Staff, Curators, and Contact Information


Orma J. Smith Museum of Natural History

The College of Idaho

Caldwell, Idaho 83605  USA



Board of Directors

Museum Store

  • Geri Van Curen, Gift Shop Manager, 208-250-1252, Email, Email2


  • Jan Summers Duffy, Facebook Administrator, Email
  • Billie Ann Farley, Outreach Specialist, Email
  • Dr. Dawn E. Janney, Webmistress, Email

Curators and Research Associates

Student Assistants

  • Will Callahan, Email
  • Shandee Tachick

Standing Committees

---  Library Committee ---

  • Nate Carpenter, Chair
  • Wayne Lewis, Library Director
  • Stephen H. Bouffard
  • William Clark

---  Exhibit Committee ---

  • Jan Summers Duffy, Co-Chair
  • Dr. David Ward, Co-Chair
  • William Clark
  • Howard Emry
  • Dr. Patrick Fields
  • Dr. Eric Yensen

--- Evans Gem and Mineral CollectionS Committee

  • Nate Carpenter, Chair
  • William Clark
  • Howard Emry
  • Dr. Barbara Ertter
  • Dr. Dawn Janney
  • Wayne Lewis
  • Dr. David Ward

---  Web Page Committee ---

  • Dr. Dawn E. Janney, Webmistress/Publisher Email
  • Dr. Paul Blom, Editor
  • William Clark, Reviewer