Our Team

In addition to our dedicated staff, we gratefully acknowledge the support of the Museum Leadership Council and Museum Advisory Council. Leadership and Advisory Council members are selected from diverse industries and organizations to provide valuable insight and advice to our Museum team.

Management Team


Marcia Ferranto

Memorial Fund Chief Executive Officer

Thomas Canavan

Executive Director, National Law Enforcement Museum | Resident COVID-19 Compliance Manager

Diane LaVigna, CFRE

Chief Development Officer

John Matthews

Executive Director – National Law Enforcement Initiatives

Patrick P. Montuore

Executive Director – National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial

Margaret Mullins

Chief of Staff & Board Liaison

Mary Petto

Chief Public Engagement Officer

Museum Staff


David Noah

Director of Visitor Services and Retail Operations

Lauren Sydney

Director of Collections and Registration

Joe Gallerano

Director of Facilities Management

Anna Muckenfuss

Programs Specialist

Robyn Small

Senior Director of Media Relations

Sally Hutchins

Director of Web Projects and Services

Malinda Cofield

Assistant Manager of Visitor Services

Kaitlin Mays

Development Associate

Cierra Porras

Visitor Services Lead

Hannah Shulla

Federal Grants Manager

Brandon Beasley

Memorial Maintenance Officer

Carolie Heyliger

Senior Research Manager

Vanissa Varnado

Research Manager

Krista Humphrey

Director of Direct Marketing

Terence Pendergrass

Manager of Memorial Grounds

Alita Thomas

Law Enforcement Relations Director

Elisa Cohen

Communications and Digital Marketing Manager

Christopher J. Mitchell

Assistant Curator

Scott Habes

Chief Curator

Tyauna Brown

Director of Events

Chelsea Loucks

Program Administrator

Renee Phillips

Retail Operations Manager

Beryl Simpson

Donor Relations Specialist

Debi Gillette

Manager of Donor Advising

Memorial Fund Board

The National Law Enforcement Museum is closely aligned with the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund.

View board members here.

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