Meet the Museum Team

Meet the Museum Team

Meet the faces behind the fun!

At the Children’s Museum of South Dakota, we’re passionate about helping children learn through play. Our team of creative and innovative thinkers inspires kids (and kids at heart) to spark their imaginations.

Interested in joining our team? Take a look at our career opportunities.

Not sure who to talk to? Start with our general contact form.

Museum Team

Kate Treiber
Kate Treiber

Kate Treiber

Executive Director

Mike Mogard
Mike Mogard

Mike Mogard

Associate Director

Carrie Benson
Carrie Benson

Carrie Benson

Director of Education

Kati Hanson
Kati Hanson

Kati Hanson

Director of Guest Services

Kerrie Vilhauer
Kerrie Vilhauer

Kerrie Vilhauer

Director of Marketing

Mark Schultz
Mark Schultz

Mark Schultz

Maintenance Supervisor

Pouran Borchardt
Pouran Borchardt

Pouran Borchardt

Manager of Café Coteau

Evan Dahl
Evan Dahl

Evan Dahl

Café Coteau Team Member

Dora Castano
Dora Castano

Dora Castano

Custodian

Lauren Dietz
Lauren Dietz

Lauren Dietz

Educator

Charles Stuart
Charles Stuart

Charles Stuart

Group Reservation Coordinator

Aaron Scheer
Aaron Scheer

Aaron Scheer

Maintenance Assistant

Mari von Fischer
Mari von Fischer

Mari von Fischer

Membership Coordinator

Board of Directors

Dale Larson

Board Chair

Carmelle Jackson

Board Member

Bridget Larson Ennevor

Board Member

Maree Larson

Board Secretary

Lisa Svobodny

Board Member

Dr. Edward P. Hogan

Board Member

Robert Jostad

Board Member

Kay Cutler

Board Member

Susan Quello

Board Member

Kate Treiber

Executive Director

Kidoodle Council

Group photo of Youth Advisory Board on prairie of Children's museum
The Kidoodle Council is a youth advisory board that works as ambassadors for the museum in the community. They meet 10 times a year to generate ideas for programs and exhibits and provide feedback to museum staff guiding direction in future operations. They also provide book reviews and volunteer at special events

The 2019 Youth Advisory Board members are Annika, Brecken, Charleigh, Chet, Clare, Connor, Devrah, Emily, Giobbe, Hudson, Jordyn, Kade, Kate, Lexey, Lia, Maisie, Marley, Miriam, Nolan, Ryah, Scarlett, and Wyatt.