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West Florida Historic Preservation, Inc.
Shipping Address: 120 Church Street, Pensacola FL, 32502
Malinda Horton (x110)
Interim Executive Director
Malinda Horton has been the Executive Director of the Florida Association of Museums (FAM) since 1995. She is a native Floridian and attended Florida State University. Her degree is in Political Science and her dream was to become a lobbyist and work in the legislative process. She is the lobbyist for FAM in addition to her regular Executive Director duties. Prior to working for FAM, she worked for the previous Executive Director and also worked in the Florida Legislature. You may contact Ms. Horton at (850)595-5985 x 110, or email Malinda Horton.
Robert Overton, Jr. (x106)
Chief Operating Officer
(BA History, MA History)
Mr. Overton is responsible for all aspects of daily museum operations and public programming which serves about 15,000 school children and 50,000 museum visitors each year. He is the agency's primary grant specialist and regularly seeks grant funds to support program development and building maintenance. If you have any questions concerning museum operations. You may contact Mr. Overton at (850)595-5985 x106, or email Rob Overton.
(BS Math, MS Anthropology)
Ms. Robertson handles the conservation and maintenance of our collections. In addition, she is involved in exhibit planning, design, and installation. If you have a question regarding our collections or exhibits, please contact Lynne at (850) 595-5840, or email Lynne Robertson.
Pat Paterson (x109)
Mr. Paterson is responsible for ongoing maintenance and special construction projects. Pat is a state registered Building Contractor, a member of the Southern Building Code Congress, and Construction Specifications Institute. He has completed several SBCCI Construction Inspection Courses and graduated from The UWF Whitman Center School of Management and Supervision. If you have a question for Mr. Paterson, you may contact him at (850) 595-5985 x109 or email Pat Paterson.
Ross Pristera (x115)
(MA Historic Preservation Planning)
Mr. Pristera is responsible for preserving the agencyâ€™s historic buildings and landscapes. Ross also supervises and reviews special building projects and ongoing maintenance. If you have any questions for Mr. Pristera, you may contact Mr. Pristera at (850) 595-5985 x 115 or email Ross Pristera.
Marsha Clark (x101)
(BS Business Administration)
Ms. Clark is responsible for managing the agency's financial operations, which includes managing the financial and purchasing activities of WFHPI. Marsha also serves as secretary to WFHPI's Board of Directors. If you have a question for Ms. Clark, you may contact her at (850) 595-5985 x 101.
Casey Campbell (x107)
Coordinator of Public Functions
(BA Interdisciplinary Humanities)
Ms. Campbell is responsible for museum rentals for events such as weddings, receptions, parties, and concerts held at Historic Pensacola Village. You may contact Casey at (850) 595-5985 x107, or email Casey Campbell.
Wendi C. Davis (x111)
Membership and Marketing Coordinator, Museum Stores Manager
(BA Art History; MA Public History)
Mrs. Davis is responsible for the membership and marketing program. She also manages the Tivoli High House Shop and the Wentworth Store. You may contact Mrs. Davis at (850) 595-5985 x 111, or email Wendi Davis.
(BA Anthropology/Archaeology, MA Public History)
Mrs. Prime assists in the acquisition, cataloging, storage, and interpretation of documents and artifacts in the museum's permanent collections. You may contact Mrs. Prime at (850) 595-5840, or email Carolyn Prime.
Curator of Exhibits
Ms. Messerschmidt is responsible for the design and creation of museum exhibits. You may contact Ms. Messerschmidt at (850) 595-5840, or email Gale Messerschmidt.
(BFA; MA Public History)
Mrs. Wilson is responsible for the operation of the Beacon Resource Center and assists the public with research needs and questions. You may contact Mrs. Wilson at (850) 595-5840, or email Jacki Wilson.
Sheyna Marcey (x105)
Director of Education
(BA Telecommunication and Film)
Ms. Marcey is the director of the education staff and assists with the organization's volunteer program, training, and supervision. She is a Certified Guide with the National Association of Interpretation. You may contact her at (850) 595-5985 x105, or email Sheyna Marcey.
Jim McMillen (x112)
Museum Educator, Educational and Private Tour Coordinator
(BA History, MA History in progress)
Mr. McMillen schedules all school and group reservations to Historic Pensacola Village, the Pensacola Children's Museum, and the T. T. Wentworth, Jr., Florida State Museum. He is a Certified Guide with the National Association of Interpretation. You may contact Mr. McMillen at (850) 595-5985 x112, or email Jim McMillen.
Ryan Arvay (x108)
Museum Educator, Living History Coordinator
(BA Theatre and Media Arts)
Mr. Arvay oversees the Living History programming at Historic Pensacola Village working with staff and volunteer "living history" reenactors who interpret life in Pensacola from the past 450 years. You may contact Mr. Arvay at (850) 595-5985 x 108, or email Ryan Arvay.
Amy Eve (x100)
(BA History-Anthropology, MA History)
Ms. Eve assists the Office Administrator and the Coordinator of Public Functions with organizational tasks. She is also the telephone operator for the administrative offices in the J. Earle Bowden Building. She can be reached at (850) 595-5985 x 100 or email Amy Eve.
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(BS Geo-Archaeology, MA Historical Archaeology)
Miss Sams manages daily operations and facilities at Arcadia Mill. For further information on Arcadia Mill, you may reach Miss Sams at (850)626-3084, or email her.
Museum Education Coordinator
(BA History, MA Public History)
Mr. Oberto schedules all school and group reservations for Arcadia Mill. For further information on Arcadia Mill and educational programming, you may reach him at (850)626-3084, or email him.