"THE DARLEY SOCIETY"
Officers and Board Members
Updated June 30, 2001
(Everyone of these persons have a long list of "service & leadership" in many different areas;
roles have been greatly abbreviated here)
Frances West, Esq., President Director, Wilmington Better Business Bureau; President, Del. Safety Council; Past Director, Delaware Consumer Advocacy Board; Civic leader; attorney; Past Pres., CCOBH; Past President of MANY area civic and service organizations.
Martha Schiek, Vice President
BA, Archeology & Anthropology, U of CO. Lifelong, 3rd Generation Claymonter; Claymont historian and large personal Darley Art Collection. President, Claymont Historical Society
Gail Stanislow, Treasurer
Librarian at The Brandywine River Museum, Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania (and more)
Theresa Fennick, Secretary
President, Brandywine New Century Club; active, General Federation of Women's Clubs
Ray Hester, Executive Director & Editor of the Darley Web Site: Retired DuPont Co. manager; CO-Owner, Darley Manor Inn; Civic leader.
Background: Financial, Quality, and Planning Management at DuPont. BS, High Point University, '66
Carol Digel, Research & Historican
BA English & Sociology. Researcher for Dickens Fellowship
Geraldine Chillas President, Friends of the Robinson House, Claymont; active Quester, & at Winterthur Library; studied at the Art Institute of Pittsburg, Pa.
- Thomas E. Doherty Manager, Baldwin's Antique Book Barn; active in The Delaware Bibliophiles
Janet Eckman President, Friends of the Claymont Library, Past President, Claymont Woman's Club
Judith HesterCo-Owner and General Manager, Darley Manor Inn; Board Member, Friends of the Stone School; Research & Historian, The Claymont Historical Society; retired Cosmotology Instructor; active in several area organizations.
Edward Hinton Antiquarian, retired rocket engineer, Indian Field Community
George Losse' Business owner; President of the Claymont Terrace Civic Assoc. and the Claymont Community Coalition
Jim Parks Journalist, Freelance writer and Editor, Delaforum.Com (News)( http://delaforum.com )
Julie Shenk Civic leader, Brandywine Hundred; Past President, Brandywine School Board
Hon. Myrna Bair, Ph. D. Educator U of D; Past Minority Whip, Del. State Senate, now retired and teaching at the University of Delaware
Richard Darley Retired businessman and Rehobeth Beach, DE, City Councilman (a relative of Felix Darley)
Nancy Finlay, Ph.D. Curator, Connecticut Historical Society (& at NY Public Library, previously). Curator for the New York Public Library's April - June Darley Exhibit.
Sonja Marin Winterthur Tour Staff; a leader in "Friends of Quaker Hill," Wilmington
Steve Neff Lifelong, 3rd Generation Claymont resident, historian, and businessman
Nancy Sawin, Ph.D. Artist, historian, academian (Past Headmistress, Sanford School), long-time civic leader
Karol Schmiegel Director, The Biggs Museum of American Art, Dover, DE (..and much more)
Hon. Wayne Smith Vice Pres. in a construction company; Majority Leader, Delaware State House of Representatives
Frederic Taraba Author; Assistant Director, "Illustration House," New York City
Xavier Teixido Civic leader and Owner & President, "Harry's Savoy" Restaurant, Wilmington
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