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Board and Staff

Board & Staff


Our Administrative Offices are open

Monday – Friday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

General Phone Number


Board of Trustees



Haley Rockwell Elmlinger

Catherine Tompkins

Barbara MacDonald
Vice Chair

Anne Ogilvy
Vice Chair

Heinz Maeusli

David G. Ormsby

Isabel Malkin
Corresponding Secretary

Debra L. Mecky, Ph.D.
Executive Director and CEO


Holly Cassin

Cynthia Chang

Thomas P. Clephane

Bea Crumbine

Alexandra Cummiskey

B. Cort Delany

Lauren DuPont

Chip Emery

Tom Galvin

Miguel Garcia-Colon

Heather Georges

Robert H. Getz

Connie Anne Harris

Susannah Heyworth

Alexandra Kittle

Michael A. Kovner

Sally Lawrence

Susan Reynolds Lehman

Mallory Molenkamp

Mimi Moulton

Chuck Niemeth

David G. Ormsby

Ellen T. Reid

Debbie Reynolds

Deborah Schmidt Robinson

Leigh Ann Ryan

Heather Sargent

Davidde E. Strackbein

Staff Directory

Debra L. Mecky, Ph.D.,

Executive Director and CEO

Ashley Aberg

Project Archivist

Stephanie Barnett

Associate Director of Public Programs & Community Outreach

John Bridge

Research Assistant

Michele Couture

Director of Operations and Visitor Services

Kelsie Dalton

Assistant Curator for Interpretation & Collections

Maggie Dimock

Curator of Exhibitions and Collections

Dina Fleischmann

Director of Development

Barbara Johann

Museum Store Manager

Laura Kelly

Manager of Membership and Development

Stephanie Lally

Director of Finance & Accounting

Gail Luciano


Dianne Niklaus

Director of Marketing & Communications

Christopher Shields

Curator of Library and Archives

Kathy Stefanatos

Visitor Services Coordinator

Daniel Suozzo

Director of Special Events

Alexis Zuniga

Communications Associate

Staff Directory

General Phone Number: 203-869-6899

Debra L. Mecky, Ph.D., The Debra L. Mecky Executive Director and CEO
Ext. 16

Ashley Aberg, Project Archivist

Stephanie Barnett, Public Programs Manager
Ext. 31

John Bridge, Research Assistant
Ext. 21

Michele Couture, Director of Operations and Visitor Services
Ext. 15

Kelsie Dalton, Assistant Curator for Interpretation and Collections
Ext. 10

Maggie DimockCurator of Exhibitions and Collections
Ext. 22

Barbara Johann, Museum Store Manager
Ext. 18

Laura Kelly, Membership and Development Manager

Ext. 14

Heather Lodge, Manager of Youth and Family Programs
Ext. 32 

Stephanie Lally, Director of Finance & Accounting

Gail Luciano, Bookkeeper
Ext. 17

Dean McKennaProject Digitization Associate

Dianne Niklaus, Director of Marketing & Communications
Ext. 20

Christopher Shields, Curator of Library and Archives
Ext. 23

Kathy StefanatosVisitor Services Coordinator
Ext. 18

Daniel Suozzo, Special Events Director
Ext. 12

Alexis ZunigaCommunications Associate

Bush-Holley House Docents: Anne Alexander, Grace Barber, Nancy Barker, John Bridge, Wendy Dziurzynski, Stella Economou, Kathleen Files-DiBiasi, Annabelle Kavounas, Kate Loh, Olivia Luntz, Susan Maher, Lynn Murray, Lora Proietti and Paige Sangston.