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

 

Chautauqua Institution President's Office

EmailThomas Becker President 716.357.6222
EmailRindy Barmore Executive Assistant 716.357.6221
 

Program Office

EmailDeborah Sunya Moore Vice President/
Director of Programming
716.357.6232
EmailSteven Slaff Managing Director of Performing and Visual Arts 716.357.6217
EmailDawn Spicer-Dake Housing Coordinator 716.357.6249
EmailSarah Malinoski-Umberger Coordinator of Student Services 716.357.6233
EmailLisa Gierszal Assistant to the Vice President/Performing
Arts Coordinator
716.357.6399
EmailJennifer Jansen Performing and Visual Arts Project Manager  
 

Treasurer's Office

EmailSebastian Baggiano Vice President/Treasurer/
Chief Operating Officer
716.357.6218
EmailJulie Fisher Executive Assistant 716.357.6212
EmailRichard Erickson Director of Accounting 716.357.6307
EmailTena Dills Director of Payroll 716.357.6228
EmailRachel Kinal Assistant Controller 716.357.6479
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
EmailKaren Schiavone Education Assistant,
Special Studies & Youth Services
716.357.6290
EmailEmily Carpenter Education Assistant,
Lecture & Literary Arts
716.357.6310
EmailJonathan Schmitz Archivist 716.357.6332
EmailScott Ekstrom Director, Smith Memorial Library 716.357.6296
EmailSara Toth Lecture & Literary Arts Associate 716.357.6376
 

Recreation

EmailMeg Pickard Director of Recreation/
Fitness Center Manager
716.357.6430
716.357.6493
EmailElizabeth Freay Fitness Center Asst. Manager/
Aquatics Supervisor
716.357.6430
 

Marketing and Communications

EmailGeorge Murphy Vice President/
Chief Marketing Officer
716.357.6230
EmailDeb LeBarron Customer Experience
and Marketing Assistant
716.357.6491
EmailMyra Peterson Accommodations Manager 716.357.6231
EmailRay Downey Graphic Designer/
Multi-Media Manager
716.357.6370
EmailJordan Steves Director of Communications 716.357.6434
EmailKaren Williams Director of Guest Experience 716.357.6300
EmailErin Ackerman Assistant Manager of Ticketing 716.357.6337
EmailLeslie Calimeri Digital Communications Manager 716.357.6346
EmailMegan Borgstrom Junior 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

EmailJohn Shedd Director of Operations/
Administrator of Architectural and Land Use Regulations
716.357.6245
EmailJennifer Majewski Administrative Assistant 716.357.6245
EmailAlan Akin Chief of Police 716.357.6225
EmailJack Munella Manager of Buildings and Grounds 716.357.6237
EmailBetsy Burgeson Supervisor of Gardens and Landscapes 716.357.6326
BlankCindy Williams Housekeeping Manager 716.357.6325
EmailConstance Paul Accounts Payable 716.357.6267
 

Department of Religion

EmailThe Rev. Dr. Robert M. Franklin, Jr. Director of Religion 716.357.6242
EmailMaureen Rovegno Associate Director of Religion 716.357.6386
EmailCarolyn Snider Administrative Assistant 716.357.6274

 

Conferencing / Extended Programming / Group Sales

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

Chautauqua Foundation

EmailFundGeof Follansbee Vice President/
CEO, Chautauqua Foundation
716.357.6219
EmailFundLinda Jordan Loomis Corporate Secretary/ 
Assistant to CEO, Chautauqua Foundation
716.357.6220
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
EmailFundDustin Nelson Director of Gift Planning 716.357.6409
EmailFundTina Downey Director of the Chautauqua Fund 716.357.6406
EmailFundJill Cummiskey Assistant Director of the Chautauqua Fund 716.357.6405
EmailFundKaren Blozie Senior Major Gifts Officer 716.357.6244
EmailFundMegan Sorenson Associate Director of the Chautauqua Fund/
Communications Manager
716.357.6243
EmailFundNicole Szydlo Senior Researcher and Coordinator of Information Strategy 716.357.6371
EmailFundJosh Auflick Research Associate 716.357.6447
EmailFundNikki Adams Administrative Project Manager 716.357.6404