The Filson Historical Society 2017 Board of Directors

Carl M. Thomas - Chairman of the Board
A. Stewart Lussky - Vice Chair
W. Wayne Hancock - Secretary
J. Walker Stites, III - Treasurer

Anne Arensberg
David L. Armstrong
William C. Ballard, Jr.
Phillip Bond
J. McCauley Brown

Kenneth H. Clay
Marshall Farrer

Stuart Goldberg
Laman Gray, Jr.
Robert E. Kulp, Jr.
Patrick R. Northam
Anne Ogden
H. Powell Starks
John P. Stern
Orme Wilson III

Leadership Team

President and CEO: Craig Buthod

Vice President: Julie Scoskie

Curator of Collections: James J. Holmberg

Chief of Business Operations: Marian Salmon

Collections Department

Manuscripts, photographs, prints, ephemera, and other primary sources. Genealogy, printed materials, maps and other published items. Portraits, ceramics, silver, textiles, weapons, and other artifacts.

*Please submit reference queries to; image orders to For information regarding the museum collection contact James Holmberg

Manager of Collections Access: Jennie Cole

Associate Curator of Collections: Kathryn Bratcher

Associate Curator of Collections: Jana Meyer

Associate Curator of  Collections and Exhibits Manager: Johna L. Ebling

Associate Curator of Collections for Photographs and Prints: Heather Potter

Associate Curator of Collections: Aaron Rosenblum

Manuscript Cataloger: James Prichard


Research and Ohio Valley History

Senior Research Consultant: Dr. Mark Wetherington

Director of Research and Co-editor of Ohio Valley History: Dr. LeeAnn Whites

Co-editor of Ohio Valley History: Dr. Matthew D. Norman

Ohio Valley History Book Review Editor: Dr. Matt Stanley

Education and Programming

Special Events & Education Coordinator: Scott Scarboro

Marketing & Public Relations Coordinator: Jamie Evans
Editor of The Filson Newsmagazine, Managing Editor of Ohio Valley History

Special Projects Coordinator: Jordan Sangmeister


Membership, Annual Fund, Donations, Planned Giving, and the Cornerstone Capital Campaign.

Director of Membership & Annual Giving: Laura Kerr Wiley

Development Coordinator: Sasha Caufield