May 2, 2017

Staff

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Laura Bajuk

Director

Laura is the Museum’s full-time Interim Director and continues her role in development. Prior to Palo Alto, where she resides, she served 18 years as Executive Director at the Los Altos History Museum and the Museums of Los Gatos (history, art and natural science).

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Crystal Taylor

Assistant to the Director

Crystal’s focus is marketing and development for the Museum. Crystal has worked at various museums across the Bay Area including; Los Altos History Museum, Bay Area Discovery Museum, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco and the Museum of Monterey. She currently holds an M.A. in Museum Studies from San Francisco State University.

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Diane Moon

Finance Manager

Diane is the Finance Manager for the Museum. Prior to joining Palo Alto, Diane served as VP of Finance and acting board treasurer for John Stott Ministries, and Vice-President of Finance for FirstPoint Health, a start-up company in the health services sector. Diane holds an MBA from Santa Clara University with an emphasis in accounting.

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Lauren Howry

Cataloging Specialist

Lauren is the Museum’s cataloging specialist. Prior to Palo Alto, Lauren worked with The Lee Family Digital Archives and W&L Library’s Special Collections and Archives (in Virginia). Lauren holds degrees in Anthropology and Theatre from Washington & Lee University.

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Kitzi Tanner

Construction, Project Manager