Museum Association of New York Board of Directors
Chemung County Historical Society
Region: Southern Tier
Committee(s): Audit/Finance (Chair); Executive (Co-Chair); Planning Task Force
Bruce Whitmarsh has been the Director of the Chemung County Historical Society since the fall of 2010. Prior to that he has worked in history museums in North Dakota, Virginia and Washington, DC.
He is interested in how museums are part of their community and how they can play an active role in areas like economic re-development, tourism and educational enrichment. He holds master’s degrees from Villanova University and the George Washington University in American History.