Howard Schaffer of Lake Luzerne has been elected President of the Hadley-Lake Luzerne Historical Society, following outgoing President Joe Kavanagh, who has served for the past four years.
Since the Historical Society was founded in 1973 it has played an important role in preserving the Hadley Parabolic Bow Bridge, the Harmon House, and the Gailey Hill Schoolhouse.
Schaffer previously served as Vice-President and Programming Chair, coordinating monthly programming for guest speakers including authors and historians over the past three years. Professionally, he is founder of Media Marketing Inc. in Albany and has served as President of the Lake Luzerne Association, working on the effort to address milfoil and invasive species.
Also elected to the Society Board were Christine Blakely, Secretary, and Kirstin Zehnter, Directer. Both Sally Goodhart, Treasurer, and Ben Kemp, Director were re-elected to the Board. Kemp serves as Internet Media contact. Other Board members serving are Maureen Jones, Co-Chairperson of Program Committee, Sue Wilder, Chairperson of Community Events and Gift Shop/Merchandising, Nan Plantier, Media Director, David Cranston, Vice-President, and Joseph Kavanagh, Past President.
For additional information contact the Society at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A version of this article first appeared on the Adirondack Almanack.