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Vanessa Herndon

Lead Visitor Services Assistant

MA, Museum Studies; George Washington University, Washington, DC
BA, History; Morgan State University, Baltimore, MD

Role in Museum: 

Works with the Experience Design team on all aspects of the visitor experience. Manages Volunteer Information Specialist and Museum Ambassadors, and provides training for museum staff.