Staff Directory by Department

​General Phone Number:  410-586-8538 / Fax:  410-586-0080

​For general inquiries, email

​​​​Patricia Samford - Acting Executive Directorpatricia.samford@maryland.gov410-586-8551
Vacant   - Assistant ​​​​Director  
Vacant  - Business Manager

Vacant - Marketing

Vacant - Outreach Coordinator
Lindsay Hollister -​
Betty Seifert - Curator of Patterson
Lauren Canty - Patterson Collections
Chris Givan - Digital Education Coordinatorchris.givan@maryland.gov410-586-8513
Noah Boone - Digital Education Content​ Developer
Desiree Smith - Acting Public Services Coordinator
Vacant - Public Services Assistant​
Debra Rantanen - Director of Educationdebra.rantanen@maryland.gov410-586-8504
Elizabeth Brant - Education Coordinatorelizabeth.brant@maryland.gov410-586-8502
Nate Salzman - Village Manager​nathaniel.salzman@maryland.g​ov443-743-9482​
​​​Facilities Management
Dimitrios Papadakis - Maintenance Supervisord.papadakis@maryland.gov443-710-2599
Jim House - Maintenance
Steve Embrey - Maintenance Mechanicsteve.embrey@maryland.gov410-428-2281
​​Lemuel Thomas - Maintenance Mechaniclemuel.thomas@maryland.gov410-402-3987
Wil Wyatt - Maintenance Assistantwil.wyatt@maryland.gov410-586-8520
Vacant - Maintenance Assistant

Maryland Archaeological Conservation Lab - 410-586-8551

​​​Patricia Samford - Directorpatricia.samford@maryland.gov410-586-8551
​​Scott Strickland - Deputy Directorscott.strickland@maryland.gov410-586-8554
Rebecca Morehouse - Curator of State Collections
​​Sara Rivers Cofield - Curator of Federal Collectionssara.rivers-cofield@maryland.gov410-586-8589
Alice Merkel - Collections Assistantalice.merkel@maryland.gov410-586-8582
Alexandra Glass - Patterson
Nichole Doub - Head Conservator
Monica Kitner - Conservatormonica.kitner@maryland.gov410-586-8576
​​Heather Rovardi - Conservatorheather.rardin@maryland.gov410-586-8584
Arianna Johnston - Conservatorarianna.johnston@maryland.gov410-586-8576

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