Our Past Leaders

Past Leaders

Thank you to all the Chairmen who have volunteered their time to serve the Friends of Independence National Historical Park’s Governing Board.  Your skills, expertise and leadership have been the guiding light of this organization through the years.

1973 Ms. Anne Rowland
1973 – 1977 Mrs. Alice Lonsdorf
1978 – 1980 Mrs. Mary Carroll
1981 – 1983 Mrs. Elizabeth Browne
1984 -1987 Mr. Thomas McCallum
1988 – 1990 Ms. Susan O. Montgomery
1991 – 1992 Mr. A. Carter Fergusson
1993 – 1994 Mrs. Joan Momjian
1995 Mr. Chandler Joyner
1996 – 1998 Mrs. Frances Phillips
1999 Mr. David Freeman
2000 –  2003 Dr. Donald Shanis
2003 Ms. Karen Peck
2004 -2005 Mr. Thomas Caramanico (Acting Chair)
2006 – 2010 Mr. Thomas Caramanico
2011 – present Mr. Austin Morris Jr.