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About
EdVenture

About
EdVenture

Mission

EdVenture’s mission is to inspire the joy of learning in children and their families through interactive, inclusive, and safe museum experiences. Beyond our walls, our mission is to engage with the communities we serve, acting as a resource for education, family support, and business and organizational partnerships.

Impact

EdVenture inspires lifelong learners in a space that is engaging, safe, and inclusive. We foster boundless curiosity.

Mission

EdVenture’s mission is to inspire the joy of learning in children and their families through interactive, inclusive, and safe museum experiences. Beyond our walls, our mission is to engage with the communities we serve, acting as a resource for education, family support, and business and organizational partnerships.

Impact

EdVenture inspires lifelong learners in a space that is engaging, safe, and inclusive. We foster boundless curiosity.

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Museum Policies

Meet our Team

Meet our Team

About

Dallas Austin

Exhibits Manager

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Sharla Brown

Digital Media Manager

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Tyra Carraway

Curiosity Crew Lead

About

Marc Drews

Director of Experiences & Education

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Rachel Duddles

Director of People & Culture

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Greg Evans-Pryor

Building Maintenance Technician 

About

Brittany Gazda

Accounting Manager

About

Jessica Gregory

Myrtle Beach Museum Manager

About

Amber Griffin

Myrtle Beach Curiosity
Crew Lead

About

Robin Harriford

Director of Development

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Andy Marquart

CEO

About

Lloyd McDonald

Director of Facilities & Exhibits

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Rashida McFadden

Operations Coordinator

About

Marjorie Mokrisky

Finance Associate

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Fred Mutz

Deputy Director & CFO

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Ashley Olsen

Museum Content Coordinator

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Christine Pamphile

Museum Manager

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Rachel Ross

Curiosity Crew Lead

About

Jamie Smith

Guest Experiences Coordinator

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James Sonatore

Building & Grounds Associate 

About

Na’Siya Stout

Education Program Coordinator

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Brandis Sunday

Community Engagement Manager

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Bri Tribbett

Education Initiatives Manager

About

Meaghan Westfall

Exhibits Technician

About

Dr. Kathie Williams

Health and Safety Advisor

Board of Directors

Dr. Dwayne Porter – Chair

Associate Chair and Director of Graduate Studies, University of South Carolina Arnold School of Public Health


Dr. Jamelle Ellis
– Governance Committee Chair

Senior Scientist, Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership


Amy Alimohamed  

Partnership Development Manager, Columbia Chamber of Commerce

Bradley Anderson

Retired Columbia Fire Department Chief


Dr. Alissa Richmond Armstrong

Professor – Department of Biological Sciences, University of South Carolina


Willie Calloway

Retired Museum Director


Angela Houlemard-Smith

General Counsel, Advance Stores Company, Inc

Harold Reaves

Special Events Coordinator, City of Columbia


Bob Ruff

Senior Vice President, Group and Voluntary Benefits, Aflac


Robyn Watson

ICT Modernization Portfolio Manager, Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina


Sue Williams

CEO, Children’s Trust of South Carolina


City of Columbia Board Liaison
Dr. Aditi Bussells

Richland County Board Liaison
Jesica Mackey

About

Dallas Austin

Exhibits Manager

sharla

Sharla Brown

Digital Media Manager

staffphoto

Tyra Carraway

Curiosity Crew Lead

 

About

Marc Drews

Director of Experiences & Education

EdvHR

Rachel Duddles

Director of People & Culture

greg photo

Greg Evans-Pryor

Building Maintenance Technician 

About

Brittany Gazda

Accounting Manager

About

Jessica Gregory

Myrtle Beach Museum Manager

About

Amber Griffin

Myrtle Beach Curiosity
Crew Lead

About

Robin Harriford

Director of Development

About

Andy Marquart

CEO

About

Lloyd McDonald

Director of Facilities

Rashida2

Rashida McFadden 

Operations Coordinator

About

Marjorie Mokrisky

 

Fred

Fred Mutz

Deputy Director & CFO

Ashley1

Ashley Olsen

Museum Content Coordinator

CPamphile

Christine Pamphile

Museum Manager

unnamed

Rachel Ross

Curiosity Crew Lead

About

Jamie Smith

Guest Experiences Coordinator

james photo

James Sonatore

Building & Grounds Associate 

 

About

Na’Siya Stout

Education Program Coordinator

BSunday

Brandis Sunday

Community Engagement Manager

BTribbettt

Bri Tribbett

Education Initiatives Manager

About

Meaghan Westfall

Exhibits Technician

About

Dr. Kathie Williams

Health and Safety Advisor

Board of Directors

Dr. Dwayne Porter – Chair

Associate Chair and Director of Graduate Studies, University of South Carolina Arnold School of Public Health


Dr. Jamelle Ellis
– Governance Committee Chair

Senior Scientist, Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership


Amy Alimohamed  

Partnership Development Manager, Columbia Chamber of Commerce

Bradley Anderson

Retired Columbia Fire Department Chief


Dr. Alissa Richmond Armstrong

Professor – Department of Biological Sciences, University of South Carolina


Willie Calloway

Retired Museum Director

 

Angela Houlemard-Smith

General Counsel, Advance Stores Company, Inc

Harold Reaves

Special Events Coordinator, City of Columbia

Bob Ruff

Senior Vice President, Group and Voluntary Benefits, Aflac

Robyn Watson

ICT Modernization Portfolio Manager, Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina

Sue Williams

CEO, Children’s Trust of South Carolina


City of Columbia Board Liaison
Dr. Aditi Bussells

Richland County Board Liaison
Jesica Mackey

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