Pamela Horsley, Interim Curator of Entomology, Collection Manager & Collections Registrar

Pamela Horsley happily returned to The Nat as Entomology Collection Manager and Collections Registrar in 2020. She previously worked at the museum from 2009-2012 as part of a National Science Foundation Improvements to Biological Collections grant to curate and increase the accessibility of the entomology collection.

Pamela has more than 15 years of experience working in collections management and museum registration and has a keen interest in the best practices and management of pinned, slide, and fluid-preserved invertebrate collections. She earned her M.S. in entomology from McGill University studying the systematics of central American weevils (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Her duties include general curation, coordination and management of museum-wide collection transactions and compliance, collection digitization and database management, supervision of department science volunteers and project staff, and whenever possible joins in to conduct fieldwork for the museum. Pamela can be reached at 619.255.0193 or by using our contact form under "Research".

Christiana Mojica

Entomology Project Coordinator

Eva Horna Lowell


Ellie Deer

Entomology Technician

Rachel Allingham

Entomology Technician

Research Associates

Michael Wall
Executive Director for the Balsam Mountain Trust

Dr. John Brown
National Museum of Natural History
Smithsonian Institution

David Faulkner
Consultant for Environmental Surveys and Forensic Entomology

Dr. Tomas M. Mustelin
Center for Innate Immunity and Immune Disease

Dr. Marshal C. Hedin
San Diego State University

Departmental Associates

Mr. Ron McPeak
Mr. James Berrian
Mr. Matthew Graham
Ms. Daniela E. Ramirez C.

Field Associates

Robert Parks
Randy Supczak

Past LepNet staff

Josh Allen, LepNet Project Technician
Lucas Kebow, LepNet Project Technician
Sierra Teemsma, LepNet Project Technician
Lisa Kairy, LepNet Project Technician
Araceli Gomez, LepNet Project Technician
Melissa Bridges, LepNet Project Technician

LepNet Volunteers

Mary Svonovec
Quinn Tomlinson
Richard Hughes
May Lew

Past LepNet Volunteers

Tyler Kydd
Rosemary Bornstein
Victoria Severance
Sydney Stoopes
Beck Johnstone
Oasis Husband
John Horsley
Leonardo Gonzalez
Catalina Murguia
Emily Korte