Board Members / Trustees

The Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum Board Of Directors

Patrick Callahan, President

Gray Television, Connect Marquette Board, Lake Superior Community Partnership


Andrew LaCombe, Vice President

WLUC TV6 News Anchor/ Assistant New Director, Marquette Symphony Orchestra, 40 Below, Salvation Army, Friends of Camp Batawagama, Co-Chair United Way Campaign


Alex Pahnke, Treasurer

Financial Advisor, Thrivent, Lake Superior Hospice Board Member, Zonta Club, member of Connect Marquette


Kyle Whitney, Secretary

City Clerk, City of Marquette, State Clerk’s Association, MAMC


Jessica Jones

Northstar Employee Assistant Program, Parent, Connect Marquette Board member


Stephanie Nelson

Pediatrician, UP Health System Marquette


Carly Harrington

Assistant Director Academic Support Services NMU Global Campus, LSCP Leadership Academy, 40 Below


Elmer Rinehart

Deputy Sheriff, Marquette County Sheriff’s Office, UP 200


Andy Griffin

Chief Assistant Prosecuting Attorney, Janzen House Board, Marquette Sister Cities Board, Marquette Noon Kiwanis


Nicole Johnson

Director of Marketing and Communication Innovate Marquette, Co-Founder of Boreal Collective, Connect Marquette member


Meagen Morrison

Social Responsibility, Eagle Mine, City of Marquette DDA, Lake Superior Community Partnership, Accelerate UP, Michigan Works, CTE Committee, and Marquette West Rotary


Friends of the Museum Representative

Peggy Schwemin

Manager at Goodwill, Coach for Special Olympics, Board member Captial Fund Drive Women’s Center