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Allan Bowdery

Hudson River Maritime Museum (HRMM) in Kingston has elected new participants to its Board of Trustees and can see new officer management in 2022. For over 40 years the group’s board has labored in combination to supply fiscal oversight, make certain museum actions agree to the group’s venture, oversee strategic making plans and constitute the museum throughout the group.

Trustee Allan Bowdery will lead the board as President having served within the position up to now from 2013 to 2016. Bowdery retired from a profession as a maritime attorney in New York Town, however continues to behave as an arbitrator on maritime disputes. He’s going to be joined through fellow officials Dale Wolfield (1st Vice President), Brian Johnson (second Vice President), Bob Burhans (Treasurer) and Shelly Wright (Secretary).

In 2021, the museum welcomed new trustees Jesse Hicks and Nick Rothlein. Hicks and Rothlein sign up for the remainder of the board group which incorporates Stephen Digilio, David Eaton, Huntley Gill, Mark Heller, Ann Loeding, Frank Marcigliano, Mark Peckham, Invoice Ryan and Ian Westergren. Bios of board participants can also be discovered at the museum web page at

Retiring from the board is Jack Weeks who has served since assuming the position of Board President in 2005. Weeks has served in a management place — president two times, vp two times, secretary and as an energetic board member and volunteer since then. He charted a process program growth and public engagement. HRMM rebuilt its bulkhead and docks, opened the general public waterfront walkway, upgraded and expanded its shows, added the Homeport and Training Middle in addition to the Riverport Picket Boat College, dramatically expanded its instructional programming together with museum systems, crusing, woodworking, rowing and maximum just lately including the 100% solar-powered excursion boat, Solaris, to its fleet.  Whilst many have contributed to the museum’s good fortune, Weeks has been there convincing board participants, volunteers, team of workers and the group that HRMM is an effort worthy in their power and toughen. He believes, “You will need to Kingston, the Hudson Valley and New York State to have a spot that is helping other folks enjoy how a lot the Hudson River and its other folks have contributed to the tale of The usa.”

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