OUMA Staff

Elizabeth Peterson-Jennings
Museum Director
[email protected]

Druonna Collier

Druonna Collier
Museum Assistant Collections Manager
Registrar of OUMA
[email protected]


John Daniel Tilford
Curator of Collections and Development Associate
[email protected]

OUMA Advisory Board 2022-2023:

Emmanuel Brantley ’15 (2021)
Director of Communications for Councilmembers, The Council of the District of Columbia

D. Peter Drotman, M.D., M.P.H. (2011)
Editor-in-Chief, Emerging Infectious Diseases
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Ariana Feiner (2021)
Children’s Book Author, Filmmaker, Disability Rights Advocate

Robert Gaynes, M.D. (2016)
Distinguished Physician and Professor
Emory University School of Medicine

Ashleigh Ewald ’25, Student Representative (2023)
Student Government Association, President

Karen Head, Ph.D., Chair (2016)
Professor in the Department of English and Technical Communication,
Arts & Innovation Director, Missouri University of Science and Technology

Reshmi J. Hebbar, Ph.D., faculty representative (2021)
Associate Professor of English, Oglethorpe University

Morris M. Herzberg, CFP® (2010)
Retired, Financial Consultant, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER ™
Wells Fargo Advisors

Dennis Kelly (2020)
Retired, Inaugural Dean of the Q. William Hammack School of Business at Oglethorpe University
Former Interim Director of Smithsonian Enterprises

Director Emeritus of the National Zoological Park and Conservation Biology Institute

Former President and CEO of Zoo Atlanta
Former executive with the Coca-Cola company

Ellen Kierr Stein (2020)
Civic Leader in Atlanta and Sandy Springs

Former Residential Real Estate Broker, 1994-2016

Jay Lutz, Ph.D. (2010)
Emeritus Professor of French, Oglethorpe University

Aixa M. Pascual (2020)
Senior Communications Strategist and Content Creator, Atlanta Regional Commission
Latin American Association, Brookhaven

Andrew Walden, Ph.D., faculty representative (2021)
Assistant Professor of Organic Chemistry, Oglethorpe University

Hugh F. Williams Jr. (2020)
Retired, Senior Foreign Service for the US Department of State
Former Diplomat in Residence, Florida A&M, Morehouse and Spelman

Ex Officio:

Druonna Collier
Museum Assistant Collections Manager & Registrar of OUMA, Oglethorpe University
[email protected]

Kendra King Momon, Ph.D.
Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Oglethorpe University
[email protected]

Elizabeth H. Peterson-Jennings
Director of OUMA, Adjunct Professor, Adjunct Instructor, FYS Academic Mentor, Oglethorpe University, Oglethorpe University representative for the Arts & Culture Commission for the City of Brookhaven
[email protected]

John Daniel Tilford
Curator of Collections of OUMA and Development Associate, Oglethorpe University
[email protected]

OUMA Student Diversity Subcommittee for 2022-2023:

Katie Cutts ’24
Sydney Jones ’24
Sophia Sobrino ’25
Maria Coles ’24
Gloria Okwueze ’25

*Member of the Oglethorpe University Board of Trustees