Officers & Board Members

Sustained by the work of staff and volunteers and supported by the generosity of the community, the Bristol Historical Society strives to:

1. Develop and operate a vigorous center for a variety of community educational activities.
2. Collect, preserve, and interpret a collection of local historic artifacts and records.
3. Promote community events of historical significance with public appeal.
4. Encourage the preservation and restoration of the community’s historical assets.

To view a copy of the Bristol Historical Society’s bylaws approved and accepted on June 24, 2014, click here.


OFFICERS

President
Mike Saman
Vice President
Andrea Kapchensky
2nd Vice President
Tom LaPorte
Treasurer
Bernard O’Keefe
Secretary
Mary Houle

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Gerald Thompson
Steve Vastola
Tom Vaughn
Cortlandt Hull
Murdo Smith
Eleanor O’Rourke
Lisa Bell
Eleanor Wilson

BOARD LIAISONS

Memorial Military Museum
Tom LaPorte
Bristol Tramps Reunion Committee
John Lodovico
American Clock & Watch Museum
Don Muller
Forestville Village Association
Marguerite Peterson
Bristol Sports Hall of Fame
Bob Kalat

COMMITTEES

Building/Grounds & Renovations
Gerald Thompson
Collections
Tom LaPorte
Gift Shop
Mary Houle & Joanne King
Hospitality
Lisa Doyle-Bell
Membership
Ann Geschke, Connie Scott & Eilene Smith
Perry/Whitcomb Scholarship
Barbara Badore & Betty Christophy
Programs
Eleanor Wilson
Research
Bob Montgomery
Scholarship
Nancy Denehy
Website
Paula O’Keefe

GRANT WRITER

Ellen Zoppo