Building and Grounds
Ensures the preservation, maintenance and improvement of the facilities and grounds of the historic Salem Athenaeum
Buildings Co-chairs:

David Hart and Dick Jendrysik
Grounds Chair: J. Michael Sullivan

Assists the Executive Director in the care of the Athenæum’s books, manuscripts, prints, photographs, artwork, and archival records.
Chair: Marla Gearhart

Cultural Programming Committee
Designs, implements and promotes high quality education and enrichment programming for the North Shore influenced by the collections and history of the Salem Athenaeum.
Chairs: Si Fisk and Meg Twohey



Raises the philanthropic funds needed to ensure the continued viability and vibrancy of the Salem Athenaeum and its programs.
Chairs: Stephanie Buck
and Meg Twohey

Ensures the short and long term financial health of the Athenaeum and its assets.
Chair: Gary Santo

Governance, Nominating and Executive Committees
Ensures a highly effective Board of Trustees that makes the ethical and strategic decisions necessary to fulfill the mission of the Salem Athenaeum.
Chairs: Stanley Usovicz and David Williams
Nominating Subcommittee
Chair: David Williams

Membership Committee
Engages members in the activities of the Athenaeum and recruits new members from current and new constituencies.
Chairs: Wendy Biggs

Writers Committee
Designs, implements and promotes programs that will make the Salem Athenaeum the Writers’ Center of the North Shore.
Chairs: Brunonia Barry
and J.D. Scrimgeour