south easterSix trustees elected to NB Whaling Museum

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. &8212; Six trustees were elected to the Board of Trustees of the Old Dartmouth Historical Society – New Bedford Whaling Museum at the 108th annual meeting of the society on May 20, 2011. Patricia L. Andrade, Lawrence S. Huntington, Faith Morningstar, Barbara R. Moss, Carol Taylor, and Harvey J. Wolkoff will serve as trustees for the 2011-2014 term on the 33-member board.

Barbara R. Moss is a resident of Katonah, NY and South Dartmouth. She is an interior designer and landscape designer with her own firm. With life-long interests in the performing and visual arts, her career includes dancing, studying music at SUNY Purchase and working in the film industry. There she was a script writer and consultant, director of development and in public relations. She has a deep interest in art history and is a collector of paintinsouth easterSix trustees elected to NB Whaling Museumgs by New Bedford area artists.

Harvey J. Wolkoff is a litigation partner at Ropes & Gray and former assistant United States attorney in the Southern District of New York. He has extensive experience in class action and securities litigation and currently chairs Ropes & Grays Complex Business Litigation Practice Group. A graduate of Dartmouth College and Columbia Law School, Wolkoff currently serves on the museums Finance and Investment Committees. He and his wife Susan are residents of Boston and South Dartmouth.

Lawrence S. Huntington was president and CEO of Fiduciary Trust Company, where he spent more than 40 years until his retirement. His extensive background in non-profit governance includes serving as chairman of the boards at Woods Hole Oceanographic Research Center, St. Lukes Roosevelt Hospital, New York Law School, New York City Citizens Budget Commission, the World Wildlife Fund, and South Street Seaport Museum. He served as commodore of the New York Yacht Club. Huntington is a graduate of Harvard College and the New York Law School. An avid mountain climber and sailor, he is a resident of Westport and New York City.

The New Bedford Whaling Museum is the worlds most comprehensive museum devoted to the global story of whales, whaling, and the cultural history of the region.

south easterSix trustees elected to NB Whaling Museum,Patricia L. Andrade, M.D. is a general surgeon in private practice in New Bedford. She currently serves as chair of the New Bedford Board of Health and treasurer of the Cape Verdean American Business Organisouth eastern health boardzation. She formerly served on St. Lukes Hospital medical executive committee, and was president of the YWCA of Southeastern MA. This is Andrades second term as a Whaling Museum trustee. A resident of New Bedford, she is currently co-chairing the museums Cape Verdean Maritime Exhibit Committee.

Faith Morningstar is a resident of Washington, DC and Marion. A graduate of Stanford University and Harvard, Morningstar has a deep background in the field of education and has devoted her career to designing curricula which foster understanding of differences in the classroom. She is currently a mediator at the Conflict Resolution Center in Montgomery County, Maryland and a docent for Choosing to Participate at the Historical Society of Washington, DC. She serves on the boards of Lifestream, Inc. in New Bedford and Freedom House in Washington, DC.

Officers of the Board of Trustees include: John N. Garfield, Jr., Chair; Lucile P. Hicks, First Vice Chair; Gurdon B. Wattles, Second Vice Chair; Joseph E. McDonough, Treasurer; Salvatore F. Battinelli, Assistant Treasurer; and Armand Fernandes, Jr., Clerk.

. We ask that you report content that you in good ith believe violates the above rules by clicking the Flag link next to the offending comment. New comments are only accepted for two weeks from the date of publication.

Carol Taylor, Ph.D. recently retired as president of CMT Associates, a technology transfer consulting firm working with academic institutions and corporate development partners in the field. Her career in information technology followed ten years of teaching French and German at Harvard and Boston area universities, and management consulting with a Boston based strategic planning firm. Taylor is a graduate of the University of London, Tulane University, Harvard and MIT. She serves on the board of MGH Institute of Health Professions, and as clerk of the Foundation Board of Boston Preparatory Charter School. She and her husband John Deknatel are residents of Brookline and South Dartmouth.

Leave a Reply