Staff & Board

Our dedicated Staff and Board of Trustees

About Us

The staff of the Henry B. Plant Museum is experienced, well-educated professionals who continually strive to stay current with the changing trends in the museum field. The Board of Trustees is comprised of a diverse group of community leaders who are appointed by the Mayor of Tampa. Together, the staff and board have made the Henry B. Plant Museum an accredited; award-winning Museum that proudly serves the cultural community of Tampa Bay and visitors from around the world.

Museum Staff

Cynthia Gandee Zinober

Executive Director

Lindsay Huban

Membership, Museum Relations, and Operations Manager

Melissa Sullebarger

Curator of Education

Susan Carter


Nora Armstrong

Collections Caretaker

Scott Simpson

Museum Store Manager/Buyer

Todd Edwards

Volunteer Management and Tour Coordinator

Jose Gelats

Museum Coordinator


Board of Trustees

Executive Committee

John Giordano – Bush Ross 
Immediate Past President

Lester J. Ryals, Jr. – Relative Solutions, LLC

Christopher O. Butler – Franklin Street 

Kathleen D. Durdin – KDurdin Consulting

Burton N. Mulford – Eagle Asset Management
City of Tampa
Ocea Wynn
University of Tampa
Donna B. Popovich
Executive Director
Cynthia Gandee Zinober

Board Members

Lois Ancona – Henry B. Plant Museum Volunteer Council
Cecile M. Bare – The Bank of Tampa
Glenda Barlow – Henry Plant Museum Society
Damien Bertucelli – Raymond James
Enrique Crespo – Crespo Design Group
Doretha W. Edgecomb – Former Hillsborough County School Board
Hank Ennis – Hillsborough County Attorney's Office
Donna Grotenberg – Regions Bank

Rob Johnson – The Beck Group
Kathryn Lewis – Community Engagement Collaborator

John H. McKay – Rizzetta Management Services, LLC
Holly M. Moore – TECO
Frank "Sandy" Rief, III – Allen Dell P.A.
Susan L. Stern – Community Volunteer
Elaine Terenzi – US District Court, Middle District (Ret.)