An all-volunteer Board of Directors representing Revolutionary War, historic preservation organizations, educational and community groups leads the Paoli Battlefield Preservation Fund.

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Executive Board

Bruce Knapp – President
– Past President, Chester County Historic Preservation Network

Jim Christ – Vice-President
–  Businessman, Information Systems

Olga Leake – Secretary 
–  Educator, President HMI

OPEN Treasurer

Board of Directors

Susan Cook
Lockheed Martin Network of Volunteer Associates

Bart Van Valkenburgh
History Enthusiast

John Kabli
liaison with Brandywine Battlefield Park Associates

Dawn Hoffman
– Marketing/Publicity

Nick Gossett
Financial Industry

Katherine McNally
Graphic Design

Susan Cory
Volunteer USO


Adjunct Advisers to the Paoli Battlefield Preservation Fund

Sean Moir – President, Western Heritage Mapping

Wade Catts, RPA – Associate Director, John Milner and Associates

Thomas J. McGuire – Author and Teacher at Malvern Preparatory School

Dr. David Orr – Professor of Archaeology at Temple University (Retired NPS Regional Chief Archaeologist)

Dan Sivilich – President of BRAVO, The Battlefield Restoration and Archaeological Volunteer Organization

Bill Troppman – Historian, Interpretive Ranger at Valley Forge Historical Park 

Karen Marshall – Chester County Planning Commission