Our Staff & Board

HSPA Original Leaders
HSPA Original Leaders
  • President: John Keenan
  • President-Elect: Dave Meadows
  • Vice President: Duane Parker
  • Treasurer: Julian McCracken
  • Recording Secretary: Linda Keenan
  • Corresponding Secretary: Jack Ertell
  • Anni Weden, Chairperson of the Board
  • Angie Ng
  • Barbara Berger
  • David Smith
  • Debra Johnston
  • Joe Varady
  • Karl Miller
  • Martha Parker
  • Virginia Murphy
  • David M. Frees, Jr., Emeritus *

*  Mr. Frees passed away on October 6, 2020.  Mr. Frees was a founder of HSPA and was our first President.  Over the years, he was very active with HSPA in so many ways.  He was also a business leader in Phoenixville.    

  • Archives Chairperson: Jack Ertell
  • Buildings & Grounds: Warren Brown
  • Membership Chairperson: Marji Rohrbach
  • Museum Chairperson: Anni Weden
  • Newsletter Editor: Jack Ertell
  • Program Chairperson: Martha Parker
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