The Essex Historical Society and Shipbuilding Museum is governed by a Board of Directors that holds a formal meeting each quarter. The Board is also involved in regular operations on a weekly basis. 

The 2013 Board of Directors:

  • Lee Spence - President
  • James Lewiecki - Vice President 
  • Sarah Willwerth-Dyer - Treasurer
  • James Diedrich - Secretary
  • David Brown
  • Tom Duff
  • Karen Feder
  • Richard Low
  • Barry O'Brien
  • Paul Pennoyer 
  • Jennifer Stephens
  • Guyton Thorne
    Harold Burnham, Honorary Board Member


    Other Museum Leaders:

    Acting Curator: Kurt Wilhelm
    Education & Group Program Coordinator: Nancy Dudley 
    Visitor Services Coordinator: Justin Demetri
    Office Administrator: