Museum Staff

Museum Staff

General Contacts

General Information & Gift Shop Requests

Roots Cape Breton Genealogy Service


Rodney Chaisson, Director

Janet MacNeil, Administrative Assistant 

Visitor Experience

Katherine MacLeod, Manager of Visitor Experience

Emily Clegg, Coordinator of Agricultural Renewal and Costumes

Colleen Beaton, Animator

Pauline Campbell, Animator

Marie Chehy, Animator

Brenda Dunphy, Animator

Catherine Gillis, Animator

Cecilia Laing, Animator

Ian MacCalder, Animator

Hoss MacKenzie, Animator/Blacksmith

Aileen MacLean, Animator

John MacLean, Animator

Logan MacLellan, Animator

Beth MacNeil, Animator

Kaye Anne MacNeil, Animator

Sandy MacNeil, Animator

Victoria Quimby, Animator/Textile Coordinator

Phyllis Williams, Animator

Zoie Chaisson, Student Animator

Jessica MacLean, Student Animator

Phyllis Whyte, Student Animator

Gaelic Language and Culture

Dr. Shamus Y. MacDonald, Stiùiriche nan Gàidhlig (Manager)

Shannon MacMullin, Coordinator of Cultural Experiences 

Hannah Krebs, Na Cleasaichean

Emily MacDonald, Na Cleasaichean

Stacey MacLean, Na Cleasaichean

Colin Watson, Na Cleasaichean

Collections Management - Artifacts/Archives/Genealogy

Pauline MacLean, Collections/Genealogy Mgr.

Alyssa MacNeil, Archival Assistant

Building & Site Maintenance

Tim MacNeil, Operations Manager 

vacant, Carpenter

David MacKenzie, Groundskeeper

Patricia Gaudley, Custodian

Brendan Higgins, Labourer

Gift Shop

Anne MacNeil, Gift Shop Purchasing

Anne Gillis, Animator/Visitor Centre Clerk

Laura MacNeil, Animator/Visitor Centre Clerk