Staff

Director Amy Truksa has been the director of the Whittenberger Planetarium since the fall of 2000. An alumnus of the college, she earned her B.S. in Biology and a minor in the natural sciences 1989.  In 1992 she graduated from Oregon State University with a Master of Arts in Teaching focused in science education. Her job as director includes show planning, writing, presenting, and planetarium maintenance. She also delivers the StarLab, a portable planetarium, to schools and leads teacher in-service programs as requested.

Administrative Assistant Kinga Britschgi is the administrative assistant in Boone Hall. She books shows, gets travel information as needed to those attending, and assists with advertising.

Faculty Support Dr. Jim Dull is a professor of physics and is the liaison between the school and the Idaho Space Grant Consortium.