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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.


2022 Executive Committee

President: Chris Hubler
Vice President: Charles Parkhurst
Treasurer: Tricia Carey
Secretary: Carole Lillis


Executive Director: Cody Grabhorn

Curator: Wilma T. Townsend

Museum Educator: Preston E. Pierce

Director of Education: Benjamin Falter

Receptionist: Barbara Hill

*Librarian: Linda Alexander
*Curatorial Research: Judy Kiehle
*Research Coordinator: Betty McMahon
*Facilities Support: Gene Rogers
Website Support: TLC for Coaches
* Volunteer position

Board of Trustees

Chris Hubler

Charles Parkhurst

Tricia Carey

Carole Lillis

Geoff Astles

Natalie DeTraglia

Linda Hawks

Jack Schuppenhauer

David White

John Michalko

Dave Sanford

Jeanna Savage

Kathleen Hendrix

Alana Bernhardt