Museum Staff

For more information about the Idaho Museum of Natural History 

Dr. Leif Tapanila
Interim Director of IMNH, Research Curator, Division Head Earth Sciences
tapaleif@isu.edu (208) 282-3871

Bill Angle
Store/Gallery Manager
anglwill@isu.edu (208) 282-3317 store/gallery (208) 282-5893 fax

Janet Bala, MS
Life Sciences Collections, Manager Ray J. Davis Herbarium
balajane@isu.edu (208) 282-2815

Amy Commendador, MS
Manager, Earl H. Swanson Archaeological Repository
commamy@isu.edu (208) 282-3042

Dr. Herbert Maschner
Research Curator, Division Head Anthropology
ON SABBATICAL

Curt Schmitz
Museum Registrar
schmcurt@isu.edu (208) 282-2603 

Faith Tan
Administrative Assistant to the Director
tanfait@isu.edu (208) 282-3168

Amber Tews, MS
Collections Manager, Anthropology
tewsamb2@isu.edu (208) 282-2451

Dr. Mary Thompson
Senior Collections Manager, Collections Manager, Earth Sciences
thommar6@isu.edu (208) 282-4151

Becky Hansis-O’Neill, MS
Education Specialist 
hansreb3@isu.edu (208) 282-2195

Dr. Charles “Rick” Williams
Research Curator, Division Head Life Sciences Ray J. Davis Herbarium
willcha2@isu.edu (208) 282-2948

Robert Schlader
Manager Idaho Virtualization Laboratory
schlrobe@isu.edu (208) 282-5420

Nicholas Clement
Assistant manager Idaho Virtualization Laboratory
clemnich@isu.edu (208) 282-5420

Nicholas Holmer
Photographer / Scan Technician
holmnic4@isu.edu (208) 282-5420

Jesse Pruitt
Scan Technician / Technology Specialist
pruijess@isu.edu (208) 282-5420

Melissa Green
Scan Technician
(208) 282-5420