LEWISTON — Museum L-A announces the addition of new employees.

Kathy Becvar, the museum’s new full-time director of development, previously worked as the director of development for Central Maine Healthcare Corp., overseeing fundraising for Central Maine Medical Center, Bridgton Hospital and Rumford Hospital. She will provide leadership and management to advance the fundraising of the museum. In addition, she will oversee all marketing and public relations activities.

Emma Sieh is the museum’s part-time collections and exhibits coordinator. She started her career as a collections volunteer at the Heritage Flight Museum in Washington state. She will provide collections management expertise, help coordinate, plan and curate future exhibitions, and chair several committees within the organization.

Kate Webber will serve as the museum’s full-time director of education and outreach. As a student at Bates College, she collaborated with Museum L-A to plan an outreach event. She will serve as Museum L-A’s chief programmatic strategist, and will develop partnerships with schools and community organizations to expand the museum’s role as a resource to Lewiston-Auburn.

In a related change, Robert Caron is moving from his role as project coordinator to part-time visitor services and volunteer coordinator. He has been with the museum for two years and offers an extensive array of experience from human resources, employee training and development, and data collection and analysis. He is responsible for all aspects of visitor services, including the development of new programs and the coordination of tours and volunteer services.

Museum L-A is in the Bates Mill Complex, 35 Canal St., Lewiston. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays; and by appointment only.

FMI: [email protected]; 207-333-3881.

New staff recently hired at Museum L-A include, left to right, Emma Sieh, collections and exhibits coordinator; Kate Webber, director of education and outreach; Kathy Becvar, director of development; and Robert Caron, visitor services and volunteer coordinator.

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