USS Silversides Museum

Meet the Team Keeping the USS Silversides Museum Afloat

The USS Silversides Submarine museum is run by a busy team of full-time and part-time staff, volunteers and dedicated Board members from the community. Every one of us shares a passion for preserving and displaying our remarkable history, and for honoring United States military veterans with gratitude for their service.

Staff

Irvin Brown
Custodian & Overnight Security
BETHANN EGAN

Executive Director
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jack fisher

Gift Shop Associate
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TERESA FOLKMIER

Museum Coordinator
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Keith gill

Curator
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NICOLE HAYDEN

Graphic Design & Social Media
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Tom Johnson

Overnight Manager
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JANE LADLEY

Museum Educator & Archives
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Henry VANDER WOUDE
Education Program Coordinator

Board of Directors

Holly Hughes          

Board Chairperson

Former State Representative

Mark Fazakerley

Immediate Past Chairman

Co-Chairman of the Board, Eagle Alloy

U.S. Navy Veteran

KIM TYSMAN-MORRIS

Board Vice-Chair

Senior HR Manager, CWC and Kautex

U.S. Navy Veteran

BILL SEYFERTH

Board Treasurer

President, Eagle CNC Technologies

U.S. Navy Veteran

Garry McKeen

Board Secretary

USS Silversides Submarine Volunteer Docent 

Board Members

MIKE BAAUW 

Muskegon Country Veteran Director

U.S. Air Force Veteran

 GARY BRITTON 

Attorney, Smith Haughey Rice & Roegge

U.S. Air Force Veteran

David HazeKamp

Premier Foods – Hazekamp Foods, CEO

 

JOHN HUGHES

Owner, Hughes General Contractors

Jose Infante

Banker, Retired

WILLIAM MONTGOMERY

DTE Energy Principal Supervisor – Gas Operations

U.S. Marine Corps Veteran

Gary nelund

Gary Nelund State Farm Insurance

Mayor, City of Norton Shores

Steve olsen

Northern Machine Tool & Die, President

MATT POST

Boar’s Head

U.S. Navy, Retired

SARAH POWERS

VP of Account Services, Revel

ERIC RINGELBERG

Founder, Next I.T.

U.S. Navy Veteran

tom spelman

Consumers Energy, Retired

Board Members Emeriti on Eternal Patrol

We thank them for their service to our country!

Don Morell

Board Member Emeritus

World War II U.S. Navy Submariner – On Eternal Patrol

Roger Whitman

Board Member Emeritus

World War II U.S. Navy Submariner – On Eternal Patrol

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