Advisors / Consultants

Aurora Historical Society

Buffalo History Museum

Joseph Dispenza, President, The Forest Lawn Group

David Lacki, Buffalo Niagara Convention and Visitors Bureau

The Millard Fillmore House Museum

Curtis Nestark, Grand Island Historical Society at River Lea

Molly Quackenbush, Retired Executive Director, Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site

Clair Ross, New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation

John M. Laping, FAIA, Chairman Emeritus, Kideney Architects

George Cleveland

Clyde Eller

Kevin Cottrell, Project Coordinator, North Star Initiative

Douglas W. DeCroix, Editor, WNY Heritage Press  

Anne Conable, Special Projects Consultant, Buffalo & Erie County Public Library System

Walter Sharrow, Ph.D.,
Professor of History, Canisius College

David Gerber, Ph.D.
UB Distinguished Professor of History (emeritus); Director Emeritus, UB Center for Disability Studies

Martin S. Nowak,
Historian and Author







Our Trustees

Maryann Saccomando Freedman, Esq., President
Of Counsel, Cohen & Lombardo, P.C.

Mark D. Evans, Vice President
Member Services Director, American Political Items Collectors

Kelley Culmer, Secretary

Leigh Balcom, Treasurer
VP M&T Bank

Hon. Joan K. Bozer
Former Erie County Legislator; Buffalo/Niagara Chapter, Friends of Women's Rights National Park

Bren T. Price
Retired School Administrator
Museum Coordinator, American Political Items Collectors

Michelle M.F. Schwach, Esq.
Associate, Cohen & Lombardo, P.C.

Michael Frisch, Ph.D.
Professor and Senior Research Scholar, University at Buffalo (SUNY)

Sandra Williams Bush, M.L.S.

Scott Gehl
Retired CEO Housing Opportunities Made Equal

Bradley Hunt
President, WNS Group

Ray Barker
Associate Professor of History, Erie Community College; Program Director, North Park Theater

Linda Czuba Brigance
Professor Emeritus 
State University of New York at Fredonia

Robert P. Ingrasci, CPA 
Tax Manager
Lumsden McCormick