Raven Dickson-left, Tim Howard-center, Sheila Yrjanainen-right
Tim Howard-Executive Director
Tim has over 20 years of experience in both traditional and non-traditional educational programming. He served on the executive team at the Museum of World Treasures as the Programs Director, directing the exhibits, educational programs, and collections. As the Executive Director, Tim is involved in a little of everything at the Coutts, but his focus will be working with the Board to form strategic plans, development at all levels, and the continued development of a professional and dynamic team.
Raven Dickson-Business and Development Director
Raven has more than 20 years experience in business and finance. She served on the executive team at the Museum of World Treasures in Wichita as the Operations Director, and as Secretary on the Board of Directors for Wichitas Old Town Association. Raven will play a multifaceted role at the Coutts including fundraising, marketing, and finances. Raven has a Bachelor's Degree in Marketing and a Master's of Business Administration. Raven also creates children's programs for the Coutts, including the Coutts Club After-school Program and Coutts Caterpillars.
Sheila Yrjanainen- Customer Service Representative
Sheila has spent the last five years living in a remote area of Minnesota, between Duluth and the Boundary Waters Canoe Wilderness. Sheila has many varied interests including snowshoeing, hiking, trail making, indoor and outdoor gardening and fiber arts. She has a large range of skills that include soap making, candle making, canning and preserving food, sheep shearing, sewing, and crocheting. She is very excited for her new journey as Customer Service Representative for the Coutts. Art history and the preservation of art history are very important to her so she is also excited about delving into the collections and educational programming aspects of the Coutts.