Officers, Board of Directors and Contact Information

Association Mailing Address:
Association for Great Lakes Maritime History
P.O. Box 260018
Madison, Wisconsin 53726-0018

Tax Status:
The Association for Great Lakes Maritime History is incorporated as a non-stock, non-profit corporation under the laws of the State of Wisconsin. The U.S. Internal Revenue Service has ruled the Association to be under Sections 507(a)(l) and 170(6)(l)(A)(v) – EIN 39-1484960.


Joel Stone, Curator
Dossin Great Lakes Museum
Detroit Historical Society

Detroit, Michigan

Vice President
Steven Brisson, Chief Curator
Mackinac State Historic Parks
Mackinac Island, Michigan

Gail Vander Stoep
Michigan State University
East Lansing, Michigan

John Polacsek, Individual Member
Retired Curator, Dossin Great Lakes Museum
Detroit, Michigan

Board Members

Doug Cowie, Museum Manager
Marine Museum of the Great Lakes
Kingston, Ontario

Matthew Daley, Individual Member
Allendale, Michigan

Christopher Gillcrist, Executive Director
National Museum of the Great Lakes
Toledo, Ohio

Jeff Gray, Sanctuary Manager
Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary
Alpena, Michigan

Cathy Green, Executive Director
Wisconsin Maritime Museum
Manitowoc, Wisconsin

Laura Jacobs, Archivist
Lake Superior Maritime Collections
University of Wisconsin – Superior
Superior, Wisconsin

Walter Lewis, Individual Member
Grafton, Ontario

Suzette Lopez, Executive Director
Wisconsin Marine Historical Society
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Bruce Lynn, Executive Director
Great Lakes Shipwreck Historical Society
Sault Ste Marie, Michigan

Jay C. Martin
Museum of Natural and Cultural History
Central Michigan University

Mount Pleasant, Michigan

Ric Mixter, Individual Member
Saginaw, Mich.

Bob O’Donnell, Individual Member
Green Bay, Wisconsin

Kevin Osgood, Executive Director
Door County Maritime Museum
Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin

Tammy Sundbom Otterson, Executive Director
Lake Superior Marine Museum Association
Duluth, Minnesota

Scott Peters, Individual Member
Flint, Michigan

Wayne Sapulski, Individual Member
Livonia, Michigan

Mark Sprang, Archivist
Historical Collections of the Great Lakes
Bowling Green State University

Bowling Green, Ohio

Tamara Thomsen
Wisconsin Historical Society
Madison, Wisconsin