Staff Directory

DECC staff directory


Chelly Townsend [email me]

Executive Director

Phone: 218-623-1209

Joe Tarnowski [email me]

Director of Operations

Phone: 218-623-1237

Caty Kaups [email me]

Finance Director

Phone: 218-623-1226

Steve Rankila [email me]

Director of Property Maintenance

Phone: 218-623-1235

Jeff Stark [email me]

DECC Venue Operations/Bayfront Festival Park Director

Phone: 218-623-1238

Amy Carlson [email me]

Director of Food Service

Phone: 218-623-1282

Cheryl Oland [email me]

Human Resources

Phone: 218-623-1216

Convention Sales

Sue Ellen Moore [email me]

Director of Sales

Phone: 218-623-1204

Toll Free: 800-628-8385

Hannah Peterson [email me]

Sales Manager

Phone: 218-623-1202

Toll Free: 800-628-8385

Entertainment and Event Planning

Annette Eberhart [email me]

Director of Event Planning

(Local Sales and Entertainment)

Phone: 218-623-1208

Mary Sullivan [email me]

Sr. Event Planner/Web Administrator

Phone: 218-623-1206

Kimberly Carr [email me]

Event Planner/Suite Coordinator

Phone: 218-623-1232

Betty Carlson [email me]

Office Administrator

Phone: 218-623-1215

Ice Rental

Ice Scheduling Coordinator [email me]

After-Hours Emergency Ice Contact: 218-623-1238

Lost and Found

DECC Receptionist [email me]

Phone: 218-722-5573


Madonna Ohse [email me]

Parking Manager

Phone: 218-623-1283

Ticket Office

Debbie Aleff [email me]

AMSOIL Arena | DECC Arena | Symphony Hall

Director of Ticketing

Phone: 218-623-1210

Ticket Office: 218-727-4344

William A. Irvin

301 Harbor Drive
Duluth, MN 55802
Phone: 218-722-7876 (During Season)

Alexis Archambeau [email me]

William A. Irvin Museum Director

Phone: 218-623-1236

William A. Irvin Group Sales [email me]

William A. Irvin Group Sales

Phone: 218-623-1236