NCWHS Board of Directors

Board of Directors
National Collaborative for Women's History Sites

updated January 20, 2018

Officers

Marsha Weinstein, President

Marsha Weinstein is a civic activist with a passion for women’s history and girl leadership development. She is the cofounder and vice president of the Elizabeth Cady Stanton Trust, and founder and president of the recently established Patty Smith Hill and Mildred Jane Hill Happy Birthday Park. More >

Lori Osborne, Vice President for Operations (ex officio)

Lori Osborne is Director at the Frances Willard House Museum in Evanston, Illinois. She also serves as Historian at the Evanston History Center, located in the Charles Gates Dawes House, and is the director of the Evanston Women’s History Project, a community-wide project to document and celebrate the significant contributions Evanston women have made to the community. More >

Lucienne Beard, Treasurer

Lucienne Beard has been active with the Alice Paul Institute since 1994, first as a volunteer and board director and later as a member of the non-profit’s first professional staff. More >

Joanne L. Goodwin, Secretary

Joanne L. Goodwin is a Professor of History and Director of the Women’s Research Institute of Nevada at UNLV. Her first book and several articles focused on the intersection of gender and welfare policy. More >

Members

Nancy Berlage

Nancy K. Berlage is Assistant Professor of History and Public History at Texas State University. Dr. Berlage earned her BA from the University of Chicago and her MA and PhD degrees from the Johns Hopkins University. More >

Sehila Mota Casper

Historic preservationist and historian Sehila Mota Casper is a field officer at the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s Houston field office, where she works to protect America’s one-of-a-kind historic treasures. More >

Antonia I. Castañeda

Chicana feminist historian Antonia I. Castañeda was born in Crystal City, Tejas, and raised in Washington State.  She received her BA at Western Washington State College, her MA at the University of Washington, and her Ph.D. in U.S. History at Stanford University.  More >

Kimberly Hess

Kimberly Hess has had a lifelong passion for women’s history and has advocated for women’s history, education and business careers through global and local volunteer leadership positions. These included serving as a trustee of the Alice Paul Institute, representing the Mid-Atlantic states in Smith College’s global alumnae admission program, establishing Smith’s first affinity group for alumnae in business and chairing the planning committee for its first conference for alumnae in business. More >

Barbara Lau

Barbara Lau is director of the Pauli Murray Project at the Duke Human Rights Center/Franklin Humanities Institute where she connects her commitment to justice with her belief in the power of community practice. More >

Pam Sanfilippo

Pam Sanfilippo is the Education Specialist at Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum and Boyhood Home in Abilene, Kansas, one of thirteen presidential libraries administered by the National Archives and Records Administration. More >

Camesha Scruggs

Lynn Y. Weiner

Lynn Weiner is Professor of History Emerita at Roosevelt University of Chicago, where she was also dean of the College of Arts and Sciences for twelve years. Her undergraduate degree in history is from the University of Michigan and she holds a Ph.D. in American Studies from Boston University.  More > 

Judith Wellman

Judith Wellman is Principal Investigator, Historical New York Research Associates, and Professor Emerita, State University of New York at Oswego. She has more than 40 years of experience in research, teaching, cultural resource surveys, and grants administration. More >

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