Get to Know Us


Meet the Quilt House team members featured in this exhibition:

Laura Chapman, communications coordinator
Laura manages communications and marketing for Quilt House. She is a published author and a fan of football and cats. She is the Getting to Know You exhibition designer.

Carolyn Ducey, curator of collections
Carolyn oversees the collections department and the IQSCM’s acquisition initiatives. She drives a Miata, works out, and spoils her grandbabies and her dog, Stella.

Jonathan Gregory, assistant curator of exhibitions Jonathan coordinates production and installation of exhibitions at Quilt House. He bakes a mean pecan pie, enjoys entertaining, and thinks about what it means to be human.

Marin Hanson, curator of exhibitions
Marin oversees the exhibitions department and the IQSCM’s non-Western international acquisitions. She enjoys watching Bollywood films and traveling the world. She is the Getting to Know You exhibition curator.

Leslie Levy, executive director
Leslie leads the Quilt House team and promotes the museum’s efforts worldwide. She stays busy with her sons’ activities and is involved in the Lincoln and Nebraska communities.

Mary Ourecky, visitor services manager
Mary leads the visitor services team and ensures Quilt House visitors have a wonderful experience. She is a former Nebraska Czech princess, proud grandma and avid quilter and seamstress.

Joy Shalla Glenn, public programs & membership assistant
Joy provides support and assistance to the Operations Department, specializing in membership. She enjoys her annual pilgrimage to Belize and following her grandsons’ band, The Orwells.

Kim Taylor, collections manager
Kim oversees the daily care and management of the IQSCM collection. She is an avid gardener and gourmet cook who paints, sculpts, spins, knits, and quilts in her spare time.

Dean Young, operations manager
Dean manages the museum’s day-to-day operations and Museum Shop. He is an avid supporter of Husker athletics and enjoys planning and preparing for hosted celebratory events.