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Board of Directors

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

Executive Board

Jim Christ – President
–  Director Client Services, Shelby Financial Corporation

Sue Cory – Vice-President
–  Retired Law Enforcement, Volunteer USO

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

Olga Leake – Secretary 
–  Educator, President Historical Military Impressions Inc.


Board of Directors

Bart Van Valkenburgh
History Enthusiast, Member TEHS

Dawn Hoffman

Nicole Roper
History Educator

Hugo Schmitt
Malvern Historical Commission, Paoli Memorial Association

Arch Hunter
Graduate Programs Director, Freedoms Foundation

Hemali Vaishnav
-Director, Accounting & Finance, OxiCool Inc

James Morgante, PhD
-Manager of Measurement & Evaluation, AO North America

Nick Dienno
History Enthusiast, Volunteer USO

Stephen Pierce
– History Euthusiat, Reenactor, Business Owner

Adjunct Advisers to the Paoli Battlefield Preservation Fund

Sean Moir President, Western Heritage Mapping

Wade Catts, RPA Regional Director, Commonwealth Heritage Group, Inc.

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

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