Mary Leavens, Executive Director
Mary joined the Havre de Grace Maritime Museum as the Executive Director in December 2017. She was born in Havre de Grace and is a lifelong resident of Harford County. During her career, Mary has worked at Harford Community College in Corporate Training, College & Alumni Development and was the Executive Director of their Foundation. She was also the Executive Director of the Humane Society of Harford County and later worked as a Practice Manager for three Harford County veterinary clinics. She is highly skilled in fundraising, event planning and execution, employee relations, grant writing, budgeting and financial management, donor relations, and customer service. Mary is very people-oriented and thoroughly enjoys working with our visitors as well as with the businesses and people of Havre de Grace. She is excited to be part of the Maritime Museum and looks forward to making our Museum the very best in the region.
Morgan Jones, Environmental Center Manager
A native of Havre de Grace, Maryland, Morgan graduated from Hofstra University with a B.S. in Geology and minors in Anthropology, Russian, and Sustainability. Morgan also holds an M.A. in Sustainability, concentration in Geology from Hofstra University, and is finishing her M.S. in Geospatial Intelligence at the University of Maryland, College Park. She will start her Ph.D. in the winter of 2020 in Geographic Information Sciences, focusing on remote sensing and water quality of the Chesapeake Bay. She is a certified Water Sampler and Waste Water/Drinking Water Technician, Analyst. She is working on her Master Watershed Stewards Certification and Environmental Engineering Certification, as well. Morgan has studied Karstological sciences in Mexico, Peru, and Slovenia and Volcanic Geohazards in Greece. Before her work with the Environmental Center, she worked as an Organic Extraction Technician with Pace Analytics and a Quality Assurance/Quality Control Technician Specialist with Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission.
Morgan’s primary goal is to bridge the gap between science and the community through hands-on service learning projects, citizen science monitoring, and community outreach programs and workshops. She hopes to work with all age groups with any type of background to promote environmental stewardship in the region.
Juliette Moore, Admin. Asst.
Juliette is a lifelong resident of Havre de Grace and has an educational background in the performing arts. She has been involved in environmental activism at both the local and national levels with multiple organizations and has lead seasonal walking tours around Havre de Grace for the past couple of years, in addition to numerous creative ventures.
Laura Chouinard, Front Desk Receptionist/Customer Service
Laura is originally from Virginia and moved to Maryland about 5 years ago. She has a
Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice Administration and has over 10 years of experience in the administrative field. Prior to working at the museum, she worked as a marketing specialist for a government contractor and is currently using those skills here at the museum to help increase our social media presence and other various administrative/marketing needs. Laura’s customer service skills are strong and she is an asset to our museum team.
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