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2016-2018 Board of Trustees

Denotes Officer°
Denotes member of Executive Committee At Large
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Rebecca Adams
Records Management Administrator, Chesapeake Public School Educational Foundation

Lee Baynor §
Owner, Baynor Inc.
Real-Estate Investments

Harry Blevins
Former Principal, Great Bridge High School
Former Member, House of Delegates, Virginia General Assembly
Senator, Senate of Virginia, Virginia General Assembly

Valerie Brown
Director, Mount Lebanon Baptist School

Jean Carideo §
Manager, Major Hillard Library

John Cross §
Historian

Lee Curling
US Army Reserve, Retired
Systems Engineer,
Avaya Government Solutions

Lillie Gilbert
Virginia Canals & Navigation Society
President, Wild River Outfitters

E. Preston Grissom°
Retired Judge, Circuit Court of Chesapeake
Mediator, McCammon Group

Spencer Hull
Treasurer/Office Manager, Atlantic Yacht Basin  

Elaine Hutto §
Daughters of American Revolution, Local Chapter

Philip Johnson°
Environmentalist

Timothy H. Kerr°
Former Provost, Tidewater Community College, Chesapeake Campus
Chairman, Chesapeake Millennium Committee

Scott Matheson
Former Member, Chesapeake City Council

John Maxwell §
Former Chesapeake City Manager

Stacy Long
Co-Owner, NTrust Wealth Management

Brent R. Nielson §
Retired, Chesapeake of City Planning Director

S.Z. “Debbie” Ritter
Member, Chesapeake City Council

James A. Roy
Retired Attorney, Roy, Larsen, Carnes P.C.

Olivia Trombino° 
Retired CPA

William E. Ward°
Retired Professor, Norfolk State University
Former Mayor, City of Chesapeake

Steven Wright
Director of Chesapeake Economic Development

Staff

Lin J. Olsen
Executive Director

Cindy Mulkey
Office Manager/ Development Assistant

2016-2017 Board of Advisors

Denotes Officer°
Denotes member of Executive Committee At Large
§

Michael Barber
Director, Chesapeake Parks and Recreation

Steve Best
Former Chesapeake Fire Chief

James Canterbury
U. S. Navy Civil Service Member, Retired
Virginia Canals and Navigation Society

Robert “Bobby” Clifton §Former Director, Chesapeake Parks and Recreation
Executive Director, Mack-Mack Gives Back

John Cosgrove
Senator, Senate of Virginia
Former Member, House of Delegates, Virginia General Assembly

Robert Creekmore, Jr.
Civil Engineer

John deTriquet
Member, Chesapeake City Council

Larry Floyd
Historian

Charles G. Hackworth, II
Hackworth Reprographics, Inc.

Robert Hitchings
Archivist/Historian for the Wallace Memorial Room History Writer, Clipper

 

Raymond Jones
Cultural Resource Manager, WHRO

Molly Kerr
Historian  

Garnett Lane
Member, Chesapeake Parks & Recreation Advisory Board
Member, Chesapeake Free Care Clinic Board of Directors

Dr. Sam Leary
Tutor A Team, LLC
Retired, Chesapeake Public Schools Curriculum Instruction Supervisor

Peggy Haile McPhillips
Norfolk City Historian

Thomas L. Mercer
Chesapeake School Board

Lil Oman
Member, Norfolk County Historical Society of Chesapeake

Michael Perez
Principal, Grassfield High School

Teresa Peters
President, Stanton Partners

Ron Phelps
Revolutionary War Reenactor
Historian

Lori Pickett
Historical Preservationist

Bryan Plumlee
Attorney, Huff, Poole & Mahoney P.C.

Carl Pope, Jr.
Owner, Select Stone International
Division of International Tile & Marble Ltd.

Patricia L. Powers
Retired, Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction

George Ramsey
U. S. Coast Guard, Ret.
President and Director, Virginia Canals & Navigation Society

Lisa B. Rhine
Provost, Tidewater Community College Chesapeake Campus

David Ropp
City of Chesapeake President, TowneBank

Thomas Sledge
Retired School Teacher
Reenactor

Kenneth Stuart
Retired, Department of Parks and Recreation

Tom Whetstone 
Past President, SAR Norfolk Chapter,
Historian

 

Events

oCT. 14 & 15, 2017
8th annual WATERWAYS HERITAGE FESTIVAL

DEC. 2 & 3, 2017
BATTLE OF GREAT BRIDGE REENACTMENT

 

Sign the Petition to
Put the Battle of Great Bridge Back in the Virginia Education Standards of Learning

Construction Progress

The construction of the Battlefield Historic Park & Visitor Center will assure that generations to come will be able to learn about the rich history of both the Battle of Great Bridge and the waterways of our region.

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