Our Staff

Executive Director
Gregory T. Peerbolte
For information about administration or museum operations call:
815-723-5201 ext. 7210
Fax: 815-723-9039
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Development Director
Mike Brick
For information about special events, contributions or estate planning call:
815-723-5201 ext. 7213
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Program and Community Events Manager
Liz McNeil
For information about special events that raise funds for the museum call:
815-723-5201 ext. 7212 (please phone for appointment) 
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Curator of Collections
Heather Bigeck
To make an appointment to donate an artifact or for information about filming, research, or copyrights call:
815-723-5201 ext. 7214
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Internal Operations Manager
Jessamyn Moore
For more information about volunteering or booking a tour/ education program, e-mail Jessamyn at
815-723-5201 ext. 7211
Fax: 815-723-9039
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Financial Controller
Paula Swanstrom
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Prison Tour Coordinator
Elizabeth Covelli
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