Board of Directors
Polly Steenhagen, President
Ms Steenhagen is an associate professor at Delaware State University where she teaches mathematics and airway science. She has co-authored three booklets with Dr. Silvana Siddali,on knitting and crochet patterns and is completing a fourth booklet with publisher La Mode Illustree. Additionally, she is also working on a book detailing the contributions of Delaware women to the war effort. Ms. Steenhagen also does living history with AGSAS and the Tarheel Civilians.
Bonnie Mangan, Vice President
Ms. Mangan is a retired employee of the Library of Congress where she worked for the Congressional Research Service as an Information Research Specialist. She researched and wrote a screenplay about Elizabeth Jennings, an African American schoolteacher in New York City who won a court case against a trolley company that barred her from riding on the trolley.
Tabitha Donelson, Secretary
Gary Ryan, Treasurer
Meg Galante-DeAngelis, E-Journal Editor
Ms. Galante-DeAngelis teaches at the University of Connecticut in the School of Family Studies. She is also a social historian and Associate of the United States Civil War Center at Louisiana State University. Ms. Galante-DeAngelis and her family reenact with the 28th Massachusetts and with Columbia's Daughters.
Susan Youhn, Membership Director
Ms. Youhn serves on the Board of Directors of the Friends of Point Lookout State Park, site of a Civil War Hospital and Prison and the Southern Maryland Civil War Roundtable. Ms. Youhn is also a member of the Maine Camp Hospital Association, living historians reenacting the various roles of female nurses during the Civil War. In addition, Ms. Youhn also reenacts with her family as members of the 20th Maine, Co. E .