who we are

Board of Trustees

Leslie C. Martin, M.Ed., President
Ann Habisreitinger Barré, M.Ed., Vice President
Owen Birkett, Treasurer
Rebecca Dougherty, Secretary
Shelley Pace Winstead
Roy Burns, III
Ty Talamo
Michelle Mayne Davis
Leanne Caruso, M.A., CCC-SLP
Alicia Lacour, M.D.
Ashley Nelson


CMST Advisory Board

Bruce Anzalone
Healthcare Consultant/CMST Founder
Lisa Z. Barnett
Past President/CMST Founder
Tom Bergeon
New Orleans Geological Society
Mary Leigh Curren Cassidy
Pleasingly Placed, LLC
Joanne Champagne
Founder, Junior League of Greater Covington
Karin Lorenz Crosby
Realtor, Latter & Blum, Inc. 
Sara Daniel
REMAX Northlake Associates 
Cindy Dean
Christ Episcopal School
Phyllis Distefano
Junior League of Greater Covington/CMST Founder
Sharon Flanagan, Ph.D.
Retired Educator
Trey Folse
Louisiana Department of Education
Kimberly Gardner
St. Tammany Parish Public Schools
Gwen Guernsey 
Ochsner Health, Northshore Region
Jules Guste
Chevron/CMST Founder
Superintendent Frank Jabbia
St. Tammany Parish Public Schools
Mayor Mark Johnson
City of Covington
Mayor Clay Madden
City of Mandeville
Vanessa Mayfield
CMST Founder
Scott McWilliams
PAC Physical Therapy
Shane Mutter
Paul Myers
Metairie Bank, Northshore Market President/CMST Founder
Ryan Myers
Gibbs Construction/CMST Founder
GrayHawk Perkins
Native American Historian/Teacher
Robin Leckbee Perkins
St. Tammany Parish Archivist
Karen Reisch
CMST Founder
Collin Sims
District Attorney
Sheriff Randy Smith
St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office
Sharon Toups
St. Tammany Parish Hospital
Leigh Anne Wall
CMST Founder
Todd Whalley
St. Tammany Corporation


Christy Myers, Ph.D.
Executive Director

Marlo Christensen
Director of Marketing & Sales

Julie Mendes, M.Ed.
Director of Education & Programming

Alliyah Brooks
Coordinator of Education & Programming


Community Partners

The Children’s Museum of St. Tammany was a signature project of the Junior League of Greater Covington and is a community partner of CHEVRON,  St. Tammany Parish GovernmentSt. Tammany Parish Public School System, Northshore Community Foundation, Louisiana Travel, St. Tammany Health System/Ochsner Hospital for Children; in collaboration with The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) – John C. Stennis Space Center and NISE Network (National Informal STEM Education Network).