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: Thomas Thurston, Gilder Lehrman Center, Yale University

Vice President:  Rebecca Taber-Conover, Connecticut’s Old Statehouse

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,

Jennifer Cote, University of Saint Joseph,

Cornelia Dayton, University of Connecticut,

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,

Briann Greenfield, Harriet Beecher Stowe Center,

Robert Imholt, Albertus Magnus College emeritus,

Kristen Keegan, Independent Historian,

Robert Kret, Connecticut Historical Society,

Laurie Lamarre, Fairfield Museum,

Lizette Pelletier, Connecticut State Archivist,

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

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

Sarah Sportman, Office of State Archaeology,

Kevin Staton, Daniel Hand High School (Madison, CT),

Nancy Steenburg, University of Connecticut Avery Point,

Rebecca Taber-Conover, 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, Connecticut State Library,

Christopher Wigren, Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation,

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

Guocun Yang, Manchester Community College,