The Filson Historical Society 2018 Board of Directors

Carl M. Thomas - Chairman of the Board
W. Wayne Hancock - Secretary
J. Walker Stites, III - Treasurer

Phillip Bond
J. McCauley Brown
Elizabeth Clay
Kenneth H. Clay
Marshall Farrer
Stuart Goldberg

Laman Gray, Jr.
Robert E. Kulp, Jr.

Larry Muhammad
Patrick R. Northam
Anne Ogden
H. Powell Starks
John P. Stern
Morris Weiss, M.D.
Marianne Welch
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

Manager of Collections Access: Jennie Cole

Librarian: Kathryn Bratcher

Associate Curator of Collections: Jana Meyer

Curator of Photographs and Prints: Heather Potter

Museum Registrar and Exhibits Coordinator: Maureen Lane

Curator of Jewish Collections: Abby Glogower

Manuscript Cataloger: James Prichard

Archival Processing Assistant: Lynn Pohl

Collections Assistant: Brooks Vessels


Research and Ohio Valley History

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


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

Membership and Development Manager: Brenna Cundiff

Membership and Development Coordinator: Kate Wanke

Special Projects Coordinator: Sarah Bruns

Administrative Department

Administrative Assistant: Kelsey Pennington