Staff

Leadership Team

Robert Overton, Jr.
Executive Director
BA History, MA History

Mr. Overton has over 20 years of public history experience, specializing in historic site and museum management. He has worked for the University of West Florida Historic Trust since 2002. You may contact Mr. Overton at 850-595-5985 x106, or email roverton@uwf.edu.

Wanda Edwards
Chief Curator
BA History, MA Museum Studies

Mrs. Edwards is director of the collections staff and assists with the acquisition, research, cataloging, storage, interpretation and exhibition of the museum's artifacts and documents. You may contact Mrs. Edwards at 850-595-5840 x105, or wedwards@uwf.edu.

Sheyna Marcey 
Director of Education
BA Telecommunication and Film

Ms. Marcey is the director of the education staff and manages public programming. She is a Certified Guide with the National Association of Interpretation. You may contact her at 850-595-5985 x105, or smarcey1@uwf.edu.

Jeff Nall, APR, CPRC
Chief Community Officer
BS Business Administration, MA Strategic Communication and Leadership

Mr. Nall has more than 20 years of public relations and marketing experience in both the corporate and not-for-profit sectors. His professional background also includes retail and development. He is Accredited in Public Relations (APR) and a Certified Public Relations Counselor (CPRC). You may contact Mr. Nall at 850-595-5985 x110, or jnall@uwf.edu

Ross Pristera 
Historic Preservationist
MA Historic Preservation Planning

Mr. Pristera is responsible for preserving the agency's historic buildings and landscapes. Ross also supervises and reviews special building projects and ongoing maintenance. If you have any questions for Mr. Pristera, you may contact Mr. Pristera at 850-595-5985 x115, or rpristera@uwf.edu

Adrianne Sams Walker, RPA
Arcadia Mill Site Manager
BS Geo-Archaeology, MA Historical Archaeology

Mrs. Walker manages daily operations and facilities at Arcadia Mill. For further information on Arcadia Mill, you may reach Mrs. Walker at 850-626-3084 x101, or asamswalker@uwf.edu

Business Office Staff

Amy Eve
Business Coordinator
BA History-Anthropology, MA History

Ms. Eve is the Business Coordinator. She manages the agency's financial operations and is responsible for the general business and fiscal activities of the organization, including purchasing, budgeting, accounting, and other related administrative services. She can be reached at 850-595-5985 x101, or aeve@uwf.edu.

Brittany Taylor
Office Assistant
BA History

Ms. Taylor is the Office Assistant. She greets visitors and callers as well as provides administrative support for the organization. She can be reached at 850-595-5985 x100, or btaylor1@uwf.edu.

Collections Staff

Lowell Bassett
Assistant Curator
BA Art History, MA Public Administration

Mr. Bassett has worked in the museum field since 1994 and previously worked with the UWF Historic Trust from 2000-2003. His museum collections experience spans both history and art museums including the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, The National World War II Museum, Seattle Art Museum, Tacoma Art Museum, and the Pensacola Museum of Art. You may contact Mr. Bassett at 850-595-5840 or lbassett@uwf.edu.

Richard Rodriguez
Exhibition Technician
BFA Studio Art

Mr. Rodriguez is responsible for helping with the fabrication, installation and maintenance of exhibits. You may contact him at 850-595-5840, or rrodriguez1@uwf.edu.

Jacki Wilson
Archivist
BFA, MA Public History

Mrs. Wilson is responsible for the operation of the Hilton-Green Resource Room and assists the public with research needs and questions. You may contact Mrs. Wilson at 850-595-5840, or jwilson2@uwf.edu

Community Engagement Staff

Casey Campbell
Special Events Coordinator
BA Interdisciplinary Humanities

Casey Campbell is responsible for venue rentals for events such as weddings, receptions, parties, and corporate events. You may contact Casey at 850-595-5985 x107, or ccampbell@uwf.edu.

Wendi C. Davis
Community Engagement Coordinator
BA Art History, MA Public History

Mrs. Davis is responsible for coordinating UWF Historic Trust's membership and volunteer programs. You may contact Mrs. Davis at 850-595-5985 x111, or wdavis4@uwf.edu.

Education Staff

Jim McMillen
Museum Educator, Educational and Private Tour Coordinator
BA History, MA History in progress

Mr. McMillen schedules all school and group reservations to Historic Pensacola Village, the Pensacola Children's Museum, and the T. T. Wentworth, Jr., Florida State Museum. He is a Certified Guide with the National Association of Interpretation. You may contact Mr. McMillen at 850-595-5985 x112, or jmcmillen@uwf.edu.

Phillip Mayhair
Museum Educator, Living History Coordinator
BA Anthropology

Mr. Mayhair coordinates all living history programming for Historic Pensacola. You may contact him at 850-595-5985 x108, or pmayhair1@uwf.edu.

Krystal Johnson
Arcadia Mill Museum Educator
BA History, MA in Public History in progress

Ms. Johnson schedules all school and group reservations for Arcadia Mill and also facilitates programming. For further information on educational programming, you may reach Ms. Johnson at 850-626-3084 ext. 102, or kjohnson3@uwf.edu.

Maintenance Staff

Rick Sivley
Maintenance Supervisor

850-595-5994

Sylvia Beck
Housekeeper 

Randy Jackson
Maintenance Technician 

Levaun McCorvey
Maintenance Technician