James Russell

Gosnell Executive Director

Rebecca Miller

Board Liaison and Director of Administrative Services

Leslie Bresette

Finance Manager 

Charlyn Puza

Administrative Assistant

Johanna Richard

Chief Administrative Officer/Chief Financial Officer

Ashley Santos

Associate Director of Marketing 

Shantaw Bloise-Murphy

Events Manager


Lexi Norton

Associate Director of Development

Claire McCann

Associate Director of Strategic Analysis 

Stacey Stuart

Director of Corporate Development

Cristin D. Merck

Director of Stewardship


Mary Lacoursiere

The Peter M. and Bonnie J. Sacerdote Chair of Education and Community Relations

Maria Grause

Visitor Operations Coordinator

Amy Durbin

Manager of Education

Peggi Godwin

Visitor Operations Coordinator

Collections & Exhibitions

Michael R. Harrison

Obed Macy Director of Research & Collections 

Tony Dumitru

Collections Manager

Library & Archives

Amelia Holmes

Associate Director of the Research Library 

Marie Henke

Photograph Archives Specialist

Facilities Maintenance and Grounds

Edwin Rudd

Director of Facilities

Manny Sylvia

Maintenance Associate

Joe Bedell

Maintenance Assistant

Kathrina Marques

Landscape and Grounds Manager

Mark Delay

Maintenance Assistant

Doug Seholm

Maintenance Assistant

Museum Shop

Rebecca Chapa

Shop Manager

The Nantucket Historical Association preserves and interprets the history of Nantucket through its programs, collections, and properties, in order to promote the island’s significance and foster an appreciation of it among all audiences.

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