Meet the Staff

Alton Dooley, Ph.D – Executive Director

Education and Curation Staff
Darla Radford – Collections Manager
Margaret Ozolins – Curation and Education Specialist
Krystle Drouault - Education Specialist
Andrew T. McDonald, Ph.D – Curator/Educator
Brett Samantha Dooley – Educator

Administrative Services Staff
Holly Lauridsen – Operations Manager
Anne Hallberg – Business Manager
Leya Collins - Museum Supervisor
Brittney Stoneburg – Marketing and Events Specialist
Chenelle Harris – Visitor Services Associate
Jay Taylor – Visitor Services Associate

Maintenance Staff
Greg Gall – Facilities Supervisor
Victor De La Cruz – Maintenance Technician


Our Location
2345 Searl Parkway, Hemet CA, 92543
Phone: 951-791-0033

10 am – 5 pm Tuesday through Sunday

Western Science Center

To inspire our community to discover the past, explore the present, and promote a sustainable future.