Museum of Early Trades & Crafts

Staff & Board

Meet Our Team

Museum Staff

Deborah Farrar Starker
Jefferson W. Kirby Executive Director

Angelica Diggs
Assistant Director, Operations

Hilary May
Curator of Education

Shelley M. Cathcart
Curator of Collections

Jennifer Reilly
Communications Coordinator

Nancy Phillippi

Patron Services Associates

Daniela Correia
Kelly Klingman
Amy Zvecz
Erin Benz
Caroline Mull


Kathleen Brennan Barrett
Patricia Barrett
Ellen Krell
Griselle Casasola

Museum Officers

Martin F. Barbato
Chairman, Board of Trustees

Ronald Partizian
Vice Chair, Board of Trustees

Irene Maroney

Tyler Merson

Board of Trustees

Andrew Boles
Rodger Herrigel
Thomas Judd
Chris Kellogg
Patrick Rowe
Kaili Sanderson, Ph.D.
Michael Schloff
Virginia Wilson

Advisors to the Board

Nino Coviello
Stacy Russo
David Strand
Maureen Byrne, Borough Council Liaison
The Honorable Bob Conley, Mayor of Madison Ex-Officio

Join Our Team

METC welcomes applications for internships or volunteer opportunities that will help us further our mission. Projects are assigned to accepted applicants based on interest, availability, and experience level.

To apply, please e-mail us your resume at, and fill out our Volunteer/Intern Form below.  We our now accepting applications for Summer 2021 positions. Applications to be considered for Summer 2021 are due by: May 7, 2021. Applicants awarded an internship will be contacted by May 31, 2021.

The Museum of Early Trades & Crafts is dedicated to the principles of equal employment opportunity in any term, condition, or privilege of employment. We do not discriminate against applicants or employees on the basis of age, race, sex, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, or any other reason.

Volunteer/Intern Application
Please note that typical experiences are about 6-12 hours a week.
Please note that typical experiences are available Monday to Friday from 10am - 4pm.
If you are looking for something different please explain below.
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