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Board and Staff



CAPT. Paul Whitescarver, President-TRHP

Linda Mariani, Vice-President

Brent Eugenides, Treasurer
Certified Financial Planner

Pamela Aey Adams, Secretary
Friends of Connecticut State Parks


Catherine Foley
Executive Director
Thames River Heritage Park Foundation
Principal Consultant, MeetingWorks

Casey Howley-Brigham, Digital Marketing Coordinator

Marci Marciniak, Program & Outreach Coordinator

Directors at Large

Tara Amatrudo
Marine Sciences Magnet High School

Judy Benson
Communication Coordinator
Connecticut Sea Grant

Jacqui Copp
Director of Philanthropy
Mystic Seaport Museum

Marian Galbraith
TRHPF Past President
Mayor & Educator, Retired
City of Groton

Linda Hase
Registrar, Retired
Yale University

Gail MacDonald
Professor of Journalism

Mark Oefinger
Town Manager, Retired
Town of Groton

Cierra Patrick
Economic Development Director
City of Groton

Beth Regan
Tribal Council Elder
Mohegan Tribe

Felix Reyes
Director, Office of Development & Planning
City of New London

Bob Ross
Executive Director
Office of Military Affairs
State of Connecticut

Gregory Roth
Educator/Administrator, Retired

Jeanne Sigel
Development Director
Garde Arts Center

Ex Officio Board Members

Additional TRHPF Liaisons

James Butler
Executive Director, Retired
Southeastern CT Council of Governments

Capt. Kenneth Curtin
Commanding Officer
Naval Submarine Base New London

Juan Mendenez, Jr.
Town of Groton

Sam Eisenbeiser (representing Mayor, Town of Groton)
Economic Development Specialist
Town of Groton

Keith Hedrick
City of Groton


Michael Passero
City of New London

Capt. Wes Pulver USCG Ret.
National Coast Guard Museum Assoc. Inc.

Tom Tyler
State Parks Division Director
Dept. Energy & Environmental Protection

John Burt
Town Manager
Town of Groton

Captain Ronald LaBrec
Assistant Superintendent
U.S. Coast Guard Academy

Admiral John Padget, USN (retired)
Board Member
Submarine Force Library & Museum Assoc.

Eric Gileau
Parks & Recreation Supervisor 
Fort Griswold State Park, Groton
Fort Trumbull State Park, New London

LCDR Bryan Chapman
Executive Director
Submarine Force Museum

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