Our Crew


Seacoast Science Center: 603-436-8043

Senior Management Team

Jim Chase
[email protected]
ext. 15

Nichole Rutherford
Vice President
[email protected]
ext. 26

Susan Bradbury
Director of Finance
[email protected]
ext. 10

Kate Leavitt
Director of Mission
[email protected]
ext. 27

Jeremy LeClair
Director of Exhibits and Technology
[email protected]
ext. 11

Karen Provazza
Director of Marketing
[email protected]
ext. 12


Nikki Annelli
Naturalist and Marine Mammal Rescue Assistant
[email protected]
ext. 30

Laura Bahl
Volunteer Coordinator
[email protected]
ext. 21

Danielle Bastian
Visitor Services Manager
[email protected]
ext. 13

Henry Burke
Program Manager
[email protected]
ext. 16

Mike Doherty
Program Naturalist
[email protected]
ext. 13

Heidi Duncanson
Development and Communications Coordinator
[email protected]
ext. 10

Rob Royer
Aquarist and Marine Mammal Rescue Assistant
[email protected]
ext. 23

Andrew Weaver
Site Sales Coordinator
[email protected]
ext. 14

Ashley Stokes
Marine Mammal Rescue Manager and SSC Events Coordinator
[email protected]
ext. 29

Sarah Toupin
School and Group Program Manager and Marine Mammal Rescue Assistant
[email protected]
ext. 20

Elaine Walczak
Finance Manager
[email protected]
ext. 28

Ron Watson
Maintenance Coordinator
[email protected]
ext. 31

Board of Directors


Rich Samdperil, Chair
Greg Johnson, Vice Chair
Tim Hepburn, Treasurer
Pam Sallet, Secretary

At large
David Divins
Executive Director, UNH School of Marine Science and Ocean Engineering
Trevor Arp
Alan Beede
Jim Brown
Renee Chiou
Kathryn Drew
Jim Glynn
Susan Labrie
Laurie Leichthammer
Ben Locwin
Greg Lynch
Allan Waterfield

Directors, Ex-officio
Phillip Bryce
Director, NH Director of Parks & Recreation

Directors, emeritus
Paul Avery
Barbara Newall

President emeritus
Wendy Lull

Technical Advisors
Dr. Robert Ballard
Paul Erickson
J. Bonnie Newman
Dr. Cameron Wake