Mission Statement and Staff

The purpose of the Cumberland Cultural Foundation through the Gilchrist Gallery and Museum is to provide a public venue for the display of special exhibitions, permanent collections and cultural performances. The organization is committed to maintain and restore the historical structure and grounds at 104 Washington Street, Cumberland, Maryland and provide visual and performing arts education to the community while contributing to economic and tourism development in the area.

 

Board of Directors

Christina Collins-Smith  ( President )
Tony Cornwell
Cristina Freas  ( Vice President )
Katie Gattens
Shirley Giarritta
Nicole Halmos
David Love
Greg Malloy
David Nicolas
Denise Partsch  ( Treasurer )
Frederick Shober
Merrill Smith
Sarah Thomas  ( Secretary )
Robin Vereen
Stephen C. Wilkinson, Esq.

 

Advisors

Charlie Amos
Katherine Getty
Dr. Peter Halmos
Edward Huber
Jack McMullen
James Odgers 

 

Paul Reckley
Robert Riggs
Ronald Screen
Casper R. Taylor, Jr.
Christina Collins-Smith

 

Volunteer Docents

Jill Baldinger
Andrea Beall
Ed Coffey
Christina Collins-Smith
Tony Cornwell
Dena Darr
Allen Emerick
Charlie Farmer
Geno Frazier
Cristina Freas
Katie Gattens
Shirley Giarritta
Teri Gill
Krystyna Goddu
Dr. Peter Halmos
Nicole Halmos
Iris Halmos
Angela Heddrick
Dustin Herrill-Orndorff
Joshua Jacobs
Eunique James 

George Lanigan
Shannon Lewis
David Love
Karen Lyons
Dr. James Lyons
Vicki Macy
Greg Malloy
Lois McMullen
Helen Miller
David Nicolas
Shaila Pai
Denise Partsch
William C. Pfaff
Robert Riggs
Kelly Schrecengost
Frederick Shober
Kiersten Sites
Merrill Smith
Cindy Thomas
Sarah Thomas

 

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