The Maritime Aquarium Staff

Jason Patlis, President and CEO | Click Here to Meet Jason
Dave Truedson, Chief Operating Officer
Tom Naiman, Vice President of Education
Danielle Tranzillo, Vice President of Philanthropy and Engagement
Barrett Christie, Director of Animal Husbandry
Dr. Sarah Crosby, Director of Conservation and Policy
Amy Diaz, Director of Marketing and Communications
Megan Loomer, Director of Finance
Jodi Trice, Director of Guest Operations

The Maritime Aquarium Trustees

Clayton Fowler: Spinnaker Real Estate Properties | Chair
William Burnham: Managing Director, Delta Capital Group, LLC | Vice Chair
Richard Hokin: Managing Director, Century America LLC | Treasurer
Earl Mix: New Canaan Funding | Assistant Treasurer
Novelette Peterkin: CEO, The Carver Foundation, Norwalk | Secretary
Kathryn P. Bowler Mitchell: Civic Leader | Assistant Secretary
Neil W. Beup: Head of Global Government Affairs, Linde
Brian Bidolli: Norwalk Redevelopment Agency Representative
Norm Bloom: Copps Island Oysters
Lee Caney: Partner, Dechert LLP
Kevin Conroy
Rev. Dr. Lindsay E. Curtis: Grace Baptist Church, Norwalk
Cheryl De Vonish: CEO, Norwalk Community College
Emmakate DiNardo: Philanthropist
Sharon Giese: The Maritime Aquarium Volunteer Representative
Ann Gilmartin: Junior League Representative, President, Wings Unlimited, Inc.
Melissa Joan Hart
Natalie S. Little
Deborah C. McLean
Timothy Pettee
Michael Reilly: Norwalk Seaport Association Representative
The Hon. Harry Rilling: Mayor, City of Norwalk
Diane Schlinkert: Civic Leader

Our Mission

Mission: The Maritime Aquarium inspires people of all ages to appreciate and protect the Long Island Sound ecosystem and the global environment through living exhibits, marine science, and environmental education.

Contact Us

Open Daily 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Phone: (203) 852-0700

10 North Water Street
Norwalk, CT 06854

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