Staff Directory

PLEASE NOTE: MHCM is currently closed in an effort to help our community combat the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

For the safety of all, MHCM staff presence at the museum will be limited at this time.  If you need to contact a member of our team, please use our general email address and your inquiry will be routed to the appropriate staff member.

We invite you to stay connection with us through our main social media channels:  Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

General MHCM Contact Information


Phone: (845) 471-0589; Fax: (845) 471-0415


Poughkeepsie Waterfront Market Inquiries



MHCM Staff

Lara Litchfield-Kimber, Executive Director Email

Christine Bissen, Campaign Administrator (Membership and Fundraising) Email

Peter Jacobsen, Director of Public Engagement (Educational Programs and Outreach; Farmers Market) Email

Brenda Lynch, Director of Special Events (Pavilion Rentals) Email

Theresa Mikoleski, Business Manager Email