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

Danielle Crigler
Curator of Education

Clare Buganski
Curator of Collections

Michael DiBartolo
Museum Assistant

Jill Rhodes
Communications Coordinator

Amber Fisher

Patron Services Associates

Erin Benz
Caroline Mull
Jessica Brazeau



Kathleen Brennan Barrett
Donna de Ville
Ellen Krell

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
Patricia C. Morgan
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

There are no openings at this time.

METC seek a curatorial interns to support Collection Inventory under the Curatorial Department. Application instructions are in the attachments.

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 Summer 2022 positions.  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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