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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 15 members and meets the second Tuesday of each month. As the Society’s governing body it is responsible for policy that governs the Society and the museum. Members are elected with 3 year staggered terms in November of each year. Executive Committee members serve one year terms and are elected by the membership each November. Activities of the Board are governed by our Bi-Laws and Constitution.


2019 – 2020 Executive Committee

President: Chris Hubler
Vice President: David Hewson
Treasurer: Tricia Carey
Secretary: Carole Lillis


Executive Director: Cody Grabhorn

Curator: Wilma T. Townsend

Museum Educator: Preston E. Pierce
Administrative Assistant: Taylor Wallace
Accountant: Parrish and Brassie, LLP
Receptionist P.T.: Barbara Hill
*Librarian: Linda Alexander
*Curatorial Research: Judy Kiehle
*Research Coordinator: Betty McMahon
IT Administrator: OS Cubed
Website Support: TLC for Coaches
*Facilities Support: Gene Rogers
*Chronicles Editor: Taryn Windheim
* Volunteer position

Board of Trustees

Chris Hubler – President

David Hewson – Vice President

Tricia Carey – Treasurer

Carole Lillis – Secretary

Geoff Astles

John Zappia

Fritz Cermak

Natalie DeTraglia

Linda Hawks

Charles Parkhurst

Jack Schuppenhauer

David White

John Michalko

Dave Sanford