Board of Trustees & Staff

Board of Trustees

Linda Weiss, President

Dr. Carol Anne Germain, 1st Vice President

Ken Mortensen, 2nd Vice President

Michael O’Brien, Treasurer  

Dayonna Bowles, Secretary



F. E. Abrams

Philip K. Banaszek

Dan Barker

Timothy Bartholomew

Rebecca Meli Curtin

Dr. Krysta Dennis

Margaret Diggs

Carol Felsen

Paula Hennessy

Keith Lee

Dr. Carolyn McLaughlin

Carl Morrone

Lauren Moore

Jennifer Jones Novak

Cheyanne Spoto

L. Lloyd Stewart

Karen Urbanksi

Walter R. Wheeler

Stephanie Woodward


Honorary Trustees

Keith Bennett

Anthony Esposito

Joanne Justice

Nancy Liotta

Bernadette Mayersohn

Donna Passaretti



Kathryn Kosto, Executive Director

Aaron Bradt, Collections Associate

Dr. Tina Peabody, Community Education Coordinator

Wadler St. Jean, Accountant


Becoming a Trustee of the ACHA

The ACHA welcomes engaged and supportive community members to serve on our Board of Trustees for three-year terms.  Interested applicants may contact us to enter into the nominating process.

The ACHA follows nonprofit best practices of duties of loyalty, care, and obedience to ensure that the ACHA follows its mission as a 501c3 nonprofit educational museum.  Trustees are expected to attend Board meetings, be informed by reading Board materials, volunteer service on one or more committees, abide by ACHA conflict of interest policies, and support the ACHA annually during their service at a recommended level by donating and becoming a member.  The ACHA also has an active volunteer programContact us to learn more.

Committee Service: the ACHA has the following committees which assist in fulfilling our mission.

  • Buildings & Grounds*
  • Collections*
  • Executive Committee
  • Finance
  • Governance (sub-committee: Nominating)*
  • Membership & Development (Gala)*
  • Programs & Events (Holiday House)*

Committees marked with an * are open to non-trustees.