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Board of Directors

The Board of Directors


The Board of Directors

Executive Director:

Neil Caplan
Realtor and co-owner of the Swann Inn in Beacon, NY.

Board of Directors:

Leonard Warner, President
Program Manager for the Hazardous Waste and Contaminated Sediments Group of  The Louis Berger Group, Inc.

Robert McKenna, Vice President

Susan Anderson, Treasurer
Susan has worked in New York City as a CPA since 1982, serving individuals, small companies, and non-profits.  Her love of hiking and the outdoors brought her to the Cold Spring–Beacon area in the 1970s where she developed a long-standing love for the Hudson River Valley that has been enriched by volunteering with Bannerman’s.

John Atherton, Secretary

Barbara Gottlock, Volunteer Coordinator
Retired educator who has co-authored six books on Hudson Valley history, including Bannerman Castle.

Michael TJ McCormack, AIA
Partner of the architecture firm Liscum McCormack VanVoorhis LLP.

John Lanc
Partner at Lanc & Tully Engineering and Surveying

Robert Doyle
Owner of Absolute Auction and Realty in Pleasant Valley, New York

Virginia Palen Donovan
Co-owner of Riverwinds Gallery in Beacon, NY.  Virginia is retired from IBM where she worked for over 35 years in programming, education, marketing, and management.

Advisory Council:

Frederick Osborn, III
Jayne McLaughlin
Thom Johnson
Dave Rocco


Wes GottlockSenior Tour Guide Coordinator
Abby TateTour Guide Coordinator
Donna Blakemore, Garden Coordinator
Barbara Gottlock, Volunteer Coordinator
John Antinori, Head Captain of the Estuary Steward
Laurie Clark, BCT Administrator and Curator of the Bannerman Gallery
Joan Maldarelli, Bookkeeper
Tom MaldarelliGallery Staff
Paul Kluckman – Island Steward

Website Photo Credit:

Scott Snell
John Morzen
Linda T. Hubbard
Neil Caplan
Laurie Clark
Rob Yasinsac
Thom Johnson
Russell Cusick

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