.
Katie Weber has been with the Museum of Indian Culture since 2015. She studied anthropology with a focus on North American Indigenous Peoples at Penn State University.