Building and Grounds
Ensures the preservation, maintenance and improvement of the facilities and grounds of the historic Salem Athenaeum
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: Diane Stern and Meg Twohey
Raises the philanthropic funds needed to ensure the continued viability and vibrancy of the Salem Athenaeum and its programs.
Chairs: Stephen Immerman and Meg Twohey
Ensures the short and long term financial health of the Athenaeum and its assets.
Chair: Robert Job
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.
Chair: Owen Mathieu
Chair: Gus Sousa and Meg Twohey
Engages members in the activities of the Athenaeum and recruits new members from current and new constituencies.
Chair: John Casey
Designs, implements and promotes programs that will make the Salem Athenaeum the Writers’ Center of the North Shore.
Chair: J.D. Scrimgeour
All lectures, concerts, workshops, and groups are now online. Please check this website for updates on times and login credentials.
Summer Salon Online: Christine Thomson
Summer Salon: Storytelling—RAIN DATE
Salem Literary Festival