Board Members

CT Coalition for History Board Members represent many of the major history interests in the state. The volunteer Board Members meet four times each year throughout the state to discuss items of interest to the state’s historical community and to plan projects.


President: Rebecca L. Taber, Connecticut’s Old Statehouse

Vice President:  Scott Wands, Connecticut Humanities

Secretary:  Stephen Armstrong, Social Studies Consultant, Connecticut Department of Education

Treasurer:  Cecelia Bucki, Fairfield University,


Stephen Armstrong, Social Studies Consultant, Connecticut Department of Education,

Nicholas Bellantoni, CT State Archaeologist emeritus, University of Connecticut emeritus,

James W. Brogan, Gateway Community College emeritus,

Irene Q. Brown, University of Connecticut emeritus,

dann j. Broyld, Central Connecticut State University,

Cecelia Bucki, Fairfield University,

Cornelia Dayton, University of Connecticut,

David DeNaples, Hopkins School (New Haven),

Mary Donohue, Grant House Heritage Services,

Jamie H. Eves, Windham Textile and History Museum,

Harvey Feinberg, Southern Connecticut State University, emeritus

Catherine Fields, Litchfield Historical Society,

Robert Imholt, Albertus Magnus College emeritus,

Kristen Keegan, Independent Historian,

Robert Kret, Connecticut Historical Society,

Lizette Pelletier, Connecticut State Archivist,

Donald W. Rogers, Central Connecticut State University, retired,

Deborah Schander, Connecticut State Library,

Elizabeth G. Shapiro, Connecticut Office of the Arts and State Historic Preservation Office,

Sarah Sportman, Office of State Archaeology,

Kevin Staton, F. Warde High School,

Nancy Steenburg, University of Connecticut Avery Point,

Rebecca L. Taber, Connecticut’s Old Statehouse,

Maisa Lynne Tisdale, Mary & Eliza Freeman Center, Bridgeport,

Thomas Thurston, Gilder Lehrman Center, Yale University,

Margaret Anne Tockarshewsky, New Haven Museum,

Scott Wands, Connecticut Humanities,

Kendall Wiggin, retired from Connecticut State Library,

Christopher Wigren, Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation,

Walter Woodward, Connecticut State Historian and University of Connecticut, Hartford,