Bokeum Audrey Ko
As the Coordinator, Audrey is responsible for overseeing the direction and operation of the museum. Before this position, she was the Museum Education Instructor at the Lake County Discovery Museum in Wauconda, IL. She was responsible for developing and teaching educational and public programming. Prior to Wauconda, she lived in Washington, DC and graduated from The George Washington University with a Master of Arts in Teaching in Museum Education. During her studies, she gained volunteer management experience at the Smithsonian Freer | Sackler Galleries and experience in integrating technology in education at the Smithsonian National Postal Museum. She has also graduated from Case Western Reserve University with a bachelor's degree in Art History & Chemistry.
Michael has an Associate in Arts degree from Moraine Valley Community College and a Bachelor of Liberal Arts degree from Governors State University. He has 26 years experience working in museums in various capacities including designing programs, working with collections, and directing the facility. He has worked for the Chicago Architecture Foundation, the Chicago Academy of Sciences, Ridge Historical Society, and the Isle a la Cache Museum. He started working for the Elk Grove Historical Museum in 2008 but is also a re-enactor and also works as an archivist for the Itasca Public Library.
Elizabeth, an Elk Grove native, received her B.A. from Loyola University New Orleans in Classical Studies, and her M.A. from University of Haifa in Maritime Civilizations, where she also became SCUBA certified. She has volunteered as a living historian since the age of 17, and is a regular participant of the Elk Grove Historical Museum's WWII Day. She has worked as a historical researcher and designs and presents special history programs for schools.