Staff & Board Members

Peter Crabbe

PETER CRABBE EdD

ADMINISTRATIVE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Peter directs operations, policymaking, planning, development, and staffing for the museum. Before arriving in Two Rivers, he had been the Executive Director at the Channel Islands Maritime Museum in Oxnard CA.

Peter has over 30 years of museum experience in administration, leadership, and exhibits for museums with art-based missions and holds a doctorate in Educational Leadership and Organizational Change.

Stephanie Carpenter

STEPHANIE CARPENTER

PROGRAM OFFICER

Stephanie is a graphic designer, letterpress printer, and book artist. At the museum she teaches letterpress and bookmaking workshops, serves as in-house printer, directs social media and the website, coordinates interns, and arranges event and conference organization. She is a graduate of the graphic design masters program at Indiana University.

Jim Moran

JIM MORAN

MASTER PRINTER & COLLECTIONS OFFICER

Jim runs letterpress workshops, archives the collection and maintains the museum on a daily basis. Previously he had volunteered at Hamilton and donated presses and equipment from his Green Bay, Wisconsin, printing firm, Moran’s Quality Print Shop, where he worked as apprentice, pressman, partner and owner with his father and grandfather for over 35 years.

Tootsie Marie Sommers

TOOTSIE SOMMERS

OFFICE MANAGER

Tootsie is a former Fisher Hamilton employee, having managed marketing communications for the company for the past nine years. With her company background and enthusiasm for all things Hamilton she is a sincere advocate of Legacy Hamilton.


Museum Board of Directors

The Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum Board of Directors was formed in early 2018 to oversee Hamilton operations. These members were chosen to assist Hamilton in moving toward the future. They have an excellent combination of skills and strengths, giving us the support necessary to become the type of museum we know is possible.

Name Position Employment
Tracy Honn President Director, Silver Buckle Press, UW Madison - Retired
Joe Metzen Vice President Associate Executive Director, Manitowoc YMCA
Dan Rhatigan Secretary Senior Manager, Adobe Type Development
Jerome Fox Treasurer Circuit Court Judge - Retired
Amelia Fontanel Member RIT Cary Graphic Arts Collection, NY
Angela Spinazzè Member Principal and Founder, ATSPIN Consulting
Don Konop Member President, Two Rivers Historical Society
Paul Brown Member Associate Professor, Indiana University - Retired
Rosie Sajak Member Manager of Development at Midwestern University, IL
Curt Andrews Member Two Rivers City Council President
Marnie Powers-Torrey Member Director, Book Arts Program, The University of Utah