Staff

Alexandra Drehman

Executive Director/Curator

Alexandra has been the Executive Director and Curator at JCHS since 2012. Originally from Bettendorf, Iowa, Alexandra moved to Iowa City in 2007 to attend the University of Iowa graduating with a B.A. in American Studies and a Museum Studies Certification.

Alyssa McGhghy

Exhibit Design & Event Planner

Alyssa McGhghy has surrounded herself with Iowa history her whole life. She holds a B.A. in Communications from Aurora University and is currently working on her M.A. in Museum Studies from Western Illinois University. Before moving to Iowa City, she was a board member on the Lee County Historical Society based out of Keokuk, Iowa. Alyssa interned at the … Read More

Rebecca Dewing

Collections Manager

Rebecca Dewing holds a B.A. in History from Beloit College and a M.A. in American Studies from the University of Iowa. Prior to moving to Iowa she worked at the New York Transit Museum and the Adirondack Museum. She is a native of Troy, New York.