Harper Named Executive Director of GulfQuest

Dec 18, 2019

Dr. Mary Elizabeth Harper has been named Executive Director of the GulfQuest National Maritime Museum of the Gulf of Mexico.


Harper has more than 20 years’ experience in educational research and leadership. She holds a Doctorate of Education in Educational Leadership and a Six-Sigma Green Belt certification.  In addition, Harper is a Paul Harris Fellow and past president of the Romeo Michigan Rotary.  Prior to leading GulfQuest, Harper worked as an educational researcher, teacher, library director and consultant to non-profits. 


“I am impressed by the enthusiasm of the staff and the support of the City and the Museum Foundation’s Board,” Harper said. “I look forward to seeing more visitors, especially students on field trips.”

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