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Therese Johnson, President

Judith Graham, Interim Vice-President 

Dianne Barth, Secretary 

Deb Fitts, Treasurer

David Johnson

Anne Overman

Peg Puza

Samantha Zawistowski



Eric Johnson

Thomas Johnson   

Beth Cossey

Margaret Lindsey Sanborn

Barbara Yates



Executive Director

Karla has been the Executive Director of the Rufus Porter Museum since November 2018. Originally from Connecticut, she moved to Maine after attending college in Boston to continue her education and gain more experience in the museum field. Karla has had the privilege of working for a variety of grass-roots non-profit organizations in Maine including the Old York Historical Society, Victoria Mansion, the Maine People's Alliance, Maine Preservation, Museum L-A, and the Greater Androscoggin Humane Society.


Museum Assistant

Shelby has served as Museum Assistant since February 2019. She gained experience as the Project Ambassador at the First Amendment Museum in Augusta, ME; Communications Intern at the National Museum in Philadelphia, PA; and as a student worker at the Berman Museum of Art at Ursinus College. She has been working as a museum assistant at the Yarmouth Historical Society since July 2018. She splits her time between Yarmouth and Bridgton, utilizing her detailed-oriented skills to further the missions of both of these historically important institutions in Maine.

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Appointments can be made a week in advance by email or phone.

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2020 Business Member

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