MEET OUR LEADERS
Welcome to the heart of Stoutsburg Sourland African American Museum, where passion meets purpose. Our dedicated team is comprised of individuals deeply committed to preserving and sharing the rich history and cultural heritage of African Americans in the Sourland Mountain region.
Tokz Gabriel brings over 5 years of experience in content creation and digital marketing.
Social Media and Marketing Manager
Isabela is an author and historian who received her PhD from Princeton University.
Exhibition & Education Manager
Caroline was a New Jersey public school teacher, staff developer, and district-level administrator for 31 years before retiring from public education in 2005.
Marylou Millard Ferrara
Marylou is a former mayor of Hopewell Township and graduate of Rutgers School of Law.
Rob brings an interest in the intersection of growing things, the environment, history, and social justice. He is a member of the Outdoor Equity Alliance, and serves on the board of the Friends of Hopewell Valley Open Space.
Marion is the Associate Director of Special Projects at Princeton University, and has been a leading figure in the museum world for over 30 years.
Anita Williams Galiano
Residing in Hopewell Township for over two decades, Anita Williams Galiano is a seasoned professional in executive operations and strategic development, with a specialty in healthcare technology and international supply chain management at Johnson & Johnson.
Mary Robinson Cohen
Mary Robinson Cohen is a native of Brooklyn, New York and lives in Princeton, New Jersey and the historic African American community of Eastville in Sag Harbor, New York.
Heather brings over 30 years of corporate, government, and nonprofit experience in the areas of marketing, communications, research, and policy to the SSAAM board.
Trustee, Interim Secretary
Stephanie Adkins is the Executive Vice President and Chief Lending Officer at the Bank of Princeton.
Jacqueline Carrera Fay
Jackie Fay is the Chief of Staff to New Jersey Assemblyman Anthony Verrelli, whose District 15 includes Central Jersey municipalities such as Ewing, Hopewell, Lambertville, Lawrence, Pennington, Trenton, West Windsor.
Ian has been an archaeological and cultural resource management professional since 1975, firstly in England and, since 1988, in the United States.
Growing up in Skillman and Pennington, Pat can trace her heritage to a fourth great paternal grandfather, Friday Truehart, a slave brought to Hopewell from Charleston, South Carolina.
Elaine is a thirty-year Trustee of the Stoutsburg Cemetery Association, a historic cemetery for people of African descent located on Sourland Mountain.
Beverly is the first African American woman to hold the elected position as a Councilwoman in Pennington Borough, NJ, her ancestral home and current residence.
Donnetta Johnson became SSAAM's Executive Director in October 2021. She is a community leader and Hillsborough business owner who began her career as a pioneering Black woman in technology.
Catherine is a native of the Sourland Region with over 25 years of professional experience in Finance & Administration.
Bruce has lived on or near Sourland Mountain for most of his life. Recently retired from Grounds For Sculpture (GFS), Bruce was the Facilities Director and Project Manager there for more than 30 years.