The Board of Trustees is the governing body of HistoryMiami. The trustees, as a board or through board committees, set policies relating to spending, management, governance and professional standards. Trustees are elected to two-year terms, and may also be appointed by the Chairman.


Phillip M. Hudson III

Vice Chairman

 Jay Pelham


Michael Weiser


John J. Quick

At Large Representatives

James A. Kushlan, Ph.D.

John K. Shubin

Immediate Past Chairman

Faith Mesnekoff

Flagler Street Society Chair

Lauren Marks

11th Judicial Circuit Historical Society Chair

Etan Mark


Michael A. Carricarte, Sr.

Chris Cobb

Albert E. Dotson, Jr.

Michael T. Fay

Michael Gold

Sallye G. Jude

Leslie J. Lott

Joan D. Lutton, Ph.D.

Etan Mark

Pedro Munilla

Mario Murgado

Dr. John C. Nordt III

Claudia Puig

Wassim Shomar

Hon. Scott J. Silverman 

Donald Slesnick II

Stephen A. Weber

Bradley A. Weiser