Robert is retired and lives in Sacramento, Cal. He has had a long, varied, and interesting career. He spent almost 20 years working for the military in a civil service capacity. His duties included high-level work as a program manager overseeing international technology exchanges for the Navy and as a business manager coordinating the Stealth Fighter Program for the Air Force during the Gulf War. He has great interest and enthusiasm for the work of the LACS and has attended many Luxembourg Fests.
Marc works for Luxembourgeoise-Vie, a life insurance company and lives in Frisange, Luxembourg. He has a passion for genealogy and the Luxembourg emigration to the United States. In August 2016, he visited the LACS during Luxembourg Fest. While on a trip in 2019, he got in touch with several relatives who descended from Luxembourg emigrants. He has published an article about the local emigration from Frisange, Aspelt and Hellange and has researched the emigration from Luxembourg’s Moselle region to the United States.
Patricia lives in Camarillo, Cal. with her husband. Before her retirement, she had several professions including financial planning, on Wall Street and a Professor of mental and behavioral health. She is originally from Wisconsin and has relatives still in the area. She is a Green Bay Packers fan. Her aunt shared her love of Luxembourg and her heritage with her. She has returned to Wisconsin often and has always enjoyed visiting the LACS.
Katie Woods is a Public Historian with the National Parks of Boston, researching under-told stories at the Park and sharing them through public programs and digital content. Katie received her Master of Arts degree in Public History from Northeastern University in May 2019. She also received a Certificate in the Digital Humanities from Northeastern for the digital project focused on Luxembourg/U.S. World War II history and memory, From Grateful Friends, which she collaborated on with Megan Woods. Katie has previously worked at other public history and educational organizations, including the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate and Facing History and Ourselves. Katie also worked with the LACS as a Citizenship Advocate and looks forward to serving on the Board.
Megan Woods is Public Historian with the National Parks of Boston, conducting research and creating digital materials that will help expand the narratives currently presented at the Park. In the spring of 2019 she received her Master of Arts degree in Public History from Northeastern University and also obtained a Certificate in the Digital Humanities. While at Northeastern, she helped develop a digital project recognizing the relationship between Luxembourgers and American soldiers during World War II. Over the past few years, Megan has worked at other public history institutions, such as the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum and the Hingham Historical Society. Megan previously worked with LACS as a Citizenship Advocate and is excited to now serve on the Board.