Chautauqua Institution

Directory of staff telephone numbers and email addresses. Chautauqua's primary administrative offices are located in the Colonnade building.

Chautauqua Institution President's Office

EmailThomas Becker President 716.357.6222
EmailRindy Barmore Executive Assistant 716.357.6221
 

Program Office

EmailMarty W. Merkley Vice President/
Director of Programming
716.357.6217
EmailDeborah Sunya Moore
Associate Director of Programming 716.357.6217 
EmailDawn Spicer-Dake Housing Coordinator 716.357.6249
EmailSarah Malinoski-Umberger Coordinator of Student Services 716.357.6233
EmailSheryl Thayer Program Coordinator 716.357.6399
 

Treasurer's Office

EmailSebastian Baggiano Vice President/Treasurer/
Chief Operating Officer
716.357.6218
EmailAntoinette Ferrino Administrative Assistant 716.357.6212
EmailRichard Erickson Director of Accounting 716.357.6307
EmailTena Dills Director of Payroll 716.357.6228
EmailDebie Coburn Financial Office 716.357.6224
EmailCindy Mando Director of Information Services 716.357.6260
 

Education & Youth Services

EmailSherra Babcock Vice President
Emily and Richard Smucker Chair for Education
716.357.6316
EmailMatt Ewalt Associate Director of
Education and Youth Services
716.357.6255
EmailLori Franklin Education Assistant, Special Studies & Youth Services 716.357.6290
EmailMary Holl Education Assistant, Lecture & Literary Arts 716.357.6310
EmailJonathan Schmitz Archivist 716.357.6332
EmailLynn Kinnear Director, Smith Memorial Library 716.357.6296
EmailSara Toth Lecture Associate 716.357.6376
 

Recreation

EmailAndrew Freay Director of Recreation Services and Fitness Center Manager 716.357.6430
EmailElizabeth Freay Fitness Center Asst. Manager
Aquatics Supervisor
716.357.6430
EmailJack Voelker General Manager, Chautauqua Golf Club 716.357.6403
 

Marketing and Communications

EmailGeorge Murphy Vice President/
Chief Marketing Officer
716.357.6230
EmailMyra Peterson Administrative Assistant 716.357.6231
EmailRay Downey Graphic Designer 716.357.6370
EmailJordan Steves Director of Communications 716.357.6434
EmailKaren Williams Customer Experience Manager 716.357.6250
EmailLaurie Ennis Asst. to Director of Ticketing 716.357.6250
EmailLeslie Mathis Digital Communications Manager 716.357.6346
EmailJordan Reading Assistant Graphic Designer 716.357.6248
EmailVanessa Weinert Marketing Manager 716.357.6402
EmailJim Freay Office Services
and Equipment Administrator
716.357.6207
 

Community Services/Operations

EmailDouglas Conroe Director of Operations 716.357.6215
EmailJohn Shedd Director of Facilities/Administrator of Architectural and Land Use Regulations 716.357.6246
EmailJennifer Majewski Administrative Assistant 716.357.6245
EmailAlan Akin Chief of Police 716.357.6225
EmailJack Munella Facilities/Project Manager 716.357.6237
EmailDale Murdock Fleet/Mechanics 716.357.6251
BlankCindy Williams Housekeeping Manager 716.357.6325
EmailConstance Paul  Accounts Payable 716.357.6267
 

Department of Religion

EmailRev. Dr.
Robert Franklin
Director of Religion 716.357.6242
EmailMaureen Rovegno Associate Director of Religion 716.357.6386
EmailNancy Roberts Administrative Assistant 716.357.6274

 


Conferencing / Extended Programming / Group Sales

EmailBruce Stanton Athenaeum Hotel General Manager 716.357.4444
EmailLaurie Paterniti-
Stanton
Coordinator of Group Sales 
& Senior Programming
716.357.6262 or 357.6269
EmailBranwen Wright Hotel Comptroller 716.357.6478
EmailEarl Rothfus Bookstore Manager 716.357.2151
EmailCarly Mitchell Special Events Administrator 716.357.6389
 

Chautauqua Foundation

EmailFundGeof Follansbee Vice President/
CEO, Chautauqua Foundation
716.357.6219
EmailFundJackie Chagnon Stewardship and Donor Relations 716.357.6407
EmailFundChris Baglia Gift Administrator 716.357.6214
EmailFundDeborah E. Moore Chief Financial Officer 716.357.6408
EmailFundKaren Blozie Director of Gift Planning 716.357.6244
EmailFundLinda Jordan Loomis Corporate Secretary and
Assistant to CEO, Chautauqua Foundation
716.357.6220
EmailFundTina Downey Director of the Chautauqua Fund 716.357.6406
EmailFundLinda Steckley Senior Major Gifts Officer 716.357.6220
EmailFundMegan Sorenson Assistant Director of the Chautauqua Fund 716.357.6243
EmailFundNicole Szydlo Research Associate 716.357.6447
EmailFundGail Lemke Administrative Project Manager 716.357.6404

 

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If you have a question about any aspect of your trip to Chautauqua, we have knowledgeable staff members ready to assist you.

Ticket Office
Mon. - Fri. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
(716) 357-6250
boxoffice@ciweb.org

Chautauqua Institution
P.O. Box 28
1 Ames Ave.
Chautauqua, NY 14722