The Essex National Heritage Commission

The Essex National Heritage Commission (Essex Heritage) is the non-profit management organization for the Essex National Heritage Area.  The Commission's mission is to preserve and enhance the historic, cultural, and natural resources of the Heritage Area. The Commission is supported by a 150 member Board of Commissioners who live and/or work within the area. Commissioners serve as representatives and ambassadors of the communities, businesses, community organizations, educational institutions and historic, cultural, and natural resources of the region.

 

The Essex National Heritage Commission's Leadership is listed below: 

Officers / Executive Committee

President:  Jack Good, Vice President, People's United Bank, Danvers 

Vice President: John P. Farmer, Senior Vice President & Senior Credit Officer, Eastern Bank, Lynn

Treasurer: Kevin T. Rourke, Senior Vice President, Team Leader, Salem Five Bank, Salem

Assistant Treasurer: Timothy Felter, Senior Vice President and Treasurer, Newburyport Five Cents Savings Bank, Newburyport

Clerk: Frederic Winthrop, Former Executive Director, The Trustees of Reservations, Ipswich

Assistant Clerk: Paul J. McGinley, Principal, McGinley Kalsow & Associates, Somerville

Immediate Past President: Richard A. Yagjian, Executive Vice President & COO, W. B. Hunt Company, Inc., Melrose 

President Emeritus: Thomas M. Leonard, Essex National Heritage Commission, Danvers

Chief Executive Officer: Annie C. Harris, Essex National Heritage Commission, Salem

 

Board of Trustees

Thomas J. Alexander, Alexander & Femino, Beverly

Dr. Jane Baugh, General Israel Putnam Chapter D.A.R., Danvers

Beth Bower, Salem State University, Salem

Gary M. Coon, Major League Investments, Inc., Swampscott

Charles Cullen, The Provident Bank, Amesbury

Wayne Eisenhauer, Historic Danvers Inc., Danvers 

William Howard, Beverly Cooperative Bank, Beverly

John Keohane, Henry’s Market of Beverly

David LaFlamme, North Shore Bank, Peabody

James O’Brien, Topsfield Fair, Topsfield

Nathaniel Pulsifer, Pulsifer & Associates, Ipswich

David Read, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston

James L. Rudolph, Rudolph Friedmann LLP, Boston

Thomas J. Sullivan, Law Office, Haverhill

Rosario Ubiera-Minaya, North Shore Community Health, Salem

Dan Yaeger, New England Museum Association, Arlington

Pamela Yameen, Butcher Boy Market, North Andover

 

Trustees Emeriti

Robert G. Bradford, North Shore Chamber of Commerce, Danvers 

Anita Blackaby, retired, The House of the Seven Gables, Salem

Wayne M. Burton, formerly of North Shore Community College, Danvers

Michael Costello, formerly of Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce, Gloucester 

Kay Ellis, Schooner Thomas E. Lannon, Gloucester

Lori R. Foley, formerly of Northeast Document Conservation Center, Lincoln

Joseph Gibbons, Salem Five Bank, Salem

Robert J. Halpin, formerly of Merrimack Valley Economic Development Council, Concord

Laurence C. Harrington, Bank of America, Burlington 

David Hartleb, formerly of Northern Essex Community College, Haverhill

David Hildt, Lawrence Family Development Charter School, Lawrence

Malcolm MacLean III, MacLean Holloway Doherty Ardiff & Morse P.C., Peabody

Julie McConchie, formerly of the North of Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau, Newburyport

Kim Meader, Salem Five Bank, Salem

John Meserve, President & CEO, Merrimac Savings Bank, Merrimac

Dr. Patricia Meservey, Salem State University, Salem

Joseph A. Milano, Union Oyster House, Boston

William Pickles, formerly of North of Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau, North Andover

William Power, formerly of Peabody Historical Society & Museum, Peabody 

Richard St. Pierre, Educator & Librarian, Salem

Nancy Huntington Stager, Eastern Bank, Lynn

Kevin M. Tierney, Sr.,  President and Chief Operating Officer of North Shore Bank

William Tinti, Tinti, Quinn, Grover & Frey P.C., Salem

 

Commissioners

Richard Adelman, Alfalfa Farm Winery, Topsfield

Karen E. Andreas, Regional Publisher, North of Boston Media Group, Andover

John Archer, Archer Insurance Agency, Inc., Danvers

Thomas Balf, Maritime Gloucester, Gloucester

Ingrid Barry, Danvers Bi-Peds, Danvers

Josh Basseches, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem

Kerrie Bates, Town of Ipswich

Edward Becker, Essex County Greenbelt Association, Essex

Joseph Bella, Methuen Historical Society, Methuen

Alan Berry, CP Berry Construction, Topsfield

Michael Bonfanti, former Mayor, City of Peabody

Kevin Bottomley, People’s United Bank, Danvers

Daniel Broderick, Friends of Lynn Woods, Lynn

Barbara Broudo, Endicott College, Beverly

Paula L. Brown, General Israel Putnam Chapter D.A.R., Danvers

Tatiana Burgos-Espinal, North Shore Community College, Danvers

Cheryl A. Cahill, Jewell Mill, Rowley

Wayne Capolupo, SPS New England, Inc., Salisbury

Deborah Carey, formerly of Creative Economy Project of the Merrimack Valley Economic Development Council, Amesbury

George Carey, FINZ Seafood & Grill, Salem

Marilyn Carlson, Saugus Historical Commission, Saugus

Ann Marie Casey, North of Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau, Salisbury

Margo Casey, North Shore United Way, Beverly

Claudia Chuber, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem

Forrester “Tim” Clark, Essex Agricultural Society, Topsfield

William Clark, Jr., Clark Farm, Danvers

Samuel Cleaves, Metropolitan Area Planning Council, Boston

Elaine Clements, Andover Historical Society, Andover

Tim Coco, COCO+CO., Haverhill

Robert Conley, Ryan & Coscia P.C., Salem

William Conly, Marblehead Historical Commission

Philip Conway, Conway, Cahill-Brodeur Funeral Home, Peabody

Terry Cook, The Trustees of Reservations, Ipswich

Thomas P. Costin Jr., Lynn Business Partnership, Lynn

Susan Gould Coviello, North Shore Health Project, Gloucester

Patrick DeIulis, DeIulis Brothers Construction, Lynn

Arend J. de Jong, RenewThink, Inc., Marblehead

Frederic Detwiller, New England Landmarks, Georgetown

Thomas Dexer, Wells Fargo Advisors, Beverly

Dennis DiZoglio, Merrimack Valley Planning Commission, Haverhill

K. Brewer Doran, Salem State University, Salem

Laura Dow, Vista Motel, Gloucester

Frank Drauszewski, Parker River National Wildlife Refuge, Newburyport

Ronda Faloon, Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester

Joy Fisher, Fisher Dentistry, Salem

Kate Fox, Destination Salem, Salem

Joe Geller, Geller Micro Analytical Lab, Topsfield

Dr. Lane Glenn, Northern Essex Community College, Haverhill 

Susan Goganian, Beverly Historical Society, Beverly

David Goss, History Department, Gordon College, Wenham

Leslie Gould, Lynn Area Chamber of Commerce

Tom Gould, Treadwell’s Ice Cream, Peabody

Jon Gray, J. Barrett & Company, Pride Crossing

Brian Gregory, Boston Private Bank and Trust, Beverly

David Hall, Hall and Moskow, Newburyport

David L. Hall, formerly of Massachusetts Dept. of Environmental Management, Swampscott

Michael Harrington, Hawthorne Hotel, Salem

Richard Hydren, Hydren Advertising, Rowley

Stephen Immerman, Montserrat College of Art, Beverly

Angela Ippolito, Swampscott Planning Board, Swampscott

Norman Isler, Topsfield Historical Society, Topsfield

Michael Jones, Institution for Savings, Newburyport

David King, North Shore Medical Center, Salem

Jerry Klima, Coastal Trails Coalition, Salisbury

Walt Kosmowski, BevCam, Beverly

Martin Krugman, Gloucester Schooner Adventure, Inc., Gloucester

Dave Lash, Dave Lash & Company, South Hamilton

Mark Leonard, Eastern Bank, Lynn

Josh Lerner, Harvard Business School, Boston

Kate Luchini, Montserrat College of Art, Beverly

Lisa Lyons, Small Planet Communications, Inc., Salem

Thomas MacDonald, Hawthorne Hotel, Salem

Carol Majahad, North Andover Historical Society, North Andover

Posie Mansfield, COP Amputee Association, Wenham

Elizabeth Marcus, Coastal Trails Coalition, Newburyport

James McAllister, Derby Square Tours, Salem

Bob McIntosh, formerly of the National Park Service, Beverly

Dominique McLean, REI, Reading 

Heather McMann, Groundwork Lawrence

Betsy Merry, MerryFox Realty, Salem

Andrea Mones, Building Knowledge, Marblehead

Richard F. Moore, Eastern Wealth Management, Saugus

Lawrence B. Morse, Morse & Associates, Danvers

Susan Moulton, Moulton Consulting, Salem 

Michael Mroz, Custom House Maritime Museum, Newburyport

James Muse, North Shore Bank, Peabody

Karen Nascembeni, North Shore Music Theatre, Beverly 

Amanda Nash, Inn Magnolia, Gloucester

Charles Newhall, St. John’s Preparatory School, Danvers 

Cristen Zampell Noon, Wenham Museum

Delia O’Connor, Anna Jaques Hospital, Newburyport

Beth O’Grady, Boston Herald, Boston

Rinus Oosthoek, Salem Chamber of Commerce, Salem

Ann Ormond, Greater Newburyport Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Newburyport

Marianne Paley Nadel , General Manager of Everett Mills Real Estate, Lawrence

Deborah Pesanti Payson, MIT International Design Center

Pam Peterson, Marblehead Museum & Historical Society

Peter Phippen, Eight Towns and the Great Marsh, and the Merrimack Valley Planning Commission, Haverhill

Mark Pitzi, Johnson, O’Connor, Feron, & Carucci LLP, Wakefield

Michael Rutstein, Pennant Enterprises, Boxford

Stuart Saginor, Community Preservation Coalition, Boston

Betsye Sargent, Phoenix School, Salem

Mary Sarris, North Shore Workforce Investment Board, Salem

Julie Saviano, Andover Endodontics, Inc., North Andover

Michael Schulze, Peabody Community Preservation Committee, Peabody

Joanne Scott, Boys & Girls Club of Greater Salem

Richard Scott, Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation, Boston

Lisa Shanko, TD Bank, Burlington

Elena Sierra, Mass General/North Shore Center for Outpatient Care, Danvers

Brona Simon, Massachusetts Historical Commission, Boston

Bonnie Hurd Smith, History Smiths, Salem

Michael Spanos, formerly of Business Systems Consulting, Inc., Danvers

Michael Steinitz, Massachusetts Historical Commission, Boston

Audrey Sullivan, Liniom Partners LLP, Danvers

Christine Sullivan, retired, The Enterprise Center at Salem State University, Salem

David Tibbetts, Merrimack Valley Economic Development Council, North Andover

Richard Trask, Danvers Archival Center, Danvers

Kenneth Turino, Historic New England, Boston

Gin Wallace, Beverly Main Streets, Beverly

Michael D. Ward, Insight Performance, Inc., Danvers

Sean Ward, Peirce Farm At Witch Hill, Topsfield

Cathleen Wardley, Boston Marriott, Peabody

Peter Webber, Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce, Gloucester

Bruce Whear, Wire 4 Hire, Inc., Salem

William Whiting, Topsfield Historical Society

Patricia Zaido, Salem

 

Ex Officio

Zach Bolitho, Acting Superintendent, Salem Maritime and Saugus Iron Works National Historic Sites

U.S. Senator Edward J. Markey, Massachusetts

U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren, Massachusetts

U.S. Representative Niki S. Tsongas, 3rd District of Massachusetts

U.S. Representative Seth Moulton, 6th District of Massachusetts

Senator Kathleen O’Connor Ives, 1st Essex District

Senator Joan Lovely, 2nd Essex District

Senator Thomas M. McGee, 3rd Essex District

Senator Bruce E. Tarr, 1st Essex and Middlesex District

Senator Barbara L’Italien, 2nd Essex and Middlesex District

Representative James M. Kelcourse, 1st Essex District

Representative Lenny Mirra, 2nd Essex District

Representative Brian S. Dempsey, 3rd Essex District

Representative Bradford R. Hill, 4th Essex District

Representative Ann-Margaret Ferrante, 5th Essex District

Representative Jerald A. Parisella, 6th Essex District

Representative Paul Tucker, 7th Essex District

Representative Lori A. Ehrlich, 8th Essex District

Representative Donald H. Wong, 9th Essex District

Representative Robert F. Fennell, 10th Essex District

Representative Brendan Crighton, 11th Essex District

Representative Leah Cole, 12th Essex District

Representative Theodore C. Speliotis, 13th Essex District

Representative Diana DiZoglio, 14th Essex District

Representative Linda Dean Campbell, 15th Essex District

Representative Marcos A. Devers, 16th Suffolk District

Representative Frank A. Moran, 17th Essex District

Representative James J. Lyons, Jr.,18th Essex District

Representative Bradley H. Jones, Jr., 20th Middlesex District

Sheriff Frank G. Cousins, Jr., Essex County

Mayor Kenneth Gray, City of Amesbury

Reginald S. Stapczynski, Town Manager, Town of Andover

Mayor Mike Cahill, City of Beverly

Alan J. Benson, Town Administrator, Town of Boxford

Steve Bartha, Town Manager, Town of Danvers

Brendhan Zubricki, Town Administrator, Town of Essex

Michael Farrell, Town Administrator, Town of Georgetown

Sefatia Romeo Theken, Mayor, City of Gloucester

Selectman Donald N. Greaney, Town of Groveland

Michael A. Lombardo, Town Manager, Town of Hamilton

Mayor James Fiorentini, City of Haverhill

Robin Crosbie, Town Manager, Town of Ipswich

Mayor Daniel Rivera, City of Lawrence

Mayor Judith F. Kennedy, City of Lynn

James Boudreau, Town Administrator, Town of Lynnfield

Gregory Federspiel, Town Administrator, Town of Manchester-by-the-Sea

John McGinn, Town Administrator, Town of Marblehead

Selectman Ricky J. Pinciaro, Town of Merrimac

Mayor Stephen N. Zanni, City of Methuen

Ira Singer, Town Administrator, Town of Middleton

Mark Cullinan, Town Administrator, Town of Nahant

Tracy Blais, Town Administrator, Town of Newbury

Mayor Donna D. Holaday, City of Newburyport

Andrew W. Maylor, Town Manager, Town of North Andover

Mayor Edward A. Bettencourt, Jr., City of Peabody

Linda Sanders, Town Administrator, Town of Rockport

Deborah Eagan, Town Administrator, Town of Rowley

Mayor Kimberley Driscoll, City of Salem

Neil J. Harrington, Town Manager, Town of Salisbury

Robert Palleschi, Town Manager, Town of Saugus

Thomas G. Younger, Town Administrator, Town of Swampscott

Kellie A. Hebert, Town Administrator, Town of Topsfield

Peter Lombardi, Town of Wenham

 Selectman Albert H. Knowles, Jr., Town of West Newbury