Board of Directors


Elizabeth Thacker-Estrada, President

U.S. women’s history, especially first ladies and women’s suffrage


Jim Gasperini, Vice-President

Cultural history, colonial America

Marilyn Geary

Marilyn Geary, Secretary

Immigration and regional California history

M Griffith

Michael Griffith, Treasurer

History of California, especially Oakland

Dan Kohanski

Religious history

O Pollak

Oliver Pollak

British imperial history, Jewish history, food history, higher education history

R Robbins 2

Rob Robbins

Russian history

Louis Trager

U.S. political history


Tim Welsh

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