Work Experience

Jan. 1997..Present: Co-Director/Director of Programming
  Tioga County Historical Society
110 Front Street
Owego, New York 13827
  Develop and co-ordinate a range of adult and multi-generational programs including walking tours, lectures, and hands-on workshops.
Produce monthly newsletter, write monthly column for local newspaper, and work extensively with staff and volunteers.
Prepare grant proposals.
June 1996..Jan. 1997: Interim Director
  Tioga County Historical Society
Feb. 1990..June 1996: Curator of Education
  Tioga County Historical Society
Oct. 1995..June 1996: Grants Writer
  New York State Early Music Association
616 Coddington Road
Ithaca, New York, 14850-6016
Oct. 1992..June 1993: Regional Archivist - Documentary Heritage Program
  South Central Research Library Council
215 North Cayuga Street
Ithaca, New York 14850
July 1988..Dec. 1989: Coordinator of Interpretation
  Historic Hudson Valley
(previously Sleepy Hollow Restorations)
150 White Plains Road
Tarrytown, NY 10591
April 1986..July 1988: Historic Research Assistant
  Historic Hudson Valley
  Research projects including:
  • An Unfinished History of the Hamlet of Annandale
  • Summer Amusements in Westchester 1835-1859
  • A Time to Mourn: Public & Private Response to the Death of Washington Irving
  • Ice Cream: An «Indispensable Requisition»
  • Baseball: From Childish Sport to National Game
Sept. 1985..April 1986: Site Coordinator of Education, Sunnyside
  Sleepy Hollow Restorations
Oct. 1984..Sept. 1985: Site Coordinator of Foodways, Van Cortlandt Manor
  Sleepy Hollow Restorations


  Bath School District: Social Dance Education 1995
  DeWitt Historical Society: Exhibit Education Components 1994
  Community School of Music & Arts, Ithaca: Social Dance Education 1994
  Lyndhurst; National Trust: Leisure History/Museum Education 1990
  Kentucky Historical Society: Museum Education Techniques 1989
  Girl Scout Council of Greater NY: Social Dance Education 1989
  Historical Society of Rockland County: Leisure History 1988
  Bronx County Historical Society: Museum Education Techniques 1987


BA in Literature with Honors - 1984
  State University of New York at Purchase
  Senior Thesis: The Role of Repetition in Folk-Songs.
Focus on American Literature with special work in poetry.
Editor of The Purchase Poetry Review, 1983 and 1984.
AA in Liberal Arts - 1978
  Colby Sawyer College, New London, New Hampshire
  Focus on American Studies.

References on request