Julia Whitehead

Julia Whitehead

Julia A. Whitehead is the founder and CEO of the Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library. Her background includes serving in the U.S. Marine Corps and writing and editing for Random House,…

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Max Goller

Max Goller

Max Goller is the Director of Education at the Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library in Indianapolis, Indiana. He also teaches English language arts in Fishers, Indiana, and is retired from the…

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Chris Lafave

Chris Lafave

Chris Lafave is the Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library Curator. He was introduced to the work of Kurt Vonnegut while attending Ball State University at the tender young age of 23.…

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Matthew D. Altizer

Matthew D. Altizer

Matthew D. Altizer is the Chief Operating Officer for the Kurt Vonnegut Museum and Library. His role includes being a thought partner to the CEO and a staff leader responsible…

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Kursten Blanchard

Kursten Blanchard

Kursten Blanchard is the Chief Financial Officer of the Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library. She is an Indiana University graduate.  Her studies focused on accounting and finance; however, she also spent a…

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Bianca Peña

Bianca Peña

Bianca Peña is a Kurt Vonnegut Museum and Library associate. She joined the team in 2015 after reading Breakfast of Champions for the first time and falling in love with Vonnegut's sense…

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Meredith Cummings

Meredith Cummings

Meredith Cummings is the former director of programs and donor relations at KVML. She's currently handling some part-time contract work for the library, and serving as the Managing Editor of the…

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Christina O’Connell

Christina O’Connell

Christina O’Connell is the new Programs and Communications Associate at KVML. She attended Saint Joseph’s College, a small liberal arts school in Rensselaer, IN, where she got a bachelor of…

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Marissa Renaldi

Marissa Renaldi

Marissa Renaldi is the new Donor Relations and Events Assistant at KVML.  She is a senior at IUPUI, studying communications and public relations.  She is originally from Mishawaka, IN, but…

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