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Museum Staff

Bonnie Plourde

Bonnie Plourde

Museum Educator

Bonnie Plourde is a life-long carousel enthusiast who is thrilled to bring her passion for public education to the Carousel Museum team. With over

Emily Morrissey

Emily Morrissey

Visitor Services Manager

Born and raised in Bristol, Emily possesses a deep affection for the realms of art and history. Emily ardently channels her enthusiasm toward the dynamic intersection of nonprofits and

Lori Williams

Lori Williams

Executive Assistant

Lori Williams joined The Carousel Museum in 2022 as the Director’s Executive Assistant after two decades of working in the insurance industry.

Taylor Loomis

Taylor Loomis

Development Associate

With over 15 years of experience in business development and customer service. Before joining the Museum staff, he worked in the financial sector focusing on developing

Allyson Claudepierre

Allyson Claudepierre

Museum Staff

Allyson is an upcoming senior at Lewis Mills High School in Burlington. She takes pride in her involvement in community programs and enjoys her time participating in school clubs like the Humanitarian Club and Youth Coalition. She's a player on Lewis Mill's girls Field hockey and Lacrosse

Donna Woolcott

Donna Woolcott

Master Painter

Donna Woolcott's journey through the world of equestrian arts and carousel restoration is a tale of passion, skill and dedication. Her career, a beautiful blend

Elizabeth Mazzone

Elizabeth Mazzone

Birthday & Tour Coordinator

We are pleased to announce the well-deserved promotion of Elizabeth Mazzone within The Carousel Museum family. Elizabeth has been a vital part of our team

Kristen Berggren

Kristen Berggren

Museum Staff

Kristen Berggren plays a key role at The Carousel Museum, supporting both private events and the education department.

Cheryl Romeo

Cheryl Romeo

Museum Staff

Cheryl Romeo is an enthusiastic aficionado of carousels, brimming with boundless knowledge and a contagious passion for these whimsical rides. Since joining the museum in 2022, Cheryl has become an integral part of our team,

Morgan Fippinger

Morgan Fippinger

Executive Director

Morgan Urgo is the Executive Director of The Carousel Museum and Museum of Fire History. Morgan has been in this role since 2019 and oversees all

Katie Bassett

Katie Bassett

Marketing and Communications Manager

Katie Bassett is a passionate educator with a deep love of history and carousels. She joined The Carousel Museum in September of 2022 afte

Richard Rich

Richard Rich

Restoration Manager

Richard came to the museum early in 2022. He brings with him over 30 years of museum experience serving as director of exhibits at two Connecticut museums

Joe Hardin

Joe Hardin

Restoration Staff

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