Team

Jean Kilheffer Hess

Executive Director

Paul Garber

Administrator, Visitors Center

Lois Miklas

Interim Administrator, 1719 Museum

Sara Berkovec

Collections Curator

Kevin Bradford 

Used Books Manager

Lowell Gerber

Visitors Center Associate

Ernie Hess

Visitors Center Associate

Nancy Hess

Visitors Center Associate

Ruth Martin

Customer Care

Laura Metzler

Manager, Visitors Center

Deborah Siegrist

Retail Specialist

Donna Stoltzfus

Library & Archives Assistant

Julia Wiker

Archivist & Librarian

Guang Yang

Visitors Center Associate

Board

Dan Hess

Board Chair

Mike Burkholder

Board Treasurer

Ashley King

Board Secretary

Carl Laws Landis

Board Member

Harold R. Mast

Board Member

Lois Ann Mast

Board Member

Steve Nolt, PhD

Board Member

Amanda Rock

Board Member

Hyacinth Stevens

Board Member

Sam S. Stoltzfus

Board Member

Carolyn Weaver

Board Member

John Weber

Board Vice-Chair

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