Staff, Boards, and Volunteers

Danbury Museum Staff

Brigid Guertin, Executive Director 

Levi Newsome, Director of Operations 

Diane Hassan, Research Specialist 

Michele Lee Amundsen, Collections Manager 


Julia Siergiej

Delaney Daly

Tyler Simone

President - Geoff Herald
Vice President - Paul Valeri
Secretary - Marian Hesemeyer
Treasurer - Robert Young   

Dr. John Clark, Elizabeth Hudson, Anne Harrigan, Michael McLachlan, Erika Askin, and Eric Gottschalk.

Board members are nominated by the Mayor, City of Danbury and confirmed by Danbury's City Council. If you would like more information please contact the Danbury Museum at
Board meetings are generally held the first Thursday of each month at 8:00 a.m. in Huntington Hall. The public is welcome. 

President - Joretta Kilcourse
Vice President - Ed Siergiej
Vice President - Kathy Ehli
Treasurer - Brigid Guertin
Secretary - Michele Lee Amundsen  

Board Members:
Roberta Struski. Andrea Gartner, Joan Saplio, Joanne Kaltenstein, Tammy Weiner, Ann Harrigan, Authority Board Representatives:  Elizabeth Hudson.

Meetings are held at 4:00 p.m. on the first Thursday of the month in Huntington Hall at the Danbury Museum & Historical Society. The public is welcome to attend. You can contact the Friends Board members at

Volunteer Opportunties

Archive Volunteers

Looking for a fulfilling volunteer position for a few hours a week?

Do you like to work with old manuscripts or use a computer to compile a database of archival resources? Maybe paint a wall or build a shelf?

Give us a call to see how you can help the Danbury Museum.

Student Volunteers

Need volunteer hours for school or church? Students over the age of 14 are encouraged to volunteer Saturdays at the museum. 

You may be working in the gift shop, organizing archival materials, typing in a database, or working outside in our gardens.


The Danbury Museum seeks to fill several internship positions  available throughout the year. 

Interns will work directly with the Executive Director or Curator on multiple ongoing projects in collections management, processing of archival collections, tour development, education, and preservation. 

To apply, please submit a letter of interest and your resume to Brigid Guertin, Executive Director via email: or  phone by calling 203-743-5200. 

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43 Main Street, Danbury, Connecticut 06810, United States