Staff & board

Colorado Railroad Museum

Our Mission

The mission of the Colorado Railroad Museum is to preserve and convey the rich history of railroading in the Rocky Mountain region through acquisition, research, exhibition, and education.


John Bush
Dave Dickerson
Lauren Giebler Vice President
Keith Hayes
Doug Junda
Jeff Lillo
Michael Maglieri
Michele Miller
Marlene Pakish  – Treasurer
Tom Richardson – Secretary
Katy Ziegler – President

Advisory Board

Lindsey Ashby
Jim Barton
Michael Davis
Bill Henderson
David Hensarling
Ray Iversen
Phil Johnson
Roy Johnson
Linn Moedinger
Michael D. Ramsey
William S. Robie
Dave Schaaf
Dave Seniw
James Smith
Frank Stapleton Jr.

Board of Trustees Emeritus

Charles Albi
Dave Bender
Al Blount
Thomas E. Daniels
Mike Danneman
Larry Dorsey
Martin Frick
Cornelius W. Hauck
William C. Jones
Sharon McGee
Alan Olson
Steve Parker
Dave Ropchan

Team Members

(vacant), Director of Membership & Marketing

Alegra Gutierrez, Event Manager

Paul Hammond, Executive Director

Mark Huber, Restoration & Operations

Matthew C. Isaacks, Multimedia Coordinator

Erin Johnson Schmitz, Director of Collections

Scott King, Accounting Assistant

Robert Kramer, Deputy Director

Roni Kramer, Director of Education Programming/Guest Services

Virginia Nava, Guest Service Specialist

Kathy Noel, Guest Service Specialist

Corey Pearson, Volunteer Manager

Bonnie Prater, Business Manager & Controller

Jasmine Robertson, Assistant Curator of Exhibits

Ashlie Scott, Assistant Curator of Collections

Jeff Taylor, Curator of Rolling Stock & Equipment

Dusty Thomson, Roundhouse Foreman

Jade Tiller, Guest Services Specialist


Come Hitch a Ride

15-acre railyard with over 100 locomotives is waiting for you to explore. 


17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403

Office hours

Open Daily
9:00am – 5:00pm

Call us

(800) 365-6263

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