Board of Directors


Board Leadership

James D. Dilts, President  Architectural Historian/Author

Jean Baker, PhD. Vice-President  Professor, Goucher College

Sally Johnston, Treasurer  Director, Star Spangled Banner Flag House (ret.)

Catherine Rogers Arthur  Secretary  Senior Curator, Maryland State Archives


Board Members

Joseph Clarke, J. J. Clarke Enterprises

Mrs. John C. Cooper, III

James E. (“Buzz”) Cusack, President, Charles/Senator Theaters

Jackson Gilman-Forlini, Historic Properties Progam Coordinator, DGS

Mary Ellen Hayward, PhD., Architectural Historian/Museum Consultant

Janet Heller

Olivia Jacobson, Marketing and Business Development, Lewis Contractors

Aaron Koos, Director of Communications, BGE

Kathleen Lane, Executive Director AIABaltimore/Baltimore Architecture Foundation

Diana Marsh, Fellow, American Philosophical Society

Courtney McKeldin

Walter Schamu, FAIA, SM+P Architects

Mortimer Sellers, Esq., Professor of Law, University of Baltimore

Romaine Somerville, Director, Fells Point Preservation Society (ret.)

Erica Ward, Development Coordinator, Baltimore Museum of Art


Ex Officio

Jeffrey Buchheit, Baltimore National Heritage Area, Executive Director


Advisory Committee

Barry Dressel, former Deputy Director, the Peale Museum; Museum Consultant

Elaine Eff, Folklorist

Lance Humphries, Architectural Historian

Jeremy Kargon, Architect; Assistant Professor, School of Architecture and Planning, Morgan State Univ.

Dean Krimmel, former Curator, Peale Museum/Baltimore City Life Museums; Museum Consultant; Public Historian



Kimberly J. Min, Partner, Whiteford, Taylor and Preston, pro bono lawyer