Board of Directors

Kathleen Walrath, President

Susan Shephard, Vice President

Mary Harris, Treasurer

Jonathan Polloni, Clerk of the Corporation

Patrick Burke

David Forsberg

Robert Grosch

Charlotte Harris

Stephen Levy

Barbara Meissner

Brian Nickerson, Founding President

Phillip Richardson

Karen Rinaldo

Jeffrey Thomas

Sally Colacicco, Recording Secretary

Kathleen Walrath on left

Catherine Bumpus, Executive Director, on right

Advisory Committee

Commander Carissa April USCG Ret.

Commodore Thomas L. Bushy, USMS Ret.

Peter and Edna Collom

Elizabeth Colt

Weatherly Dorris

John Dowling

Colonel Kevin Doyle, USMC Ret.

Marianne Fricke

Carter Hunt

Stephan Junker

Arlene Lowenstein

Rocco Maffei

Charles McCaffrey

Barbara Milligan

Samuel Patterson

John Scanlan

Margaret Sulanowska

Eric Turkington

Tom Walrath

Cristina Torruella


Catherine Bumpus, Executive Director

Friends of Nobska Committee Chairs

Capital Campaign        David Forsberg and Eric Wisch

Facilities                            Robert Grosch and John Scanlan

Finance                              Mary Harris

Grants                                Charlotte Harris

Museum Planning       Kathy Walrath and Sally Colacicco

Stewardship                   Barbara Meissner

Strategic Planning       Susan Shephard

Volunteers                      Jeffrey Thomas

David Forsberg in the foreground and Catherine Bumpus and Sally Colacicco  behind.


Town of Falmouth Leadership

The Town of Falmouth  holds the license  for Nobska Light. The Town made the commitment to undertake the responsibility for Nobska Light through the leadership of the Board of Selectmen and the Town Manager.  The current office holders, who are named here,  were in office at the time the commitment was made in 2015

  • Megan English Braga, Chair
  • Douglas C. Brown, Vice Chair
  • Douglas H. Jones
  • Susan L. Moran
  • Samuel H. Patterson - liaison to Nobska and an active Nobska volunteer
  • Julian Suso, Town Manager

Julian Suso on the left and Sam Patterson on the right.