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Montpelier Departments

Executive / Operations

Montpelier's operations department handles the ongoing needs of the property internally, preparation and execution of on-site events, and management of the Visitor's Center. The goal of the operations department is to keep Montpelier running smoothly and provide guests with a memorable visitation experience.

Executive Office

Eola Lewis Dance, President and CEO
(540) 672-2728 x102Contact

Krista Costello, Chief Operating Officer
(540) 672-4921 – Contact

Event Operations

Elizabeth Boylan, Manager of Events
(540)672-2728 x129 – Email


William Bichell, Director of Facilities
(540) 672-2728 x322 – Email

Information Technology

Mike Costello, ITTS Technician
(540) 672-2728 x307 – Email

Retail and Guest Services

Katherine Kuper, Museum Shop Manager
(540) 672.2728 x120 – Email


Development Office

The Development Department at Montpelier connects members, supporters, and other friends with the different ways of giving and becoming part of the Montpelier family. Charitable opportunities include membership at levels from $50 to $25,000, as well as corporate, foundation, other major, and planned gifts, gifts of appreciated property, and gifts in kind.

Krista Costello, Chief Operating Officer
(540) 672-4921 – Contact

Marketing and Communications

The department manages the way the public learns about Montpelier’s programs and offerings by operating its digital media channels, leading its advertising and branding initiatives, and handling all media/press inquiries. In addition to its public-facing priorities, the department helps ensure that all of the organization’s communications reflect the foundation’s strategic and mission-focused priorities.

Christy Moriarty, Director of Communications
(540) 308-2078 – Email

Center for the Constitution

The Robert H. Smith Center for the Constitution at James Madison's Montpelier offers world-class on-site and Web-enabled educational programming. The Center’s goal is to inspire participation in civic dialogue, improve the public’s understanding of the founding principles of the United States, and enable citizens to deepen their understanding of and participation in our democracy.

Center for the Constitution

Katie Crawford-Lackey, Director of the Robert H. Smith Center for the Constitution
(540) 672-2728 x203 – Email

Patrick Campbell, Manager of Education Programs
(540) 308-2077 – Email


Museum Programs

Museum Programs Office, Curatorial & Collections, Architecture & Historic Preservation

Archaeology & Landscape Restoration

Matthew Reeves, Director of Archaeology and Landscape Restoration
(540) 672-2728 x160 – Email

Education & Visitor Engagement

Kyle Stetz, Director of Education & Visitor Engagement
(540) 672-2728 x401 – Email


Hilarie M. Hicks, Senior Research Historian
(540) 672-2728 x130 – Email


As the lifelong home of James Madison, Father of the Constitution and Architect of the Bill of Rights, Montpelier's mission is to communicate Madison's role in creating our modern, democratic government.