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Staff and Board

The Ontario County Historical Society, a 501c3 not-for-profit corporation was established on December 4, 1902 when it received its Charter from the Regents of the State of New York (no. 01549). Its operation is governed by a Constitution, By-Laws approved by its membership.

Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees has 17 members and meets the second Tuesday of each month and is responsible for policy that governs the Society and the museum. Members are elected with staggered terms in November of each year. Executive Committee members serve one year terms and are elected by the membership each November.

Executive Committee

President: Chris Hubler
Vice President: Barbara Fuge
Treasurer: John Zappia
Secretary: Ellen Lux


Executive Director: Edward J. Varno
Curator: Wilma T. Townsend
Museum Educator: Preston E. Pierce
Accountant: Ernie Maiorani
Receptionist: Maureen Baker
Receptionist P.T.: Barbara Hill
*Librarian: Linda Alexander
*Research Coordinator: Betty McMahon
*IT Administrator:
*Facilities Support: Gene Rogers
*Chronicles Editor: Darlys Boates
* Volunteer position

Board of Trustees

Tom Albanese
Geoff Astles
John Cosgrove
Barb Fuge- Vice President
Nancy Hayden
David Hewson
Chris Hubler- President
David Keefe
Carole Lillis
Ellen Lux- Secretary
Charles Parkhurst
Louise Radak
John Zappia- Treasurer