People

 

 

 

 

Executive Leadership Team

Franklin Vagnone
President & Chief Executive Officer

Terry Taylor
Chief Operating Officer

Michelle Cook
Senior Director of Development

Advisory Leadership Team (alphabetical)

Daniel Ackerman
Interim Chief Curator

Gary Albert
Director of MESDA Research

Pat Albert
Director of Retail

Nicole Blalock
Manager of Human Resources

Elizabeth Bragg
Payroll Manager

Catherine Carlisle
MESDA Development & Programs

Martha Hartley
Director of Moravian Research

Eric Jackson
Head Gardner

Robbie King
Director of Restoration & Interpreted Environments

Gary Rohrer
Manager of Information Systems

Leo Rucker
Interpreter Representative: Lead Interpreter St. Philips African American Heritage Center

Eric Skarzynski
Director of Facilities

Samantha Smith
Director of Community Engagement & Digital Learning

Karen Walter
Director of Learning in Place

Board of Trustees

Mr. Hayes Wauford, Jr. Chair

Ms. Erika Mielke, Vice-Chair

Ms. Mary Elizabeth Mercier, Secretary

Mr. William Mariner, Treasurer

Dr. Eugene W. Adcock, III

Mr. Jerry Cook

Mr. Mike Ernst

Mrs. Ragan Folan

Mr. Robert E. Greene

Dr. Edward G. Hill, Jr.

Mr. Will Joyner

Mrs. Molly Leight

Mr. Joseph P. Logan

Mrs. June Lucas

Mr. James E. Martin

Dr. Anthony Parent

Mrs. Margaret Pritchard

Mrs. Deborah Ryan, PLA

Dr. Thomas H. Sears, Jr.

Mr. Greg Sigmon

Mr. Brent Waddell

Mr. David Wharton

Mr. Fletcher Wilson

Ex-Officio Members
Mr. Ted Leinbach, Salem Congregation
Ms. Sandra J. Doran, Esq., Salem Academy & College