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

Curator of Education

Shelley M. Cathcart
Curator of Collections

Alexandra Lebovitz
Museum Assistant

Jennifer Reilly
Communications Coordinator

Nancy Phillippi

Patron Services Associates

Erin Benz
Caroline Mull
Angie Wright



Kathleen Brennan Barrett
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 is accepting applications for a part-time Bookkeeper/Business Administrator. Full position description and application instructions can be found here. 

METC welcomes applications for internships or volunteer opportunities that support METC’s mission. All intersnships with METC must be for class credit. 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 internship applications for Spring 2022 positions.  Applicants selected for an interview will be contacted by December 17, 2021. Volunteer applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

Internship/Volunteer Application
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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