Mission, Board of Directors, Staff

Deke Slayton Museum Mission Statement

        The Deke Slayton Memorial Space and Bicycle Museum commemorates Sparta astronaut Deke Slayton and a “Progression of Transportation” through bicycles, aviation, and space exploration to connect people to knowledge, creativity, and inspiration.

Staff

Alli Karrels
Executive Director

Alyssa Young
Program Coordinator

Aaron Young
Visitor Services

Alice Olson
Visitor Services

Board of Directors

Joanne Hagen
President

Nancy Sikorsky
Vice President

Russell Janzen
Treasurer

Kathy Kuderer
Secretary

Eric Czarnecki

Pete Perkins

Larry Scheckel

Ex Officio Members

Leslie Bakkum

Laurel & Joanne Brandt

Joan Cook

Marie Grewal

Jim Shilling

Beth Slayton

Mary Slayton

Tyler Tripp

Marlene Wilhelm